Devenish, the Northern Ireland-based animal nutrition and ag-tech company, has signed a 10-year R&D and supply agreement valued at £30m (€34m) with Jamaican poultry company Caribbean Broilers Group (CB Group), which has operations in poultry, pork and fresh produce.

As part of the deal, Devenish will build a state-of-the-art poultry performance house in Jamaica, where both companies will collaborate on joint research and development trials.