Accounts recently filed for Moy Park show the Northern Ireland-based chicken processor paid out a massive dividend of just over £103m (€115m) in 2018 to its parent company, Brazilian meat giant JBS.

Moy Park made the dividend payment to JBS after accumulated profits on its balance sheet soared to more than £212m (€236m) at year-end 2018. The sizeable dividend payout underscores just how profitable the Northern Ireland company has been for the Brazilian meat giant, JBS, and remains the jewel in the crown.