Irn-Bru manufacturer signs deal with Vattenfall for renewable energy supply

Soft drinks firm AG Barr will be supplied with 22GWh of fossil-free power a year under the terms of the ten-year deal

Soft drinks manufacturer AG Barr has signed a deal with Swedish energy giant Vattenfall to power its UK operations with renewable electricity.

The firm, which sells brands including Irn-Bru and Rubicon, will use 22GWh of fossil-free power a year to supply its factories in Cumbernauld and Milton Keynes, as well as its regional sites across Bolton, Forfar, Newcastle, Sheffield, West Midlands and Manchester.

The ten-year contract will use power from wind farms located in the UK.

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