Specialising in fresh fish, game and frozen food, Hanlon are one of Ireland's longest established food companies. Since 1845 the company has been supplying the catering industry of Ireland with a wide variety of high quality food products. Based in Dublin, the company boasts a modern fleet of refrigerated vehicles enabling rapid delivery of orders to the customer.
Kettyle Irish Foods
Kettyle Irish Foods, situated in the countryside of County Fermanagh, specialise and pride themselves in superior meats. From Dry aged Beef, Lough Erne Lamb, Fermanagh Free Range Chicken, Fermanagh Bacon and Rose Veal, Maurice and his team of quallified butchers use their experience to deliver the highest quality of specified cuts. During the past 5 years the name Kettyle has become synonomous with award-winning meat served at many fine dining establishments and supplied to a wide and varied customer-base throughout Ireland, UK and mainland Europe.
Gold River Farm – Alan Pearse and Marc Winterbottom
Gold River farm is one of Irelands largest Organic vegetable farms. Its run by Alan Pearse and Marc Winterbottom and their team. Marc and Alan have taken a modern approach to agriculture and have built a farm that is very efficient and professional – it produces wonderful veg all year round. They grow a great variety of quality vegetables from Potatoes, purple sprouting broccoli, carrots, tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, tiger tomatoes, amazing mixed leaves, leeks, kohl rabi, swede turnip, parsnips, as well as fancy baby veg for some of the top restaurants in Dublin. Marc and Alan do an amazing job – cheers lads!
Vanilla Venture Ireland source fine foods and delicacies locally and worldwide. Established in 2005, the company is run by brothers Rocky and Ian Redmond who supply creative chefs throughout the country with integral menu ingredients from seafood and meat to cheese and chocolate, from truffles and caviar to olives and oils.
Keelings are the third generation of Keelings to work the land and produce the finest of fresh Irish fruits, flowers and salads. Each generation has passed down the skills and expertise, adding a greater depth of knowledge and introducing new techniques of cultivation.
Their roots are strong and deep – they stretch back to 1896 when their family worked a farm in the Donabate are of County Dublin. From the early 1920s to the late 1960s rhubarb was their main crop. In 1937, they turned their attentions to growing strawberries and in 1949 they produced their first crop of apples. During the 1990s and 2000s strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries became the prime produce of their farms. Two years ago, they invested 10 million euro in state of the art greenhouses that created new jobs and extended the Irish strawberry growing season from March to December – a first for any Irish company.
The In-Season Farm
The In-Season Farm was formed to give chefs in Ireland a greater choice in terms of fresh, local, in season fruit and vegetables. Donnacha Donnelly and Cormac Donnelly are 3rd generation apple grower who have diversified recently into growing tomatoes, beans, raspberries, rhubarb and cherries. Brendan Guinan has gained a wealth of experience working closely with vegetable and salad growers over the last number of years.
Based in the heart of vegetable-growing, North Co. Dublin, their range of crops include: baby carrots, baby leeks, baby beetroot, radish, white turnip, cavolo nero, purple sprouting broccoli to name but a few. They also grow micro-vegetables and micro-salads. The micro salad are sold living so they are always at their freshest.
Their main aim is to offer as wide a selection of vegetables and fruits as possible on a seasonal basis. Why fly your vegetables half way around the world when The In-Season farm can grow it.