Cranswick plc, one of the UK’s largest food producers, is investing in the NI economy with a specialism in pig farming and pork production, having bought Dunbia Ballymena in November 2016. This is a natural progression for the future of pork production in Northern Ireland, reassuring pig producers and customers alike. Cranswick Country Foods specialise in pork production and have the scale and growth potential to continue the pork facility’s growth which is a natural fit for their business.
The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) is an executive non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for the Economy (DfE). HSENI is the lead body responsible for the promotion and enforcement of health and safety at work standards in Northern Ireland.
Established in 1969 by the late Lord Ballyedmond, Norbrook is one of the largest privately owned veterinary pharmaceutical companies in the world. With more than 40 years’ experience delivering trusted, quality brands for our customers, we are continuing to drive the business forward through new product development; substantial investment and increasing revenue in all our main markets.
The Nature Friendly Farming Network (NFFN) is a movement for farmers and the public led by nature-friendly farmers across the UK. We support farmers on their nature-friendly farming journeys and demonstrate to policy makers and the wider public what farmers can do to help wildlife, the environment and climate whilst still producing plentiful quality produce.
RJ Woodland Services Limited are a private forestry company based in Omagh, Co. Tyrone providing a complete range of woodland services throughout Northern Ireland. Our clients range from farmers and small private landowners to large private estates and public bodies. RJ Woodland Services Limited offer a comprehensive range of professional services connected to all forms of woodland management and aim to provide the highest quality of service. We are members of the Confederation of Forest Industries (ConFor), The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) and British Horse Loggers.
AbbeyAutoline is proud to be NI’s largest Insurance Broker, with over 45 years’ experience, we are firmly focused on delivering expert and personal customer care to a wide range of clients. Our specialist Farm Insurance Team have the insight and experience needed to deliver tailored insurance products for our client’s farming businesses, working to get them the most competitive cover to suit their individual farming needs from our panel of insurers.
Karro Food Group is one of the United Kingdom’s leading meat processors with pork processing plants across the country. They are a leading producer of bacon, gammon, fresh pork, frozen sausage, ham and cooked meats. They supply their high quality meat products to retail, food service and manufacturing customers across the UK.
Moy Park is the largest poultry meat producer in Northern Ireland and also produces poultry in England. It is one of the UK’s top 15 food companies, Northern Ireland’s largest private sector business and one of Europe’s leading poultry producers.
They supply branded and own label chicken products to leading retailers and food service providers throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe and are the industry leading manufacturer of organic, free-range and higher welfare chicken and turkey.
Moy Park may be best known for fresh, locally sourced poultry but they also produce beef products, vegetarian products like spring rolls and onion rings and desserts including donuts and apple pies.
Kerry Foods, is a leading consumer foods processor and supplier in selected EU markets. They are a leading manufacturer and marketer of added value branded and customer branded chilled foods to the UK & Irish consumer foods markets and selected international markets. Their market leading brands are household names in our markets.
AFBI is an arms-length body of DAERA delivering research and development, diagnostic and analytical testing, emergency response capability and expert scientific advice for DAERA and other government departments, public bodies and commercial companies in Northern Ireland, and further afield. It’s core areas are leading improvements in the agri-food sector, protecting animal, plant and human health and enhancing the natural and marine environment.
Lantra Awards is a leading Awarding Organisation offering training and qualifications for the land-based and environmental sector. We work to ensure that training and development within the sector is industry-led; with the aim of ensuring that there is a competent workforce who have the skills to carry out their jobs safely and effectively.
The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has a wide range of responsibility and our work touches the lives of everyone in Northern Ireland on a daily basis. DAERA is central to protecting our natural environment, supporting sustainable economic growth in our agri-industries, championing our rural communities and enhancing the quality of life for all the people living and working in Northern Ireland.
One of the most superb hotels in Belfast and one of the finest hotels in Northern Ireland, La Mon Hotel & Country Club is an outstanding family owned 4 Star Hotel. If you’re looking for hotels in Belfast, it is conveniently located 15 minutes from Belfast city centre, yet nestled away in the countryside! It is the perfect venue for family breaks, romantic getaways or a long leisurely weekend and offers one of the largest state of the art Conferencing & Events suites amongst hotels in Northern Ireland.