Burren Smokehouse

Membership approved until 1st May 2018

Business Background


Product Range
Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon – Cold Smoked With Oak, Burren Hot Smoked Irish Organic Salmon, Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon Marinated with a Trio of Irish Seaweed, Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon – Honey, Whiskey & Fennel, Burren Hot Smoked Irish Organic Salmon Marinated with Honey, Lemon & Dill, Burren Hot Smoked Irish Organic Salmon Marinated with Honey, Lemon & Pepper, Burren Hot Smoked Irish Organic Salmon Spiced, Burren Hot Smoked Irish Organic Salmon Plain – 90g, 180g, 500g, 1kg, Burren Hot Smoked Trout and Burren Hot Smoked Mackerel Spiced & Plain.

Specialists In
Artisan smoking. The company use oak shavings for the cold smoking and a blend of oak and turf shavings for the hot smoking. 



An artisan family-run establishment, the Burren Smokehouse was founded 28 years ago. Using 100% Irish raw material, it supplies to speciality food shops, Duty Free, and private chefs/high-end foodservice businesses. It also provides online mail order food gifts worldwide, and B2C at its visitor centre.

The company has grown its volumes and kept quality standards in its production, while maintaining an excellent level of customer service. French and German speakers are available in-house to help serve the European customer base. The website is also multilingual.

Since 2016, the Burren Smokehouse visitor centre has attracted 45,000 national and international customers, who are invited to learn how the fish is smoked and the traditions of smoking.

Its renowned salmon is 100% organic, carefully sourced from the pristine waters of Ireland’s west coast.

Key Sustainability Commitments

Raw Material Sourcing

  • Source 100% Irish organic salmon.
  • Increase to 25% recycled packaging material by 2017.

Manufacturing Processes

  • Energy: Decrease Energy usage by 10% by end of 2017.
  • Waste: Reduce waste to landfill of expendable polystyrene boxes by 15% by 2017.
  • Reduce paper by 15% through implementation of new ERP/CRM system
  • Reduce water usage by 10% by 2017

Social Sustainability

  • Continue to support local students.
  • To include messaging around Origin Green in tour talks from 2016.
  • Educate consumers about the health benefits of the company’s products.

Unique Selling Points

The team behind Burren Smokehouse are committed to supplying locally sourced and high-quality Irish organic salmon worldwide. They are also passionate about highlighting the amazing nutritional benefits of their products.

Burren Smoked Irish Organic Salmon is considered the perfect gift for an array of customers and occasions all year round – especially the festive season. The company delivers a superb customer experience thanks to its extremely dedicated staff.

Awards & Accreditations

The company has an array of accolades: Great Taste Awards 2002–2016, Blas na hÉireann, Bord Bia Irish Organic Awards, Seafood Exporter of the Year Award 2009, Irish Quality Food Awards, Good Food Ireland Food Champion of the Decade Award 2016, Fáilte Ireland/Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards 2016, Irish Food Writers’ Guild Awards 2015.

Accreditations: IOFGA Organic Certification, HACCP SFPA, Kosher.

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