Slaney Farms Produce


Membership approved until 1st May 2018

Business Background

Sector
Horticulture

Product Range
Rooster Potatoes, Kerr’s Pink Potatoes, Golden Wonder Potatoes, Baby Salad Potatoes, Queens Potatoes, Fresh Strawberries – grown locally under the Slaney Farms name and a Vegetable range – grown and produced by local suppliers.

Specialists In
The cultivation of potatoes and fresh fruit, including a high dry matter potato, retaining the all-important traditional flavour the discerning Irish consumer requires.

Set up 25 years ago and boasting a turnover of €3.5m, this family business is owned and managed by John Stafford.

Over the last three decades, the company has established a reputation as a supplier of premium potatoes, vegetables and fresh fruit under the Slaney Farms brand.

Slaney Farms has invested over €2m in new state-of-the-art technology in storage, washing, grading and packing facilities, putting Slaney Farms at the forefront of potato production technology in Ireland.

Currently employing 24 full-time and eight part-time staff, the company has a fully-integrated potato processing system, from planting and growing to harvesting.

Slaney Farms also spearheads its own marketing and distribution, selling to retail multiples such as Tesco and Supervalu, as well as convenience stores countrywide.

Key Sustainability Commitments

Raw Material Sourcing

  • Supplier sustainability and performance certification.

Manufacturing Processes

  • Continually improve their carbon footprint in relation to energy, emissions and waste.

Social Sustainability

  • Supporting local suppliers
  • Supporting local employment
  • Support and sponsor local GAA clubs and events

Unique Selling Points

Slaney Farms is an established Irish brand name with heritage and tradition as core values.

It is a fully-integrated business, delivering quality produce from farm-to-fork.

With a capacity to supply over 6,000 tonnes of fresh produce annually, it ensures consistent quality and has embedded itself into sustainable food production in Wexford.

Awards & Accreditations

  • Bord Bia Horticulture Quality Assurance Scheme
  • HACCP
  • DAFM GLAS Scheme

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