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New Origin Green Verified Members

13 July 2018

 

Origin Green verified members now account for over 90% of Ireland’s total food and drink exports portfolio. These members have committed to a minimum of six sustainability targets under the Origin Green Charter and have had their sustainability plans independently verified by international auditors, Mabbett. Their progress is reviewed annually to ensure companies are making progress towards reaching their goals.

 

Mella's Fudge

Mella's Fudge started when Mella, a young school-girl in Bantry in West Cork, started making fudge for the local sweet shop. Fast forward fifteen years, and having dipped her toes into the worlds of video, interior design and cheesemongering, she decided to chuck all that in and dig her teeth into her original love, confectionery, and Mella’s Fudge was born.

Mella's Fudge is now based in Clonakilty. Their fudge is available in over 70 shops dotted all over Ireland. 

 

Glenhaven Quality Foods

Proudly 100% Irish owned, Glenhaven Foods was first established in 1986 in Avoca in the beautiful Garden of Ireland, County Wicklow. The company's head office and purpose-built facility are now located just outside Arklow.

Glenhaven Foods strive to bring a passion for food and purpose together. The company is now Ireland’s largest producer of value-added frozen, coated chicken products. 

 

Carleton Cakes

Carleton Cake Company Ltd. was established in 1999 in Cootehill Enterprise Centre. Specialising in traybakes and cookies, the company began with 15 employees. Carleton Cakes has grown tremendously since and now supplies their cakes to retail and foodservice. The company is committed to running their bakery efficiently while maintaining the highest professional standard that the industry demands.

 

Collar of Gold

Collar of Gold was established in 2017. The company represents Irelands first edible oil refinery business in over 30 years. Collar of Gold product is the only mild Irish rapeseed Oil in Ireland. It is made from virgin oil, from seed grown by Irish farmers. It is 100% natural and high in omegas 3 and 6.

 

IGWT Poultry Services  

IGWT Poultry Services have been involved in the poultry business since 1951. The company are based in Broomfield, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan.  What started out as rearing turkeys each Christmas only, has progressed into processing and selling poultry daily to supermarkets, hotels, butchers and home customers. Today, the company employs a large workforce who work carefully together to ensure freshness and quality in all of their products and to develop innovative solutions and products for a health-conscious public.

 

Harvest Moon Foods

Harvest Moon Foods are producers of a healthy range of hummus, pestos, vegan pates, soups and tapenades. Based in Westport, County Mayo, the company was set up in 2012 by nutritional therapist Angela Carney. Angela was determined to use only healthy ingredients in her products but without compromising on taste.