Rockfield Dairy Ltd
Approved until 31 May 2023
Rockfield Dairy Ltd T/A Velvet Cloud produce a range of handmade natural sheep's
milk, yogurt, and cheese products on the Flanagan family farm outside Claremorris,
Co Mayo. Having farmed the land for generations, the Flanagan flock graze an
abundance of grass and clover pastures for almost the entire year due to the mild wet
climate in its West of Ireland location.
Spotlight Target Area: Packaging
Velvet Cloud are committed to making a difference and leaving the world, and the
community, in a better place. Velvet Cloud have set sustainability goals focusing
on reducing energy consumption, finding and using more sustainable packaging
options, reducing water consumption, increasing the company's contribution in the
community, and improving biodiversity.
Over the year 2021, Velvet Cloud performed strongly, demonstrating an exemplary
performance within the target areas of Packaging, Energy, Product Health and
Nutrition, and Community Engagement. Within the Packaging target area, the
company focused on ensuring all cardboard used in its packaging was Forest
Stewardship Council (FSC) certified, with the company having now reached its 100%
target ahead of schedule. In addition, the company's yogurt range is packaged in 100%
recyclable tubs and it has also switched from plastic to compostable utensils for all
events and tastings.