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Oliver Carty

Membership Status:

Approved until 31 May 2021

Sector:

Meat

About the company

Oliver Carty is one of Ireland’s largest meat suppliers. We pride ourselves in offering top quality, award-winning retailer and own branded products in Ireland, Europe and the Middle East.

Based in Athlone Oliver Carty operate from two plants with a combined capacity of 100,000 square feet. All plants are under the control of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, are registered with and a member of the Bord Bia Quality Assurance Scheme, one of the first 50 verified Origin Green member and Oliver Carty is accredited to the Global Standard for Food Safety (BRC) Grade AA.

Oliver Carty has experienced significant growth to date and the company currently employs over 150 people and has a turnover of €50 million. Oliver Carty is built on foundations of strong family values, fostering a business ethos based on tradition, quality, innovation and partnership.

Key Sustainability Commitments

Over the past five years Oliver Carty have strived to both implement and expand their targets with Origin Green. Some of the key areas where we have done this work includes:

Raw Materials:

Committed to sourcing at a minimum of 80% of all raw materials from fellow Origin Green Verified Members and at present, we are sourcing 92%. On Energy and energy usage, various energy saving targets have been completed to date, one of the biggest being the amalgamation of the two production plants for the reduction of kVa Rate.

With regards to our impact on the environment, we have set various targets including the reduction of water and also the introduction of rainwater harvesting to reduce the level of water usage in the plant. There has been a significant decrease in the level of raw material waste being directed to landfill and any edible waste being donated where ever possible.

Health and Nutrition:

Continued focus on Health and Nutrition, working with our customers to develop and offer them various healthy option products that is tailored to their market. Oliver Carty are always committed to the support of various local charities and groups in any way possible for the benefit of the group and the local community.