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Kingfisher Fresh Ltd

Membership Status:

Membership Pending

Sector:

Seafood

About the company

Kingfisher Fresh Ltd was established in 2007 by Michelle O’Neill and Brian Everard, both with a wealth of experience in the seafood industry. The company operates from a state of the art processing plant which is located on the outskirts of Wexford town in the South East of Ireland. The company works with Irelands top fishermen, sourcing natural wild fresh seafood from deep within the Celtic Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Servicing domestic and international markets which include the UK, France, Spain, Belgium, and Netherlands. Products include a wide range of whole fresh wild caught whitefish and whole prawns.

Key Sustainability Commitments

Raw Material Responsible Sourcing

Kingfisher Fresh Ltd source 100% of their raw material from Irish owned fishing vessels, these vessels are registered with Fishery Improvement Projects (FIP) and/or Responsibly Sourced Seafood (RSS). Kingfisher Fresh is also a member of the Irish Whitefish and Prawn FIP. Continuously working with their vessels with the support of Bord Iascaigh Mhara to identify and employ improved fishing methods, focusing more than ever on conservation and sustainability measures to secure the future of the fishing industry.

Community & Employee Wellbeing

The company are active and work with their local community, supporting projects which benefit children and the wider community, helping to provide a safe play environment by supporting the development of the community centre and playground. Their own inhouse initiative involves working closely with Wexford parish to channel much needed support to families in crisis. The company’s employee wellbeing initiatives include providing access to continuous learning and self-development training programmes, promoting lifelong learning.

Committed to Having Minimal Food Waste

Kingfisher Fresh Ltd.’s lean business practices have resulted in food waste of minuscule quantities. Their commitment to minimal impact on the environment forms part of their overall waste reduction strategy. They work with home grown service providers to ensure all food waste is recycled to form part of an alternate production cycle to develop products for non-human consumption.