Both the lowland and hill lamb from sheep reared on the Ring of Kerry is iconic in food circles and loved by chefs.
Ring of Kerry Quality Lamb is produced by a co-op of just 18 sheep farmers who live around the Ring of Kerry making it unique. They market and sell their lamb direct to customers from their website, so you can be assured of both quality and traceability. You know exactly what you are buying from ‘mountain to fork’. It also means that you are buying your lamb straight from the people who nurture and grow it so you know its provenance.
Ring of Kerry Quality Lowland Lamb is grass-fed and available throughout the year – the lamb is exceptionally tender.
Ring of Kerry Quality Hill Lamb, considered a delicacy, is only on sale from August to March.
Also called Kerry mountain lamb, the hill sheep graze on a more varied diet of grasses and heathers than lowland sheep which gives a distinctive, slightly stronger sweet flavour to the meat which is prized by chefs.
All Ring of Kerry Quality lamb is hung for a minimum of 7 days to mature and is Bord Bia Quality Assured.
You can buy Ring of Kerry Quality lamb online and have it delivered anywhere in Ireland, conveniently vacuum-packed and ready for the freezer. Chefs who would like to include it on their menu can get in touch through the website.