Michael and Sandra O'Dowd and their family never tire of apples and it's just as well: from their orchard of 1,000 apple trees in Ballycrispin in Castlemaine, Co. Kerry, they produce apples for eating and juicing (even the varieties they grow are romantic – Elstar, John O'Gold and Bramley).
Tag: Food Producer
Whoever first said 'Act Local, Think Global' must have had husband and wife team Marcin and Magdalena Kopec who own Dingle Sushi in mind.
The West Kerry Brewery makes a range of small-batch bespoke craft beers. Depending on the time of year and season, you may find anything from a 6% Carraig Dubh porter to a 5% Cúl Dorcha dark ale as new products come on-stream.
Made by Mai and Tomás O'Bruic, the Dingle Farmhouse product range includes a semi-hard cow and goat's cheese made in summer from the milk from their pure-bred Friesian herd and Saanen goats.
Mary O'Connor and husband Pat produce free-range eggs from over 900 Lohmann Brown hens in Beaufort, near Killarney. The eggs have a distinctive golden brown shell and the yolks are a rich yellow.
German-born cheesemaker Maja Beaujouan of Dingle Peninsula Cheese makes a range of semi-hard and hard cheese.
Joe and Caroline Daly set up Valentia Island Farmhouse Dairy ten years ago on Valentia Island. They make and sell high-quality yogurt and ice cream to hotels in County Kerry including the 5-star Europe Hotel and Resort in Killarney.
The Dingle Distillery is an artisan company dedicated to bringing back the tradition of independent distilling in Ireland.
Glenbeigh Shellfish specialises in the supply of shellfish sourced in crystal clear Atlantic waters to the wholesale, retail and catering market.
An award-winning fish supplier with its own fishing trawlers, restaurant chain, smokery and online sales shop.