Meet your local farmers and producers

  • Meet K&G McAtamney - Meats

     

    “Kieran & Gordon McAtamney’s family have been in the butchery business since 1953 when Kieran’s grandfather opened a butcher’s shop in Kilrea.”

    K&G McAtamney have a highly experienced team ensuring that their products are of the up most quality and service is always professional. The company now employs upwards of 50 dedicated staff and is continuing to grow and prosper. Working with the award winning Ballymena butchers, a hassle free, straight to oven range has been designed for EUROSPAR that's perfect for the grill or BBQ. 

  • Meet the Kane Brothers - Beef Farmers

    “Local beef farmers, the Kane Brothers, Stephen and David, pride themselves in supplying top quality beef to Dunbia for the past 25 years.”

    Their Loughgall farm has been in the family for over 3 generations and David is delighted that his son, Daniel, has decided to now join them and pursue farming as his career. They are kept busy with their 350 strong herd and work closely with Dunbia, ensuring they comply with all regulations on their farm. The enjoy local range of beef is sourced from Northern Irish farms by Dunbia based in Dungannon.

     

  • Meet Joy Roulston - Local Poultry Farmer

    “Joy Rollston comes from a family who love farming. Their farm, near the village of Killylea, has been in the Rollston family for three generations, with the fourth generation now learning the ropes.”

    Joy works on the farm along with her husband Willie and his father Charlie. Together they have been supplying Armagh’s Rockvale Poultry for 13 years.

    The Rollston family take pride in their flock. Joy takes time to walk through the chickens each morning after milking, finding it very therapeutic. Their children - Daniel, Jayne, Stuart and Jack, all have a job on the farm and love to be there when the day olds arrive.

    Crowned ‘The Farming Life Woman of Excellence in Agriculture’ in 2015, Joy’s talents know no bounds, as she plans to complement the family farm by establishing a gluten free bakery one day.

    The enjoy local range of fresh chicken is sourced from Irish farms by Rockvale Poultry based in Richhill, County Armagh.

  • Meet Robert Park - Local Pork Farmer

    “Local pork farmer Robert Park just loves his job. His interest in farming started as a boy on his father’s dairy farm.”

    In 1993, Robert started up his own farm with 20 of his uncles sows. His Ballynure farm is now home to over 300 sows. That still isn’t enough for Robert as he is currently expanding his farm to keep 750 sows.

    It’s a tough job, but Robert finds it rewarding, especially when the little piglets are born – sometimes 24 at once - now that’s a brave sow!

    The enjoy local range of pork is sourced from Northern Irish farms by Fred C Robinson of Ballyclare – established in 1905 it is one of the oldest pork processors in Ireland.

  • Meet Orr & Sons - enjoy local potatoes

    "We are a third generation family-run business. For over 60 years we have been growing traditional Irish crops in the fields of Co. Down."

    William Orr & Sons is a third generation family run farm business. For over 60 years we have specialised in growing and selecting only high quality potatoes at our Drumlin farm in the heart of the County Down countryside, where the crowned rich soil and natural drainage combine to produce excellent growing conditions. Today we grow traditional Irish crops as well as new varieties all packed full of flavour with a real freshness you can taste.