Seven Northern Ireland food and drink companies exhibited at SIAL Middle East 2017, one of the fastest-growing food, beverage and hospitality events in the MENA region.
Northern Ireland food and drink companies are going from strength to strength in the Middle East. Whether it's seafood, dairy products, meat, prepared goods or alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, Northern Ireland really is Europe's foodie secret!
Food innovators from this culinary corner of the British Isles produce some of the finest meat, dairy products, seafood, health products and soft drinks in the world.
Many Northern Ireland favourites are now on the shelves of the likes of Spinneys, Choithrams, Lulu and Danube or available at food service outlets.
100% Natural Artesian Spring Water. Formed in 1989, Antrim Spring Water is a family–owned and managed business which operates from a state–of–the–art processing plant. The company supplies natural spring and flavoured water to major retailers in the United Kingdom, Asia and UAE. Antrim Hills’ USP is the purity of its water source – naturally occurring Artesian Spring which is filtered through blue basalt rock in a fully controlled catchment area. All of Antrim Hills products are bottled at source.
Glastry Farm are Northern Irish producers of luxury dairy ice cream and dairy free sorbets. Fifth generation farmer Will Taylor and his family have been producing this range since 2007. Only the most premium milk produced from the pedigree herd is used to produce this luxury ice cream, you won’t find any artificial ingredients throughout the Glastry Farm range.
Greenfields Ireland Ltd is a global supplier of dairy ingredients, specialist milk products and retail dairy lines to customers throughout Europe, the Middle East, South America, Far East and Africa. Its head office is based in Belfast, Northern Ireland and the company has a regional office in in Dubai, UAE.
Kettyle Foods was launched in 2004 as a specialist in the provision of high quality beef targeted at the food service sector, particularly high–end restaurants, in Great Britain, the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Based at Lisnaskea in the Fermanagh Lake District, Kettyle is now part of Linden Foods, one of the UK’s leading meat processors.
Linwoods is a long established family owned business that manufacture a range of Premium Bakery, Dairy and Health Food products. Its Health Foods are sourced from only the finest quality natural ingredients, selected from the best suppliers around the world, to ensure the highest quality standards. The range of organic milled seeds, nuts and berries are nutritionally dense to support a healthy, balanced diet and active lifestyle. Simply add to any meal, any time of the day.
Twitter - @LinwoodsFoods
Sea Source is a membership organisation owned by fishermen of Northern Ireland who have been catching, landing and selling their world class seafood in Kilkeel since 1853. When you buy Sea Source you are buying direct, so you are supporting not just the fishermen from Northern Ireland, but also their families, their community, their way of life, their heritage and their future. Their methods are sustainable, their produce is wild caught, their philosophy is ethical.
Twitter - @SeaSourceNI
White’s has been based in Tandragee on the same site for 175 years and its growth and development was the contribution to commercial milling made by successive generations of a single family- the White family. Its success is down to investment over the years in brand, scale and technology- since the company’s inception in 1841 it’s never stood still always innovating and always growing. We pride ourselves in taking time but believe it’s worth the wait; from carefully selecting only the finest quality grain to slowly kilning to deliver the distinctively nutty taste of White’s Oats, we guarantee only a perfect oat makes it into your bowl.
Twitter - @WhitesOats