FROM FARM TO FORK
Each of our companies is dedicated to some aspect of the food industry. Our businesses extend all the way from Ireland to the UK to South Africa and back again, comprising warehouses, cold storage, and production facilities.
Dawn International is Ireland’s premier food broker trading in more than forty countries worldwide. The company’s aim is to bring together both providers and procurers within all aspects of the food sector, ensuring their needs are reliably and truthfully represented, ensuring the brokering of long term and sustainable business.
Dawn Pork & Bacon produce high quality pork, locally sourced from carefully selected and sustainable stocks. Their state of the art facility is fully customised to process and deliver goods that satisfy a broad range of customer specifications. Their meat products ship to retail, foodservice and manufacturing customers around the world. Client satisfaction is a key aspect of their business. They maintain a close working relationship with their customers and are flexible in delivering a quality product with an unrivalled service.
Queally Groups’ first venture into pig production was Fenor Pig Farms. A dedicated feed manufacturing facility, Matthewstown Milling Ltd., was built to support the further expansion of the farms. The company now has multiple farms across County Waterford with a rolling stock of up to 40,000 animals, producing around 75,000 animals for processing each year, with the end product being exported worldwide.
Glenpatrick Spring Water, based in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, forms the beverage division of Queally Group. Across the water and soft drinks categories, Glenpatrick Spring Water is the leading and largest retailer brand manufacturer in Ireland, supplying numerous pack formats including PET and glass to multiple UK retailers. With access to multiple sources of spring and mineral water on their 55-acre site, relationships with leading ingredient supply bases across Europe and beyond and an in-house New Product Development team, they are best placed to offer their customer base the end-to-end service they demand.
Irish Dog Foods produces award-winning pet food with a strong focus on innovation, produced to the highest manufacturing quality standards. With over 25 years of domestic and international experience in private label, customers include some of the most recognisable names in retail across the globe. Many of the raw materials are sourced from within the group, enabling full traceability and quality assurance. Innovation and quality are at the heart of what they do.
Kilkenny Nutritional is a hot fill facility based in Piltown, Co. Kilkenny. The company offers clean label pasteurised products, spanning a spectrum that includes fortified drinks, infant juices, through to medical-approved products for the metabolic arena. Utilising their accredited spring water as a base, they work with a wide variety of functional ingredients and have an unmatched expertise in working with spring water. Kilkenny Nutritional’s customer offerings are truly unique within the marketplace.
Q.K. Cold Stores are providers of temperature-controlled storage services for an ever-growing Irish food industry. They maintain an enduring relationship with customers who know that working as a team to achieve that competitive edge is essential for business success. Sites are located in Waterford and Kildare in Ireland and in Lincolnshire in England.
Q.K. Meats was established as a beef cutting facility, supplying prime Irish beef cuts in a variety of pack formats to the wholesale, food service and retail markets in Ireland, the UK and the EU. Today, Q.K. Meats are a trading business specialising in the procurement and global sale of proteins and protein-based products.
Based in City Deep, Johannesburg, Q.K. Group, one of South Africa’s largest meat exporters to Africa, the Middle East and Asia, employs over 1,000 people both directly and indirectly. Producers of beef, lamb and pork, Q.K. Group services key customers domestically and internationally in retail, food service and manufacturing sectors.
The Culinary Food Group (TCFG Naas Ltd.) was established to provide a centralised platform for innovation, technical excellence, sales and marketing. The team of chefs and innovators combines culinary arts with food science to create products that help shape the future of food. By providing product solutions across many different sectors in Ireland, the UK and the EU, The Culinary Food Group has become a key partner of choice for their customers.