Finnbrogue commits to WRAP Food Waste Reduction Roadmap

As part of its Bigger Picture programme to produce food that doesn’t cost the Earth, Finnebrogue has committed to support the delivery of the UK Food Waste Reduction (FWR) Roadmap, operated by Waste and Resource Action Programme (WRAP) Renowned as one of the most forward-thinking food producers in the UK and Ireland, Finnebrogue has set […]

Finnebrogue ‘future proofs’ commercial growth through sustainability and efficiencies

Declan Ferguson, Finnebrogue

The sun was shining this morning in County Down, for a Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce event at Hinch Distillery. ‘Grow with Danske’ explored sustainability and operational excellence as key drivers for commercial growth. Declan Ferguson, Finnebrogue’s research, development & technical director was one of the keynote speakers: “Finnebrogue has traditionally been focused on controlling […]

Should we ‘celebrate’ or ‘demonstrate’ support for Earth Day?

Finnebrogue makes food that doesn't cost the earth

On April 22, 1970, the first Earth Day started out as a protest, demanding action for a common cause – save the Planet to save life. But some argue that it has become greenwashed with commercialism like any other hallmark holiday. Is that a bad thing – if it’s raising awareness for the cause? What do you […]

Finnebrogue outlines progress to plastic management so far

plastic management at FInnebrogue Artisan

Plastic is a serious business and Finnebrogue Artisan is a responsible business. Here, the company outline it’s progress to date on managing plastic within operations and food packaging: In 2019,  Finnebrogue moved away from unrecyclable black plastic trays to 100% recycled and recyclable alternatives. In 2021,  the company committed to two targets by 2025: 100% […]

Finnebrogue Artisan spearheads campaign to clean the Quoile

Pictured at Quoile Pondage discussing their support for a co-ordinated multi-agency approach to cleaning up the Quoile is Greta Delfino and Stephen O’Hare from Clean up the Quoile, Patrick Brown MLA (Alliance), Chris Hazzard MP (Sinn Fein), Diane Forsythe MLA (DUP), Gareth Sharvin, local councillor (SDLP) and Robert Burgess, local councillor (UUP).

Finnebrogue Artisan, located near the River Quoile in Downpatrick, has set up a steering group with local residents, anglers and sustainability experts to help clean it up.   Following water testing at the river in 2020, the UK food producer found concerning results of contamination that could threaten the health of users – high levels […]

Finnebrogue wins Best Sustainability Initiative at Ulster Grocers Awards

Finnebrogue Artisan has picked an award for ‘Best Sustainability Initiative’ for its work with Foundation Earth at this year’s Ulster Grocer Marketing Awards 2022, held in the Culloden Estate and Spa on May 27. Henderson Group picked up Best In-Store Consumer Sales Promotion for its EUROSPAR Over 1000 Prices Matched to TESCO campaign, and highly […]

“World class” water treatment technology at Finnebrogue

world class water treatment at FInnebrogue.

Since the publication of its Sustainability Audit last year, Finnebrogue has been continually reviewing how it can become even more greener and leaner. As part of that journey, the business commissioned Viltra to design the largest chemical separation treatment unit of its kind in Northern Ireland. This is the only unit in the region to […]

Finnebrogue publishes 2021 sustainability audit

Finnebrogue Artisan has published 2021 sustainability audit for the years 2019-2020.   This sustainability report acts as an introduction to the business’s environmental initiatives and credentials.   The report includes environmental targets, the sustainability credentials for its operations, emissions, packaging, waste and Foundation Earth. The report highlights what the business is doing for the Earth […]