News by Product Category: Plant Based
October 7th 2020
Great News! - We are delighted to be listed as an A supplier on the M&S approved supplier list. We have launched our 3rd product into M&S and look forward to working with them in the future via our partners, Greencore and SK Foods.
Farm to Fork
September 20th 2019
We were delighted to have this great article included in the Irish Farmers Journal in association with Enterprise Ireland. On the outskirts of Wexford town, you will ﬁnd Drover Foods, a family-run business that’s been making pork sausages since the early 1980s. Yet despite its long heritage in the pork sector, Drover Foods is a business that ﬁnds itself...
BRC – AA
May 15th 2019
BRC again challenged companies with a new version of the BRC V8 of the Standard was released and companies were audited against it from 1st February. The main changes to the standard were: Food Safety and Quality Culture plan, BRC Issue 8 requires the site to introduce and implement a plan for the development and continuing improvement of a product safety culture. With regard to...
Drover Foods announced as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies!
March 4th 2019
Drover Foods has been named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards programme, in association with Bank of Ireland. The company, which demonstrated superior business performance for first year, was recognised at a gala awards dinner in Dublin on 1 March 2019. This year, 12 new companies join a network of 136 companies that were...
Keeping it in the Family
November 14th 2017
There’s an old saying that goes “Food tastes better when you eat it with your family”. At Drover Foods, family has always been right at the heart of our business and we’re delighted to have so many families working with us. We thought you might like to get to know them a little better so we asked them to pick something that means “family” to them and share their...
Culinary Inspiration with Bord Bia
November 8th 2017
Bord Bia recently held a launch event for their new “Culinary Innovation” magazine, which reviews global food trends and compiles information and inspiration on ingredients, flavours and techniques from leading chef’s in the world’s top restaurants. The first issue focuses on the “all natural” theme- “constraint breeds creativity”. (Available on their website ») The event...
Check out our Vans!
October 15th 2017
With the summer madness now behind us and the tourist having retreated -September is traditionally a quiet month in Wexford, before we gear up for the Opera Festival. 3 weeks of opera in the National Opera House in Wexford town, along with other fringe events like the Wexford Speigileten Festival and singing in all the pubs. That’s why we waited till this month to finish of the rebranding of...
Investment in Traceability
August 25th 2017
In 2017, the Drover Foods team were tasked with the concept of introducing a computerised traceability to the site. After much searching for appropriate technology to suit the factory needs we choose CSB. “CSB started developing software with programs for product calculation and recipe optimization in the meat industry. From 1981 on, the software has been systematically supplemented...
Taste of London
June 30th 2017
On Wednesday June 15th London’s Regents Park couldn't have looked better. No wellies or brollies were needed this year, the sun was splitting the sky and the air was absolutely buzzing. Taste of London delivered yet again as the ultimate who’s who of the food industry. From new brands to highly esteemed chefs and restaurants, there was representation from the very best UK foodies. We spent...
Welcome to Wexford
May 15th 2017
Wexford’s food reputation is growing at a pace. And it’s no wonder, there’s food markets and festivals galore, incredible local produce and dining destinations popping up everywhere. And since 2011, the Wexford Food Family brings together the best of the best - the pinnacle of Wexford food produce. Here’s just a few of our favourites. Ballycross Apple Farm A visit to...