Recent Press Releases

Devenish Group’s Executive Chairman Awarded 2015 Belfast Telegraph Cup

1st April 2015

The Devenish Group’s Executive Chairman Owen Brennan was presented with the Belfast Telegraph Cup at the Ulster Farmer’s Union annual dinner by Agriculture Minister Michelle O'Neill.

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Devenish shortlisted for Aer Lingus Viscount Award

27th March 2015

Devenish has been shortlisted for the most innovative company category following our win at last year’s awards for best medium sized business

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Devenish Host the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Meet the Minister Event

27th March 2015

Devenish Host the NI Chamber of Commerce and Industry’ Dankse Bank Export First Campaign at Queens University of Belfast

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European Angus Steak Tasting Awards

24th March 2015

Roscommon-based Gilligan Farm Fresh Meats reigned ‘Supreme’ in the 2015 Devenish Sponsored European Angus Steak Tasting Competition picking up all three awards and then to cap it all was named Supreme Champion.

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DairyLink Ireland

19th March 2015

Speaking about the Dairylink Programme Lakeland Dairies chief executive Michael Hanley highlighted said, Ireland has a global market and Lakeland customers in 70 countries are seeking an increased supply of products. He emphasised the strength of a spread of outlets, he said that China is just one of those countries to be serviced from the co-op’s new ‘state-of-the-art’ global distribution centre at its factory in Newtownards.

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Breaking Ground at the Devenish Model Pig Farm in Hoima Uganda

19th March 2015

Devenish, supported by Traidlinks and the Africa Agri-Food Development Fund broke ground in March on the construction of a piggery and feed mill in Hoima, Uganda.

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Devenish Acquire Vitrition

5th March 2015

In recent weeks Devenish and Anpario plc have been in discussions about the UK organic feed market and how to offer our customers the best organic feed offering in the United Kingdom. As a result, Devenish have acquired Vitrition.

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The Heats are on in the 2015 European Angus Steak Tasting Competition sponsored by Devenish

4th March 2015

The first heat of the 2015 European Angus Steak Tasting Competition sponsored by Devenish has taken place at CAFRE’s Loughry Campus in Cookstown and category winners will now go head-to-head in the final on March 9 when celebrity chef and food writer, Paula McIntyre, will select the ‘Supreme Champion’ steak.

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Research Underpins Sustainable Pig Production

23rd February 2015

Sustainability is a word widely used in many different contexts in Agriculture at present. For intensive agriculture it most frequently refers to the environment in terms of emissions, resource management and energy demand. However while the pig research consortium of John Thompson and Sons Ltd, Devenish and the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute recognises this definition it also believes sustainability should address the long term ability for pig producers to make a living.

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Pig Research Consortium champion environmentally sustainable pig production

20th February 2015

The “Going for Growth Report” produced by the Agri-Food Strategy Board sets out targets for the NI Sow Herd to grow by 40% by 2020. Producers intending to expand must still comply with environmental legislation, so careful consideration and efficient management of key nutrient inputs and outputs is ever more critical.

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