Established in 1903 by a group of forward thinking farmers who wished to market their products more effectively Fane Valley Co-operative Society Ltd. is now a major force in the Irish Agri-Food Industry. The original Fane Valley dairy was located on the banks of the river Fane bordering counties Armagh and Monaghan. Today a Fane Valley Store operates from this site providing a vital service to local farmers.
Fane Valley now has a turnover in excess of £525m and employs 2,300 people with sites in Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England and Belgium.
Fane Valley is still a Co-Operative Society and is owned by approximately 1250 local farmer shareholders, led by a board of farmer directors. Fane Valley is now engaged in red meat processing (beef, lamb and edible offals), the production of beef dripping, fully integrated duck production & processing, porridge oats & breakfast cereal, animal feed manufacturing, agricultural supplies and the provision of agronomy and forage services.
Fane Valley will succeed through commitment to excellence in customer service, product innovation, uncompromising quality and operational efficiency.