Based in Moira, Northern Ireland, Fane Valley Co-operative Society is a progressive agricultural and food processing business with interests 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 has been supporting local agriculture since 1903. We operate an expanding network of animal feed mills and agricultural retail outlets delivering superior quality products and technical support services to the farming community. With a geographical catchment area extending across Northern Ireland and the border counties of the Republic of Ireland Fane Valley is widely recognised as a progressive agri-business with farmer interests at its core.


Fane Valley is engaged in a diverse range of food processing activities with a strong emphasis on innovation and sustainability. From the processing of beef and lamb to ducks to breakfast cereals we work in partnership with our farmer suppliers to create a trusted ‘farm to fork’ supply chain which provides assurance to our global customer base. Our modern processing facilities are located across the UK, Ireland and Belgium.


Our people are at the heart of everything we do and we recognise that our employees are key to achieving our ambitions for the business. We aim to attract the best talent and to provide an environment that encourages, inspires and motivates. At Fane Valley we put our people first.


Managing our environmental impact is not only important for the planet and the communities in which we operate; it is essential for the sustainability of our supply chains and ultimately the success of Fane Valley as a business.


We believe that companies and communities should thrive together. We therefore recognise the role we have to play in supporting our local communities. That is why we actively maintain a diverse programme of events, charitable efforts, sponsorships, fundraising initiatives, local support, donations and volunteering.

Latest News

With the easing of Covid restrictions, Fane Valley are happy to announce a series of farm walks next week, by kind invitation of the host farmers. These events will focus on forage, highlighting how farmers can improve their forage production and utilisation through management, soil nutrition, plant varieties and the use of silage additives.  …

This week has seen record temperatures throughout Northern Ireland and therefore, the risk of heat stress in cattle is at its highest. What is Heat Stress? Heat stress is when cattle fail to control their body temperature and it starts to rise. A cow’s body temperature needs to remain a constant 38.8 oC (± 0.5…

Many of the on farm Anaerobic Digestion plants in N.Ireland are utilising silage within the plant to produce biogas, using both grass and whole crop silage as the main feedstock. The Agronomy and Forage team at Fane Valley work with Plant operators, through the supply of products and knowledge, from seed selection, agronomy, nutrient recommendations,…