Based in Moira, Northern Ireland, Fane Valley Co-operative Society is now one of Ireland’s most progressive agricultural and food processing businesses, with interests in animal feed manufacturing, agricultural supplies, livestock identification and the provision of agronomy & forage services, porridge oats & breakfast cereals, the production of beef drippings, the processing of edible offal’s and fully integrated duck processing and production, operating across multiple locations in both the UK and Ireland.

Agriculture

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.

Food

Fane Valley is engaged in a diverse range of food processing activities with a strong emphasis on innovation and sustainability. From the processing of duck, edible offal 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 and Ireland.

People

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.

Planet

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.

Place

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

2022 has proven to be a good grass growing season for most and with many silos already full, this provides an opportunity to remove fields for reseeding this August, allowing for maximisation of production and fertiliser efficiency in the years ahead. Reseeding grassland can improve grass yields and quality, resulting in higher performance from the…

Sowing a forage crop for winter feeding can produce valuable, low-cost forage whilst also reducing pressure on housing and slurry capacity on farm. Options for summer planting, include brassica crops such as forage rape, hybrid rape or stubble turnips and cereal crops such as rye can also provide fresh forage for the winter. Now is…

Winter cereal crops are now fast approaching the stage suitable for cutting for wholecrop. Feeding wholecrop cereal silage alongside quality grass silage can significantly increase the animal’s dry matter intake and help maximise rumen function. For these reasons wholecrop is becoming an increasingly popular feed on livestock farms. Cereals crops such as wheat, barley, oats,…