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

For ewes that are lambing in March or April: During the last 6 – 8 weeks of pregnancy, ewes need to be on a rising plane of nutrition to compensate for the rapid increase in lamb growth, significant reduction in dry matter intake (DMI) and to help to prevent against metabolic disorders, such as twin…

Farmers in the Ballymena and surrounding areas can now avail of a new tag printing service at Connon General Merchants, recently acquired by Fane Valley. Customers are guaranteed a quick turnaround when ordering tags instore following the installation of a modern tag printing laser which lasers tags with a bold, easy to read print. The…

Fane Valley and Francis Connon have confirmed that the Co-op’s agricultural retail business, Fane Valley Stores has acquired Connon General Merchants based near Ballymena, effective from 16th November 2020. Established in 1991, Connon General Merchants is a prominent retailer of animal feed, fertiliser, farm requisites and hardware products serving a wide catchment area in County…