Food sourcing

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Faces behind the food: Mushroom marvel

Karen Kerrigan runs Kerrigan’s Irish mushrooms with her dad, John, in Kells, Co. Meath. Established in 1981, they’ve been supplying Tesco with a range of mushrooms since 1997.

Faces behind the food: Perfect pork

Faces behind the food: Perfect pork

Cathal Brady helps out as a farm attendant at Hyde Park Pig Farm in Killucan, Co. Westmeath. The farm, run by his dad Sean, has been supplying Tesco with pork and bacon for 10 years.

Faces behind the food: Tender leaves

Faces behind the food: Tender leaves

Martin Jones is a lettuce grower, and owner of Salad Days in Rush, Co. Dublin. The family business has been growing produce for 50 years, and supplying Tesco with round lettuce since 1997.

Faces behind the food: First-class beef

Faces behind the food: First-class beef

Robert Donaghy is a beef farmer and the third generation to look after the Donaghy farm in Barnasaghy, Co. Sligo. He’s been supplying Tesco with fresh beef since 1999.

Faces behind the food: Cheese unwrapped

Faces behind the food: Cheese unwrapped

Quinlan Steele is a second-generation cheesemaker on Beara Peninsula, Co. Cork, and director of Milleens – the first Irish farmhouse cheese. His mum founded the firm 40 years ago, and they’ve been supplying Tesco for the past five years.

Meet our Irish Angus Cattle Supplier: Phil Purcell

Meet our Irish Angus Cattle Supplier: Phil Purcell

Farmer Phil Purcell talks about producing certified Angus beef for the Tesco finest* steak range and why heifers are perfect for steaks.

Meet our pig farmer Peader Kelly

Meet our pig farmer

Peader Kelly talks life on the pig farm and explains what goes into producing high quality pork that makes the tastiest sausages around.

Tesco and the Irish Angus Society

Tesco and The Irish Angus Cattle Society

A long-standing partnership with the Irish Angus Cattle Society has seen Tesco finest* beef products boast a standard of quality and taste that is unrivalled.

Faces Behind the Food:The Versatile Onion

Tony Doyle has been supplying onion to Tesco since 2005 for Country Crest in North Co Dublin. Tesco asked Country Crest to “bring back” the Irish onion to meet customer demand.

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Meet Our Herbs Supplier

We talk to Tom O’Hanlon herb grower and owner of O’Hanlon Herbs based in Glenealy, Co. Wicklow.