We have carefully curated a portfolio of iconic, nostalgic, health & well being food brands for a variety of consumers to enjoy.
Tayto Crisps is a crisps and popcorn manufacturer within the Republic of Ireland, founded by Joe Murphy in May 1954. Tayto invented the first flavoured crisp production process. The first two seasoned crisps produced were Cheese & Onion and Salt & Vinegar.
KP Snacks is a British producer of branded and own-label maize-, potato-, and nut-based snacks, "Choc Dips" and nuts. The KP originally stood for Kenyon Produce. The company was founded in 1853 as Kenyon & Son as a producer of confectionery, jam and pickles. By 1891 the company had become Kenyon & Son and Craven Limited. The company switched to producing roasted and salted hazelnuts in 1948, expanding to peanuts later. These were originally produced for sale in cinemas. In 1952 the company introduced Hercules Nuts and in 1953 the No.1 KP Nuts peanut brand.
The Smith's Snackfood Company is a British-Australian manufacturing company best known for its crisps (potato chips). Founded by Frank Smith and Jim Viney in the United Kingdom in 1920, the company packaged a twist of salt with its crisps in greaseproof paper bags, which were sold around London. After establishing the product in the UK, Smith set up the company in Australia in 1932. It is owned by the American multinational corporation, PepsiCo. The company produces and markets various snack foods. Smith's Snackvend Stand is the branch of the company that operates vending machines.
Club is the brand name for a series of Irish carbonated soft drinks produced in Ireland by Britvic Ireland and previously by Cantrell & Cochrane (C&C). It is bottled by the Britvic plant in Dublin. The series includes Club Orange, Club Lemon, Club Rock Shandy (a mixture of the orange and lemon flavours) and Club Apple soft drinks.
Tesco Ireland is the Irish arm of supermarket group Tesco and controlled 28% of the grocery market as recently as 2012. Tesco Ireland was formed by the Tesco plc 1997 takeover of the Irish retailing operations of Associated British Foods, namely Powers' SupermarketsLimited and its subsidiaries, trading as "Quinnsworth" and "Crazy Prices". There are 152 Tesco stores in operation in Ireland as of August 2018
Barry’s Tea was founded in 1901 by James J. Barry, grandfather of Peter Barry. From the very beginning, quality was at the heart of our family’s business. In 1934, Anthony Barry was awarded the Empire Cup for tea blending, confirming his expertise in the tea trade. This tradition of quality without compromise continues to this day.
Lyons is a brand of tea belonging to Unilever that is sold in Ireland. It is one of the two dominant tea brands in the market within the Republic of Ireland, along with Barry's Tea. It was started by the Lyons family in Dublin in 1902, with production moving from High Street to Marlborough Street in 1932 and Goldenbridge, Inchicore, in 1963. The company was taken over by Unilever in 1996 and its products are now produced in England. It was a major advertiser in the early decades of RTÉ Television, featuring the "Lyons minstrels" and coupon-based prize competitions.
Going from producing relish in her kitchen for local shops and restaurants, to moving into purposely built kitchens in Little Island, Yasmine Hyde’s company Ballymaloe Foods has quickly grown into a versatile brand, loved by many.
Our use of only the best quality ingredients, traditional cooking methods and the constant support from our passionate and dedicated team are all to thank for our long-standing tradition of delivering a wide range of great quality products. We are immensely proud and very lucky to have such driven staff to whom we owe our success.