As one of the Good Food Ireland Approved Providers who participated in the Good Food Ireland and Grant Thornton Survey: ‘Food: the secret ingredient to Irish tourism and export growth,’ Killowen Farm was chosen to receive free expert business support by Grant Thornton’s dedicated Food and Beverage team. Over the course of the 12 month partnership, Grant Thornton will provide Killowen Farm with expert business strategy, tax advice and other support to help maximise efficiency and profitability.

Pauline & Nicholas receive their award from Grant Thornton in conjunction with Good Food Ireland

Ciara Jackson, Head of Food and Beverage with Grant Thornton Ireland, said: “We are delighted with our partnership with Good Food Ireland and to announce this prize for Killowen Farm. They have an exciting indigenous product that we feel can grow their business if it is harnessed correctly. This is what we hope to achieve over the course of our service and we are all excited by their prospects.”

Grant Thornton is an ideal partner for Good Food Ireland and is perfectly placed to deliver a broad range of services and to assist in unlocking potential growth for their 500+ businesses. “I am confident that Killowen Farm will greatly benefit from this expert advice and assistance over the next 12 months and we will work closely with them to ensure it is maximised” says Margaret Jeffares, Managing Director, Good Food Ireland.

Pauline Dunne of Killowen Farm said: “It’s a real boost for us to receive this prize from Grant Thornton and Good Food Ireland. While we have grown our brand in recent times to bring it in line with the quality of the product itself, we are still very much in growth phase. We are certain that aligning ourselves with some of the country’s best business advisers in Grant Thornton will ensure the business goes from strength to strength over the coming years. We look forward to the future with real optimism.”