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FOLLÁIN

Company address

Ballymakeera Industrial Estate, Ballyvourney,
Cork

Channels Supplied:

  • Foodservice
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail

Origin Green Sustainability Programme

  • • Folláin is the Irish for wholesome and wholesomeness permeates all levels of Folláin’s business life. Sustainability is an integral part of this wholesome approach to business.
  • • Sustainability has been at the forefront of the company’s latest development, a new 34,000 sq. ft ‘fit for purpose’ and fit for future, energy efficient production facility to meet the changing market requirements and further the development of new innovative healthy product lines.
  • • Folláin’s commitment to wholesome food led to the introduction of a No Added Sugar range in 2007.
  • • As part of the company’s health and nutrition target, it set out to launch at least two new products with no added sugar each year.
  • • In 2020, Folláin launched four new no added sugar products, surpassing its initial target and continuing to demonstrate and embrace the innovation upon which the company was founded.
Folláin was established by Mairin and Peadar Ui Lionaird and business partner Eithne Ui Shiadhai in 1983, using a family recipe passed down through generations for grapefruit marmalade. From modest beginnings, the company continuously grew over the years with a rising demand for Folláin jams, marmalades, relish and chutneys.

Folláin is the Irish word for "wholesome" which is at the core of its commitment to honest food. The company believes that preserves have the power to capture the fruits of nature at its very best, and it aims to share the fruits of its labour.

Folláin's commitment to natural food has led to the introduction of its No Added Sugar range, which has won many awards both nationally and internationally.

A recent expansion into a new manufacturing facility has led to increased production capacity, providing customers with new and exciting product offerings.

Why Us

Folláin is a trusted, reliable manufacturer with a strong provenance in producing superior quality Irish food products that are strongly influenced by traditional recipes and methods.

The company makes artisan-quality, clean label, natural products in scalable volumes while offering bespoke NPD. It also provides speed and agility, from concept design to delivery, within flexible operational structures.

Taste is everything. Folláin brings chefs and food science together, using the fewest possible high-quality ingredients on hand.

As a business, it has over three decades of knowledge and expertise, along with a passion for food, and prides itself on supporting the local economy and environment.

Our product range

No Added Sugar Fruit Preserves & Marmalade
No Added Sugar or Salt Condiments & Sauces
Jam, Marmalade & Preserves
Curds
Relish
Chutney
Condiments
Ketchup
Mustard Sauces
Cooking Sauces
Dessert Sauces
Marinades
Dips & Salsas
Jelly (Sweet & Savoury)
Seasonal Lines

Markets
  • Europe
  • Great Britain
  • North America
Our Accreditations
  • BRC
  • HACCP
  • Origin Green Verified
Our Awards

A number of awards including Great Taste Awards, PLMA Salute to Excellence, Blas na hÉireann Awards, and Irish Quality Food Awards.

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