A division of Irish Country Meats, the name A. Lonhienne represents a 50 year tradition of excellence in lamb butchery and customer service. Today, as Belgium’s number one lamb processor, A. Lonhienne prides itself in offering a concept-to-table service, capable of providing tailored lamb solutions in line with our customer’s individual business objectives. The specialist proposition, coupled with our proactive partnership approach, has earned A. Lonhienne its position as the supplier of choice for key retailers and foodservice providers in the Belgian market. The company processes a full range of carcase, primal de-boned and shelf ready retail packed lamb products, employing 45 people and serving wholesale outlets nationwide with its own distribution fleet.



Slaney Foods was established as a family business in 1967. Now known as Slaney Foods International, “The Beef Specialists”, the company prides itself on its reputation for sourcing and producing the highest quality Irish Beef. Located in the heart of the Slaney Valley, one of Ireland’s prime farming regions, the company has developed strong and successful long-term relationships with a variety of customers including leading multiples and food service companies in the UK, Europe and worldwide.

Slaney Foods is committed to forging strong partnerships with all customers to assure the quality of a superb product range. Slaney Foods is a proud member of Origin Green, the Irish Food Board (Bord Bia) Sustainable Food Production Programme. The company is dedicated to working in partnership with farmers to produce top class grass fed beef and to ensure the livestock they process is sourced from farms that uphold high standards for animal welfare and the environment. Slaney Foods combines the finest quality Irish beef with ultra-modern processing facilities to offer a product range of superb quality prepared precisely to the customer’s specification. Key offerings include: Farm Assured Irish Beef incorporating Slaney Valley and Slaney Gold brands; Hereford beef, Angus Beef and Slaney Rosé Veal. Slaney Foods are also a leading processor of organic beef and offer a full range of organic products.

ABP Food Group


ABP Food Group works with a network of over 35,000 farmers and is renowned for paying its suppliers on the day of delivery at strategically located local abattoirs that minimise animal transport distances. ABP Food Group contributes an estimated €1.3bn each year into the rural economies in which it operates. We recognise that the farmers who supply meat to us are vital partners in ensuring that the quality of our product is maintained and traceability is ensured.

Our core business – ABP Beef – is supported by its renewable, pet food and protein divisions, which combine to ensure the value of by-products is maximised and the environmental impact of our business and customers is minimised.



The Linden Food Group was formed in 2000 to provide corporate structures to the joint venture engagements between Linden Foods, Slaney Foods International and Irish Country Meats. The business operates from seven locations in Ireland, U.K. and Belgium, employing 1,800 staff with an annual turnover in excess of €600 million. The Group ethos is highly focused on service excellence to a customer base that includes Europe’s largest retail, food service and manufacturing companies with the guiding principle of being “Big enough to deliver, small enough to care”. Supply chain integration and recognising the important role played by our farmer suppliers is central to the strategy of creating a sustainable partnership offering to the market, underpinning best-in-class traceability systems.