Ireland's dairy industry delivers proof of sustainability from the ground up. Rooted in an outdoor-reared, grass based system with over 90% of Ireland's dairy produce coming from Origin Green farms.
Sustainable Beef and Lamb
There are over 50,000 farmers in the newly launched Sustainable Beef and Lamb Assurance Scheme. Bord Bia Quality Assurance auditors inspect Origin Green farms every 18 months to compile data on sustainability across key areas.
Horticultural growers, packers and produce handlers become members of the Origin Green through Bord Bia’s Sustainable Horticulture Assurance Scheme (SHAS). The Origin Green programme operates at a primary producer level through SHAS and other Bord Bia Assurance Schemes.
Sustainable Egg Production
Origin Green comprises of over 240 certified members covering 97% of Ireland's egg production. Members include hen rearers, egg producers, and egg packers ensuring quality and sustainability across the entire egg production chain.