Ireland has a reputation for high-quality food, the mild climate and abundant rainfall provide the perfect conditions for a grass-based system where animals are free to graze outdoors up to 300 days each year. Growth hormones are prohibited antibiotics are strictly regulated.
Origin Green beef and lamb farms are accredited to to the International Standard for Product Certification ISO 17065. Farms are audited across a wide range of sustainable practices including biodiversity, and the use of water, energy, feed and fertiliser.
Irish beef and lamb is raised on a pasture based system to allow as much outdoor grazing as possible. Animals are brought indoors during the winter months to to protect grassland and for the animal's welfare.