Keogh’s Farm brings hum­ble potato on mag­i­cal journey

Irish Examiner - Supplement - - FOOD & DRINK IRELAND - KEOGH’S FARM CRISPS

The Keogh fam­ily has been farm­ing the rich fer­tile lands in north county Dublin for over 200 years.

To­day, Keogh’s Farm runs a potato grow­ing and crisp­ing busi­ness.

It spe­cialises in tra­di­tional potato va­ri­eties such as Maris Piper, Golden Won­der, Kerr’s pink and Rooster.

In 2010, Keogh’s de­cided to launch Ire­land’s first mi­crowave­able fresh potato prod­uct, Keogh’s Easy Cook Pota­toes. The range con­sists of Baby (400g), Jacket (420g) as well as Rooster fam­ily-meal packs ( 1kg). Keogh’s Farm is now sup­ply­ing its Easy Cook pota­toes to Spin­nys and Car­refour stores.

In 2011, Keogh’s be­gan pro­duc­ing Ire­land’s first lux­ury, farm-cooked potato crisps, which are gluten and MSG free, as well as be­ing free from all ar­ti­fi­cial flavours and preser­va­tives.

It cur­rently pro­duces seven flavours, each of which in­cor­po­rate se­lect ar­ti­san food prod­ucts from all over Ire­land.

The com­pany’s range of crisps has won a wide va­ri­ety of pres­ti­gious ac­co­lades from Great Taste Gold to Blas na h Éire­ann and Ir­ish Food Qual­ity awards.

Tom Keogh of Keogh’s Farm, whose qual­ity crisps have won a string of pres­ti­gious awards.

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