Irish Fish Canners earns its global reputation for quality and taste
Proiseail (An Clochan Liath) Teoranta — trading as Irish Fish Canners — first opened its doors as a fish canning factory in September 1977.
A local ambitious entrepreneur, Michael J Bonner, purchased the company in 1988 while it was still operating on a three-day working week.
Michael’s vision for the business was to provide sustainable jobs within the local community by utilising what nature provided, premium quality canned fish from the sustainable cold clear waters of the North Atlantic Ocean.
Michael’s established background in sales of pelagic fish helped him secure UN Food- Aid contracts, supplying premium quality, locally-caught herring and mackerel — canned fish — to international markets. Following Michael’s passing in 1993 the company remains within the Bonner family.
Irish Fish Canners is a
100% family- owned and run business with all family members working within the company.
Today, Irish Fish Canners represents the very best of fish canning.
The company is the largest and only fish canning facility in Ireland, located along the ‘Wild Atlantic Way’, it is in close proximity to Ireland’s premier deep-sea fishing port, Killybegs.
“Our unique location ensures us access to the world’s finest fish, and as a result of added value the business has now evolved into a major canned seafood provider to a number of world class leading brands in global markets.
“Recognised and supported by our loyal customer base spanning in excess of 35 years and our dedicated workforce, many who have been with the company since it’s inception, we continue to supply markets with our premium quality canned fish products both domestically and internationally.”