What do they do at Moy Park?

Moy Park may be best known for fresh, locally sourced poultry but we also produce beef products, vegetarian products like spring rolls and onion rings and desserts including donuts and apple pies.

Where is Moy Park based?

Craigavon, Northern Ireland
Moy Park

Type Private
Headquarters Craigavon, Northern Ireland
Area served Europe
Key people Chris Kirke
Products Food

Who owns Moy Park Farms?

In 2008, the OSI Group transferred ownership of Moy Park Limited to the £1.2bn Brazilian Food Group Marfrig. The acquisition meant that Moy Park was now part of the world’s 9th largest poultry company and the 4th largest red meat company.

Is Moy Park chicken free range?

We are the UK’s largest producer of organic and free range chicken. A pioneer of breeding and farming standards in the development of higher welfare chicken, our agriculture focus helps ensure a strong and sustainable supply of fresh, high quality and locally farmed poultry.

How many employees do Moy Park have?

Moy Park, owned by Brazilian-based Marfrig, employs 10,500 people across its 12 sites and is one of Europe’s leading poultry companies. Moy Park is Ireland’s number one fresh and breaded chicken brand and is Bord Bia quality assured.

Is Moy Park chicken processed?

No live birds will be processed at Moy Park’s Ballymena site until the autumn. For the second time in less than three years, Northern Ireland (NI) poultry company Moy Park has decided to suspend the processing of live birds at its site in Ballymena, Co Antrim.

Who started Moy Park?

Craigavon-based Moy Park, whose CEO is Janet McCollum, was founded in 1943 and employs more than 6,000 people. It is one of Europe’s biggest poultry processors, handling more than 5.7 million birds every week. It has 13 processing plants located across the UK, Ireland, France and the Netherlands.

Where does Moy Park chicken come from?

The Moy Park chicken brand is one of the strongest private poultry brands in Ireland, purchased by around 50% of households and is now available in Great Britain, stocked in independent and convenience stores.

Is Moy Park chicken organic?

Description. Our organic Whole Chicken comes from birds that are organically fed and have plenty of access to the wonderful outdoors. This means our chicken holds a firmer texture, waiting and ready to be infused with delicious flavour. At Moy Park, we’re poultry perfectionists.

How do you make Moy Park chicken wings?

Remove all packaging. Place wings on a baking tray in a preheated oven 190°C / Fan 170°C / Gas Mark 5 for 20-25 minutes.

How many poultry farms are in the UK?

One million-chicken farms The vast majority (86%) of industrial-sized farms are in the poultry sector, with 1,534 industrial-sized farms. Previous research from 2017 found seven out of the 10 largest farms in the UK housed more than 1 million birds.