John Downey and Son Est. 1976, Purveyors of Organic Meats Since 1990
John Downey Organic Quality Foods Ltd is a long established family owned award winning butchering business specializing in organic meat and game, fine organic wines and exotic gourmet game from around the world.
They are the first Irish butchers ever to win gold and silver awards at London’s Olympia Great Taste Food Awards 2003/2004/2007 and gold in Dublin, making two of their products, Downey’s corned silverside of beef and Downey’s original spiced beef, the best two beef meat products in Ireland and the UK.
Weather you are looking for a traditional cut of meat or something different and exotic, Downey’s is the place to go, as well as staples like loins of pork, rack of lamb, T-bone steaks, sirloin on the bone, organic turkeys, free range organic chickens, free range duck, free range geese, and guinea fowl, we also offer an incredible selection of exotic meats including ostrich, kangaroo steaks and crocodile steaks to name just a few.
We only deal with the best officially recognised and certified organic suppliers and to complement their meat they stock a selection of organic wines and organic eggs (always in stock), and a large selection of Irish game. A member of the Guild of Fine Food Downey’s products are produced in one of the most hygienic premises in Ireland, all staff have been expertly trained in meat and food hygiene. We guarantee that their organic meats contain no antibiotics, herbicides, pesticides, chemical fertilisers or artificial colours, only pure natural food. Their hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) safety system is independently audited and their products were shown on RTE News with Brian Dobson during the BSE crisis in the 1990’s, highlighting their traceability system.
As well as organic meats, we also stock a range of other organic produce, including organic fruit juices, cereals, honey, jams, spices, sauces, oils, organic wines and fresh organic eggs are always in stock too.