Silver Hill Farms have been given the Export Growth Award at the Bord Bia Food and Drink Awards

Silver Hill Farms have been given the Export Growth Award at the Bord Bia Food and Drink Awards.

Silver Hill Farms, based in Emyvale in Monaghan, produces a number of premium duck products, and the judges said that the company has shown they consistently apply best practice across the company.

The company received the award on Wednesday night at a ceremony in Dublin where their entry was described as having demonstrated a deep understanding of business objectives and a strong ambition for further growth.

The business is currently 70% export led, supplying their products to 24 countries worldwide and employing 240 people in addition to 24 contract farmers both north and south of the border.