Organic Certification for Professional organic producers, processors and distributors
If you are interested in converting your holding to organic production or in processing, retailing or distributing a product to be labelled as ‘organic’, then follow this link for 5 easy steps and your application will be underway.
The Organic Trust is the centre of excellence when it comes to organic inspection and certification in Ireland. The very broad range of organic technical expertise available within our organisation is at your service.
The Department of Agriculture, Food & The Marine offers a range of financial incentives to assist those interested in getting involved in organic production. In addition capital grants are available for the purchase of specific equipment
Highbank Organic Orchards - are located in Cuffesgrange, Co Kilkenny and are certified by the Organic Trust. We produce a range of wonderful organic apple products including Apple Juices, Drivers Cider (non alcoholic) and Organic Ciders Highbank Proper and Highbank Medieval Cider. .
Highbank is also home to the multi-award-winning Highbank Orchard Syrup, Ireland’s answer to maple syrup. Variously described as “organic heaven” (Bridgestone Guide 2011), “a mouth-full of Autumn” and “divinely healthy and delicious”. Drizzle on porridge and muesli. Pour on ice-cream, cheese and desserts. A glaze for ham and flavour for bakes as well as delicious with sausages.
With the introduction of the new distillery. Highbank Orchards now produce a range of Single Estate organic apple spirits including Kilkenny Crystal Gin and Highbank Orchard Liqueur.
Taste and Tour operates from the farm so if you are in the Kilkenny area do drop in.
Highbank Organic Orchards use all their own organic apples in their products which trade under the brand Highbank Organics. Watch out for the three golden apples!
Highbank Organic Farm Cuffesgrange Co. Kilkenny
353 56 7729918
086 257 4699