Devenish is a farming and food company, delivering sustainable and innovative nutritional products and solutions for the feed industry, the food industry and for human health.
Whilst the businesses headquarters and R&D centres of innovation are strongly rooted in Ireland and the UK, Devenish has a global presence. It now has ten manufacturing sites across Ireland, the UK, USA, Turkey and Uganda, as well as offices in UAE, Uganda, Mexico, Philippines, Dominican Republic and India and it exports to over 35 countries worldwide.
Devenish manufactures pre-mix and special feed for pigs, poultry, cattle, sheep, equine, game, companion animals and aquaculture. They also deliver tailored nutritional products and solutions for their customers’ specific requirements. This is all driven by R&D and innovation. The group invests £30m on R&D and innovation annually, to underpin their novel products and solutions with sound science. The Devenish Group also owns the only 100% organic feed mill in Ireland and the UK, call Hi Peak Feeds, close to Sheffield.
The Devenish Technical Tour: The Devenish Lands at Dowth, Co. Meath, Ireland
Located in the UNESCO world heritage site of Brú na Bóinne, in Ireland, and home to some of Ireland’s first farmers some 6,000 years ago, lies the group’s Innovation Centre, known as ‘The Devenish Lands at Dowth’. This key platform is being used to learn the lessons from the past, and using these, to help shape the future of sustainable farming and food production.
The Devenish Strategy – ‘ONE HEALTH, FROM SOIL TO SOCIETY’
With a growing world population to reach 9 billion people by 2050, sustainable food production is very important. As such, the Devenish strategy, ‘One Health, From Soil to Society, focuses on the importance of soil, plant, animal, environmental and human health, as key and interlinked components of the value chain.