27 November 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Prestigious sustainability distinction for Monaghan food enterprise

Emyvale’s Silver Hill Duck food enterprise have been conferred the prestigious title of Origin Green Gold Member because of its exemplary sustainability practices. “The title was awarded to the premium duck producer in recognition of their efforts to excel in sustainable food production,” said Bord Bia, when announcing on Thursday last a list of 26 food leading food and drink businesses across Ireland who were receiving the coveted hallmark.

Silver Hill Duck Environmental Manager Denise Jordon said the company was very proud of its history of sustainability and recognised the importance sustainability played in their current business and for the next generation. “We take pride in the fact that we utilise every part of the duck through our various sales channels, including offal, fat, and feathers to make duvets and pillows,” Ms Jordon stated. “Origin Green is a badge we proudly showcase internationally. Our customers want Peking Duck that is produced sustainably and the Origin Green Gold stamp authenticates the great efforts at Silver Hill to consistently do just that.”

Silver Hill currently employs 240 staff across all of its sites and exports premium duck and duck products to 24 countries in Europe, South East Asia and the Middle East. Their exclusive Silver Hill Duck breed is an annual award winner for its taste and quality…

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