Grove Turkeys ltd (t/a Grove Farm) is one of the largest producers and suppliers of turkey and poultry added value products to the retail and food service markets in Ireland and the United Kingdom.

Grove Turkeys Ltd based in Smithborough, Co Monaghan was founded in 1972. The product range serves the retail and foodservice markets is varied and extensive and many products are tailored to meet specific customer specifications.

Company Name
GROVE TURKEYS Ltd T/A GROVE FARM

Address
Smithborough, Co Monaghan

Website
www.grove.ie

Service Provider
Panther Environmental Solutions Ltd


Grove Turkeys Ltd. t/a Grove Farm is committed to conducting its activities in an environmentally friendly and responsible manner and continually improving its environmental performance.

GREEN PLUS PROJECT OBJECTIVES

To achieve ISO14001:2015 certification by end of June 2016. In doing so, to reduce water, energy and waste generation and overall operating costs.

Key Challenges
  • Environmental training of employees
  • EMS training of operators and internal auditors of system
  • High water use throughout site.
  • Monitoring and measurement of KPIs not in place initially
Key Changes
  • Improve environmental performance of site
  • Achieve cost savings
  • Environmental training of operators and internal auditors
  • High water use throughout site: water use minimisation procedures identified
  • Monitoring of resource use now in place.
  • KPIs now monitored.
  • Targets set for reduction in water, fuel and waste generation per finished product by end of 2016.
  • High waste areas identified.
  • Full compliance with relevant legislation including IPPC Licence.
Results

Achieved external 1S014001:2015 certification and reduction targets for all KPIs by end of June 2016