Monthly Archives: January 2014

We play host to Vita Beef


Whenever possible, we invite our customers to visit our state of the art dry ageing facility in the west of Ireland to see our process for themselves. Peter Lipp of John Stone Germany is joined here by our clients from Dodenhof and Vita Beef whose enthusiasm for great food is […]

January 30th, 2014||

A letter from our Chairman, John Stone

Dear Customer,

You may well be aware that Donald Russell Limited, which operates primarily in the United Kingdom, was recently sold to the Vestey Group and consequently Donald Russell International Ltd was required to change its trading name to avoid any confusion that may arise. After a considerable amount of deliberation we have decided that the new trading name of […]

January 29th, 2014||

Join us at Gulfood 2014


Join us at this year’s prestigious Gulfood at the Dubai World Trade Centre. We’ll be exhibiting alongside Ireland’s premier food exporters at Stand S2 – E39 in the Shk Saeed 2 hall.

If you would like to make an appointment contact Allan Morris on +353868333220 or

Alternatively simply call […]

January 29th, 2014||

Zurheide Dusseldorf include us in their ‘Treasury’


Renowned Dusseldorf gourmet food hall, Zurheide Feine Kost, have added our beef to their permanent selection. We’re over the moon to have won a coveted spot not only in this store but also within the hallowed Schatzkammer (treasury), reserved for only the finest produce from around the world.

January 9th, 2014||

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny meets us in Dubai


Ireland’s Prime Minister, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, with our colleague Gillian O’ Neill following round table discussion in Dubai. The delegation enjoyed a wonderful meal including our very own gourmet lamb from Connemara.

January 9th, 2014||

UAE delegation tour our facilities


We recently had the pleasure of hosting a delegation from the UAE who came to tour our facilities and see our traditional dry aged beef maturation process in person. The Irish winter weather also made itself felt but we did our best to stay warm!