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Dawn Meats is the supplier of choice to a range of leading supermarket, food service and restaurant businesses, exporting to more than 50 countries. As a family-owned business Dawn remains true to its farming heritage through the close relationships it has forged with over 15,000 Irish farmers from whom it directly sources grass-fed cattle and lamb for processing at its Irish processing plants. 

Dawn Meats was established in Co. Waterford, Ireland in 1980, and has grown to a business with over €2bn in annual revenue, employing 7,000 staff in eight countries. The company works with some of the world’s leading food companies who are attracted by a commitment to sustainability and quality. Dawn Meats is a winner of Ibec’s Environmental Business Process award; Bord Bia and SEAI sustainability awards; Green Awards in 2016 and 2018 and a Chambers Ireland CSR award in 2016 for Environmental Excellence.  Dawn Meats was also awarded gold stars at the Great Taste Awards including a 3-star and Top 50 Foods accolade for the last three years running.