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Forest Feast

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Kestrel Foods Ltd is a family run business at the forefront of the market for premium quality dried fruit and nuts, in the retail and foodservice sector. Based in Northern Ireland, continuous investment in state–of–the–art production facilities and an ambitious growth strategy, has cultivated a global customer base in over 30 countries. With a portfolio of innovative snack products marketed under its Forest Feast brand its offering ranges from healthy to indulgent, value to premium and traditional to contemporary.

The company has continued to identify emerging sectors and growth opportunities and as such has considerably grown its customer base in retail, foodservice, ecommerce and travel retail, as well as supplying retailer private label. The multi–award winning brand portfolio is now made up of over 150 unique flavour combinations and is available in countries worldwide including Russia, Hong Kong, Norway, Mongolia, Italy, Poland and Iceland.

The brand is recognised in the snack food industry for outstanding packaging design, combined with premium quality and taste. The company’s emphasis on sourcing high quality ingredients and manufacturing diverse products

allows it to deliver added value to consumers.

  • Forest Feast Premium Fruit Doypacks: Leading the way in the style stakes, our signature premium dried fruit range, offers the ultimate in luxury snacking. Packed in re–sealable foil fresh packaging, this range will stand out from the crowd. Varieties include; Exotic dried Mango, Berries & Cherries, Wonder Berries & Mango Sour
  • Mini Doypacks: Pure dried fruit of exquisite quality, free from artificial additives and preservatives and packed in contemporary pocket sized packs
  • Chocolate Quads: Dried fruits hand–coated in Belgian milk, white or dark chocolate
  • Savoury Doypacks: Sharing packs offering everything from traditional roasted & salted peanuts to Thai spice Cashews
  • WholeSnacks: A menu of choice from healthy to indulgent lines including natural nuts, seeds and dried fruit to the more decadent savoury and sweet ‘pick me up’ snacks
  • Forest Feast Real Value: An impressive range of contemporary mixes and traditional nuts, dried fruit and seeds at an everyday affordable price
  • Singles Multipacks: Single portion packs of dried fruit
  • Snack International: Delicious and unique mixes, inspired by a fusion of flavours from around the world
  • Street Food:Inspired by the sights, sounds and spices of the World’s Street food hot spots, the five lines include; Koh Samui Thai Spice; Sri Lanka Kandy Mix;Kerala Cashew & Coconut Spice; Louisiana Hickory Barbeque and Ir de Tapas, which can be purchased as both impulse and share packs.
  • Crunchy Coated Peas: The next generation on the go snacking can be purchased in three varieties including; Hot & Sour Sriracha; Smokin Bbq and Spicy Chilli Lime.

Accreditations

 

  • BRC Accreditation



Awards held

 

  • 2017 Great Taste Awards One Gold Star for Forest Feast Slow Baked Roasted & Salted Mixed Nuts

  • 2016 The Irish Quality Food Awards Bagged Snacks Category winner for Dunnes StoresCacao Mix

  • 2013, 2014, 2015 Deloitte Best Managed Company

  • 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 Guild of Fine Foods Great Taste Awards

  • 2014 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Industry Category Finalist

  • 2014 Northern Ireland Enterprise Awards Special Recognition

  • 2013 Ulster Grocer Best Brand

  • 2013 Ulster Grocer Best Food Export Marketing

  • 2010 Ulster Grocer Best In-stores sales promotion Runner Up



Contact this supplier

Ann Woods

Unit 8
Carn Drive
Carn Industrial Estate
Portadown
County Down
BT63 5WJ
Northern Ireland

+44 (0) 28 3835 0934

annw@forestfeast.com

forestfeast.com/

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