Father of 5 great kids. Passion for Gaelic Football, travelling and exceeding customers expectations. I'm the guy in the middle!
The Capo di tutt'i capi. Jim established Forest Produce in the late 1990's after a career both with the Irish Forest Service and private industry. Loves to travel, especially to Italy, and is now responsible for the innovation arm of the business seeking out new varieties and more sustainable ways of production.
A Dutchman with a strong Kerry accent after 25 years visiting us, Roland's passion is finding creative solutions for growing, design and processing.
When not hard at work, Jason likes nothing more than spending time with his three young daughters, whose boundless energy keep him on his toes. When time permits, he is also an all-round sports enthusiast who enjoys distance running, swimming and cycling.
A Kerry man living in Amsterdam with responsibility for all sales to Dutch and European customers. After completing an undergraduate degree in Commerce from the University College Cork, Steve went on to study International Business Development in the Irish Management Institute. He enjoys good food and cycling through the streets of Amsterdam!
Michelle joined the company over 20 years ago and head up our finance and trading departments.
Patrice holds a Business Studies Degree and joined the company in 2012. Patrice co-ordinates activities between our warehouses, our on-the-ground teams and many customers locations to ensure delivery schedules are maintained and customer's needs fulfilled.
"Some say he once fought a koala for a sample stem of eucalyptus and that his body is made of 90% glitter, all we known is that he's from Tasmania"
Native of Armagh,studied horticulture in greenmount campus, where I then pursued my career in the horticulture retail/ nursery sector before eventually arriving in ' the kingdom' with forest produce. Outside of horticulture my other passion is art, where I spent 6 months in Vienna working and appreciating some of the great works in the many museums.
Oksana runs the Wexford packhouse and is responsible for all quality control and dispatch from this site. In her spare time she loves hairdressing, travelling and all outdoor activities.
Italian, from Calabria region. Salvatore works to develop foliage production in south Italy. Focused on quality to meet customer expectations.
Jennifer joined Forest Produce in 2016 and works in the accounts team dealing with people from all over the world who supply and work for us.
Originally from a small town in Berkshire in the UK , Nadia moved here a year ago. She enjoys coaching dance and acrobatics in her spare time. Nadia now looks after our sales planning.
Donna has a degree in International Business Management and Spanish, and went on to study a diploma in International Business Development at the Irish Management Institute. When not dealing with our marketing, she is probably off gallivanting and exploring new places.
Our ethos is simple: Quality, Consistency and Sustainability.
Our policies and products meet the increasing demand from retailers and consumers for more environmentally-friendly goods with our assessed foliage found to have 'the lowest carbon footprint in the industry'.
We recognise the importance of innovation within the industry and practice a very robust R&D programme. With the support of the Irish Government and leading horticultural research agencies we are also currently trialling many new species to ensure that we are continually bringing new products to market. We welcome you to explore our website, find out a little more about us, and browse our ever expanding range of products.
Clahane, Ballyard, Tralee,
Co. Kerry, Ireland
Eircode: V92 YA06
+353 (0)66 7121217