Welcome, we are Ireland's premier Mediterranean food company, trading for over twenty years in Ireland's best markets with our wide selection of olives, oils and other Mediterranean specialities. We also make Ireland's only fresh buffalo mozzarella in our Toonsbridge Dairy.

You can now buy through our online shop buffalo mozzarella and ricotta made the day of shipping.


You can also find maps of our markets, our news and recipes, and details of our many products.

We supply many of Ireland's best restaurants and shops and we have a contact page for wholesale customers.


New Italian Woodfired Pizza Oven For Toonsbridge.

June 10, 2014

All we are short is a pizza chef! Our new oven arrived today and looks amazing. We are planning on having pizza days where we will only serve buffalo mozzarella pizzas, along with other great toppings from the Real Olive. 

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Toonsbridge Dairy Gets Gold And Silver in Bloom.

June 03, 2014

Toonsbridge Dairy has taken gold for its buffalo ricotta cheese in the Bloom all Ireland cheese awards, beating the mozzarella into 2nd place in the fresh cheese section. We are delighted as we have changed the recipe significantly over the last few months, making a much creamier product with much more flavour than last year. The mozzarella has also been transformed since we bought over Franco Picciuolo, our new head cheesemaker. He has been making buffalo mozzarella and ricotta since he was eleven and is the fourth generation in his family to work with buffalo milk. 

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Our mozzarella just won a new award! Eurotoques chefs vote for Toonsbridge.

June 03, 2014

Our mozzarella just won an award from the  Euro-toques chefs organisation. Unaminous decision of the top chefs of Ireland. 

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The Real Olive Company launches an online shop.

May 16, 2014

We have taken a step into the unknown and put a large selection of our products up on our new online shop. It is now possible to have mozzarella that is only twenty four hours old delivered to the remotest parts of Ireland. Almost as good as Naples! We plan to extend the range of products and the days of shipping, but this represents a first for what is traditionally a low tech market business. Here is the link to find out how the shop works.  

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