Jack and Tracy  Hamilton on the family farm in Comber Co Down. Photograph: Pacemaker Press

Driving along the back roads on the outskirts of Belfast, one would be forgiven for thinking it a relatively sleepy part of the country, merely facil(...)

Martin, Tracy, Jack and Lance Hamilton of Mash Direct, an independent, family-owned farming and food production enterprise based in Co Down

Mash Direct, the Co Down-based family-owned farming and food production business, has won a deal to supply one of the UK’s biggest supermarket chains (...)

Tracy, Lance, Martin and Jack Hamilton, of Mash Direct

In 12 years, food company Mash Direct has gone from supplying local stores in Northern Ireland to a turnover of €19 million and 180 employees. Earli(...)

Tracy, Jack, Lance and Martin Hamilton of Mash Direct on their family farm:their business employs more than 180 people and  has an annual turnover in excess of £15m

Establishing Mash Direct 12 years ago was, says co-director and multi-award-winning businesswoman Tracy Hamilton, born out of necessity for her and he(...)

Mash Direct director Tracy Hamilton says: “The entire company is gluten-free now and that’s very important to a lot of our customers.”

Gabriel Scientific Gabriel Scientific took the 2012 overall Innovation Award for its Sleep Angel pillow which significantly reduces exposure to allerg(...)