Monday June 1, 2020

Salt of the earth

Peter Hannan knows all there is to know about the meat business, and that includes finding the exact spot in the Himalayas to source the perfect salt for his award-winning salt-aged beef. Words: Gillian Nelis

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

15th February, 2015
Peter Hannan. Picture: Stephen Davison/Pacemaker

‘Come in, come in! I have the kettle on. And you’ll have a bacon sandwich, won’t you?”

Despite the fact that we have never met, Peter Hannan is greeting me like a long-lost friend. I have arranged to meet him at his offices in Moira in Co Down to hear how a Kildare man helped to put the North on the international food map – with a little help...

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