Cpac Foods was established in 1967 as a family run food manufacturing business.
Based in Foxford Co. Mayo the company originally specialised in the manufacture of cake decorating products. New product development was, from the start, a key development philosophy and within a short period the company was awarded a Patent both in Ireland and in the UK for “Instant Royal Icing”. This was followed by a period of rapid growth due to the popularity of cake decorating with this product.
In 1984 the company moved to its current premises on the outskirts of Foxford and continued to innovate in cake decorating products for the Irish and UK retail markets.
In 1998 the company decided to move into the rapidly growing snack market, and developed and launched “MegaMunchers Toffee Popcorn”. This became well established in ROI and NI.
In 2014, in response to the huge demand for innovative popcorn products, a new range was developed and launched under our new “The Gourmet Popcorn Co.” brand. At the same time we were invited to join the Food Academy Programme which was being hosted by Mayo Enterprise Board, and subsequently our new range became part of the Food Academy range of products.
Since then we have become well established in Supervalu and Centra stores, initially in Connaught and today nationwide. To cater for demand we now employ 6 additional employees in Foxford, with further expansion on the horizon.
Our Gourmet Popcorn range consists of 4 flavours:
Caramel Crunch –
Sweet & Salty
Lightly Sea Salted
With the success of this range under the Food Academy, the range of flavours will be increased and soon to be introduced include Caramel & Coconut as a special treat for all lovers of Popcorn.