Burke Fruit & Veg LTD is a local family owned and run business operating in Galway city, county and adjoining areas. Established in 1971, Burke’s was created when Frank Burke, a Galway local, invested in his own truck and began distributing fresh fruit and vegetables to local shops and hotels in Galway. Frank’s vision was to supply local businesses with high quality, affordable, fresh produce whilst creating long lasting relationships with his customers.
In 1998, Frank’s eldest son Niall Burke began working for the company assisting in all aspects of the business. In 2005, Niall took over the family business and expanded the company by initiating a wholesale service and through the introduction of speciality produce and exotic fruit and vegetables to the local market. Ronan Burke, a brother of Niall, joined the company in 2010. After identifying a niche in the market in 2012, Ronan purchased land and began growing his own speciality produce for Burkes Fruit and Veg taking the company in a new direction ensuring its longevity and diversity.
Since its origin over 40 years ago, Burke’s Fruit and Veg has expanded to include a team of over 10 employees and has diversified into many new areas of the fruit and vegetable arena. Most important to the Burke family however is that this has been achieved without compromising on the company’s original principals of continuously striving to source high quality, fresh local produce, maintaining long lasting customer relationships and creating employment in the local community.