Food Sponsors


The Irish Northwest Passage Expedition wish to thank the many companies and individuals who contributed to supply the ships provisions to sustain them during their Arctic voyage.


We particularly wish to acknowledge the following:

Moriarty Super-Valu of Palmerstown County Dublin who not only supplied much of the product but who helped the expedition to co-ordinate the operation.  In this regard we specially thank Luke Moriarty, Brian Carrick and Chris Harmon who each gave much time and effort.

The following companies were generous in supplying food, medical product and advice:

CPC Knorr

Nestle (Rowntree) Ireland Ltd.

Boyne Valley Foods,

Odlum Group

Kelkin Foods

Cadbury Ireland

Roma Foods Ltd.

Irish Biscuits

Gem Pack Foods Ltd.

Irish Sugar Company


Dawn Meats Ballyhaunis

Proiseail Teo

Easc Mhara Teo Dungloe

David Smith Fish Suppliers

Janssen Ceilag

Bayer Pharmacheuticals

Irish Country Meats, Rooskey

Alan McCormick , Vegetable Producer,  Ballina


Great Outdoors of Chatham Street, Dublins leading outdoor supplier who sourced and provided the 24 hour emergency ration packs for the expedition. Not for the first time is an Irish Expedition grateful to Leslie Lawrence and Gerry Collins for their expert support and professionalism in providing the specialist needs to an expedition.


Thanks to all who helped in the provision of the expeditions food and medical resources

Frank Nugent and Dr. Mick Brogan

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