Newgrange Gold is a family business started in 2010 by John Rogers, Barrister and Farmer, and is now managed by his son, Jack Rogers. The business is run from the Rogers’ family farm, that looks over the historic and beautiful Boyne Valley, looking over the Boyne river at Crewbawn.
Having watched Oilseed Rape grown on the Rogers’ family farm leaving in trailers to the local merchant, John saw an opportunity to create a brand that connected the rich and ancient soils of the Boyne valley and the high-quality food produced there. Newgrange Gold cold press and bottle locally source rapeseed and camelina "Wild Flax" seed from the Boyne Valley. Their oils have won a number of Great taste and Blas Na hEireann awards over the past 8 years and are available in Multiple retailers, good independent Butchers and retails nationally. They also supply the food service market directly The product range currently consists of Cold pressed virgin Rapeseed oil, Chilli Garlic infused Rapeseed oil, Garden Herbs Infused Rapeseed Oil, Smokey Infused Rapeseed Oil and Camelina Wild Flax Oil. Rapeseed oils has a high the smoke point of 240c, which makes it excellent for Baking & Frying at high temperatures.
It's also high in Omega 3, as well as being low in saturated fat. It also boasts a very high vitamin E content which is an anti-oxidant, which has its own health benefits & is prevents the oils going rancid. Camelina "Wild Flax" Oil is an ancient crop, which originates from Eastern Europe, is very high in omega 3, contains vitamin E and has an excellent balance of Omega 3,6 & 9. This oils also boasts a smoke point of 240C. Camelina is known to help control Cholesterol due to its unusual plant sterol content. This seed has been used since the bronze age across Europe and was forgotten about in the 1940's, due to the introduction of Oilseed rape from North america.