In the beautiful hills of Co Down, country butter is handmade in churns the traditional way by artisan producers.

Their only interest is to create an unforgettable taste and flavour as far removed from mass produced butter as night is from day.

Available from small local farm shops to Fortnum & Masons and Harrods, ABERNETHY BUTTER is also appreciated at the best Michelin starred restaurants from Heston Blumenthal’s, The Fat Duck to Marcus Wareing at the Berkeley in Knightsbridge.

Winners of many GREAT TASTE AWARDS across their product range, members of the 50 FOOD STARS club and an approved provider for GOOD FOOD IRELAND.

Out of 10,000 entries in the Great Taste Awards, Abernethy Butter was listed as one of THE TOP 50 FOODS in Europe.

Winner of Woman & Home, 2017 Great Taste VIP Award

click here for a video link of the presentation

Abernethy Butter has also had many articles written about their business. Click on a link below to see what the press are saying:

The Belfast Telegraph “Start Spreading the News” – click here

The Sunday Times “A Life in the Day” – click here

The Independent “Butter is Back” – click here

Comments & Reviews . . .

“Abernethy Butter is everything”

Tweet by Nigella Lawson
“The butter round here ought to be at the heart of its own religion, and is now at the heart of mine.”

Jay Rayner
Abernethy Butter at Noble Restaurant, Holywood
“Abernethy is the best butter I’ve come across – traditionally made & perfectly balanced, creamy, slightly salty – absolutely delicious!”

Derek Creagh
Head Chef – The Primrose Restaurant
“Alison and Will Abernethy live, work and breathe the original meaning of artisan food producer creating a product which speaks volumes for their passion for hand churned butter.”

Niall McKenna
Owner & Head Chef, James Street South
“Abernethy Butter produces the best butter I’ve ever tasted. It’s all hand churned and absolutely delicious. I have been using it in my restaurants for 4 years and I am very proud to use this amazing product.”

Andy McFadden
Head Chef – Glovers Restaurant, Dublin