Irish Owned

Food Surplus Management Limited (FSM) is an Irish owned company who specialise in recovery and recycling of short dated and out of date products and packaging for the manufacturing, wholesale and retail food and drinks industry. FSM have over 15 years experience in the collection and processing of surplus packaged food from retailers and food manufacturers nationwide.


FSM have over 15 years experience in the handling of packaged food. FSM’s experience and knowledge of the problems faced by the food industry with surplus product enables us to provide a service that is not only more cost effective than composting and landfill, but also the most environmentally compliant method of handling food.

Process Capabilities

FSM operates two DAFM licensed Plants in County Meath for the recovery of packaged food in Ireland. We are capable of handling all types of packaged foods, including meats, dairy, cereal, vegetable, drinks, canned food and glass. With our fleet of over 30 vehicles, we operate an all year round service to customers.


Using FSM’s own fleet of vehicles, we collect product from manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers from the length and breadth of Ireland. FSM’s state of the art plant enable us to recover 95% of all food collected, for the biogas industry.

Our Facilities

FSM operates two DAFM licensed facilities in Meath at 16 & 17a Oaktree Business Park, Trim. These facilities are licensed for storage and handling of Category 3 animal by-products including former foodstuffs and catering waste. We employ over 70 staff.