Noel Brennan, B.Ag. Science

Noel Brennan - RED MILLS NutritionistNoel studied Agricultural Science at University College Dublin, graduating in 1985. He worked in the meat industry before joining the Technical Support Team in Connolly’s RED MILLS in February 1986 as a nutritionist.

Over time, his role has expanded to include research and development (R&D) and also providing technical support to our sales team.

Noel’s input into the company’s R&D has delivered a number of innovations, the most successful being our unique HorseCare Cubes. This is a feed which has made a major contribution to the success and wellbeing of many performance and show horses worldwide.

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