About The Mid West Food Safety Co. Ltd.

Company profile:

Dermot Ahern

The company was set up in 1999 and initially provided basic food hygiene training and HACCP programmes. The company is a member of the Food Safety Professionals Association

About Dermot Ahern

Dermot Ahern has a B.Comm from UCC and a graduate diploma in Adult Education from University of Limerick.

After college Dermot went into the food business working as a baker both in Cork and London. Dermot lived in the America, opening his own deli/bakery in the small Hawaiian island of Kauai.

Returning to Ireland he worked with a speciality chemical company and saw the changes that food hygiene legislation was bringing to the food industry. He became a licensed trainer with Environmental Health Officers Association and the National Hygiene Partnership in 1999.

He has extensive experience in implementing standards and training programmes in the area of food safety and standards such as ISO/Hygiene Mark/HACCP. He specialises in an adult education approach to learning and development.

Core business activities:


  • Food hygiene training and development
  • Cleaning skills training and development
  • Supervisory skills programmes
  • Managing people programmes
  • ISO/Hygiene Mark/HACCP