MOLASSES, a by-product from the production of sugar, has been known to mankind for almost 3000 years and was first imported into Belfast from the Americas during the early18th century.

A UMI road tanker delivering Molasses to a customerThe United Molasses Company was established in 1926 and today United Molasses (Ireland) Ltd, based in the Port of Belfast, supplies animal feed manufacturers and farmers from modern, dockside storage facilities only minutes from the Ulster M2 motorway.


AS part of the farm and food sector UMI makes your peace of mind our priority and ensures quality control standards far exceed industry standards. Raw materials purchased through a fully audited supply chain are sourced from approved suppliers we have known for many years.

Committed to supplying only molasses of consistently high quality UMI conducts hygiene checks on all raw materials, including tests for Salmonella. All molasses is double filtered before dispatch to customers and only dedicated production lines and road tankers are used thus curtailing any risk of cross contamination.


UMI offers a constant supply of consistent products from state of the art storage facilities able to hold 29,000 metric tonnes of molasses.

UMI storage facilities are able to hold 29,000 metric tonnes of molasses..This massive capacity allows UMI to react rapidly to market trends and hold secure supplies on site in Belfast during an era of global geopolticial uncertainty. By forward buying and holding in bulk UMI offers customers, large and small, molasses at attractive rates year round.

For new users advice is also available on the best use of molasses and how to source safe, secure storage tanks for farmyards.

As an active member of the Northern Ireland Grain Trade Association UMI maintains close contacts across the entire farm and food sector. By knowing and understanding the needs and concerns of farmers, animal feed manufacturers, food processors, retailers and consumers UMI continues to be the molasses supplier of first choice.