Paddy Callaghan is the President of the Drogheda Chamber of Commerce. He was elected in June 2017.
Paddy studied Mechanical Engineering in UCD and graduated with a BE Mech. He started Nature’s Best Ltd. in the garage of family home in Bellewstown after importing eight small beansprout growing machines from China. In 1999 the business moved from Bellewstown to a new 75,000sq.ft. purpose built factory in Drogheda.
Nature’s Best Ltd. currently employs about 290 people and produces many different chilled convenience food products under supermarket Private Labels for the major Irish supermarkets. In September 2016 he retired as Managing Director in Nature’s Best and his son Rory took over the role.