Born in Middlesbrough, John's zest for life started in the
cradle. Son of a Hungarian father and a Yorkshire mother who met in
a bakery, his upbringing mostly revolved around food. With a strong
Hungarian heritage, home cooking abounded in the Pallagi household
and John's culinary senses were awakened from an early age.
With plenty of restaurant insight and experience gained from his
years in hospitality, John started to realise there was a real
dearth of restauraunt-quality produce available to the home cook.
Born in 2011, Farmison & Co was founded as an online platform
supplying meat, fruit & veg and dairy to households all over
In 2014, the decision was made to slimline Farmison & Co,
focussing on sourcing sustainable meat from smallholdings with
herds of slow reared heritage breed animals from Yorkshire,
Lancashire and Cumbria.
Since then, Farmison & Co has gone from strength to strength
on it's mission to get the nation to Eat Better Meat. John remains
CEO to this day, and never doesn't work, but work is such a joy to
He travels regularly with his wife Emily and two children an
insists that the family tries all the local delicasies when they do
so. He has a book in him on food and travel - he's just waiting for
a gap in his schedule to write it!
If you have any feedback for John, reach out to him at
[email protected] - he always takes the time to read your