Unique Pork Crackling Snack

Matthew Brownie, originally from New Zealand is the proud owner of ‘The Skibbereen Food Company’. This is the story of Scratch My Pork and how he brought pork crackling to Ireland…

Chef Matthew Brownie pictured with piece of pork and spices

Matthew, Pork Crackling Flavour Genius and Chef extraordinaire, has over twenty years of professional chef experience. He has Chef experience in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and throughout continental Europe. Matthew has called West Cork his home since 2008, still works as a chef in Cork Countywrites for The Irish Food Magazine, Quince Publishing.

Matthew first developed the idea of the unique snack with the distinct flavourings after studying Culinary Arts at Cork Institute of Technology in 2011. While using new product development methods, and incorporating British, Irish and a bit of Kiwi gastronomy, he created the delicious snack. The pork crackling with an Irish twist, Scratch My Pork and The Skibbereen Food Company was born.

Matthew is a regular on Irish Television with Virgin Media on Ireland AM. Try some of his recipes from the show on his recipe page.

Scratch My Pork - Pork Crakling Snacks - Four Flavours
The Skibbereen Food Company logo in blue
The Skibbereen Food Company logo in blue

Perfect Pork Crackling Snacks

With a national distributor, looking after The Skibbereen Food Company’s product range is a success story that no one saw coming!

Scratch My Pork are available in four flavours Salted, SmokeySalt ‘n’ Vinegar and Cajun.

The snacks are MSG Free*, Gluten Free, Dairy Free and High in Protein.

*Note: Salt & Vinegar Flavour is not MSG Free as we have added MSG to enhance flavour.

Scratch My Pork delicious snacks are now available in shops across Ireland.
If you have any questions about Scratch My Pork, get in touch with us!

The Skibbereen Food Company logo in blue

New Products

In 2020 Matthew released a brand new Pork Snack range ‘Pork Crunch’  Light & crispy puffs of perfectly seasoned Pork Crunch. This is a follow on range from the original Scratch My Pork products.

Photo of full range of Pork Crunch snacks

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