This year’s Blás na hEireann Awards were once again a resounding success as many Good Food Ireland® Approved Members went away with bronze, silver and gold awards across numerous categories.
Now in its 16th year, the Blás na hEireann Awards celebrate the quality and variety of the Irish food production scene. Everything from meat, dairy, bread, drinks and confectionary from across the island are judged by a panel of industry experts.
Once again Blás na hEireann took place in the Co. Kerry town of Dingle, now synonymous with the competition.
Here’s a full list of Good Food Ireland® Approved Businesses that have won Blás na hEireann awards:
Cured Meat, Charcuterie – Beef – Gold – Murphy’s Craft Butchers – Murphy’s Traditional Spiced Beef
Dairy – Cream – Bronze – The Village Dairy – The Village Dairy Fresh Cream
Dairy – Cream – Gold – The Village Dairy – Dunnes Stores Simply Better Single Source Irish Jersey Cream
Dairy – Yogurt (Flavoured) – Bronze – Killowen Farm – Tesco Finest Greek Style Yogurt with Madagascan Vanilla
Dairy – Yogurt (Flavoured) – Bronze – Killowen Farm – Specially Select Farmhouse Yogurt Lemon Curd
Cheese – Hard – Gold – Boyne Valley Cheese – Rathkenny
Seafood – Hot Smoked – Bronze – Burren Smokehouse Ltd. – Burren Hot Smoked Irish Organic Salmon with Honey, Lemon & Dill
Terrines/Paté – Meat – Gold – On the Pigs Back – Chicken Liver Pate with Mushroom and Bacon
Soups – Chowders – Gold – Carrygerry Country House – Creamy Seafood Chowder
Ready Meals & Prepared Foods (Hot) – Sausage Rolls – Silver – Emilie’s Bakehouse – Emilie’s Fennel & Scarmorze Sausage Roll
Continental Style Breads incl. Brioche, Ciabatta, Focaccia, Bagels – Bronze – Jinny’s Bakery Ltd. – Sourdough Ciabatta
Cakes – Other – Silver – Jinny’s Bakery Ltd. – Carrot Cake
Chocolate – Individual – Bronze – The Chocolate Garden of Ireland – Mandarin Liqueur Dark Chocolate
Confectionary – Gold – Achill Island Sea Salt – Achill Island Sea Salted Nougat with Cashew Nuts
Confectionary – Fudge – Bronze – Achill Island Sea Salt – Achill Island Sea Salted Caramel Fudge
Sweet Sauces, Preserves & Pantry Marmalade – Bronze – Carrygerry Country House – Three Fruit Marmalade
Sweet Sauces, Preserves & Pantry Marmalade – Gold – Wexford Home Preserves – Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade Seville Orange Marmalade
Sweet Sauces, Preserves and Pantry Sweet Spreads – Silver – Wexford Home Preserves – Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade Mixed Berry Preserve
Savoury Pantry – Salt – Bronze – Achill Island Sea Salt – Achill Island Smoked Sea Salt
Savoury Pantry – Salt – Silver – Achill Island Sea Salt – Achill Island Sea Salt
Savoury Pantry – Salt – Gold – Achill Island Sea Salt – Achill Island Sea Salt with Atlantic Wakame
Savoury Snacks – Crisps – Silver – Keogh’s Farm – Crinkle Cut Sour Cream & Onion
Savoury Snacks – Crisps – Gold – Keogh’s Farm – Sweet Chilli
Savoury Snacks – Popcorn – Gold – Keogh’s Farm – Irish Atlantic Sea Salt
Best in Carlow – Murphy’s Craft Butchers
Best in Clare – Carrygerry Country House
Best in Mayo – Achill Island Sea Salt
Best in Meath – Boyne Valley Cheese
Best in Wexford – Wexford Home Preserves
Irish Butcher’s Guild – Murphy’s Craft Butchers
Best New Product – Achill Island Sea Salt – Achill Island Sea Salted Nougat with Cashew Nuts
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