We are delighted to share the news that several of our producers got nominated to the finals of the prestigious Blas na hÉireann which take place in Dingle on the 5th October.
The Irish Food Awards are the biggest competition for quality Irish produce on the island of Ireland. Over 2500 products were entered into the 2018 competition to win Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards in over 100 food and drink categories as well as key awards such as Supreme Champion and Best Artisan Producer.
The successful producers and their products are-
Hugh Maguire - Traditional Black Pudding Chubb, Sweet Dry Cured Smoked Collar of Bacon & Smoked Rib-Eye Steak on the bone.
The Whole Hogg - Bacon Chorizo
Merci Beaucoup Creations Cakes - Pistachio Macarons & The Raspberry Opera
Newgrange Gold - Cold Pressed Irish Rapeseed Oil
McEntee's Fine Teas - Loose Leaf Tea Gold Blend, Loose Leaf Irish Mint & Nettle Infusion & Irish Breakfast Loose Leaf Tea.
A Bit on the Side - Red Jalapeno Jelly
Coole Swan - Superior Irish Cream Liqueur
Killua Castle- Venison Sausages and Mushroom Burgers
Huge congratulations to all producers who have been nominated, it is a huge achievement and we wish you all the very best of luck in the final!
The Boyne Valley is home to a bountiful supply of passionate farmers, food and drinks producers, chefs and eateries whose passion is to bring the flavours of our landscape to your table. To understand, you must experience!
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