2009 Food Award Winners

The following products have been chosen out of almost 800 entries. Thanks
to everyone who submitted products!

Everyone on this list should be proud. Congratulations!

Category 1 – Chocolate

GOLD - Butlers chocolates – dark choc with orange and almond
County: Dublin

SILVER   - Butlers chocolates – white choc bar with mixed berries
County: Dublin
www.butlerschocolates.com
BRONZE  –  Skelligs & Cocoa Bean Co. – Apricot Amareto
County: Kerry & Limerick

www.skelligschocolate.com

Category 2 – Confectionary

GOLD - Lorge Chocolatier- Eucalyptus and honey nougat
County: Kerry

www.lorge.ie
SILVER  -Mellas Fudge – chocolate fudge
County : Cork

www.mellasfudge.com
BRONZE –  Lorge Chocolatier- Orange blossom nougat
County: Kerry

Category 3 – Puddings and Desserts

GOLD Nibbles Food Emporium – Pear and almond tart
County: Cork

SILVER Couverture Desserts- SQ Raspberry ripple bavarois cheesecake
County: Dublin
www.couverture.ie
BRONZE The Foods of Athenry- Christmas Pudding
County: Galway
www.foodsofathenry.ie
Category 4 – Breads

GOLD Blazing Salads Bread Company – Organic Rosemary with Olive Oil
County: Dublin

SILVER Tom’s Bakery – Corn Bread
County: Cork

BRONZE (TIE) Brosnan’s – Eurospar Brown Loaf
County: Cork

BRONZE(TIE) Blazing Salads Bread Company TIE
County: Dublin
http://www.blazingsalads.com/
Category 5A – Yoghurts

GOLD Irish Yoghurts – -Aldi West cork indulgence yoghurt lemon curd
County: Cork

SILVER Irish Yoghurts – SuperValu Supreme Devon toffee Yoghurt
County: Cork

BRONZE Irish Yoghurts – Aldi Sp sel luxury layer yoghurt mixed flavours
County: Cork

www.irish-yoghurts.ie
Category 5B – Butter

GOLD Connacht Gold – Connacht gold garlic & herb butter
County: Sligo

SILVER Connacht Gold – SQ Irish creamery butter
County: Sligo

http://www.connachtgold.ie/

BRONZE Glenilen Farm- Handmade country butter
County: Cork

http://www.glenilenfarm.com/
Category 6 – Ice Cream

GOLD Silverpail – SuperValu Supreme truffle fudge ice cream
County: Cork

www.silverpail.com

SILVER Valentia Island – Valentia strawberry sorbet
County: Kerry

BRONZE Burkes Ice Cream Farm – Belgian chocolate ice cream
County: Meath

Category 7 – Cheese

GOLD Glenstal Foods, Ltd – Aldi Sp sel Irish vintage red cheddar
County: Limerick

www.glenstalfoods.com

SILVER Old Irish Creamery- Oak smoked Cheddar
County: Limerick

BRONZE Wicklow Farmhouse Cheese Ltd. – St. Kevin
County:Wicklow

http://www.wicklowfarmhousecheeseltd.ie/

Category 8 – Sausages

GOLD Arthur Mallon Foods – SuperValu Supreme sausages
County: Monaghan

www.mallonfoods.com
SILVER Superquinn – AIBP Nenagh sausages , leek and pepper
County: Tipperary

www.aibp.ie
BRONZE McCarthys of Kanturk – Black Pudding
County: Cork

Category 9 – Cured Meats, Charcuterie & Bacon

GOLD Callan Bacon Co. – SQ 3 cheese marinated bacon loin
County: Kilkenny

www.callanbacon.com

SILVER Oliver Carty Supervalu Supreme Rashers dry cure -traditional
County: Roscommon

www.olivercarty.ie

BRONZE Brady Family – Brady ham on the bone
County: Kildare

www.traditionalham.com

Category 10 – Terrines/Pates

GOLD Connemara Fine Food – Turf & oak smoked pate
County: Galway

http://www.connemarafinefoods.ie/

SILVER On the Pigs Back – Pork & Plum Terrine
County: Cork

www.onthepigsback.ie

BRONZE Ballycarbery Fine Foods – Baked Salmon pate
County: Kerry
www.ballycarberyfinefoods.com
Category 11: Savoury Pies/ Quiche

GOLD Taste A Memory Foods – Lamb and feta cheese pastry
County: Cork

SILVER Taste A Memory Foods – Traditional beef pastry
County: Cork

www.tasteamemory.ie

BRONZE On the Pigs Back – Pork pie
County: Cork

Category 12: Fish & Seafood

GOLD Burren Smokehouse – Burren smoked Irish salmon
County: Clare

http://www.burrensmokehouse.ie/
SILVER Shellfish De La Mer – SuperValu -crab claws
County: Cork

www.shellfishireland.com

BRONZE Dunns Seafare – SuperValu Supreme sel BBQ Pack
County: Dublin

http://www.dunns.ie/

Category 13 – Soups

GOLD The Just Food Company – Spicy Lentil
County: Cork

www.justfood.ie

SILVER Avondale – Supervalu Supreme vine ripened tomato & Marscapone
soup
County: Armagh

www.avondale-foods.co.uk

BRONZE The Just Food Company – Winter Minestrone
County: Cork

Category 15: Ready Meals

GOLD Bombay Pantry – Chicken Korma
County: Dublin

www.bombaypantry.com

SILVER Dunhill – SuperValu Just cook Spicy chicken Tikka Masala
County: Waterford
BRONZE Country Crest – SQ Vegetable & pasta bake
County: Dublin

http://www.countrycrest.ie/

Category 16: Functional & Health Foods

GOLD Minihans – Chocolate & Hazelnut Torte
County: Clare

SILVER The Foods of Athenry – Spelt soda bread
County: Galway

www.foodsofathenry.ie

BRONZE Continental Sausages – Gluten Free Beef Burger                                                                                                           County: Kerry

http://www.germanbutchershop.com/

Category 17: Fresh Meats

GOLD Carton Group – Corn-fed chicken/part bone-cheddar & wholegrain
Mustard stuffing
County: Meath

www.cartongroup.ie

SILVER AIBP Nenagh – Aldi Sp sel Angus fillet steak
County: Tipperary

www.aibp.ie

BRONZE Irish Country Meats – SQ ready to cook leg lamb mini roast-honey &
Rosemary

www.irishcountrymeats.com

Category 19 – Soft Drinks

GOLD Mulrines – SQ NFC apple juice
County: Donegal

http://www.edenrockdrinks.com/

SILVER McCanns – SuperValu Supreme apple juice
County: Armaghl

BRONZE Sunshine Juice, Ltd – Aldi – Sp Sel Fresh Squeezed Valencia Orange
juice
County: Carlow

http://www.sunshinejuice.com/
Category 20: Vinegars & Dressings

GOLD Bia Blasta – Classic Vinaigrette
County: Louth

SILVER Bia Blasta – Caesar dressing
County: Louth

BRONZE Posh Nosh Catering – White balsamic dressing
County:Cork

Category 21 – Chutneys, Pickles and Condiments

GOLD The Just Food Company – Cucumber Pickle
County: Cork

www.justfood.ie

SILVER Follain Teo – SuperValu Supreme relish roasted pepper
County: Cork

www.follain.ie

BRONZE Crossogue Preserves – Red pepper and chilli chutney
County: Tipperary

http://www.crossoguepreserves.com/

Category 22 – Savory Sauces and Dips

GOLD Bombay Pantry – Tikka Masala (mild)
County: Dublin

www.bombaypantry.com

SILVER Bia Blasta – Bang Bang Marinade
County: Louth

BRONZE The Just Food Company – Sweet Chilli Hummus
County: Cork

www.justfood.ie

Category 23: Preserves, Conserves, Marmalade

GOLD Follain Teo- Raspberry jam
County: Cork

www.follain.ie

SILVER Crossogue Preserves – Blackcurrant & Guinness jam
County: Tipperary

http://www.crossoguepreserves.com/
BRONZE Nature’s Bounty – Ruby grapefruit marmalade
County: Limerick

Category 24: Honey

GOLD Healys Honey – SuperValu Supreme Orange Blossom Honey
County: Cork

www.healyshoney.ie

SILVER Mil Bhaile an Fherteaigh
County : Kerry

BRONZE Sunhill Natural Honey
County: Kerry

Category 25: Cakes

GOLD Sam’s Cookies – Sams cookies Christmas cake
County:Dublin

http://www.samscookies.ie/

SILVER Sally Mills- Carrot loaf
County: Limerick

http://www.sallymillsbakery.com/

BRONZE The Foods of Athenry – Chocolate & cream cheese brownie
County: Galway

www.foodsofathenry.ie

Category 26 – Biscuits and Snacks

GOLD Sam’s Cookies – SQ handmade butter & fresh lemon infused shortbread
County:Dublin

SILVER Sam’s Cookies – SQ Handmade choc caramel shortbread
County:Dublin
www.samscookies.ie
BRONZE The Foods of Athenry – Vanilla cookie with dark choc chip
County: Galway

Category 27a – New comers/New Products

GOLD Minihans Spanish style chicken parcel
County: Clare

SILVER McConnells gourmet food- Smoked duck breast
County: Dublin

http://www.mcconnellsgsf.ie/

BRONZE Tairgi Feirme An Daingean- semi hard goats cheese
County: Kerry

Category 28 – Other

GOLD The Just Food Company – Brazil & Raisin Muesli
County: Cork

www.justfood.ie

SILVER The Porterhouse Brewery- Porterhouse plain porter
County: Dublin
http://www.theporterhouse.ie/
BRONZE Kestrel Foods – SQ luxury muesli

http://www.forestfeast.com/
AIB Business Diversification Award

WINNER: Holy Cross Good Food – Bakery Products
County: Tipperary

Gaeltacht Prize:

Tairgi Feirme An Daingean – semi hard Cow’s cheese
County: Kerry

BLAS NA hÉIREANN SUPREME CHAMPION: *

Silverpail – SuperValu Supreme truffle fudge ice cream
County: Cork

*Highest score of all products