Ireland is renowned for its high standard of food and drink products. This category is open to all family run Food and Drink Producers. This award will recognize consistency of quality of produce and the achievements of the businesses in this sector.

Criteria which the judging panel will consider will include the following:

  • Produces food/drink known for exemplary taste and flavour
  • Evidence of customers feedback/testimonials
  • Innovation in products and systems that demonstrate improved business performance
  • Benefits generated by the business for the wider community
  • Investment in staff development
  • Evidence of a robust quality system, quality marks received to date
  • Evidence of achievements

This category is open to micro, small, medium and large companies. Judging will be assessed in the context of the size and resources of the business.