Congratulations to all our winners and thanks to all who attended the awards presentation.  We hope you had a fantastic time!

If you won an award, or were Commended or Highly Commended, please email beth.treleaven@irishqualityfoodawards.com for the various formats.


See 2016 Winners here.

Irish Quality Food Awards Winners 2017

Irish Quality Food Awards Retailer of the Year

Dunnes Stores 

Irish Blogger of the Year

Jolene Cox  http://oneyummymummy.com/

 

Irish Food Hero

Gareth Brown, A Slice of Heaven

 

Gold Q - Small Producer

Meere's Pork Products Traditional Black/White Puddings

 

Gold Q - Value

Aldi Oakhurst 6oz Beef Burger / Dawn Meats

 

Gold Q - Christmas 

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Seasonally Spiced Cranberry & Orange Farmhouse Yogurt / Killowen Farm

 

Gold Q

O'Brien Fine Foods Brady Family Turf Smoked Ham


Biscuits – Savoury

Winner
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Multi Seed Rye Crackers / Sheridan's

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Wholemeal Crackers / Sheridan's

Commended
Tesco Finest Italian Chiappe Flatbread / Crosta Mollica

 

Biscuits – Sweet

Winner
Dunnes Stores Simply Better All Butter Oat & Cranberry Cookies / West Cork Biscuit Company

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade All Butter Belgian Chocolate Shortbread / West Cork Biscuit Company

Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Shortbread Rounds Lemon / Deans Of Huntly 

 

Bread - Bread and Loaves

Winner
Dunnes Stores Signature Sourdough / Staffords

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Ancient Grains Cob / Staffords

Commended
Tesco Spelt and Honey Demi Baguette / Aryzta

 

Bread – Morning Goods

Winner
Dunnes Stores Pain au Chocolat / Deli France

Highly Commended
Tesco Finest Strawberry Rhubarb and Ginger Muffin / Aryzta

Commended
Dunnes Stores Fruit Scone / O'Keeffes
Tesco Finest Croissants 4 Pack / Lantmannen


Bread – Speciality Breads

Winner
The Breadski Brothers Spelt Bread

Highly Commended
Aryzta Food Solutions Le Parisien Rustique
Tesco Finest Cranberry Pumpkin & Sunflower / Aryzta

 

Bread – Wheaten and Soda Breads

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Fruited Wheaten / Stapletons

Highly  Commended
Dunnes Stores Sprouted Grains Soda / Staffords 

 

Cakes – Large

Winner
Dunnes Stores Bunting Celebration Cake / Brogans Bakery

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade All Butter Lemon & Irish Blackcurrant Layer Cake / Sam's Cookies

Commended
Tesco Finest Coffee & Walnut Cake / Memory Lane Cakes

 

Cakes – Small

Winner
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade All Butter Irish Raspberry Bakewell Slices / Sam's Cookies

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade Belgian Chocolate Salted Caramel Shortbread Slices / Sam's Cookies

Commended
Lidl Apple and Blackberry Trellis / Golden Bake

  

Cereals

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Indulgent Granola Salted Caramel / Pioneer Foods

Highly Commended
Tesco Finest Seven Nut Granola / Bokomo Foods

 

Cereals – Porridge

Winner
Aldi Kavanaghs Organic Porridge Oats / Whites Speedicook

Highly Commended
Grandma Henvey's Gluten Free Oats

Commended
Lidl Deluxe Organic Wafer Oats / Whites Speedicook

 

Cheese – Hard

Winner
Lidl Rathdaragh Irish Extra Mature Cheddar / Dale Farm

Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Irish Vintage Cheddar / Carbery
Dunnes Stores Simply Better 30 Month Matured Vintage Irish Cheddar / Traditional Cheese Company

Commended
Tesco Finest Abondance Cheese / Castelli 

 

Cheese – Soft

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Irish Buffalo Mozzarella / BaileyVale

Highly Commended
Tesco Finest Camembert D'isigny En Normandie / Castelli
Tesco Finest St. Felicien / Castelli 

 

Cheese – Speciality

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Flavoured Irish Goats Cheese Log Honey, Thyme & Garlic / Bluebell Falls

Commended
Lidl Deluxe Tipperary Blue / Cashel Blue
Tesco Finest Gorgonzola Piccante / Castelli

 

Children’s Food

Winner
Pip and Pear Fishy Dishy

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Irish Baby Strawberries / Pat Clarke

Commended
Aldi Mamia Chicken & Veg Hotpot
Organix Goodies Carrot Soft Oaty Bar

 

Chocolate and Confectionery

Winner
Aldi Roisins Chocolate & Orange Bar / Aine's Chocolates 

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Salted Caramel Fudge / Mella's Fudge
Tesco 74% Cocoa Ivory Coast Plain Chocolate / OP Chocolate 

 

Christmas Q – Bakery & Desserts

Winner
Tesco Mince Logs / Golden Bake

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Plum Liqueur Pudding with an Apricot & Roasted Nut Topping & a Hidden Plum Centre / Seery's

Commended
Lidl Mince and Brandy Trellis / Golden Bake

 

Christmas Q – Confectionery

Winner
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Handmade Belgian Chocolate Florentine Selection / Sam's Cookies 

 

Christmas Q – Cakes

Winner
Dunnes Stores Christmas Portuguese Tart / Mannings Bakery

Commended
Dunnes Stores Fully Iced Christmas Cake / Brogans Bakery

 

Christmas Q – Chilled Savoury

Winner
Tesco Finest Camembert Sharing Bread / Bakkavor

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Continental Cheese Board Selection / Traditional Cheese Company

Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Stuffing Cranberry, Apricot & Orange / TS Foods 

 

Christmas Q - Chilled Sweet

Winner
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Seasonally Spiced Cranberry & Orange Farmhouse Yogurt / Killowen Farm

Highly Commended
Lidl Deluxe Brandy Cream / Aurivo

Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Ballycastle Flavoured Cream / Green Valley Farms (Killowen)
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade Cranberry Sauce / Wexford Preserves

 

Christmas Q – Fish

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Salmon Side, Lemon Lime & Pepper Marinade / Morgans Fine Fish

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Oak & Hickory Smoked  Salmon / Dunns of Dublin
Tesco Finest Scottish Smoked Salmon Trio / Farne Salmon & Trout

 

Christmas Q – Turkey

Winner
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Bronze Turkey Crown with Cranberry, Apricot & Clementine Stuffing / Hogan's Farm

Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Exquisite Free Range Turkey Parcel with a Plump Fruit Stuffing / IGWT
Hogan's Farm Charlesfort Turkey Roulade
Tesco Irish Hand Trimmed Jewelled Lamb Leg / Hilton Foods

 

Christmas Q – Other Meat

Winner
Tesco Irish Unsmoked Dry Cured Ham with Mulling Spices and a Honey and Apple Glaze / Hilton Foods

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Award Winning Honey & Clove Baked Irish Ham / O'Brien Fine Foods

Commended
Tesco Irish Hand Trimmed Jewelled Lamb Leg / Hilton Foods

 

Cold Beverages – Juices

Winner
SiSú Zesty Summer Fruits

Highly Commended
Keeling Juices Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice
SiSú Daily Greens

Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Freshly Squeezed Valencia Pure Orange Juice / Keeling's Juices

 

Cold Beverages - Soft Drinks

Winner
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Raspberry & Wexford Rhubarb Cordial / Naturally Cordial

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Made Valencia Orange Lemonade / Ballycross Apple Farm
Lidl Deluxe Italian Apple Presse / Glenpatrick Spring Water Co

Commended
Naturally Cordial Lemon & Raspberry Cordial

 

Cooking Sauces

Winner
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Italian Puttanesca Pasta Sauce / Taste With Gusto

Commended
PEPPUP Roasted Pepper and Tomato Pasta Sauce

 

Dairy - Butters and Spreads

Winner
North Cork Cooperative Creameries Pure Irish Creamery Butter

Commended
Kerry Foods Dairygold Softer
Kerry Food Golden Cow Softer

 

Dairy – Chilled

Winner
Bainne Codladh Lullaby Milk

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Delicate & Smooth Crème Fraiche / Natural Dairies
Kerry Foods Dairygold Deli Smokey Chipotle

Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Fresh Irish Madagascan Vanilla Bean Custard / Spice O'Life
North Cork Cooperative Creameries Kanturk Dairies Wholemilk

 

Dairy -   Yoghurts

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Authentically Strained Flavoured Greek Style Yoghurt - Mandarin and Lime / Clandeboye Estate Yoghurt

Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Greek Style Yogurt Mango & Nectarine / Clandeboye Estate Yoghurt 

Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Authentically Strained Flavoured Greek Style Yogurt - Raspberry & White Chocolate / Clandeboye Estate Yoghurt 

 

Delicatessen – Antipasti

Winner
Tesco Mediterranean Platter / Katsouris Brothers

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Italian Sundried Tomatoes / Taste with Gusto

Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Italian Grilled Peppers / Taste with Gusto
Tesco Kalamata and Green Olives with Feta / Katsouris Brothers

 

Delicatessen – Dips

Winner
Dunnes Stores Broad Bean & Pea Dip / Orexis

Highly Commended
Tesco Extreme Chilli Houmous / Bakkavor

Commended
Aldi The Deli Pesto Topped Houmous / Zorba Foods

 

Delicatessen – Continental Meats

Winner
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Spanish Jamon De Bellota 100% Iberico / Redondo

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Spanish Charcuterie Selection / Redondo
Tesco Finest Bresaola / Salumificio F.lli Beretta Spa

Commended
A Taste of Sol Iberico Chorizo Belotta
Aldi Specially Selected Iberico Chorizo / Continental Fine Foods

 

Delicatessen – Pre-Cooked Meats: Prepacked

Winner
O'Brien Fine Foods Homebird Irish Roast Chicken

Highly Commended
Tesco Finest Carved Beef / O Brien Fine Foods

Commended
O'Brien Fine Foods Homebird Irish Roast Turkey

 

Delicatessen – Pre-Cooked Meats: Joints

Winner
O'Brien Fine Foods Brady Family Turf Smoked Ham

Highly Commended
O'Brien Fine Foods Brady Family Glazed Ham on the Bone

Commended
Tesco Finest Counter Roast Ham on the Bone / Kerry Foods

 

Delicatessen – Other Deli Products

Winner
Mama Nagi's Sweet Bengali Chilli Paste

Highly Commended
Tesco Finest Giant Cous Cous Feta & Lentils with Roasted Red Peppers 

 

Desserts & Puddings

Winner
Dunnes Stores Light & Zesty Sicilian Lemon Cheesecake / Prestige

Highly Commended
Couverture Sticky Toffee & Date Pudding
Murphys Home Bakery / Cuisine De France Apple Tart

Commended
The Elizabeth Ann Dessert Collection / Chocolate & Raspberry Tart 

 

Eggs

Winner
Aldi Healys Farm Omega 3 Free Range Eggs / The Nest Box

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Free Range Corn Fed Large Eggs / Greenfield Foods

 

Fish - Fresh & Frozen

Winner
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Fresh Organic Irish Salmon Darnes / Keohane Seafoods

Highly Commended
Tesco Hake Fillets / Good Fish Processing (Carrigaline)

Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Organic Irish Salmon Fillets / Goodfish
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Cooked Irish Lobster / Shellfish Ireland 

 

Fish – Prepared

Winner
The Fresh Fish Deli Traditional Smoked Haddock Fish Cakes

Highly Commended
Tesco Finest Sweetcure Mackerel Strips / Nor-Sea Foods

Commended
Dunnes Stores Lightly Smoked Salmon Darnes / Keohane's Seafood
Lidl Deluxe Seafood Chowder / Galmere Fresh Foods
Tesco Finest Traditionally Smoked Haddock / Good Fish Processing (Carrigaline) 

 

Fish – Smoked

Winner
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Oak & Hickory Smoked Trout / Dunns of Dublin

Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Irish Organic Cold Smoked Salmon / Carr & Sons

Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Oak Smoked Organic Irish Salmon with Honey & Dill / Burren Smokehouse
Tesco Finest Smoked Salmon / Farne Salmon and Trout 

 

Food To Go

Winner
Applegreen Vitality Salad / Deli Lites 

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Edamane Bean Salad

Commended
Aldi Tasty Turkey Slimbo
Dunnes Stores Pomegranate & Mixed Leaves Salad / Natures Best 

 

Fresh Produce - Fruit Prepared

Winner
Dunnes Stores Melon Free Fruit / Freshcut Foods

Commended
Tesco Melon and Pineapple Finger Trio / Bakkavor
Tesco Strawberries Grapes Blueberries & Blackberries / Berryworld 

 

Fresh Produce - Fruit Unprepared

Winner
Dunnes Stores Irish King Strawberries / Pat Clarke

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Perfectly Ripe Mango / Total Produce

Commended
Keelings Irish Strawberries
Tesco Finest Raspberries / Keelings 

 

Fresh Produce - Salad Prepared

Winner
Tesco Three Bean Salad / Nature's Best

Highly Commended
Lidl Deluxe Lentil & Goats Cheese Salad

Commended
Lidl Deluxe Braised Lentil & Beetroot Salad / Galmere Fresh Foods
Lidl Meadow Fresh Mediterranean Salad Bowl / Willowbrook Foods 

 

Fresh Produce - Salad Unprepared

Winner
Tesco Finest Mini San Marzano Tomatoes / Total Produce

Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Piccolo Tomatoes / Donnellys
Dunnes Stores Perfectly Ripe Baby Avocados 

 

Fresh Produce - Vegetables Prepared

Winner
Dunnes Stores Crinkle Cut Sweet Potato Fries / Nature's Best

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores MFF Vegetable Fajita Kit / Nature's Best
Milgro Crispy Onions Original Flavour

Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Stir Fry Veg / Willowbrook 

 

Fresh Produce - Vegetables Unprepared

Winner
Dunnes Stores Irish Wet Garlic / West Cork Garlic

Highly Commended
Aldi Tom O'Hanlons Potted Herbs / Iverk
Kerrigans Mushrooms Pesticide Free

Commended
Meade Potato Company Rooster Potatoes

  

Frozen Food - Savoury

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Sweet Potato Fries / Handy Foods

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Duck Spring Rolls with Hoisin Sauce / We Are Spiced (Global Foods)

Commended
Tesco Salt & Pepper Crinkle Chips / Fullers Foods International 

 

Frozen Food - Sweet

Winner
Tesco Finest Valencia Orange Juice Lollies / R & R Ice Cream

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Dutch Apple Pie / Specialiteiten Bakkerij
Dunnes Stores Simply Better French All Butter Tarte au Citron / Boncolac

Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Hand Rolled Roulade / Fusco Foods
Ice Cream Treats Ltd Yomega 3 Raspberry Greek Style Frozen Yogurt
Morelli Ice Cream Double Cream Vanilla Ice Cream

 

Home Baking

Winner
Dunnes Stores Baking At Home Chocolate Fudge Brownie Mix / Gempack

Commended
Dunnes Stores Sweet All Butter Pastry Case / Pidy Foods 

 

Jams, Sweet Spreads & Sauces

Winner
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Limited Edition Handmade Seville Orange Marmalade / Wexford Home Preserves

Highly Commended
Aldi Kilcree Gold Manuka MGO 100 / Mileeven

Commended
Healy Family Raw Honeycomb 

 

Meat - Bacon

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Bacon Medallions Smoked Honey / Oakpark

Highly Commended
Lidl Glensallagh Honeycure Bacon / Honeyvale Foods
Lidl Glensallagh Streaky Bacon Smoked / Honeyvale Foods
Tesco Finest Maple Back Rashers / Hilton Foods

Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Dry Cured Whiskey Smoked Irish Rashers / Callan Bacon 

 

Meat - Beef

Winner
Tesco Finest Irish Angus Carvery Ribbon Roast / ABP 

Highly Commended
Tesco Finest Irish Angus New York Ribbon Steak / ABP 

Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Rib on the Bone / ABP Cahir

 

Meat - Beef Steaks - Fillet

Winner
Dunnes Stores Simply Better 14 Day Matured Irish Angus Fillet Steak / Tendermeats 

Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected 28 Day Matured 8oz Fillet Steaks / ABP Cahir
Tesco Finest Irish Angus Beef Fillet Steak / Hilton Foods Commended
Lidl Inisvale Fillet Steak / Liffey Meats 

 

Meat - Beef Steaks - Rib Eye

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Black Angus Rib Eye Steak / ABP Ireland

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better 28 Day Matured Irish Angus Rib Eye Steaks / Tendermeats 

Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Angus 30 Day Tipperary Dry Aged Ribeye Steak / ABP Cahir
Tesco Finest Irish Angus Rib Eye / Hilton Foods 

 

Meat - Beef Steaks Striploin/Sirloin

Winner
Aldi Specially Selected Tipperary Dry Aged Black Angus Striploin Steak / ABP Ireland

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better 28 Day Matured Irish Angus Striploin Steaks / Tendermeats
Tesco Finest Irish Angus Striploin Steak / Hilton Foods

Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Black Angus Striploin Steak / ABP Ireland
Sheelin Dry Aged Striploin Steak / Liffey Meats 

 

Meat - Burgers and Meatballs

Winner - BURGERS
Dunnes Stores Sundried Tomato & Mint 6oz Lamb Burgers / Meat & More

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Applewood Cheddar & Jalapeno 6oz Beef Burgers / Meat & More

Commended
Tesco Finest Pepper Edge Irish Angus Beef Burgers / Hilton Foods

 

Winner - MEATBALLS
Tesco Finest Irish Beef Meatballs World Taste Italian Herb / Hilton Foods 

 

Meat - Game

Winner
Lidl Duck Breast with Garlic & Pepper / Silver Hill Foods

Highly Commended
Lidl Confit Duck Legs / Silver Hill Foods

Commended

Silver Hill Farm Crispy Roast Half Duck with Chinese Pancakes and Hoi Sin Sauce

 

Meat - Lamb

Winner
Garrett's EasiCarve Leg of Lamb

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Connemara Hill Lamb Fresh Irish Lamb Rump Roast / Tendermeats
Tesco Irish Lamb Rack / Hilton Foods

Commended
Lidl Inisvale Rack of Lamb 

 

Meat - Pork

Winner
James Whelan Butchers Heritage Cure Ham

Highly Commended
Tesco Finest Pork Rib Rack with Apple and Cinnamon Sauce

Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Irish BBQ Flavour Ribs with Hickory BBQ Sauce / ABP Foodgroup
Dunnes Stores Cook at Home Apple & Blueberry Stuffed Pork Fillet / Meat & More 

 

Meat - Poultry

Winner
Garrett's EasiCarve Chicken

Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Cook in the Bag Chicken with Black Pudding Stuffing topped with Bacon / Carton Bros
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Fresh Irish Corn Fed Chicken Crown with Cranberry, Clementine & Apricot Stuffing and a Sage Butter Star / Carton Brothers
Hogan's Farm Traditional Free Range Woodland Bronze Basted Turkey Crown

Commended
Dunnes Stores Cook at Home Black Pudding Stuffed Chicken Breasts coated in crispy breadcrumbs / Shannonvale 

 

Meat - Puddings

Winner
Garrett's Nana Lizzie Black Pudding

Highly Commended
Rudds Black and White Pudding Roulade
Tesco Finest Mini Pudding Chubs / Crinkle Fine Foods

Commended
Clonakilty Blackpudding
Rudd's White Pudding
Meeres Traditional Square Black Pudding 

 

Meat - Sausages 

Winner
Tesco Finest Traditional Sausages / Hilton Foods 

Highly Commended
Clonakilty Blackpudding Sausages
Dunnes Stores Simply Better 6 Superior Fennel & Garlic Irish Pork Sausages / Arthur Mallon Foods

Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better 6 Superior Habanero Chilli Irish Pork Sausages / Arthur Mallon Foods

 

Oils, Vinegars, Relishes & Chutneys

Winner
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Aceto Balsamico Di Modena IGP Balsamic Vinegar of Modena / Del Gusto 

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Sicilian DOP Val Di Mazara Extra Virgin Olive Oil / Del Gusto
Tesco Finest Hot Habenero Chilli Relish 

Commended
Aldi Specially Selected 100% Irish Rapeseed Oil / Donegal Rapeseed Oil
Aldi Specially Selected Irish Relish Caramelised Red Onion 

 

Pasta, Rice & Grains

Winner
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Italian Egg Bronze Die Lasagne Sheets / Taste with Gusto

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Italian Burrata and N’duja Mezzelune / Bertagni

Commended
Tesco Finest Pumpkin & Amaretti Ravioli / Voltan SpA 

 

Pizzas

Winner
Tesco Finest Wood Fired Spicy Italian Meat Pizza / Bakkavor

Highly Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Spicy Salami Pizza / Stateside Foods
Dunnes Stores Goats Cheese and Roasted Red Pepper Pizza

Commended
Lidl Italiamo Goats Cheese, Spinach & Caramelised Onion Pizza / Crust & Crumb Bakery

 

Quiches, Pies and Pasties

Winner
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade West Cork Gubbeen Chorizo & Irish Potato Quiche / Zanna Cookhouse

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Goat's Cheese & Caramelised Red Onion Quiche / Zanna Cookhouse

Commended
Tesco Finest Goats Cheese & Red Pepper Quiche / Greencore

 

Ready Meals

Winner
Lidl Chicken & Broccoli Bake / Aveo Foods

Commended
Dunnes Stores Cook at Home BBQ Pork Shoulder with an Apple & Cumin Sauce / Meat & MoreTesco Irish Classics Bacon & Cabbage Dinner / Country Crest 

 

Ready Meals - Ethnic

Winner
Simon's Thai Prawn Curry

  

Ready to Cook

Winner
Aldi Butchers Selection Rotisserie Whole Chicken Cook in the Bag / Carton Bros./Western Brand

Commended
Tesco Green Thai Chicken Fillet with Chilli & Lime Crumb / Manor Farm 

 

Sauces and Salad Dressings

Winner
Fused Glorious Ginger Soy Sauce 

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Made Honey & Mustard Dressing / Derrycamma Farm
Fused Cheeky Chilli Soy Sauce

Commended
Aldi Bag in the Bowl Dressing - Raspberry / Nature's Best  

 

Side Dishes

Winner
Dunnes Stores Broccoli, Quinoa & Kale with a Lemon and Chive Butter / Avondale

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Cheddar Cheese Fennel & Leek Bake / Wonderfoods
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Potato & Leek Bake / Wonderfoods

Commended
Mash Direct  Carrot & Parsnip Fries

 

 Soups

Winner
Dunnes Stores Coconut & Chilli Ramen Soup with Chicken 

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Pea, Kale & Buckwheat Soup

Commended
Aldi Specially Selected Tomato & Basil Soup / Glanbia Consumer Foods

  

Snacks - Savoury

Winner
Tesco Finest Roasted Nut Selection / Besana 

Highly Commended
Dunnes Stores Mini Salted Pretzels / Boehil



Snacks – Savoury Popcorn

Winner
Golden Popcorn Sweet & Salty Dynamic Duo 

Highly Commended
Golden Popcorn Salty Sea Epic

Commended
Spar Select Sweet & Salt Popcorn / Food Stories

 

 

Snacks - Savoury Crisps

Winner 

Keogh's Atlantic Sea Salt & Irish Cider Vinegar Potato Crisps

Highly Commended 

Keogh's Chorizo & Cherry Tomato Potato Crisps

Keogh's Sweet Chilli & Irish Red Pepper Crisps

Commended

O'Donnells Ballymaloe Relish & Cheddar Cheese Crisps

 

 

Snacks - Sweet

Winner 

Aldi Specially Selected Popcorn Extra Butter Toffee / CPAC Foods

Highly Commended

Golden Popcorn Sweet Love Story

 

 

Teas & Other Hot Beverages

Winner 

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Handmade Belgian Hot Chocolate & Seville Orange Swirl Stick / Aine's Handmade Chocolates

Commended 

Aldi McGraths Reserve Tea bags / Robert Roberts

Lidl Green Rooibos and Peach Tea

 

 

Value Q – Ambient

Winner Lidl Simply Roasted & Salted Peanuts / Pittjes

Highly Commended 

Dunnes Stores MFF Salted Popcorn / Kolak

Lidl Simply Tortilla Chips / Snack Food Poco Loco

Value Q - Chilled

Winner Tesco Vintage Irish White Cheddar / Adams Foods 

Commended 

Aldi Light Mild Red Sliced Cheddar / Carbery

 

 

Value Q - Frozen

Winner 

Aldi Oakhurst 6oz Beef Burger / Dawn Meats

Highly Commended

Tesco Crispy Potatoes / Fullers Foods

Commended 

Dunnes Stores My Family Favourites 4 Breaded Cod Fillets / Pickenpack

Irish Quality Drink Awards

Red Wine Under €12

Silver

Tesco Finest St Chinian / Les Vins Skalli

Bronze

Tesco Finest Lambrusco Reggiano / Cantine Riunite & CIV sca

Tesco Valpolicella Ripasso DOC / Liberty Wines

 

 

Red Wine Over €12

Gold 

Aldi Domaine Pere Papite Chateauneuf Du Pape/ Benoiot & Valerie Calvet

Silver

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva Campomaggio / Cassidy Wines

Tesco Finest Margaux / Maison Sishel

Bronze

Artiga Fustel La Cuna de la Poesia Reserva doc Rioja 2012

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Esquinas De Argento Malbec / Cassidy Wines

Lidl Saint Emilion Gran Cru AOC / Union de Producteurs

Tesco Finest Minervois / Les Grands Chais de France

 

 

Rose Wine

Silver 

Aldi Exquisite Collection Cotes de Provence Rose / Lacheteau

 

 

White Wine Under €12

Gold 

Tesco Finest Albarino / Felix Solis

Silver 

Tesco Finest Chilean Organic Sauvignon / Conchay Toro

Bronze

Aldi Exquisite Collection Clare Valley Riesling / Louis Latour

Lidl Cimarosa New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

Tesco Finest Gaillac Perle / Castel

 

 

White Wine Over €12

Silver 

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Tiki Grey Label Sauvignon Blanc / Cassidy Wines

Tesco Pouilly Fume Appellation Pouilly Fume Controlee / O Moore & Co

Bronze

Tesco Finest Sancerre AOC. / O Moore & Co

Tesco Finest Vire Clesse Chardonnay / O Moore & Co

 

 

Champagne 

Gold

Tesco Finest Premier Cru Champagne / O Moore & Co 

Silver 

Tesco Finest Vintage Champagne / O Moore & Co

Bronze

Aldi Veuve Monsigny Champagne Brut / Champagne Warehouse

Tesco Finest Rose Non Vintage Champagne / O Moore & Co

 

 

Sparkling Wine

Silver 

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Prosecco DOC Extra Dry / Cassidy Wines

Bronze 

Tesco Finest Pignoletto Doc Vino Spumante Brut / I.W.C

Tesco Finest Prosecco Docg / Cantine Riunite & CIV sca

 

 

Beer

Gold 

Aldi O' Sheas Stout / Carlow Brewing

Silver

BRÚ Lager

 

 

Cider

Bronze
Lidl The Crafty Brewing Company Crafty Dry Cider / McCann's Cider

 

 

Gin & Vodka

Gold
Tesco Finest French Vodka / Distilleries de Matha (ROI)

Silver
Aldi Boyles Gin / Blackwater Distillery
Anchor Spirits Ireland Thin Gin

Bronze
Tesco Finest London Dry Gin / G & J Greenall

 

 

Brandy, Rum & Whiskey

Silver
Hibernia Distillers Hyde Single Grain Irish Whiskey
Aldi Highland Black Whisky / Quality Spirits

Bronze
Tesco Finest Xo Brandy / Distilleries de Matha (ROI)

 

 

Liqueurs & Speciality Spirits

Gold
Feeney's Irish Cream Liqueur 

Bronze
Aldi Specially Selected Irish Cream Liqueur
Lidl Deluxe Irish Cream Liqueur
Anchor Spirits Ireland Muldoon Irish Whiskey Liqueur
Tesco Finest Salted Caramel Cream Liqueur