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RETAILER OF THE YEAR
Dunnes Stores

GOLD WINNER 

Dry Aged Angus Striploin Steak
James Whelan Butchers

GOLD WINNER - CHRISTMAS Q

Aldi Exquisite Mince Pies
Genesis Crafty

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Cheese Board Selection
Traditional Cheese Company

COMMENDED:
Lidl Deluxe Beetroot Relish
Follain

GOLD WINNER – FREE FROM Q

Tesco Free From Strawberry and Vanilla Cones
Eispro

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Coconut Nutritional Chocolate Bar
Dr. Coy's Health Foods

GOLD WINNER - VALUE Q

Dunnes Stores My Family Favourites Mature White Cheddar
Bandon Vale

DUNNES STORES SIMPLY BETTER SMALL PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

Orange, Mango and Gin Marshmallow
Camran Crafts

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Rum Butterscotch Sauce
Royal County Puddings

COMMENDED:
Outdoor Oinks Oak Smoked Back Rashers
AP Fine Foods


Bagged Snacks - Savoury

SPAR Select Sea Salt & Cider Vinegar Crisps
Golden Wonder

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Tesco Sea Salt & Black Pepper Cashew Nuts
Humdinger

COMMENDED:
Aldi Brasserie Thai Sweet Chilli Crisps
Golden Wonder

Bagged Snacks - Sweet

Dunnes Stores Cacao Mix
Forest Feast

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Tesco Everyday Value Midget Gems
Tangerine Confectionery

COMMENDED:
Tesco Sugar Free Butter Mints
Tangerine Confectionery

Biscuits – Savoury

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Wholemeal Crackers
Sheridan's Cheesemongers

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Cracked Black Pepper Crackers
Sheridan's Cheesemongers

Biscuits – Sweet

Tesco Finest Spicy Dark Chocolate Ginger Cookies
Northumbrian Fine Foods

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better All Butter Oat & Cranberry Cookies
Regale Biscuit Company

SuperValu Signature Tastes All Butter Stem Ginger Cookies
Walkers Shortbread

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade Irish All Butter Shortbread
Regale Biscuit Company

Bread - Morning Goods

Raspberry Crown - Cuisine de France

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
SuperValu & Centra Hand Made Fruit Scone
O Keeffes Artisan Baker

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Brittany Croissant
Deli France

Lidl Connell Bakery Mini Pancakes
Hovis

Bread - Speciality Breads

Homely Bread
The Breadski Brothers

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Lidl Fresh Bakery Low GI Multiseed Cob
Mannings Bakery

Bread – Wheaten and Soda Breads

SuperValu & Centra Sean Brown Soda Bread
Genesis Crafty

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Aldi Specially Selected Rustic Wheaten with Fruit & Seeds
Stapleton Bakeries Roscrea

Cakes - Large Cakes

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

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Cake Shop Carrot Cake
Food Utopia

Dunnes Stores Giant Rose Cake
Food Utopia

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Chocolate Celebration Cake
Food Utopia

Cakes - Small Cakes

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

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Lidl Apple and Blackberry Trellis
Golden Bake

COMMENDED:
Aldi Mini Bites - Caramel Square
Ina's Kitchen Desserts

Cereals

Tesco Finest 7 Nut Granola
Bokomo Foods

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Made Fruit & Nut Muesli
Kelkin - Valeo Foods

COMMENDED:
Date & Banana Toasted Muesli
Maria Lucia Bakes

Cereals - Porridge

SPAR Select Gluten Free Porridge
Grandma Henvey

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Lidl Deluxe Organic Wafer Oats
Whites Speedicook

Cheese – Hard

Lidl Rathdaragh Irish Extra Mature Cheddar
Dale Farm

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
SuperValu Signature Tastes Vintage White Cheddar
BandonVale Cheese

COMMENDED:
Aldi Specially Selected Vintage Cheddar
Carbery

Cheese – Soft

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Italian Mozzarella Di Bufala Campana
Traditional Cheese Company

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Lidl Deluxe Brie de Meaux
Bradburys

SuperValu Signature Tastes Cooleney Camembert
Traditional Cheese Company

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Tipperary Brie
Traditional Cheese Company

Cheese – Speciality

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Epoisses
Traditional Cheese Company

HIGHLY COMMENDED:

Lidl Deluxe Tipperary Blue
Cashel Blue

Tesco Finest Bleu D'Auvergne
Savencia

COMMENDED:
Tesco Milleens Farmhouse Cheese
Horgan's Delicatessen Supplies

Children's Food

Aldi Mamia Organic Mango, Apple & Banana (Stage 1)
The National Fruit & Beverage Company

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Aldi Mamia Juniors Mini Raspberry Rice Cakes
National Organic

Chicken Lickin Casserole 7+ months - Pip and Pear

Heavenly Crispy Veggie Sweet Beet and Shallot Waffles
Heavenly Tasty Organics

COMMENDED:
Chilled Baby Food - Lamb Tagine 10+ Months
Pip and Pear

SuperValu Fruit Pots
Freshcut Foods

Chocolate and Confectionery - Bars

Aldi Handmade Chocolate Bar - Dark Chocolate Valencia Orange
Áine Handmade Chocolate

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Tesco Finest Swiss Chocolate Orange and Almonds Bar
Chocolat Frey AG

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Handmade Wild Raspberry Belgian White Chocolate Bar
Áine Handmade Chocolate

Chocolate and Confectionery - Boxed

The Chocolate Box
Butlers Chocolates

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Aldi Roisins Praline Pouch
Áine Handmade Chocolate

Lidl Cream Liqueur Truffles
Lir Chocolates

COMMENDED:
Lidl Irish Chocolate Selection
Lir Chocolates

Christmas Q - Bakery & Desserts

Aldi Exquisite Mince Pies
Genesis Crafty

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade Raspberry Sherry Trifle
Prestige Foods

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Hidden Centre Clementine & Cranberry Christmas Pudding
Seery's Heatherfield

Christmas Q - Cakes

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Hand Decorated Irish All Butter Christmas Cake
Sam's Cookies

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Handmade Plaited Stollen
La Boulangerie Des Gourmets

Lidl Mince and Brandy Trellis
Golden Bake

Christmas Q - Chilled Savoury

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Cheese Board Selection
Traditional Cheese Company

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Aldi Specially Selected Luxury Irish Cheeseboard
Horgan’s Delicatessen Supplies

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Irish Cheddar with Porter
Traditional Cheese Company

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade Irish Brie, Rocket & Cranberry Quiche
Zanna Cookhouse

Lidl Deluxe Cheeseboard
Horgan’s Delicatessen Supplies

Christmas Q - Chilled Sweet

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

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Lidl Deluxe Brandy Cream
Aurivo

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Farmhouse Irish Whiskey Cream
Killowen Farm

Christmas Q – Confectionery

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Handmade Dark Chocolate & Ginger Florentines
Sam's Cookies

Christmas Q - Fish

SuperValu Signature Tastes Trio of Smoked Salmon
Dunn's of Dublin

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Make Christmas Oak & Peat Hot Smoked Salmon Slices
Carr and Sons Seafoods

Christmas Q - Grocery Ambient

Lidl Deluxe Beetroot Relish
Follain

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade Cranberry Sauce
Wexford Home Preserves

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Make Christmas Handmade Spiced Seville Orange Marmalade
G's Gourmet Jams

Lidl Deluxe Raspberry and Cinnamon Preserve
Follain

Christmas Q – Meat

Traditional Free Range Woodland Bronze Crown
Hogan's Farm

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Tesco Finest Ham and Mulling Spices
Hilton Foods

COMMENDED:
Aldi Specially Selected Sous Vide Lamb Shoulder with a Red Currant and Honey Glaze
Dawn Meats

Tesco Finest Turkey with Winter Berry Stuffing
Grove Farm

Coffee

SuperValu Signature Tastes Single Origin Java Coffee Capsule
Euro-Caps B.V.

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Continental Coffee
Johnsons Coffee

Cold Beverages - Juices

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Freshly Squeezed Valencia Pure Orange Juice
Keeling Juices

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Cold Pressed Green Press Juice
Keeling Juices

SuperValu Signature Tastes Chilled Orange Juice
Sunshine Juices

COMMENDED:
Tesco Finest Fresh Orange Juice
Keeling Juices

Cold Beverages - Soft Drinks

Strawberry, Cucumber & Lime Cordial
Naturally Cordial

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Wexford Blackcurrant Cordial
Naturally Cordial

COMMENDED:
Lidl Deluxe Italian Apple Presse
Glenpatrick Spring Water Co.

Cooking Sauces

Curry Sauce - Bombay Pantry

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Italian Tomato & Sweet Garlic Sauce
Pralina

Smokehouse Sauce
Elbow Lane Brewhouse

Tesco Finest Tomato And Pancetta Sauce
La Doria

Dairy - Butters and Spreads

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Hand Churned Rosemary & Burnt Lemon Irish Butter
Blast & Wilde

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Hand Churned Sundried Tomato, Parmesan & Basil Irish Butter
Blast & Wilde

Dairy - Chilled

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Fresh Irish Madagascan Vanilla Bean Custard
Spice O’Life

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Aldi Clonbawn Buttermilk
Arrabawn Dairy

Aldi Clonbawn Whipped Cream
Clona Dairy Products

COMMENDED:
Aldi Clonbawn Sour Cream
Green Pastures

Dairy – Yogurts

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade Lemon Curd Farmhouse Yogurt
Killowen Farm

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Aldi Specially Selected Handmade Raspberry Yogurt
Green Valley Farm

Lidl Coolree Creamery Deluxe Irish Premium Lemon Curd Yogurt
Irish Yogurts

SuperValu Signature Tastes Rhubarb Yogurt
Killowen Farm

COMMENDED:
Aldi Specially Selected West Cork Indulgence Valencia Orange Yogurt
Irish Yogurts

Delicatessen - Antipasti & Dips

Sol Chorizo Cular
Eirespan

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Tzatziki
Orexis

Tesco Feta Stuffed Peppers
Katsouris Brothers

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Italian Sundried Tomato & Chilli Pesto
Pralina

Sol Serrano Ham
Eirespan

Delicatessen – Continental Meats & Pate

Tesco Finest 14 Month Genuine Parma Ham
Salumificio F.lli Beretta Spa

COMMENDED:
Dexter Beef Charcuterie
Killenure Dexter Gourmet

Delicatessen – Pre-Cooked Meats

Thick Cut Glazed by Hand Ham
Brady Family

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Aldi Specially Selected Topside Angus Beef
Hogan's Farm

Seasonal Mulled Wine & Cider Glazed Stuffed Turkey Breast
Hogan's Farm

SuperValu Wiltshire Cured Irish Ham on the Bone
O'Brien Fine Foods

COMMENDED:
Aldi Specially Selected Premium Honey Baked Topside Carved Ham
Carrolls Cuisine

Desserts and Puddings

SuperValu Signature Tastes Belgian Chocolate Truffle Torte
Couverture

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade Passion Fruit & Mango Mousse
Patisserie Royale

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Handmade All Butter Sticky Toffee Pudding
Royal County Puddings

Eggs

SuperValu Signature Tastes & Centra Cornfed Eggs
Clonarn Clover

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Aldi 6pk Free Range Jumbo Eggs
Annalitten Foods

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Free Range Corn Fed Large Eggs
Greenfield Foods

Fish – Fresh

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Wild Atlantic Jumbo Prawns
Keohane Seafoods

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Fresh Organic Irish Salmon Darnes
Keohane Seafoods

Kilmore Quay Haddock Goujons
Atlantis

COMMENDED:
SuperValu & Centra Cajun Salmon
Dunn's of Dublin

Fish – Innovation

Aldi Skellig Bay Salmon Infusions - Parsley, Chive & Garlic
Good Fish

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Aldi Skellig Bay Salmon Infusions - Thai Style
Good Fish

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Fresh Boneless Aegean Sea Bass with Zesty Lime & Chilli Hand Churned Irish Butter
Keohane Seafoods

Lidl Deluxe Salmon Sensation
William Carr

Fish - Prepared

Lidl Deluxe Seafood Chowder
Galmere Fresh Foods

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Cook at Home Salmon Darnes with Roast Garlic, Lemon and Herb Butter
Keohane Seafoods

Fish - Smoked

Smoked Irish Wild Salmon
Ballyhack Smokehouse

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Burren Hot Smoked Irish Organic Salmon with Honey, Lemon & Dill
Burren Smokehouse

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Oak Smoked Organic Irish Salmon with Honey & Dill
Burren Smokehouse

Lidl Deluxe Smoked Irish Salmon Trio
Dunn's of Dublin

Nolans Rope Hung Smoked Salmon
HJ Nolan Seafoods

Tesco Smoked Mackerel
NOR Seafoods

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Oak & Hickory Smoked Irish Trout
Dunn's of Dublin

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Oak & Hickory Smoked Salmon with Organic Seaweed & Spices
Dunn's of Dublin

Food to Go

Coconut & Berry Super Seed Snack
Good4U

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Tesco Big Eat Mexican Chicken Fajita Triple Wrap
Freshways

Tesco Classic Greek Salad
Freeshways

COMMENDED:
SuperValu & Centra Chicken & Chorizo Club Focaccia

Food to Go – Fruit

Centra Melon & Pineapple Batons
Freshcut Foods

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
BWG Fresh Choice Tropical Tropical Fruit Salad
Freshcut Foods

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Handcut Summer Medley
Freshcut Foods

Free From - Bread & Bakery

Tesco Free From Brown Seeded Rolls
Boulder Brands

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Gluten Free Christmas Pudding
Matthew Walker

Dunnes Stores Gluten Free Rich Iced Fruit Cake Slices
The Foods of Athenry

Free From - Chilled

Vegetable Burgers - Mash Direct

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
SuperValu Lactose Free Milk
North Cork Dairy

COMMENDED:
Gluten Free Sage & Onion Stuffing
Mr Crumb

Tesco Gluten Free Sausages
Hilton Foods

Free From - Frozen

Tesco Free From Strawberry and Vanilla Cones
Eispro

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Pizzado Gluten Free Cheese and Tomato
Choice Pizza

Tesco Free From 10 Crispy Cod Fish Fingers
Thistle Seafoods

Free From - Savoury

Dunnes Stores Gluten Free Irish Pork Sausages
Arthur Mallon Foods

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
SuperValu Gluten Free Pepperoni Pizza
Crust and Crumb

Tesco Free From Mini Breadsticks
Sherriffs Foods

COMMENDED:
Tesco Free From Tagliatelle
La Doria

Free From - Sweet

Coconut Nutritional Chocolate Bar
Dr. Coy's Health Foods

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Mint Nutritional Chocolate Bar
Dr. Coy's Health Foods

No Added Sugar Irish Raspberry Jam
Wexford Home Preserves

Tesco Finest Free From Chocolate and Cranberry Cookies
Northumbrian Fine Foods

COMMENDED:
No Added Sugar Irish Blackcurrant Jam
Wexford Home Preserves

Frozen Food - Savoury

Tesco Meat Free 2 Sweet Potato Paneer and Spinach Bakes
Daloon Foods

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores 4 Mega Beef Burgers
Kepak

SuperValu Signature Tastes Aberdeen Angus Beef Burgers with Sweet Chilli & Cheese
Kepak

Frozen Food - Sweet

Dunnes Stores Simply Better French All Butter Tarte au Citron
Boncolac

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better French All Butter Rustic Belgian Chocolate Fondant
Boncolac

SuperValu Signature Tastes Irish Cream Liquer Gelato
Ice Cream Treats

Fruit

Sweet Irish Strawberries
Keelings Retail

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Perfectly Ripe Mango
Total Produce

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Handpicked Pink Lady Apples
Total Produce

Jams

SuperValu Signature Tastes Three Fruit Marmalade
Follain

COMMENDED:
SuperValu Signature Tastes Raspberry Conserve
Follain

Sweet Spreads & Sauces

Rum Butterscotch Sauce
Royal County Puddings

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade Passion Fruit & Mango Coulis
Wexford Home Preserves

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Cut Comb In Pure Acacia Honey
Mileeven Fine Foods

Meat - Bacon

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Dry Cured Irish Rashers / Callan Bacon

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Aldi Brannans Honey Thick Cut Irish Rashers
Honeyvale Foods

Aldi Specially Selected Dry Cured Beechwood Smoked Back Rashers
Callan Bacon

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

Lidl Glensallagh Honeycure Bacon / Oakpark Foods
Honeyvale Foods

Tesco Finest Irish Hickory Smoked Back Rashers
Hilton Foods

Tesco Irish Finest Sweet Cure Back Bacon Rashers
Hilton Foods

COMMENDED:
Lidl Glensallagh Streaky Bacon Smoked
Honeyvale Foods

Outdoor Oinks Irish Pale Back Rashers
AP Fine Foods

Tesco Finest Irish Canadian Maple Rashers
Hilton Foods

Meat -Beef

Aldi Specially Selected 28 Day Matured Irish Rib Roast on the Bone
ABP Cahir

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better 28 Day Matured Irish Angus Rib Roast On The Bone
Tendermeats

Meat – Beef Steaks

Dry Aged Angus Striploin Steak
James Whelan Butchers

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Aldi Specially Selected Irish Angus 28 Day Matured Fillet Steak
ABP Cahir

Aldi Specially Selected Irish Angus 30 Day Dry Aged Ribeye Steak
ABP Cahir

Aldi Specially Selected Irish Angus 30 Day Dry Aged Striploin Steak
ABP Cahir

Dunnes Stores Simply Better 14 Day Matured Irish Angus Fillet Steaks
Tendermeats

COMMENDED:
Lidl Hereford Fillet Steaks
Linden Foods

Lidl Inisvale Fillet Steak
Liffey Meats

SuperValu Signature Tastes Rib Eye Steak
Kepak

Meat – Burgers and Meatballs

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Angus Smoked Paprika & Tomato Beef Steak Burgers
Tendermeats

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Cook at Home Irish Beef Burger Melts
Meat & More

Dunnes Stores Simply Better 2 Fresh Irish Connemara Hill Lamb Burgers
Tendermeats

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better 2 Irish Angus Rump Steak Burgers
Tendermeats

Meat - Game

Duck Leg Confit
Silver Hill Farm

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Lidl Duck Breast with Garlic & Pepper
Silver Hill Farm

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better French Barbary Duck Breast Fillets
Gastronome

Lidl Confit Duck Legs
Silver Hill Farm

Meat - Innovation

SuperValu Signature Tastes Lamb Steaks with a Spicy Tomato Marinade and a Parmesan Crumb
Kepak

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dexter Dripping
Killenure Dexter Gourmet

Wagyu Angus Striploin Steaks
James Whelan Butchers

COMMENDED:
Aldi Specially Selected Cook in the Bag Whole Chicken with Black Pudding Stuffing Topped with Bacon
Manor Farm

Dunnes Stores Cook at Home Apricot & Raisin Stuffed Pork Fillet Wrapped in Streaky Bacon
Meat & More

M&S BBQ Grill Louisiana BBQ Spatchies
Moy Park

Meat - Lamb

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Fresh Irish Connemara Hill Rack of Lamb
Tendermeats

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
SuperValu Signature Tastes Lamb Loin Roast with Garlic Butter
Kepak

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Connemara Hill Leg of Lamb
Tendermeats

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Fresh Irish Connemara Hill Lamb Rump Roast
Tendermeats

Meat - Pork

SuperValu & Centra BBQ Pork Rib Rack
Kepak

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Cook at Home Apricot & Raisin Stuffed Pork Fillet Wrapped in Streaky Bacon
Meat & More

Meat – Poultry

Charlesfort Turkey Roulade - Hogan's Farm

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Cook at Home Black Pudding & Apple Stuffed Chicken Breasts Wrapped in Streaky Bacon with a Roast Chicken Gravy
Meat & More

M&S BBQ Grill Jamaican Jerk Spatchcock
Moy Park

Meat – Puddings

Traditional Homemade White Pudding
Meeres Pork Products

Meat – Sausages

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

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Hafner's Original Sausagea
Arthur Mallon Foods

SuperValu Signature Tastes Cumberland Sausage
Arthur Mallon Foods

Oils & Vinegars

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Aceto Balsamico Di Modena IGP
Del Gusto

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Aldi Specially Selected Irish Rapeseed Oil
Donegal Rapeseed Oil

Tesco Finest Balsamic Vinegar Of Modena
Giacobazzi UK

Pasta, Rice & Grains

Tesco Organic Whole Wheat Spaghetti
La Doria

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Butternut Squash & Ricotta Ravoli
Bertagni

Pizzas

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Italian Wood Fired Goat's Cheese & Caramelized Red Onion Pizza
Eat Better

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Italian Wood Fired Buffalo Mozzarella & Cherry Tomato Pizza
Eat Better

Lidl Italiamo Goats Cheese, Spinach & Caramlised Onion Pizza
Crust & Crumb Bakery

Tesco Stone Baked Thin Double Pepperoni Pizza
Green Isle

COMMENDED:
Pizzado Pepperoni
Choice Pizza

Quiches, Pies and Pasties

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

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade Irish Goat's Cheese & Caramelised Red Onion Quiche
Zanna Cookhouse

COMMENDED:
Lidl Chef Select Single Serve Premium Pies - Beef & Stout
Daily Bake

Lidl Deluxe Goats Cheese and Roasted Red Pepper Quiche
McColgans

Ready Meals

SuperValu Signature Tastes Irish Lamb Tagine
Ballymaguire Foods

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Kinsale Fish Pie
Kinsale Bay Food Company

Lidl Chicken & Brocolli Bake
Emaan Meal Solutions

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Cook at Home Seafood Pie
Kinsale Fare

Ready Meals - Ethnic

SuperValu Signature Tastes Chicken Korma
Emaan Meal Solutions

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Aldi Chicken Tikka with Rice
Emaan Meal Solutions

Aldi Vegetable Butter Masala with Rice
Emaan Meal Solutions

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Aldi Hot Chicken Jalfrezi
Emaan Meal Solutions

Ready to Cook

Dunnes Stores Cook at Home Apple & Blueberry Stuffed Pork Fillet Wrapped in Streaky Bacon with a Maple Glaze / Meat & More

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Cook at Home Stuffed Red Peppers with Red Pesto Risotto, Regato Cheese & Sun Dried Tomato Crumb
Wonderfoods

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Cook at Home Stuffed Mushrooms with Caramelised Red Onion, Parmigiano Reggiano & Ciabatta Crumb
Breffni Mushrooms

Relishes & Chutneys

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade Tomato Chilli & Balsamic Relish
Follain

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
SuperValu Signature Tastes Red Onion Relish
Follain

COMMENDED:
Aldi Specially Selected Jalapeno Pepper Relish
Follain

Salad & Vegetables - Un Prepared

Irish Lumpers - Glens of Antrim Potatoes

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Vine Ripened Irish Tomato Selection
David Currid

Tesco Finest Sunstream Tomatoes
Total Produce

COMMENDED:
Aldi Irish Soup Mix
Meade Potato Company

Aldi Potted Basil
Iverk Tom O Hanlon

Aldi Potted Coriander
Iverk Tom O Hanlon

Aldi Potted Parsley
Iverk Tom O Hanlon

Salad - Prepared

SuperValu & Centra Super Green Veg Salad
Wonderfoods

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Aldi Specially Selected Green Bean Salad
Wonderfoods

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Charlotte Mint & Yogurt Potato Salad
Avondale Foods

Lidl Meadow Fresh Mediterranean Salad Bowl
Willowbrook Foods

COMMENDED:
Aldi Specially Selected Butternut Squash & Giant Cous Cous
Wonderfoods

Country Kitchen Sweet Chilli Noodle Salad
Avondale Foods

Vegetables - Prepared

Aldi Vegetable Fajita Kit
Wonderfoods

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Aldi Shredded Kale
Willowbrook Foods

Crispy Onions
Milgro

Tesco Mushroom Cheese Sundried Tomato Spinach
Natures Best

COMMENDED:
Lidl Deluxe Stuffed Flat Mushrooms with Leek & Wensleydale Cheese
Hughes Mushrooms

Sauces and Salad Dressings

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Made Honey & Mustard Dressing
Derrycamma Farm

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Aldi Bramwells Taco Mayonnaise
Blenders

COMMENDED:
Aldi Bramwells Garlic Mayonnaise
Blenders

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade Tomato Chilli & Balsamic Ketchup
Follain

Seasonal Occasions

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish All Butter Hot Cross Buns
La Boulangerie Des Gourmets

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Superquinn Cocktail Sausages
ABP Cahir

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish All Butter Belgian Chocolate & Seville Orange Hot Cross Buns
La Boulangerie Des Gourmets

Side Dishes

Dunnes Stores Cook at Home Potato Gratin
Avondale Foods

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Soy Ginger & Chilli Asian Style Greens with Cashew Nuts
Wonderfoods

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Wild Herb Mixed Green Vegetables with Irish Butter
Wonderfoods

Lidl Deluxe Stuffed Flat Mushrooms with Cheddar, Smoked Bacon & Rosemary
Hughes Mushrooms

SuperValu Signature Tastes Italian Roasting Vegetables with Pesto Dressing
Wonderfoods

Soups

Lidl Deluxe Sri Lankan Chicken Soup
Ballymaguire Foods

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Lidl Deluxe Wild Mushroom Soup
Ballymaguire Foods

COMMENDED:
Vegetable Soup with a Spud
Morrow Foods

Store Cupboard Ingredients

Twist'd Creole
Spice Devils

COMMENDED:
Lidl Crownfield Seeds for Cereal - Crunchy Linseed
Virginia Health Food

Teas & Other Hot Beverages

Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish Handmade Belgian Chocolate Swirl Stick
Áine Handmade Chocolate

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Lidl Deluxe Pyramid Peach and Cherry Tea
Finlay Beverages

Value Q – Ambient & Drink

Lidl Simply Tortilla Chips
Snack Food Poco Loco

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Lidl Fallons Irish Tea
Robert Roberts

Lidl Maribel Raspberry Jam
Goebber

Lidl Simply Roasted & Salted Peanuts
Pittjes

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores My Family Favourites Medium Curry Sauce
Blenders

Value Q – Chilled

Dunnes Stores My Family Favourites Mature White Cheddar
Bandon Vale

HIGHLY COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores My Family Favourites Caesar Salad
Natures Best

Dunnes Stores My Family Favourites Strawberry Trifle
Prestige Foods

COMMENDED:
Tesco Everyday Value Spinach and Ricotta Tortelloni
Voltan SPA

Value Q – Frozen

Tesco Everyday Value 3 Way Cook Chips
Fullers Food International

COMMENDED:
Dunnes Stores My Family Favourites Beef Burgers
Kepak


Irish Quality Drink Awards


Ciders

PLATINUM:
Tempted Elderflower Cider
Tempted Cider Company

SILVER:
Plum & Ginger Cider
Mac Ivors Cider Co.

BRONZE:
Lidl The Crafty Brewing Company Crafty Dry Cider
McCanns Cider

Lidl The Crafty Brewing Company Crafty Medium Cider
McCanns Cider

Lagers & Speciality Beers

PLATINUM:
Dunnes Stores Grafters Kolsch Style
Rye River Brewing Company

SILVER:
Lunasa Summer Saison
Jack Cody's Brewery

BRONZE:
Hersbrucker
The Porterhouse Brewing Company

Pale Ales & IPA

PLATINUM:
Farmageddon Gold Pale Ale
Farmageddon Brewing Co-Op

GOLD:
Dunnes Stores Grafters IPA
Rye River Brewing Company

SILVER:
Dunnes Stores Grafters Pale Ale
Rye River Brewing Company

Grafters Pale Ale
Rye River Brewing Company

BRONZE:
Brú Rí
Brú Brewery

Red Ales

PLATINUM:
Red Ale
The Porterhouse Brewing Company

GOLD:
Notorious Red IPA
Carlow Brewing Company

Stouts & Porters

PLATINUM:
Dunnes Stores Grafters Porter
Rye River Brewing Company

GOLD:
Farmageddon India Export Porter
Farmageddon Brewing Co-Op

SILVER:
Wrasslers
The Porterhouse Brewing Company

BRONZE:
Dubh
Brú Brewery

Red Wines - Over €10

PLATINUM:
Tesco Finest Ribera Del Duero Reserva
Felix Solis SA

SILVER:
Lidl Saint Emilion Gran Cru AOC
Union de Producteurs

BRONZE:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Domaine Barville Chateauneuf du Pape
Maison Brotte

Musgrave Retail Partners Nugan Estate McLaren Vale Shiraz
Nugan Wines

Tesco Finest Chateauneuf Du Pape
Les Vins Scalli

Red Wines - Up to €10

PLATINUM:
Dunnes Stores Vina Maipo Mi Pueblo Syrah
Vina Maipo

SILVER:
Dunnes Stores Gran Lomo Malbec
Vina Maipo

BRONZE:
Dunnes Stores Parlemont Cabernet Sauvignon
LGI

Tesco Finest Argentinian Malbec
PLB Group

Tesco Finest Cotes Catalanes Grenache
Dedicated Wine Agencies

Rose & Sparkling Wines

PLATINUM:
Tesco Finest Vintage Champagne
O Moore & Co

SILVER:
Aldi Prosecco DOCG
Copestick Murray Solutions

BRONZE:
Dunnes Stores Simply Better Sachetto Prosecco DOC Extra Dry
SACCHETTO s.r.l.

Dunnes Stores Torresella Pinot Grigio Blush
Cantine Torresella SPA

Lidl Champagne Brut Comte de Senneval
Champenoise des Gran Vins

White Wines

PLATINUM:
SuperValu Montagny 1er Cru Les Resses
Andre Goichot

SILVER:
Dunnes Stores Tiki Estate Sauvignon Blanc
Tiki Wine & Vineyards

Tesco Finest Sancerre
O Moore & Co

BRONZE:
Aldi Exquisite Collection Chilean Reserva Sauvignon Blanc
Errazuriz

Lidl Cimarosa New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough
Lidl International

Tesco Finest Picpoul De Pinet
PLB Group

Tesco Finest Swartland Chenin Blanc
Origin Wines

Craft Spirits

PLATINUM:
Dingle Pot Still Vodka
The Dingle Distillery

GOLD:
Dingle Four Seasons (Autumn) Gin
The Dingle Distillery

SILVER:
Dingle Original Gin
The Dingle Distillery

Other Spirits

PLATINUM:
Blackwater No.5 Gin
Blackwater Distillery

SILVER:
Dunnes Stores Hankey Bannister Scotch
Inverhouse Distilleries

Hyde Irish Whiskey
Hibernia Distillers

Liqueurs, Speciality Spirits & Fortified Wines

PLATINUM:
Kerrygold Irish Cream Liqueur

GOLD:
Tesco Finest Salted Caramel Cream Liqueur
Niche Drinks Co

SILVER:
Feeney's Irish Cream
Quintessential Brands

BRONZE:
Lidl Deluxe Irish Cream Liqueur
Terra

Tesco Finest 10 Year Old Tawny Port
John E Fells & Sons

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