Small Producer Award
Sponsored by

Are you a small producer? Enter the awards today!

The Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards have many benefits for Small Producers throughout the island of Ireland.

Companies with fewer than 10 staff and annual sales under €1 million can enter the awards at a reduced fee of €125 + VAT. Products will be judged alongside all other entries in the awards, and will benefit from detailed feedback from the panel of industry experts.

Alongside this, all small producers will be put forward for the Small Producer Award sponsored by Dunnes Stores Simply Better, one lucky winning company will get the opportunity to launch a product within the Simply Better range.

Daragh Lawless, Marketing Brand Manager, Simply Better, said

"We are delighted to continue our sponsorship of the Small Producer Award this year. It’s been a pleasure working with our previous winners and we look forward to seeing some new and innovative products from producers around Ireland."

To redeem your reduced fee promo code, please complete the small producer form here.

Benefits of Entering 

All small producers who have an e-commerce site will be offered a listing on Oonagh Eats Producer Directory

Reduced fee of € 125 + VAT (€210 saving)

Opportunity to launch a product within the Simply Better range at Dunnes Stores

Detailed feedback from industry experts for every entry

Great way to catch the eye of buyers & developers/food experts

PR support through site, videos, social media & email marketing for finalists

How does it work?

Step 1

Simply enter your product into any of the Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards for the reduced fee of €125 + VAT.

Step 2

In addition to your entry being judged in the Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards, your product will be presented to the Dunnes Stores Simply Better Buying team for consideration for the Small Producer Award.

Step 3

Companies shortlisted for the Small Producer Award will be invited to pitch their product to the Simply Better team

Step 4

The Small Producer winner will be announced at the Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards.

Here's what some previous winners had to say about the awards: