James Whelan Butchers wins the overall Gold Award at the Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards for their Dry Aged Angus Striploin Steak!
The winners have been announced for this year’s Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards with James Whelan Butchers celebrating their Gold Award win for the second year in a row – beating more than 1,000 products in 85 categories.
No stranger to this prestigious accolade, this is the second year in a row that James Whelan Butchers have won the award, winning this year with their Dry Aged Angus Striploin Steak. The king of steaks and a firm customer favourite, this certified beef is dry-aged in the traditional way and cut into thick, juicy steaks which results in superb tasting steaks with unparalleled tenderness and taste. “We feel there is simply no steak which can beat our tender and succulent Dry Aged Striploin for flavor and quality and we, as a team are thrilled with that the product has been recognized and awarded,” said Pat Whelan on receiving this year’s award.
“We feel there is simply no steak which can beat our tender and succulent Dry Aged Striploin for flavor and quality and we, as a team are thrilled with that the product has been recognised and awarded,”
Other Gold awards presented on the night included the Gold Value Q Winner which went to Dunnes Stores My Family Favourites Mature White Cheddar from Bandon Vale, the Gold Christmas Q award went to Aldi Exquisite Mince Pies from Genesis Crafty, The Gold Free From Q went to Lidl Deluxe Beetroot Relish from Follain and the Retailer of the Year Award, introduced for the first time this year was awarded to Dunnes Stores.
The winners were announced by Irish celebrity chef and author Rachel Allen, on 8th September at the Round Room in the Mansion House, in Dublin. These prestigious accolades, now in their fourth year, set out to recognise excellence in food and drink product development from a wide variety of companies across Ireland.
Full details about the awards and the full list of winners are available at irish.qualityfoodawards.com.
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