Aldi Stores (Ireland) picked up an impressive 62 awards at this year's Great Taste Awards meaning their product range has now won a total of 240 Great Taste Awards in the last six years.
Many of Aldi’s Great Taste Award winning products are sourced from industry-leading Irish suppliers and producers. Winning Irish-sourced products include Aldi’s O’Shea’s Irish Stout, produced by Carlow Brewing Company, which received two gold stars, Aldi’s Specially Selected Dry Cured Irish Bacon Loin - Unsmoked, produced by Honeyvale Foods, which also received two gold stars and Aldi’s McGraths Reserve Tea Bags, produced by Robert Roberts, which received one gold star.
Commenting on the success, Aldi Ireland’s group buying director Rob Farrell said “We are extremely proud that our products have been recognised by some of the world’s leading food experts and critics. These 62 awards demonstrate the outstanding quality of the many Irish producers and suppliers we work with. The spread of award winners across our full product range recognises the true strength of our product offering.”
Over 10,000 food and drink products were blind tasted this year, with the winners chosen by a panel of over 400 experts including top chefs, cookery writers, food critics, restaurateurs and fine food retailers following a rigorous judging process.
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