Blas na hÉireann, the Irish food awards has just announced this year’s winners and the list includes an impressive 11 food producers from the Wexford Food Family scooping 23 awards between them. This is a huge achievement given this years unprecedented challenges.
Members of the Wexford Food Family were very well represented at these prestigious awards with a total of 30 products from 12 Food producers through to the final stages of Judging. This is a huge acknowledgement of the quality of the food and drink produced in our County.
Fancy Fungi Gourmet Mushrooms
Grey Oyster Mushrooms
Blas Na hEireann Chef’s larder Award 2020
Stafford Irish Spirits Co
Irish Country Meats
Lamb Rack with Thyme and Garlic
Lamb, added Flavour – Lamb Rack with Thyme and Garlic
Lamb rump steaks with Garlic & Mushrooms (Aldi)
Isle of Crackers
Original Flaxseed Crackers
Killowen Farm Lemon Curd
Simply Better Strawberry & Orange
Naturally Cordial Lemon & Lime Leaf (330ml)
Naturally Cordial Strawberry, Cucumber & Lime
O’Neills Dry Cure Bacon Co.
O’Neills Dry Cured Back Rashers
BEST IN COUNTY WEXFORD
Salted Caramel gelato
Mango & Passion Fruit Sorbet
Wexford Home Preserves
Wexford Home Preserves Handmade Orange Marmalade
Simply Better Irish Mixed Berry Preserve.
Cardamom & ginger syrup
Simply Better Irish Angus Beef & Wexford Ale Pie
Simply Better Irish Corn Fed Chicken & Wexford Mushroom Pie
Simply Better Handmade Irish Smoked Trout Pâté
Tara Hill Honey
Mountain Heather Honey Finalist
Also representing Co Wexford are Krishna Foods, Sean Stafford Bakeries, Staffords Bakery and YellowBelly Beer.
The Blas na hÉireann team have been working tirelessly since March to make sure that Blas 2020 goes ahead and that they maintain their commitment to celebrating the very best in Irish food and drink. While the event in Dingle didn’t take place the award winners were announced online on Saturday 3rd October.
The Wexford Food Family congratulates all of our Wexford finalists and winners.
We encourage all residents of and visitors to Wexford to seek out the produce of our fabulous producers in the best food shops, restaurants and hotels.
The Blas na hÉireann awards are the biggest blind tasting of produce in the country.
Judges come from all backgrounds, including chefs, academics, trade, buyers and home cooks.
This is the 13th year of the biggest competition for quality Irish produce.