Welcome to the 2014 Awards
We are delighted to announce that the Irish Quality Food & Drink Awards are back. They are open to all Irish retailers, food producers, wholesalers, and food service operators in both the North and South. The awards draw on the heritage and expertise built up over 30 years by the UK Quality Food & Drink Awards, now a consumer-recognised brand.
The judging will take place over two weeks at The Dublin Institute of Technology's School of Culinary Arts and Food Technology. The results will be announced at a prestigious gala dinner at The Mansion House in Dublin on 11th September.
As former winners can testify, picking up an Irish Quality Food & Drink Award is a powerful marketing tool, with many winners using the awards’ logos on their packaging and in national advertising campaigns. Entrants also find judges’ feedback invaluable in helping them enhance products and launch even more successful ones.
Running these awards is only possible thanks to the support we receive from other organisations, and we’re delighted to be working once again with the Benson Group, our headline sponsor. We also welcome Invest NI, who have joined us for 2014 as a sponsor partner.
We are repeating last year’s trade media partnership with Retail News magazine, and have formed a consumer media partnership with Easy Food magazine. The team at Panache PR will be in charge of consumer PR activity once again and you can keep up to date via Facebook and Twitter.
We wish you the very best of luck this year!
11 - 13 March • Awards launch
2 June • Deadline for entries
7 - 18 July • Judging
11 September • Awards presentation
Entries close in