Kilmartin’s Centra, Dublin Road, Athlone and Kilmartin’s Centra, Grove Service Station, Baylough were presented with the Supreme National Hygiene Award by Martin Kelleher, managing director, Centra and Irene Collins, managing director, Excellence Ireland at the 2012 Centra Quality Awards presentations held in Killarney recently.
The Supreme Hygiene Award identifies and rewards retailers that have performed to a consistently high level over a three year period. Year-on-year these entrepreneurial food retailers continue to push out the boundaries of excellence.
In addition a further five Westmeath stores - Croughan’s Centra, Athlone; O’Brien’s Centra, Mullingar; McInerney’s Centra, Church Street, Athlone; Buckley’s Centra, Mullingar; and Baker’s Centra, Robinstown, Mullingar were also presented with the Excellence Ireland National Hygiene and Food Safety certificate, which is independent verification of the highest standards of operational hygiene and food safety in the food sector business.
A total of 346 Centra Stores in the Republic of Ireland have achieved the National Hygiene and Food Safety certificate, demonstrating the huge importance Centra retailers attach to rigorous quality and food safety measures.