A Mayo based suppliers has struck gold at the prestigious international 2019 Great Taste Awards.
CPAC Foods Ltd of Belgarrow in Foxford won one gold star for Aldi’s Specially Selected Luxury Sweet and Salty Popcorn. Aldi was the number one Irish retailer at the 2019 Great Taste Awards, with four of its own-brand products winning the most coveted three gold stars award - more than any other supermarket in Ireland.
Welcoming the award win, John Curtin, Aldi’s Group Buying Director, said: "Congratulations to our Mayo winning supplier. This award is testament to the fantastic quality of the products they produce. Aldi customers trust our winning combination of quality and price."
The Great Taste Awards, organised by the Guild of Fine Food, is the acknowledged benchmark for fine food and drink. It has been described as the 'Oscars' of the food world and the 'epicurean equivalent of the Booker prize'.
Over 10,000 food and drink products were blind tested by expert judges, with the winners chosen by a panel made up of top chefs, buyers, food writers and retailers following a rigorous judging process.