Yet another success story for the Tipperary Food industry, with the news that Aldi Stores Ireland, latter which have one retail outlet here at Kickham Street, Thurles, Co Tipperary, swept the boards at the recent Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards, beating off strong competition from their other competitors.
Aldi who spend 50% of their purchasing power with Irish suppliers, producers and manufactures, won twelve awards for its Irish own-brand range, including the prestigious Overall Gold Q award.
Irish products carried by Aldi performed strongly across a broad range of categories with Aldi’s “Specially Selected Tipperary Blue cheese,” manufactured by Jane and Louis Grubb, Beechmount Farm, Fethard, Co Tipperary, being Highly Commended.
Irish handmade Tipperary Cashel Blue Cheese, in 2010, won Gold at the International Cheese Awards, Gold at the World Cheese Awards, and the top award of three gold stars at The Great Taste Awards in London.
This Tipperary product can now be found at stockists in Australia, United Kingdom, Ireland & the United States, latter including Beverley Hills.