ABP Ireland has been awarded 21 stars at the prestigious annual Great Taste 2017 Awards in London, which is run by the Guild of Fine Food.

Great Taste is the world’s largest and most trusted food and drink awards initiative, whose highly respected seal of approval is recognised globally. This year, a panel of 500 industry experts were tasked to judge 12,366 top quality products, to which they awarded 4,347 star ratings.

As part of a highly impressive total of eighteen awards ABP Ireland received two stars awards for three of its products: Tipperary Gold Dry Aged Certified Irish Angus Rib Eye Joint, Platinum Prime Certified Irish Shorthorn Rib Eye Steaks, and Lomo Extra Maturado. The company also received 14 one star awards for products including: Platinum Prime Certified Irish Dexter Striploin Steaks, Tipperary Gold Dry Aged Certified Irish Hereford Striploin Joint, Tipperary gold Dry Aged Certified Irish Hereford Rib Eye Joint, Platinum Prime Certified Irish Dexter Rib Eye Steaks, Platinum Prime Certified Irish Dexter Fillet Joint, Platinum Prime Certified Irish Shorthorn Fillet joint and Certified Irish Angus Sirloin Steak.

Commenting on the Group’s achievement, Eoin Ryan, European Sales Manager, ABP Food Group said: “We are absolutely delighted to have won these star awards, which are referred to in the trade as the Oscars for food and drink products. This is further endorsement of our Ultra Tender process which currently sees ABP beef served in over 100 Michelin starred restaurants across the world. This is one of the world’s most coveted food awards, and to have secured twenty one star awards for eighteen products is deserved recognition of the hard work and quality produced by the teams across all of our Irish plants.”

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