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ABP Ireland Strikes Gold at International Quality Awards

ABP Ireland Strikes Gold at International Quality Awards
July 31
12:00 2017

ABP Ireland, part of ABP Food Group, was a quadruple winner at the prestigious annual International Taste and Quality Institute (iTQi) Awards. The Brussels-based institute is a leading global authority when it comes to testing and promoting superior food and drink products. The 135 judges are selected from leading European culinary and sommeliers associations.

ABP Ireland received three golden star awards for its Tipperary Dry Aged Black Angus Rib Eye Steak and Hereford Dry Aged Rib Eye Steak products. The company’s Hereford Dry Aged Striploin Steak and Tipperary Dry Aged Black Angus Striploin Steak received two golden star awards.

Eoin Ryan, European Sales Manager at ABP Food Group, comments:  “We are absolutely delighted to have won these awards. This is further endorsement of our Ultra Tender process which has seen ABP beef in over 100 Michelin starred restaurants across the world.”

The winning products were produced at ABP Cahir the newly upgraded processing facility which was officially opened in 2015 following an investment of €50 million. More than 600 people are employed by ABP Cahir, which makes a €200 million contribution annually to the local economy.

ABP Food Group is one of Europe’s leading privately owned agribusiness companies. It is the largest beef processor in Ireland and the UK. The company also operates substantial renewable, pet food and protein divisions. ABP Food Group employs 10,000 people and has 46 manufacturing plants in Ireland, UK, Denmark, Poland, Austria, Holland, France and Spain. ABP Food Group is a founding member of Origin Green.

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Pictured with ABP Ireland’s Awards winning steaks are Eoin Ryan (left), International Sales Manager and John Durkan, Head of Sustainability, ABP Food Group.

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