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ALDI confirmed as Ireland’s Most Awarded Discounter at the IQFDA awards!

ALDI is celebrating another triumphant year at the Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards, having secured a remarkable 60 wins across all major food and drink categories. 

This year’s awards were announced on September 6th at a ceremony held at the Mansion House in Dublin with ALDI’s prize haul totalling 60 awards across its core range as well as the award-winning Specially Selected range. ALDI has also been named as the Drinks Retailer of the Year. A range of ALDI’s gold medal-winning products were produced by Irish suppliers including ABP Tipperary, Pearse Lyons Brewing & Distilling in Dublin and The Foods of Athenry from Galway, underlining ALDI’s commitment to sourcing the finest locally made produce for its customers. 

The discount retailer was awarded gold for products including their Specially Selected Irish Black Angus 40 Day Matured 3 Rib Roast, Specially Selected Beechwood Smoked Maple Flavoured Back Bacon Rashers, Aldi’s Double Oat Kavanagh Granola and their DOT IPA.

The Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards celebrate and reward the finest food and drink products on Irish shelves and is regarded as one of the most prestigious awards in Ireland. Each product is subjected to a rigorous judging process and evaluated by an esteemed panel of judges made up of experts from across the food and drink industry. Products are assessed on the basis of taste, provenance, value for money and innovation with only the best awarded the ultimate badge of excellence. 

Speaking about this year’s wins, John Curtin, Group Buying Director at ALDI Ireland, said: “ALDI is overjoyed to have so many products recognised at this year’s Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards. Over the last decade, IQFDA has established itself as one of the country’s eminent food and drink awards and it’s an honour to be among the crop of winners. We always strive to champion great Irish food and this year’s success is a credit to the amazing Irish producers and suppliers ALDI works with across the year. Thanks to their hard work and innovation, we are able to stock our shelves with the finest quality homegrown products and deliver great value to our customers.” 

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