Published on Thursday30thNovember2017
Irish Food & Drink Industry Champion Award presented to
Pictured are Michael Creed, TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Tara McCarthy, CEO, Bord Bia and Denis O’Riordan of Kerry Foods.
At its Food and Drink Industry Awards in the RDS, Dublin today, Bord Bia presented the inaugural ‘Industry Champion’ Award to Denis O’Riordan of Kerry Foods in recognition of his outstanding contribution to delivering global success for the Cheestrings brand. More than 300 Irish food and drink industry leaders gathered for the awards ceremony which honoured the most progressive and ambitious businesses in Ireland’s thriving food and drink industry. The award winners, encompassing some of Ireland’s best known brands, family businesses and export successes, included Diageo; Butlers Chocolates; The Happy Pear; Gallagher’s Bakery; Silver Hill Farm; Dawn Meats; Kerry Foods; Monaghan Mushrooms and Pip & Pear.