The high quality of food produced in County Wexford has been acknowledged yet again with the awarding of gold stars in the international Great Taste Awards 2017 to ten members of the Wexford Food Family.
Organised by the Guild of Fine Food in the UK, these awards are the acknowledged benchmark for fine food. 12,366 products are tested by a panel of more than 500 expert judges over 62 days.
Our Wexford Food Family winners are:
Ballycross Apple Farm for their Dunnes Stores Simply Better Irish – Pressed Pure Wexford Apple Juice 750ml – 2 gold stars
Fancy Fungi for their Fresh Grey Oyster Mushrooms – 1 gold star
Isle of Crackers for their Flaxseed cracker with black olive – 1 gold star
Killowen Farm – for their Greek Style Yogurt with Wexford Rhubarb – 2 stars, and their Greek Style Yogurt with Wexford Blackcurrant Compote , Natural Greek Style Yogurt and their Greek Style Yogurt with Blueberry Compote – 1 gold star each
Meadowfield Farm for their Fresh Goats Milk – 1 gold star
Naturally Cordial for their Wexford Blackcurrant and their Lemon & Lime Cordial – 1 gold star each
O’Neills Dry Cure Bacon for their Dry Cured Back Rashers – 2 gold stars and their Dry Cured Back Bacon Joint – 1 gold star
Tasty Parlour – The Gluten Free Kitchen for their Brown Farmhouse Loaf – 1 gold star
Wexford Home Preserves for their Clementine Marmalade – 2 gold stars and their No Added Sugar Blackcurrant Jam – 1 gold star. Also for their Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade Seville Orange Marmalade – 2 gold stars and their Dunnes Stores Simply Better Handmade Irish Raspberry Preserve – 1 gold star
Wild About for their Rockin’ Rosehip, Marrowmalade, Wild Garlic Pesto and Serra Da Estrela Mountain Honey – 1 gold star each.
Other Wexford producers who won include Ballyhack Smokehouse and Staffords Bakery.
The Wexford Food Family congratulates all of our Wexford winners and encourages all residents of and visitors to Wexford to seek out the produce of our wonderful, world class producers which are available in the best shops, restaurants and hotels.