Results are out for Great Taste 2022!
From honeycomb to coffee beans and passionfruit kefir, Ireland scoops 511 Great Taste awards
3 August 2022 | 0
With thousands of artisan food producers from across the globe taking part in the prestigious Great Taste Award competition, it is a tribute to the quality of our food producers that Ireland has won not one, but 511 awards in the world’s largest food and drink accreditation scheme based entirely on taste.
Ireland took home an impressive 11 3-star awards, 116 2-star awards and 384 1-star awards this year. These included the following:
Great Taste 3-star – Mileeven Pure Honeycomb, Straight from the Hive from Mileeven Fine Foods (only 1.7% of the 14,205 2022 entries received a 3-star – “extraordinarily tasty food & drink”)
Great Taste 2-star – Mocha Java from McCabe’s Coffee (only 8.7% of the 14,205 2022 entries received a 2-star – “above and beyond delicious”)
Great Taste 1-stars – Passionfruit Kefir and Natural Live Yoghurt with Raspberries from Glenilen Farm (28.7% of the 14,205 2022 entries received a 1-star – “food & drink that delivers fantastic flavour”)
The full list of this year’s winners and where to buy them can be found at www.greattasteawards.co.uk and a wide range of the award-winning products are available to buy in delis, farm shops and independent retail outlets across Ireland and the UK.
Successful year for Aldi as Ireland’s number one retailer at awards
Aldi has won 38 awards at this year’s Great Taste Awards, including 2 stars for Specially Selected Dublin Bay Prawns Pil Pil, Specially Selected Aromatic Duck Breast Fillets, Chanchan Garlic Chilli Rayu and Pure Pressed Apple Juice.
Dozens of well-loved Aldi products were recognised for their taste and quality, making Aldi Ireland’s number one Great Taste Award winner for 2022.
“The entire team here at Aldi is beyond proud to once again be among the winners at this year’s Great Taste Awards,” said John Curtin, group buying director of Aldi Ireland.
“At Aldi, we are passionate about delivering taste, quality and provenance whilst always guaranteeing unbeatable value,” he added. “We know our customers want products that are not only delicious but also produced locally. That’s why we always strive to source as many Irish made products as possible. To see these products triumph on the international stage is immensely satisfying to us and a testament to our amazing suppliers.”
Great Taste, organised by the Guild of Fine Foods, is widely regarded as the world’s largest and most trusted food accreditation scheme. Since 1994, thousands of products have been put through their paces and subjected to Great Taste’s notoriously rigorous judging process.