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Local food producers win big at Great Taste Awards

Aug 6, 2022 11:08 By News Northern Sound
Local food producers win big at Great Taste Awards Local food producers win big at Great Taste Awards
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'Moo'd Ice Cream was awarded two-stars for its vanilla gelato, and one-star for its cookies and cream gelato'

Several food producers in the Northern Sound region have scooped prizes at the recent Great Taste Awards.

Great Taste is organised by the Guild of Fine Food and is the world's largest, longest standing and most respected food accreditation scheme for artisan and speciality food producers.

More than 14,000 entries were blind judged by a panel of 500 industry professionals over 90 days at venues in England.

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Monaghan's Silver Hill Duck was awarded star-ratings for four of its products, with its duck fat picking up a two-star rating.

Meanwhile, Arthur Mallon Food also picked up a one-star award for its gluten-free chicken sausage.

In Co Cavan, Moo'd Ice Cream was awarded two-stars for its vanilla gelato, and one-star for its cookies and cream gelato.

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Less than 40% of the more than 14,000 entries picked up a star award, and only 1.7% were awarded the top three-star rating.

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