Quinlans tops the taste test at Blas na hÉireann National Irish Food Awards to win 2 GOLD MEDALS

Quinlans are now the most decorated Smoked Salmon producer in Ireland and has continued its phenomenal year of food awards by topping the taste test at the annual Blas na hÉireann, Irish Food Awards.

The lastest awards are a GOLD MEDAL for our Premium Smoked Salmon and a GOLD MEDAL for our Prepared Crab Meat.

We are delighted to win Gold for both the products we entered and we received the awards at the gala dinner on October 4th.

The full list of Blas na hÉireann National Irish Food Awards winning products in our categories includes:

Seafood - Cold Smoked
Kerryfish (Irl) Ltd Trading as Quinlan's Fish Smoked Irish Salmon Gold

Seafood - Prepared Shellfish
Kerryfish (Irl) Ltd Trading as Quinlan's Fish Fresh Irish Crab Meat Gold

 To see the full list of winners visit here

About Blas na hEireann

Blas na hEireann, Irish Food Awards aim is to recognise and reward the very best tasting Irish food and drink products and the passionate people who make them.

The awards are now in their 7th year and all Irish companies are invited to enter. The products are tasted by panels of selected judges in two tranches resulting in the winning products being awarded Gold, Silver & Bronze.

The Blas awards are the biggest blind tasting of produce in Ireland, and the criteria on which the product is judged as well as the judging system itself, which was developed by Blas na hEireann with the Food Science Dept of UCC, is now recognised as an international industry standard.

 Blas na hEireann, Irish Food Awards

Kerryfish Ltd and Quinlans Fish shops have won many awards since the company was founded 50 years ago but 2014 will take some beating!. We want to say a big thank you to the Fisherman, our staff and our customers for supporting and helping us to win even these awards.

The awards that we have won in 2014 are as follows:

 

2014: Blas Na hEireann Irish Food Awards. Gold Medal Winner for our Premium Smoked Salmon
2014: Blas Na hEireann Irish Food Awards. Gold Medal Winner for our Prepared Dingle Bay Crab Meat

 

2014: Great Taste Awards – Two Star Gold winner for Wild Irish Smoked Salmon
2014: Great Taste Awards – Two Star Gold winner for Organic Irish Smoked Salmon

 

2014: Radio Kerry Business of the year award.

 

Quinlan’s, a family business, have fresh fish Shops and Seafood bars in in four locations around County Kerry. 
The philosophy and guiding principle in all the fish shops is to offer the finest fresh fish available. Quinlan’s Fish Shops are supplied by their own fishing trawlers, so our customers are guaranteed to have the freshest fish available.

Quinlan’s, a family business, have four fresh fish Shops and two Seafood Bar's located in County Kerry. In addition to this award Quinlan’s Fish Shop in Tralee was awarded the  Seafood Shop of the Year  in Ireland. These prestigious award reflect the high quality standards of Quinlan’s Fish Shops and the commitment to ensuring unrivalled quality.

Quinlans Fish Shops and Seafood bars are in the following locations, Quinlans fish Shop, Caherciveen , Quinlans fish Shop, Killorglin ,Quinlans fish Shop, Tralee , Quinlans fish Shop , KillarneyQuinlans Seafood bar, Killarney  , Quinlans Seafood bar, Tralee, and QC's Restaurant in Caherciveen.  

 

The products are tasted by panels of selected judges in two tranches resulting in the winning products being awarded Gold, Silver & Bronze.The Blas awards are the biggest blind tasting of produce in Ireland.