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A Connemara Irish Cream is crowned the best in the world - Members' News - Week 19 -2022

May 10, 2022, by Fionnuala Malone - Category: Members' News

Welcome to GS1 Ireland members' news for week 19 2022. This week, a Connemara Irish Cream is crowned the best in the world. Read on for more.

The Vegan Sandwich Co. shortlisted for Restaurant of the Year

The Vegan Sandwich Co. has been shortlisted for the Uber Eats Restaurant of the Year Awards 2022.  The first such event from the food delivery app will see the winner of the ‘Restaurant of the Year’ win £100,000. Twenty Irish restaurants made the cut and customers have been asked to cast their votes for the best restaurant in Ireland here. Other Irish restaurants to make the shortlist are BóTown, Griolladh and Lennox's.

This information came from Dublin Live.

New Members this week at GS1 Ireland

The companies below joined GS1 Ireland since our last Members News. We would like to take this opportunity to welcome them to the GS1 Ireland community.

Skingredients - "Skingredients® is a range of award-winning, active-led, results-driven skincare products, created by expert, dermal facialist, skin tutor + bestselling author Jennifer Rock." 

Jod-Z - "The Ultimate Equestrian Riding Legging"

Klaas Kickz - "Our unique colour-coded football boots were designed to simplify the learning process, and to help children feel more comfortable and confident as they develop their football skills."

Artessa - "Our delicious range of Artessa coffees and blends is available to coffee lovers across Europe through our website and wholesale business."

Nutritics MD shortlisted for EY Ireland Entrepreneur of the Year

Nutritics managing director Stephen Nolan has been shortlisted for the EY Ireland Entrepreneur of the Year award in the 'Emerging' category in recognition of his leadership of the foodservice technology business. Nutritics is a nutrition software package that allows users to easily manage recipes, publish menus, meal plans and more. John T O’Sullivan of BioAtlantis also made the finalist list in the 'International' category. BioAtlantis is a nutraceutical company based in Tralee which provides natural compounds, extracted from seaweed, to reduce stress in crops, animals, and humans. The awards finalists are made of up entrepreneurs who lead high growth businesses and are described as ‘ones-to-watch' for the future. A total of 29 people representing 25 companies have been nominated across three categories in the awards – international, emerging and established. The judging panel includes Denis O'Brien, Aimee Connolly and Joe Hogan. Winners will be announced at an event in November.

This information came from Radio Kerry and The Caterer.

Connemara Irish Cream crowned best in the world

Micil Distillery’s new Connemara Irish Cream has been crowned the best in the world at the World Liqueur Awards 2022. The company's Heritage Poitín also won Best Grain Spirit in the world in the Unaged Spirit category. The announcement comes shortly after Micil took home the award for Best Contemporary Irish Gin at the World Gin Awards. Micil Connemara Irish Cream was launched in 2021, and a 700ml 17% abv bottle has a recommended retail price of €29. You can find a full list of Micil Distillery stockists here.

This information came from Galway Daily.

Two Irish Cheesemakers win at UK Artisan Cheese Awards

Two GS1 Ireland members were awarded at the Artisan Cheese Fair at Melton's livestock market this month. Bluebell Falls took the award for 'Best Small Producer' for its Bluebell Falls Goats Cheese while Velvet Cloud was name 'Best Irish Cheese'. The awards ceremony coincided with the two-day Artisan Cheese Fair, at Melton’s livestock market, at the weekend, which drew thousands of visitors with many producers reporting record sales. 

This information came from The Melton Times.

That's it for this week, be sure to come back next week for more news from GS1 Ireland members around the country. If you are a GS1 Ireland member and you have some news you would like to share, please get in touch at, we would love to hear from you.

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