Blas na hEireann - Irish Food Awards 2019


Celebrating and rewarding the very best tasting Irish food and drink products, and the passionate, driven producers who make them. Now open for entries until June 12th.

Now in its 12th year, Blas na hEireann, The Irish Food Awards is the biggest competition for quality Irish produce on the island of Ireland. Over 2500 products were entered into the 2018 competition to win Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards in over 100 food and drink categories as well as key awards such as Supreme Champion and Best Artisan Producer. Please contact Blas directly to enter.

€60 (ex. VAT)

Dingle, Co Kerry

03/10/2019 08:00 -19:00

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Blas na hEireann Irish Food AwardsPlease contact Blas directly to enter.

Open Blas Online Entry Website

View the Award Categories you can enter.

2019 - Key dates: 

17th March - open for entry online (€60 plus VAT per entry)

30th April - Early-bird closes (€60 plus VAT per entry up to 30th April. €75 plus VAT per entry thereafter)

12th June – Final date for entry

18th June – Bread Judging with TU Dublin (Categories 20-25)

July – Judging at UCC – Full list of dates by category

August - Finalists Notified

Blas Awards and Dingle Food Festival

1st & 2nd Oct (Tuesday & Wednesday) – Finalist deliveries for judging to Dingle

2nd & 3rd Oct (Wednesday & Thursday) – Finalist Judging

4th October (Friday) – Finalist Workshops & Masterclasses plus The Backyard at Blas

5th October (Saturday) – Awards are announced plus networking events, showcase and The Backyard at Blas

Find some answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the Irish Food Awards.

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Caroline Rigney Rigneys Granola

From farmers' markets to supermarket shelves

Check out the 2017 winners (PDF Download) which included Caroline Rigney of Rigney's Granola a 2017 Gold winner who recently starred recently as one of our GS1 Featured Members.