Local producers going for gold at Irish Food Awards

Alastair Crown from Corndale Farm. The local food producer is one of the nominees at the Blas na hEireann Irish Food Awards.
Gareth McKeown

Five local food producers are among the nominees going for gold at the Blas na hEireann Irish Food Awards.

Five finalists all from the Causeway Coast and Glens council area, have been shortlisted for the prestigious accreditation, with the winners to be revealed next Saturday, September 30 in Dingle.

Representatives from Corndale Farm and Broighter Gold in Limavady, Ballinteer Farm in Macosquin, Lacada Brewery in Portrush and Glenballyeamon Eggs in Cushendall will make the long journey to Co Kerry to find out if their products are among the best in Ireland.

The five finalists are all members of Causeway Coast and Glens Food Network. Established by Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, it aims to transform the reputation of food from the area, by acting as a gateway to support avenues and market knowledge.

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