Tesco Ireland products pick up 25 Blas na hÉireann Awards

Tesco Ireland products pick up 25 Blas na hÉireann Awards

Tesco Ireland is celebrating after receiving 25 rewards at this year’s Blas na hÉireann awards.

This prestigious competition sees the best tasting Irish food and drink rewarded for its outstanding taste and quality, along with recognising the passionate and dedicated producers who make them.

Tesco products received awards across several medal classes, including beef, lamb and bacon, cured meats, ready meals, prepared foods, soups, ice cream, dairy, cheese, breakfast cereal and preserves categories.

Tesco was awarded 11 gold medals including the newly launched Tesco Finest blackcurrant conserve, produced by Folláin in Cork.

Joe Manning, Commercial Director, Tesco Ireland, said: “It’s great to be back at the Blas na hÉireann awards in person this year, and we’re proud to have come home with 25 awards for Tesco own label and Finest products.

“We are delighted to have the quality of our Irish produced products recognised at such a prestigious event, and to have received 11 gold medals, as well as 9 silver and 5 bronze is an achievement that we are all extremely proud of.

“This is all made possible thanks to the relationships we have with our dedicated suppliers, some of which we’ve worked with for 25 years now, who provide the best quality products for our customers. Congratulations to all involved.”

Tesco Ireland also received four awards at this years World Steak Challenge that took place on Wednesday, 28th September. The third year of the competition saw Tesco Finest Certified Irish Angus Ribeye, Tesco Irish Ribeye steak and Tesco Irish Striploin steak all receive silver medals, while the Tesco Finest Certified Irish Angus Striploin received a bronze medal.

Gold Winners:

  • Tesco Finest honey and mustard ham
  • Tesco Finest Certified Irish Angus Beef Short Ribs with Honey, Soya and Sesame Sauce
  • Tesco Raspberry Yogurt 150g
  • Tesco Moroccan inspired salad
  • Tesco Finest Tomato with Mascarpone & Fresh Basil Soup 400g
  • Tesco Finest Red Cabbage with Port & Cranberries 400g
  • Tesco Finest Mashed Potato 400g (Bronze 2021)
  • Tesco Finest Italian Meats Pizza
  • Tesco Finest Buffalo Mozzarella & Semi Dried Tomatoes Wood Fired pizza
  • Tesco Finest Cranberry, Apricot & Clementine stuffing
  • Tesco Finest blackcurrant conserve


Silver Winners:

  • Tesco Lamb Leg Steaks
  • Tesco Finest 6 Canadian Maple Smoked Dry Cured Irish Rashers
  • Tesco Finest Honeyed Irish Ham
  • Tesco Finest Dulce de Leche ice cream
  • Tesco Sicilian Lemon Yogurt 150g
  • Tesco 50% Less Fat Creme Fraiche 300g
  • Tesco Finest Vintage White Cheddar Cheese
  • Tesco Garlic & Herb Stuffing 250g
  • Tesco Irish Oats 1Kg


Bronze Winners:

  • Tesco Fire Pit grill steaks with mixed peppercorn crust
  • Tesco Finest Certified Irish Angus Ranch Steaks with Smoky Garlic and Onion Butter
  • Tesco Irish lamb Rack
  • Tesco Finest Melting Middle cod and parsley fishcakes
  • Tesco Finest Rhubarb and Madagascan Vanilla conserve