Three from Northern Ireland in the top 50 of this year’s prestigious Great Taste Nine from Northern Ireland get Great Taste three stars
Three of the nine three- star winners from Northern Ireland made it into the top 50 of this year’s prestigious Great Taste Awards, the best 50 fo o d s i n t h e wo rl d wh i ch judges selected from 12,366 entries.
The big winners from Northern Ireland were the Elderflower Irish Cider of the Tempted Cider Company, Lisburn; and the Sweet Cured Bacon Rack and Glenarm Salt- Aged Lamb Rump from established world- class producers Hannan Meats, Moira, Co Armagh.
We complete our results of the prestigious Great Taste Awards with the remaining 169 of the 335 Irish foods given the ‘ simply delicious’ 1- star accolade. Last week, we listed the other half.
The results indicate why Irish beef continues to hold a 70% share of the UK import market, with a host of products from Irish beef processors listed throughout the 1star, 2-star, and 3-star winning products in the awards.
The Northern Ireland 3-star winners
Honoured once again in the Great Taste awards, Peter Hannan, founder of Northern Ireland’s Hannan Meats, works with slowergrowing, native breeds raised on grass, and dry-aging of the meat in high-tech salt chambers, for up to 100 days.