Irish Dog Foods has been named National Winner for Republic of Ireland in the 2019 European Business Awards, one of the world’s largest business competitions.
The company has reached the global final after being chosen by independent judges out of a list of nearly 3,000 businesses named ‘Ones to Watch’ last year. The dog food business won the customer and market engagement category.
Irish Dog Foods manufacturers own-label and branded food and treats for customers around the world.
Darren Keating, head of marketing at Irish Dog Foods, said: “We have been focused on recognising unmet needs in the marketplace and designing innovative solutions to meet these demands. We are delighted to be representing Ireland in Poland.”
Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards, said: “This is a significant achievement and Irish Dog Foods is an outstanding leader in their field. To be chosen as a National Winner means you show great innovation, ethics and success and are one of the best businesses in Europe. We wish Irish Dog Foods the best of luck in the final round.”
Liam Queally managing director of Irish Dog Foods, added: “It’s an absolute honour to be recipient of the Ruban d’Honneur and to be chosen to represent Ireland at the finals in Warsaw. It’s a great achievement and acknowledges the hard work , commitment and results by all the team over the past number of years.”
Respresentatives of the County Kildare company will head to Warsaw in December to complete a final round of judging and attend an International business summit where the overall category winners for the 2019 European Business Awards will be revealed.