Two Mayo businesses are among the finalists in the Food and Drink Producer category of the Energia Family Awards 2021.
Calvey’s butchers of Achill and Kellys butchers of Newport have both been named as finalists.
This particular award recognises consistency of quality of produce and the achievements of the business. The theme of the Energia Awards is of ‘Resilience through generations’.
The judging panel took many different aspects of the businesses into consideration including the products themselves, looking for exemplary taste and flavour. They also looked at customer feedback and testimonials, innovation and quality.
Previous achievements were also taken into consideration.
Calvey’s of Achill have also been announced as finalist in a second category of the national awards. They have also been nominated in the Agri Family Business section
This year it will be a virtual ceremony, beginning on October 18. The ceremony will honour the businesses who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and resilience throughout the Covid-19 pandemic while continuing to thrive and grow.