Centra is top winning convenience retailer at 2018 Great Taste Awards
Posted on Thursday 2 August 2018 by
Convenience retailer, Centra, has claimed 35 accolades at this year’s Great Taste Awards, making them the number one award winning convenience retailer in Ireland. Centra’s award wins span a multitude of their range, but most notably eight wins for their brand new Inspired by Centra range, only on shelf for the past few weeks.
The new Inspired by Centra range has been created to help make everyday moments special and includes something for everyone, ensuring that even if you are short on time, you don’t have to be short on taste or quality. Award winners within the range includes; Hazelnut Breakfast Granola, Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice, Prawn Cocktail, Strawberry Yogurt and Seville Marmalade.
This year, Centra’s Gold Tea Bags have once again picked up an award, which makes it three in a row alongside Centra Crème Fraiche, Centra Sour Cream. Other winners include Centra Mini Puddings, Centra wheaten Bread and Centra Plain Scone range.
Speaking about Centra’s achievement, Martin Kelleher, Managing Director, Centra said; “We are absolutely delighted to have taken 35 accolades at this year’s Great Taste Awards. This is an incredible achievement and makes us the number one award winning convenience retailer in Ireland. We are particularly proud of the wins for our new Inspired by Centra range which is only on shelves a number of weeks and is already proving a real winner with our shoppers. The range has been carefully chosen to excite and enhance the convenience shopping experience using the highest quality home grown ingredients, so we are thrilled to see the recognition of this through these awards.”
The Great Taste Awards, organised by the Guild of Fine Food, is the acknowledged benchmark for fine food and drink. As the world’s largest blind-tasted food awards, it is highly regarded as the ‘Oscar’s’ of the food world.