National Organic Award 2010 Announced

NEWS – 14/09/2010- Ciar‡n Cuffe TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, today presented the Overall National Organic Award 2010 to Mossfield Organic Farm, Co Offaly for its distinctive organic farmhouse Gouda- style cheese – the only type of its kind produced in Ireland. Now in their fourth year the National Organic Awards are recognised as an important feature in the organic food and drink industry calendar, which aim to recognise the achievements, and raise the profile, of Irish organic food and drink manufacturers. Organised by Bord Bia in conjunction with the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, the 2010 Awards attracted over 170 entries from organic companies nationwide. Pictured at the presentation was Ralph Haslam, Owner Mossfield Organic Farm, Minister Ciar‡n Cuffe TD and Eileen Bentley, Bord Bia. (NO FEE FOR REPRO) Credit Gary O’ Neill