Linden Foods, the County Tyrone based red meat processor has scooped another prestigious NIFDA Award for their delicious and locally produced Marks & Spencer lamb product, plus two ‘Highly Commended’ to add to their collection of accolades.
Linden Foods won over the judges and were crowned winners of the Ulster Bank ‘Best Product’ for a large company with their Northern Irish M&S 4 lamb loins, topped with honey roasted parsnips and chestnut stuffing with port and lamb jus.
Speaking at the NIFDA Awards ceremony, Linden Foods – Head Development Chef, Ronan McLaughlin commented: “To win ‘Best Product’ for a large company in front of leading industry figures was truly special. We have a tremendous NPD team at Linden, and we work really hard to develop and produce the best quality, innovative product lines for our customers.”
“We are thrilled to have won ‘Best Product’ for our M&S x4lamb loins. The loins are delicious and succulent and produced from local lambs, so we must also recognise our excellent supply chain. We really enjoy our product development relationship with Marks and Spencer. We work together as a team to deliver taste and high quality in all our lines with a focus on locally sourced and locally produced meat products. So, this award is very much a joint effort all round.” Said: Elaine Willis – Linden Foods Retail Director
Caption: Ronan McLaughlin – Head Development Chef at Linden Foods, pictured with NIFDA Award winning ‘Best Product’ M&S locally produced 4 lamb loins.