At the prestigious Meat Management Awards held recently in the Hilton Birmingham, the Dungannon based meat processor Linden Foods was crowned for its innovative Lidl Deluxe Chicken & Leek Pastry Parcels.

Beating off stiff competition on the night the awarding winning Lidl product from Linden Foods was hailed ‘Best Poultry Product’ due to its uniqueness, look and delicious taste.

“We’re delighted to have won the ‘Best Poultry Product’ for our Lidl Deluxe Chicken & Leek Pastry Parcels. We have a strong track record of producing award-winning poultry products, which is something we are extremely proud of,” commented Jacqueline Fitzpatrick, Linden Foods Senior Account Manager.

“This particular product is a perfect example of innovation and creativity developed in conjunction with Lidl,” she added. “We have received very positive feedback from this product, which again is down to the research and time devoted to perfecting ingredients, taste, cooking experience and overall aesthetics. We have fantastic relationships with our customers and we challenge ourselves everyday to produce the best quality products to meet their needs.”

It was the winning combination of top quality ingredients, innovation and collaboration that makes Lidl Deluxe Chicken & Leek Pastry Parcels such an outstanding success. This product from the Deluxe range is a beautiful meal for all occasions.

Liam Casey, Buying Director Lidl Ireland and Northern Ireland said, “We are delighted to win this award. We set out to create a great tasting product using fresh local ingredients that meets our customer’s needs. It is testament to the product development process between Lidl and Linden Foods. Our Lidl Deluxe Chicken and Leak pastry parcels continue to be a great success with our customers.”

Pictured: (L-R) Jacqueline Fitzpatrick – Senior Account Manager Linden Foods & Paul Gibson – Sales Operations Executive, Lidl Northern Ireland