Irish Dog Foods has reached the final after being chosen as a National Winner by independent judges from a list of almost 3000 businesses named Ones to Watch last year. The European Business Awards created the list after a review of over 110,000 European companies.
Irish Dog Foods is a pet food and treats manufacturer in own-label and branded products for customers across the globe. Irish Dog Foods recognized that the key to the success of its growth strategy was to concentrate on humanization in the pet category. The company was and continues to be a key supplier to many retailers who have a presence in multiple-markets. Based on their record of service, quality and value they have been able to open new markets with these customers one region after the other around the world.
Darren Keating, Head of Marketing of Irish Dog Foods, said, “We have been focused on recognizing unmet needs in the marketplace and designing innovative solutions to meet these demands, we are delighted to be representing Ireland in Poland.”
Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards said, “This is a significant achievement and Irish Dog Foods is an outstanding leader in their field. To be chosen as a National Winner means you show great innovation, ethics and success and are one of the best businesses in Europe. We wish Irish Dog Foods the best of luck in the final round.”
Liam Queally, Managing Director of Irish Dog Foods, said, “It’s an absolute honor to be recipient of the Ruban D’honneur and to be chosen to represent Ireland at the finals in Warsaw. It’s a great achievement , and acknowledges the hard work, commitment and results by all the team over the past number of years.”
Irish Dog foods will head to Warsaw, Poland on the 3rd and 4th of December to complete a final round of judging and attend an International business summit where the overall category winners for the 2019 European Business Awards will be announced.
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