Pip and Pear won the Food and Agri Award at the Waterford Business Awards held in the beautiful Faithlegg House Hotel on Friday the 23rd of February. The ceremony was organised by Waterford Chamber and media partners WLR FM.
The gala awards ceremony which are now in their fourth year, celebrates the best of Waterford business across eleven categories which include Arts, Culture and Heritage, Best Small Business, Community and Social Enterprise, Food and Agri, Research, Innovation and Technology, Manufacturing and Industry, Emerging New Business, Retail, Services, Customer Service Excellence and Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality.
The Judge’s Special Recognition Award was presented to Anne Marie Caulfield, owner and director of Caulfield McCarthy Group, Caulfield’s SuperValu and Caulfield McCarthy Property Ltd, by Waterford Chamber President Paul Nolan on behalf of sponsors Dawn Meats, for her tremendous contribution to the cultural and economic climate of Waterford and for inspiring others through her exceptional commitment, motivation, and vision.
Topping the eleven categories were Special Branch Carvings, Arts, Culture & Heritage; Dlight Concepts for Best Small Business; The Shona Project for Community & Social Enterprise; Pip & Pear Chilled Baby Food in the Food & Agri category; Nemeton TV in Research, Innovation & Technology; Eirgen Pharma in Manufacturing & Industry; PartyRock Travel in the Emerging New Business category, Redlane Boutique in Retail; Home Instead Senior Care in Services, The Book Centre in Customer Service Excellence and in Tourism, Leisure & Hospitality, King of the Vikings, Waterford Museum of Treasures.
Speaking of the immense success of the winners and those shortlisted, Paul Nolan, Waterford Chamber President said: “The aim of these awards is to promote and celebrate individuals and businesses for the valuable contribution they make to the economic life of Waterford city and county”.
We are so thrilled and proud to have won this prestigious award and we want to truly thank the people of Waterford for their wonderful support. We have received such motivation and encouragement from the Waterford people and businesses since the very beginning of our exciting Pip and Pear adventure and we are forever grateful!