Carlow-based company, CBL Equipment, has been awarded one of the top accolades at Food & Hospitality Ireland 2015 – one of Ireland’s foremost retail, food and hospitality events – for its ‘Castle Chafer’ product, a newly patented waterless chafing dish.
Competing against 50 products and services from exhibitors in the food and hospitality sectors, CBL Equipment was named as the Food & Hospitality Ireland Product of the Show by an independent panel of judges that included Bruce Langlands, Director of Food at Harrods and Kim Leonard, Manager of the Restaurant Association of Ireland (RAI).
The Judges were looking for all-round excellence among the exhibitors’ products in categories such as catering equipment, food & drink and technology.
James Kearney, Founder of CBL Equipment, said: “CBL Equipment is thrilled to receive the award for the Food & Hospitality Ireland Product of the Show for our ‘Castle Chafer’ product. All of the finalists were of such a high standard and it’s wonderful to see the exciting new innovations coming from Irish companies in the food and hospitality sector.”
Other companies announced as finalists included Hugh Jordan Ltd, Martin Food Equipment and Nutritics.
Vincent Jennings, CEO, Convenience Stores & Newsagents Association (CSNA) and Product of the Show judge concludes: “For the Food & Hospitality Ireland Product of the Show winner – CBL Equipment – and to all of the finalists, we hope that this industry endorsement and recognition will help to generate new business in the months ahead.”
Food & Hospitality Ireland took place on the 16th and 17thth September at the Citywest Events Centre. Thousands of visitors attended the event to view products and services from over 100 companies.
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