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Pip and Pear Wins Food and Agri Award at the Waterford Business Awards held in the beautiful Faithlegg House Hotel on Friday the 23rd of February.

The gala awards ceremony which are now in their fourth year, celebrates the best of Waterford business across eleven categories and 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".

Pip and Pear are thrilled with the win "we are so surprised and incredibly proud to win this award. We have received such wonderful support and encouragement from the people of Waterford from the very beginning and so this means a lot to our team" Irene Queally. Pip and Pear will soon be launching into Tesco and Eurospar stores across Ireland and the range is currently available in SuperValu, Aldi and Dunnes Stores.

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