Talty’s MACE Lissycasey recognised for Best Bakery Offering
July 2018: Talty’s MACE, Lissycasey, Co. Clare has been recognised as one of Ireland’s premier fresh food retailers at the annual Checkout Best in Fresh Awards 2018. The Co. Clare retailer was named as Ireland’s Best Bakery Offering at the prestigious awards ceremony in Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel recently
Ireland’s top retailers and brands gathered at the iconic hotel in the heart of Dublin on Tuesday, July 3 for awards ceremony. Together with master of ceremonies, Sile Seoige, Checkout welcomed more than 300 guests from across the industry. A total of 27 awards were presented, celebrating the industry’s finest stores and people in a diverse range of categories.
Talty’s MACE, Lissycasey beat off stiff competition to scoop the Best Bakery Offering award on the day. Other awards presented included the Best Fresh Logistics/Supply Chain Operation award won by BWG Foods’ National Distribution Centre. BWG Foods are the owners and operators of the MACE brand in Ireland.
Celebrating the win, retailer Cathal Talty said: “We are thrilled to be presented with Ireland’s Best Bakery Offering award at the ceremony. Our staff here in Talty’s MACE, Lissycasey have worked extremely hard over the last year and we are very proud of the results we have achieved. Our bakery offering is a key element of our in-store offering and we are truly very proud with this industry recognition.”
Commenting, Daniel O’Connell, Sales Director of MACE said: “We would like to congratulate the team at Talty’s MACE, Lissycasey on this prestigious win. We encourage all of our retailers to customise their offering for the communities in which they operate and the bakery and fresh foods department in Talty’s is a prime example of this and as a result the store has been recognised for its excellence by its peers. They are a very dedicated team who put a lot of hours into the shop. They provide an excellent service and quality shopping experience for all their customers. Congratulations to the Talty family and their team on a fantastic achievement.”