Kilkenny Stores score top marks

A NUMBER of SuperValu stores in Kilkenny scored tops recently at a prestigious ceremony held in Killarney.

A NUMBER of SuperValu stores in Kilkenny scored tops recently at a prestigious ceremony held in Killarney.

Crownglade’s SuperValu Thomastown, Dick’s SuperValu Ballyragget and Caulfield’s SuperValu Loughboy were recently presented with the Supreme Hygiene Award by Martin Kelleher, Managing Director, SuperValu and Irene Collins, Managing Director, Excellence Ireland Quality Association (EIQA) at the 2013 SuperValu Quality Awards ceremony held in Killarney.

These leading SuperValu stores completed the SuperValu National Hygiene and Food Safety programme which is independently audited by EIQA, with the Supreme Hygiene Award identifying and rewarding retailers that have performed to a consistently high level over a three year period.

A further two stores in the Kilkenny region; Crehan and McCabe’s SuperValu Callan and Doran’s SuperValu Graiguenamagh were presented the Excellence Ireland National Hygiene and Food Safety certificate, which is an independent verification of the highest standards of operational hygiene and food safety in the food sector business.