Hughes Farming has won the overall accolade at the Kilkennmy Business Awards held at the Lyrath Estate Hotel.
A glittering function saw over 20 individual category award winners honoured as more than 500 guests toasted their success.
Hosted by Mary Kennedy of RTE the award from President Marion Acreman went to Nora Twomey of Cartoon Saloon.
Rudolf Heltzel won the Lifetime Achievement award.
There was double category success for Smithwicks Experience and Ballykeefe Distillery.