World Steak Challenge 2022

World Steak Challenge 2022

29th Sep 2022

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Dawn Meats are delighted to have received 14 awards at the World Steak Challenge 2022 for the superior quality of our beef steak across a range of our premium brands. Securing awards in all 3 categories, this prestigious event reaffirms the high-quality of our naturally produced grass-fed beef.

This year’s challenge took place at the Round Room at the Mansion House in Dublin in conjunction with official host partner Bord Bia, equipment provider Synergy Grill Technology and judging partner FIRE Steakhouse. The World Steak Challenge is organised by Food Manufacture publisher William Reed, as well as other leading business food and drink publications.

Now in its eighth year, the World Steak Challenge gives steak producers and suppliers the opportunity to showcase their product quality, breed credentials and processing standards on an international stage.

The judging panel consisted of over 60 independent experts – from butchers, chefs and food technologists, who blind tasted a record number of Striploin, Fillet and Ribeye steaks from over 20 different countries around the world.

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In total Ireland took home the most medals at this year’s awards with 54, followed by England with 36.

Mark Zieg, Beef Sector Manager at Bord Bia, said: “We are proud to welcome all the producers from around the world here to Ireland, where grass-fed and sustainable farming practices is core to our beef industry.

We export 90% of our beef to over 50 markets around the world, even as far as Japan and the USA so it is very important to get our origin known and be recognised on the basis of quality and taste. In an environment like the World Steak Challenge with top producers, chefs and judges we feel it is the ideal opportunity to share our values in producing top quality beef”.

Commenting on the Group’s awards, Neil Lanigan, Dawn Meats, said: “We are proud to have been awarded by the panel at this year’s World Steak Challenge. Not only is it testament to the hard work and dedication of our top-class producers, it is a great endorsement of our exclusive process which combines tradition and technology to consistently produce an outstanding steak. We are delighted that the Judges enjoyed them as much as we enjoyed selecting, producing and presenting them.”

Here at Dawn Meats our mission is to provide consistent quality meat products from sustainable sources, and we are proud to receive independent recognition and such ringing endorsement of our beef quality. Beef that is full of flavour, tenderness and juiciness that discerning chefs and retailers have come to trust; a trust built from delivering reliable quality and unwavering consistency. For more information on our award-winning brands, please contact sales@dawnmeats.com