26th May, 2021

ABP wins Four Monde Selection Quality Awards

TDA Rib Eye Steak wins Grand Gold Quality Award

ABP has won 4 Quality Awards for its TDA Beef range at the 60th annual prestigious Monde Selection Awards, an international award given to food, drink, and cosmetic products based on their quality. The award is given by The International Quality Institute, which is based in Brussels. The awards are divided into categories of bronze, silver, gold and grand gold. The Monde Selection ceremony was conducted remotely in 2021 due to Covid-19 restrictions.

TDA ribeye steak

In November 2020, ABP launched its new brand TDA Beef, a premium dry aged range. TDA Beef is sought after by some of Europe’s most iconic chefs and has earned a place on the menu of many Michelin-starred restaurant.

ABP was successful in winning Gold Quality Awards for its TDA Cote De Boeuf, its TDA Striploin Steak, and its TDA Fillet Steak. The company’s TDA Rib Eye Steak was awarded the Grand Gold Quality Award, the highest level of recognition granted by Monde Selection.

Food products are evaluated by The International Quality Institute on the basis of taste, odour, visual aspects, aftertaste, texture, and packaging. ABP’s TDA beef range was awarded Gold and Grand Gold Awards, meaning they scored between 80 and 89 percent and between 90 and 100 percent on their evaluations respectively.

Dave O’Connell, ABP’s Director of Sales for Ireland and Europe said: “ABP is honoured to have received this prestigious recognition for its TDA beef range. Monde Selection is one of the most reputable and recognised measures of quality which food and drink products can receive. To have achieved three Gold and one Grand Gold award speaks volumes about the excellent standards inherent throughout the production process of our beef products. I would like to thank all of the team at ABP for their hard work. We will continue to strive for excellence throughout our operations moving forward, in order to deliver the high quality products our customers enjoy”.

Monde Selection’s judging panel comprises of over 80 internationally renowned experts, designated by their specialisation and expertise for a precise product category. Monde Selection has the support of prestigious associations such as the Culinary Academy of France, Euro-toques, the Master Chefs of Belgium, the International Vine and Wine Organisation (O.I.V), the Jurés-Experts Piqueurs Brokers and many other associations from which to draw its expert judging panel.