MONAGHAN COMPANIES LEAD THE WAY AT IRISH EXPORT INDUSTRY AWARDS

15 November 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The Irish Exporters Association, the voice of the Export Industry in Ireland, on Friday night announced the winners of the 2019 Export Industry Awards. Silver Hill Duck, Combilift & Entekra all scooped awards in their respective categories making it a clean sweep for Monaghanbased companies. With 12 high-profile companies winning awards across the 12 categories, this year saw one of the most competitive processes in the Awards’ history.

Now in its 19th year, the Irish Exporters Association’s Export Industry Awards is the premier event for recognising the achievements of Irish Exporters. The black-tie Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner was attended by 500 export industry professionals, local and international dignitaries and was moderated by PJ Gallagher. Silver Hill Duck won Food & Drink Exporter of the Year. Founded over 55 years ago Silver Hill currently export its premium duck & duck products to over 24 countries around the world from its base in Emyvale, Co. Monaghan.

The business is 70% export led with the UK, Holland, Germany, Singapore & Hong Kong listed as just some of their growth markets. This growth has led to the creation of 80 new jobs since 2013 to bring the total to 240 employees, and the addition…

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