McGowan’s of
Kinlough up for food safety award

McGowan’s Spar, Kinlough has beaten off competition from hundreds of Irish businesses in their bid to go for gold at this year’s National Q Mark Awards.

McGowan’s Spar, Kinlough has beaten off competition from hundreds of Irish businesses in their bid to go for gold at this year’s National Q Mark Awards.

The prestigious nomination will see proprietor Noel McGowan and his team attend this year’s star-studded Q Mark ceremony, which takes place on September 28th at Dublin’s Burlington Hotel. McGowan’s have been nomnated in one of the most prestigious categories; The Q Mark Award for Hygiene and Food Safety. The award honours businesses for their achievement in being recognised as having the highest standard of Hygiene and Food Safety in the country.

McGowan’s is a family run business situated in the village of Kinlough in North Leitrim and currently employs twenty people. Commenting on the nomination, Noel said: “I am delighted our store has been nominated for the award. We are committed to food quality and food safety at all times and this is recognition for the hard work of all our staff.”