Kavanagh Group Wins Top Prize at EIQA Awards 2011

Kavanagh Group Wins Top Prize at
The National Q Mark Awards
Dublin, October 14th 2011

A local Westport business has landed at the top of The ‘Q’ having just been named as the Group Retailer of The Year in Ireland for Hygiene and Food Safety.
The National Q Mark Awards, known as the “Oscars” of business excellence, saw the Kavanagh Group from Westport, go head to head with more than 100 of the best companies in Ireland, before being named victorious as the winner of The National Q Mark for Hygiene and Food Safety, the ultimate achievement in quality and excellence for a supermarket group.
Being proclaimed ‘The Winner’ at The National Q Mark Awards is an outstanding achievement, proving that The Kavanagh Group is a leading example to the rest of the country on how to look after its customers and be successful in the present economy.
The Kavanagh Group employs 1,100 people and consists of fifteen supermarkets, nine SuperValu stores in the Republic of Ireland, two SuperValu stores in Northern Ireland and four Budgens stores in the UK. As a group they have a strong record for quality and excellence having previously won the Group Retailer of The Year Title at the National Q Mark Awards in 2009.
Speaking at the Awards in The Burlington Hotel on Friday, October 14th, The Managing Director of The National Q Mark, Irene Collins said “The teams in the Kavanagh group deserve this fantastic acknowledgement of their commitment to continuous improvement for their high operating standards. This award is very well deserved”.
Mr. Phil Hogan T.D. Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government congratulated The Kavanagh Group and said that their “focus on quality and excellence and their commitment to their customers was a real winning combination!” He went on to say that he was delighted to launch the new Green Q Mark to the business market-place and saw it as a very positive initiative on behalf of EIQA” (Excellence Ireland Quality Association - The Guardians of The Q Mark

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  • Head Office,  Shop Street,  Westport, Co. Mayo.



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