TS Foods Shortlisted In Business Eye Food Awards

Leading Northern Irish chilled and frozen food producer TS Foods located in Castlewellan are delighted to be nominated in two categories at this years Business Eye First Trust Awards (BEFTA’s).

The BEFTA’s 2018 – which take on the highly successful 12 year mantle of the former UTV Business Eye Awards – recognise excellence, growth and innovation across Northern Ireland’s diverse business landscape.

Castlewellan-based TS Foods has been in operation since 1978 and produce a wide range family favourites including Tony’s Chippy, TS Foods Stuffings and Ann’s Kitchen as well as a large number of foodservice and bespoke products.

Tony Steele and Ann Steele, the founders of TS Foods with their daughter Joanne Molloy and son David Steele.

The company has been shortlisted in both the Family Business of the Year and Manufacturer of the Year categories.

Speaking about the awards, TS Foods Managing Director Joanne Molloy said: “We are so pleased to have been shortlisted in these highly prestigious awards, which recognise not just our efforts as a company, but the efforts of all businesses across the province.”

“2018 has been a significant year of growth for us both in terms of our products and our team and is particularly poignant for us as it’s our 40th year of operation and this is a lovely way to round it off.”=

“We’re very proud to have been considered and included in such a strong line up of contenders. We wish to extend our congratulations to both our fellow category nominees and all other shortlisted companies and wish everyone best of luck for the awards evening!”

TS Foods was formed in 1978 by husband and wife team Tony and Ann Steele to produce a range of convenience foods including the well-known ‘Tony’s Chippy Pastie’.

The company now has a Grade A quality accreditation from the British Retail Consortium.

The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 22nd of November at Belfast’s iconic Waterfront Hall.