Irwin’s Bakery has scooped two gold awards at the Irish Food Awards 2014. 

The Northern Irish bakery won gold for its Irish Barm (Yeast) Brack Gold product, and its Rankin Selection soda and potato farls.

The plant bakery has also recently won at the Irish Quality Food Awards for its Lidl own-label Cinnamon and Raisin Soda Bread, as well as Tiptree World Bread Awards for the bakery’s batch bread and Irish whiskey fruit loaf.   

Colette Wilson, Irwin’s Bakery marketing manager, said: “Winning these prestigious awards is a seal of approval for our commitment to excellence and our expertise in producing quality bread products

“Irwin’s has been baking bread for over 100 years and we are delighted that traditional Irish products, such as Barm Brack, are recognised by consumers and the industry for superior quality and taste.

“We bake our much loved loaves using traditional techniques and recipes, which have been perfected by our talented bakers, incorporating the finest local ingredients.”