Awards & Accreditations

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O’Donohues products have continuously won stars in the prestigious Great Taste Awards since 2008.

BRC Global Standards

The Penny Loaf Co. & O'Donohues Bakery are manufacturing from a Grade A BRC facility since 08.05.2015

O’Donohues Bakery and The Penny Loaf Co. are verified members of Bord Bia’s Origin Green Programme, demonstrating our commitment to producing quality products in a sustainable manner.

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Tullamore Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2014 – “Best Business Initiative Award” for the Penny Loaves

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Midlands Gateway Chamber

Nominated for “Outstanding Business Award” at the Midlands Gateway Chamber, Best in Business Awards 2014.

Cathal O’Donohue

Cathal O’Donohue won “Business Person of the Year Award 2014” at the Midlands Gateway Chamber, Best in Business Awards 2014.

Competing against over 30 of Irelands finest food and drink companies, The Penny Loaf Co. was the overall winner at Brakes Supplier Innovation Day 2014, where they were awarded product listing with both Brakes Ireland and Brakes UK. The event was run in conjunction with Bord Bia and Invest Northern Ireland in Dublin’s Griffith College in October 2014.

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Invest Northern Ireland


EIQA Level 3 Hygiene Mark 2013 & 2014.

National Finalist for the Q Mark Awards 2013 & 2014 – Hygiene and Food Safety Category

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