UMC Win Supplier of the Year Award for a Second Time



The 4th Food Awards Northern Ireland took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Belfast on Tuesday 26th March. UMC had been shortlisted for Supplier of the Year for the second year in a row and we’re delighted to say that we’ll be holding onto it for another year!

UMC Sales Rep, Eric Rosborough was on hand to collect our award on the night. 

A Spokesperson for the Food Awards Northern Ireland 2019 said: “Undoubtedly, there are some great specialists in this country, who know how to satisfy the demands of their clients. These awards will provide a platform to acknowledge everyone in Northern Ireland who promotes excellence and innovation within the food industry and represent the gold standard of the sector”.

Over 300 industry representatives attended on the night.  Take a look at the event photos and perhaps you’ll see some familiar faces.

The awards covered a wide range of categories. View the full list of winners for 2019.

Congratulations to all of the winners, including all those in our neighbouring towns and villages which include:

  • Best Indian Establishment: Babu’s Indian Spice (Gilford)
  • Café/Bistro of the Year County Armagh: The Bawn Pantry (Hamiltonsbawn)
  • Café/Bistro of the Year County Tyrone: Moy Larder (Moy)
  • Restaurant of the Year County Armagh: Digbys Bar & Restaurant (Armagh)

Perhaps next year we’ll make it a hat trick!


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