The proof of success is in the pudding

Thomas and Eileen Ashe on Annascaul Black Pudding

A PROGRESSIVE small businesses will represent Local Enterprise Office Kerry at the National Enterprise Awards at the Mansion House in Dublin next week.

Annascaul Black Pudding till be the county’s flagbearer and the awards – which feature several sectors – offer an investment prize fund of €40,000.

Annascaul Black Pudding, run by Thomas and Eileen Ashe, produces an artisan range of pudding, sausage and related products to the retail, wholesale and food service market.

Each product is hand made in Annascaul by their team and stockists are mainly Kerry based with outlets in Dublin and nationwide delivery is available.

Head of Local Enterprise Office Kerry, Tomás Hayes, said the businesses involved avail of mentoring and guidance as the process develops and generate connections and leads from other businesses along the way.

“They also receive signposting for their business helping them to move their company forward, irrespective of whether they win an award. Those who do take part always see the benefit and we wish Thomas and Eileen the very best of luck representing Kerry,” he remarked.

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