Bluebell Business Receives Top National Recognition

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Bluebell business ESI Foods Ltd has been named  Business All-Star Food Distribution Company Of The Year 2023  by the All-Ireland Business Foundation. Established in 2011 by Eddie Quinn, ESI is a family run business that prides itself on maximising value for its customers. Eddie has over 32 years experience in the food industry alongside his wife Sinead. The pair have developed a unique ability to source top quality products whilst operating to lean business principles. The company is well known for the supply of fresh  chicken fillets , fish, prawns, pork and beef to the wholesale,catering and retail sectors.

In 2021 ESI Foods limited recently purchased its new cold storage and distribution centre in dublin this now makes distribution and its storage now more efficient for its customers

With offices in both Dublin and Dunlavin. ESI has been recognised with Business All-Star Accreditation for its contribution to quality and standards in the food distribution sector as well as its conduct in the areas of trust performance and customer centricity.  

Reacting to the news of his company’s achievement, ESI Founder Eddie Quinn said, “The team at ESI are very proud to have received this accreditation – building trusting relationships with our clients is hugely important in our industry, this accolade not only helps to reinforce our status with existing customers but will encourage new customers to confidently take the leap with ESI. We are consistently striving to improve our business and deliver the top quality service our customers deserve, this recognition is the result of the dedication and hard work of our team and we can only advance from here!”

Announcing the news of ESI’s achievement, Deputy Chair of AIBF’s Adjudication Board, Kieran Ring, said The All-Ireland Business Foundation is delighted to Honour ESI Foods Ltd With Its Business All-Star Food Distribution Company Of The Year 2023. The audit department was extremely impressed with the company deeming it best in class on all principle key performance indicators. Outstanding.

Managing Director of the All-Ireland Business Foundation, Kapil Khanna, said the accreditation, which is now held by over 500 firms, is needed by the thousands of small and medium businesses which operate to their own standards but have nothing to measure them by. He said: “We evaluate a company’s background, trustworthiness and performance, and we speak to customers, employees and vendors. We also anonymously approach the company as a customer and report back on the experience. The business goes through at least two interviews and is scored on every part of the process against set metrics.”

The All-Ireland Business Foundation (AIBF) is an autonomous national accreditation body tasked with enterprise development and the promotion of Best-in-Class in Irish business. The Foundation actively engages and supports its network through peer dialogue, collaboration, mentoring and enterprise development activities. Companies are qualified for accreditation by completing an enterprise audit and are identified by their use of the AIBF’s Business All-Star Marque.

Pictured: Keith Byrne, Sales Manager, Eddie Quinn, Founder & Patryk Bilski, Operations Manager ESI Foods pictured with their Business All-Star 2023 Accreditation Certificate & Medallion.

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