Butlers Chocolates receives major food & drink export award

Pictured accepting the export award from Minister Richard Bruton is Butlers Chocolates Managing Director Colm Sorensen (third left) and Butlers Marketing Director Aisling Walsh (third from right)

Butlers Chocolates has been named Irish Food & Drink Exporter of the Year for 2011, amid a strong year for the export (including travel retail) business worldwide.

The year has included the roll-out of a number of new product innovations such as a luxury gold gift box to celebrate the Eid Festival and a premium chocolate assortment for Chinese New Year (marking the Year of the Dragon).

The Butlers brand is now on sale in over 35 countries and over 60 airports worldwide. The company said it had enjoyed strong growth and activity in the Middle East and Asia in particular, establishing offices in Dubai and Singapore this Summer.

Butlers Chocolates Sales Director Karl Marnane will be attending the MEDFA Conference next week and can be contacted by email at karl@butlers.ie

Butlers has released special themed packaging this year around Eid and Chinese New year (below)

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