Press & Awards

2017

2 star award for Goat Bacon-Great Taste Awards 2017

Best Snack (goat tacos) at The British Street Food Awards 2017

Highly Recommended (2nd Place) at The British Street Food Awards 2017

Featured in The Gloss, Confetti, The Irish Times, The Irish Independent amongst others.

2016

Irish Food Guides “Top 20 Best Irish Foods to Watch Out For in 2016”

BA Airlines High Life Magazine April 2016 Issue-Northern Ireland goes Worldwide

“27 year old Charlie Cole recently set up Broughgammon Farm in  County Antrim. It sells cabrito (kid) goat meat, rose veal…Broughgammon’s ethical business model and high-quality ingredients make it a prime example of the small-scale producers who are gaining global recognition.

Other brands mentioned; Shortcross Gin, Hannan Meats, Bushmills Distillery and Farmageddon Brewery.

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2015

Mckennas’ Guides Plaque

The farm was very proud to recieve a Mckennas’ Guide Plaque, it is considered the most respected badge of merit in Irish contemporary food. Awarded only to those who are described in the McKennas’ Guides, the plaque is the ultimate signal of culinary creativity and imagination.

Irish Food Guides “Top 20 Best Irish Foods to Watch Out For in 2015”

2014

Highly Commended in the Northern Ireland Tourism Awards

The farm came a close second in the Northern Irish Tourist Board Awards to Fermanagh Black Bacon for the ‘Taste of Northern Ireland’ category. Highly commended the farms catered side of the business was given great ratings as affordable, tasty and sustainably sound.

Waterwise Water Efficiency Award for Farming and Horticulture.

Following on from the Consumer Council Gold Award for the Farm’s water management system it was recommended Broughgammon entered the national awards. Very flatteringly Broughgammon Farm didn’t win the Exemplar project for Northern Ireland as expected but won a UK National Award! #proudfarmers

BITC NI Environmental Improvement Award

Broughgammon Farm was announced the winner for the Businees in the Community NI Environmental Improvement Award, beating off strong compition from Dunbia and H&J Martin. Run by Business in the Community and sponsored by Translink, the award shows how the farm demonstrated significant improvements in resource management, leading to reduced environmental impact and greater sustainability.

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2013

Countryside Alliance Awards Northern Ireland.

Broughgammon Farm was the Regional Winner of Northern Ireland and shortlisted to attend the finals in London for the announcements of the overall winner. These awards, known as the ‘Rural Oscars’ focus on the promotion of Local, Sustainable and Ethical products benefiting the local community and promoting rural life.

Certificate of Appreciation by Ballycastle Community Development  Group

This Certificate to the Broughgammon Farm Team is in appreciation for ‘spirit, creativity, inspiritational ideas, enthusiasm for enviroment and leading the way foward to a better future.’

Stars of Moyle Award

The Award represents dedication to the local community and acknowledging their ability to inspire others.

When handing ou awards Cllr Cara McShane stated: ”This event was organised to recognise the achievements and successes of people throughout our District. It is important that we acknowledge those who contribute positively to the fabric of our community.”

Water Champions Gold Award

Awarded by the Consumer Council to Broughgammon Farm for taking steps to reduce their environmental impact and save money by reducing their water use.

Spirit of Moyle Community Champion

This certificate of appreciation was awarded by the Rotary Club of Ballycastle for dedication to the development of positivity in the fabric of the community.

Level 2 Award in Wild Game Meat Hygiene

This award is regulated by Ofqual certifying Broughgammon Farms Hygiene standards for wild game.

2012

Level 2 Award in Principles of Customer Service in Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism- World Host

This award is regulated by Ofqual and certifies Broughgammon Farm’s dedication to customer service and the tourist industry.

Level 2 Award in Welcoming Tourists and Visitor to their desination in Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism- World Host

This award is regulated by Ofqual and certifies Broughgammon Farm’s dedication to customer service and the tourist industry.

Principles of Customer Service Certificate

This certificate acknowledges Broughgammon Farm’s dedication to promoting local industry and supporting the local community through great customer service. 

Ambassadors Certificate

As part of the world host programme Broughgammon Farm is a national and international representative of Ballycastle and the local community.

CAFRE Diversification Challange- Business Start Programme

This certificate, through the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), was achieved and represents Broughgammon’s diversifying techniques involved in the farm.

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