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Win a €300 Hotel Break & Eskimo-3 Hamper

Nominate your favourite store for the Pat Curran Award for Excellence in Customer Service

Is your local independent health food store great for offering advice, helpful, friendly and customer-focused? You could win a fantastic prize by telling us why.

Everyone who votes in this year's Pat Curran Award for Excellence in Customer Service will be entered into a draw to win a €300 hotel break gift card from along with a big hamper full of Eskimo-3 goodies. There will be 3 runner-up prizes of Eskimo-3 Hampers. Winners may choose either children's or adults' products.

Place your vote below. Voting closes 22 December 2022.

The member of staff who is the overall winner will receive a €500 cash prize and their store will also receive €500, which they can give to a charity of their choice. The objective of this worthwhile award is to celebrate excellence in independent health food shops throughout Ireland.

Place your vote here

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Your Nomination

Name of independent health food store you wish to nominate:

Name of staff member you wish to nominate:

Please tell us why you think this store and staff member merits the award (max 100 words):

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Product Portfolio
Friendly and Helpful
Great Advice
Store Layout

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About the Pat Curran Award for Excellence in Customer Service

PPC Galway Ltd has been supplying Eskimo-3 to Irish households for the past 25 years and this year is celebrating 30 years in business. An Irish family-owned business, its founders Pat and Phil Curran started the company from humble beginnings in their semi-detached house on the outskirts of Galway in 1992.

Originally established as a practitioner supply company supplying herbal, homeopathic and nutritional products to practitioners all over the country, Pat and Phil placed a huge emphasis on quality products, integrity in business and first-class customer service.

As the business began to grow, PPC expanded into the retail sector with the renowned omega-3 product Eskimo-3. This is when Pat really came into his own, as his easy manner, brilliant communication skills and genuine interest in people proved invaluable in building the brand and developing strong relationships with stockists and consumers alike which have endured to this day.

Unfortunately, Pat passed away in 2014 following a short illness and his legacy is remembered each year with the annual Pat Curran Award which recognises excellence in customer service. Today the great work started by Pat and Phil is carried on by their daughter Olive and her husband Michael Donnellan.