32 tasty Irish-made sandwich filling ideas

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Need lunch inspiration? As part of Heinz’ All-Ireland Sandwich competition, the public has nominated 32 different food producers


For many, All-Ireland Sunday brings back memories of ham sandwiches enjoyed en route to Dublin, with maybe a bag of chips on the way home if you’re in a celebratory mood.

With that in mind, this summer launched the Heinz Seriously Good Mayonnaise All-Ireland Sandwich competition, asking the public to nominate their favourite Irish food producers making the best sandwich ingredients.

Chosen by David Adams, Head of Heinz Ireland and  food writer Dee Laffan, the final recipe for the nation’s favourite sandwich has been released ahead of the All-Ireland final on Saturday, 11 September.

This list packs a punch, with 32 delicious products that will have you looking forward to lunchtime.

32 delicious sandwich fillings:

  1. St. Tola Divine, a spreadable version of the award-winning goats cheese representing Co. Clare
  2. Gubbeen Farmhouse Cheese, representing Co. Cork
  3. Sourdough bread from Emilie’s Bakehouse, representing Co. Kerry
  4. Irish butter from Glenstal Foods, representing Co. Limerick
  5. Mature Cheese and Red Onion crisps from O’Donnells Crisps, representing Co. Tipperary
  6. Blaa from Walsh’s Bakehouse, representing Co. Waterford
  7. Cheddar from Coolattin Cheddar, representing Co. Carlow
  8. Cucumbers from Welgro Produce, representing Dublin
  9. Chilli jam from Gibney’s Preserves, representing Co. Kildare
  10. Smoked trout pâté from Goatsbridge Trout Farm, representing Co. Kilkenny
  11. Microgreens from Edmundburry Greens, representing Co. Laois
  12. Honey roast ham from Herterich Artisan Meats, representing Co. Longford
  13. Sourdough bread from The Home Bakery, representing Co. Louth
  14. Organic lettuce from Meade Farm, representing Co. Meath
  15. Shaved New York-style pastrami from Carrolls of Tullamore, representing Co. Offaly
  16. Turkey slices from Green Farm Fine Foods, representing Co. Westmeath
  17. Tomatoes from Wexford Tomatoes, representing Co. Wexford
  18. Salami from Guastalla, representing Co. Wicklow
  19. Smoke roasted organic salmon from North Coast Smokehouse, representing Co. Antrim
  20. Onion jam from Burren Balsamics, representing Co. Armagh
  21. Drumlin garlic cheese from Corleggy Cheeses, representing Co. Cavan
  22. Crispy onions from Scotts Crispy Onions, representing Co. Londonderry
  23. Wild Irish tuna from Shines Seafood, representing Co. Donegal
  24. Black garlic butter from Abernethy Butter, representing Co. Down
  25. Fresh free range eggs from Cavanagh Eggs, representing Co. Fermanagh
  26. Mushrooms from Monaghan Mushrooms, representing Co. Monaghan
  27. Bresola from Ispini Charcuterie, representing Co. Tyrone
  28. Salad leaves from An Garraí Glas, representing Co. Galway
  29. Boxty from McNiffe’s Bakery, representing Co. Leitrim
  30. Sea salt from Achill Island Sea Salt, representing Co. Mayo
  31. Sundried tomatoes from Ballagh Farm Shop, representing Co. Roscommon
  32. Hummus from Sweet Beat, representing Co. Sligo


As well as the competition, Heinz [Seriously] Good Mayonnaise also launched a new limited-edition bottle for the summer – Heinz [Seriously] Good Mayo for Sam.

Linking to the well-known saying ‘Mayo for Sam’ slogan, referring to the Co. Mayo football team’s quest for the cup, the new bottle was launched to mark the 70th anniversary of Co. Mayo’s last win at the All-Ireland Final in 1951.

If Mayo fans haven’t gotten a bottle already, there’s still time to  grab a bottle for €3 at heinztohome.ie.