Carrigaline’s Marie McCarthy into the National Brown Bread Baking Semi-Finals

11 September 2019
By Elaine Murphy

Pictured is National Brown Bread Baking Competition semi-finalist Marie McCarthy from Carrigaline, Co Cork. Marie qualified to the semi-finals National Brown Bread Baking Competition, sponsored by Aldi and in association with the NPA and ICA, through entering the Aldi bread drop heats which took place in June.

She will now compete in the semi-finals which will take place in the Aldi marquee at the National Ploughing Championships on the 17th and 18th of September. Two people will be chosen from each day and will go on to compete in the final of the competition on the 19th of September. The winner will see their winning brown bread on sale in Aldi stores across the country for a minimum of 6 months, and will win a share of the profits, guaranteed to be at least €15,000!

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