The family owned health-food company, based in Athenry, overcame all4baby and Comet Renewables in the public vote to secure exclusive use of the 100% electric Renault ZOE for 12 months. Siobhan Lawless, owner of Foods of Athenry, spoke of her delight after being announced as the lucky winners. 'We roped everyone into voting for us, our daughters got their boyfriends to share it everywhere and we even had friends and family in Australia voting for us.'
Enda Cantrell, Dealership Manager of Windsor Galway Renault, said 'Foods of Athenry and The Lawless family are very worthy winners. They are amazing people, have built a wonderfully successful company and they organised a great social media campaign to raise awareness of the competition and they were incredibly active on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for the entire two week voting period'
Not only can Foods of Athenry avail of the 300km range on the Renault ZOE to attend events throughout the next 12 months, with 0% BIK on Electric Vehicles, they an also take advantage of the incredible tax savings that comes with having a Renault ZOE as a company car.
'We entered this competition on the 16th of April and two weeks later we've won Renault Zoe. Just an amazing feeling. I'm Delighted and thrilled. Windsor Galway Renault wanted an environmentally friendly company and we were one of final three that were shortlisted to win the Renault Zoe. It was so close that we won it by only 60 votes in the end. It means a tremendous amount to us as a company. We are striving to be as green as possible so this is one more step and quite an enjoyable one.' said Paul Lawless, Owner of Foods of Athenry.