Ardkeen Quality Food Store
The Jephson family of Ardkeen Stores are always ahead of the curve.
What they do today, others will copy and do tomorrow. They plan and innovate and improve, and everyone else rushes to keep up by imitating. Ardkeen sets the standards of service, design, quality and choice, and everyone else strives to copy their template.
Of course, as soon as the others in Irish food retail have caught up, Ardkeen will have already moved on, and created something new, something better. The Jephson brothers are ace conceptualists, with a very clear idea of how shopping can be made into an engaging social and cultural practice. If that sounds like an oxymoron, then a visit to their bright, stylish supermarket will demonstrate that, in fact, Ardkeen makes shopping a fun, political and social act. You come to Ardkeen to buy the best foods, and those foods are overwhelmingly local foods. So your choices support the growers and artisans of the region, and your money is being ploughed back into the local economy, a very defining political act.
Many people who shop at Ardkeen may never reflect on this fact, but the Jephson family have, and they have acted on their beliefs for many decades, making the South-East a better place, building a community of suppliers, staying ahead of the curve. Ardkeen is a treasure, a jewel of Ireland’s sunny South-East.