Hickey’s Bakery Waterford have being making traditional hand crafted bread and blaa’s on their premises in Barrack Street Waterford since 1958 using traditional methods handed down from generations. Now the longest established Bakery in Waterford City supplying blaa’s throughout the Waterford area, including the larger retail stores, schools and many smaller independent grocery shops .
The business is run by owner manager Brian Hickey who is also a 3rd generation baker.
The Waterford Blaa successfully registered for prestigious Protected Geographic Indication (PGI) status.
Today the local Waterford Blaa bread receives the highest recognition as a quality European foodstuff, as it is awarded the coveted Protected Geographic Indication (PGI) status. This prestigious designation means that the Waterford Blaa can claim its place among the ranks of internationally renowned products such as Italy’s Parma Ham, France’s Camembert de Normandie Cheese and Greece’s Kalamata Olive Oil.