Fresh Award Win for North Down Group – NI Company Named as UK Foodservice Supplier of the Year –

GROWTH of 38%* and investment in the business were just two of the many factors that contributed to the North Down Group being named as Foodservice Supplier of the Year at a major food awards in London, organised by the […]

Tayto Team Score Top Golf Placing at Tayto NI Open

Pictured about to tee off in the Pro am competition at the recent Tayto NI Open is the Tayto team, (l-r) Alan Fitzsimmins, Hendersons; Chris Fitzsimmins; John Hann, US golf professional and Tommy Charteris, Innovation Director at Tayto. The Tayto […]

PUNJANA BAGS TOP ACCOLADE Local Company Wins Top 3-Star Award for NI’s Favourite Tea

Belfast based Thompson’s Family Teas, has won the maximum three stars for its hero brand, Punjana, Northern Ireland’s best-selling tea, at the prestigious UK Great Taste Awards 2016. Three stars is the highest achievement a product can win and is […]

Tesco customers in Northern Ireland raise £35k for charity in one day

A big-hearted working partnership between Tesco, crisp and snack manufacturer Tayto Group Ltd and Marie Curie encouraged customers to donate more than £35,000 to charity – in just one day. A team of 297 Marie Curie volunteers visited 47 Tesco […]

First Minister Gives Support to Independents’ Day

With today being Independents’ Day (4th July), First Minister Arlene Foster MLA has given her support to the campaign, which is supported by Bank of Ireland. The Independents’ Day campaign celebrates the huge contribution independent traders make to local communities […]

Finance Minister Visits Ballyhackmore To Support Independents’ Day

Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir MLA visited the NIIRTA office and met local traders in Ballyhackamore to add his support to Independents’ Day which takes place next week on Monday 4th July. The Independents’ Day campaign, supported by Bank of […]

EUROSPAR reaches 50th store milestone ahead of schedule Retail brand now largest by store numbers in NI, with five more due to open by end of 2016

Local retailer Henderson Group has announced it has reached the 50th store milestone for its EUROSPAR brand in Northern Ireland, months ahead of schedule. The retailer has also announced that a further five stores will open before the end of […]


Lady Luck is shining on NI with 48 new millionaires in just over five years IT’S official. Northern Ireland is enjoying a lucky Lottery streak. The National Lottery today revealed that no fewer than 95 millionaires have been created in […]

Retail News

August 2016 - Picture by Darren Kidd / Press Eye.

SuperValu leads the herd with ‘Best Beef Ever’

SuperValu is number one for beef in Northern Ireland. The leading foodmarket convenience retailer has come out on top in research conducted by the Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC), with 100% of its beef sourced locally and 100% also Northern […]

Food & Drink News

Head of Marketing at Dale Farm, Caroline Martin, joins Brian Conway, Asda Buying Manager Northern Ireland, in celebrating the addition of Dale Farm Quark to the co-operative’s range available in Asda stores across NI

Asda says yes ‘cheese’ to Dale Farm Quark

Dale Farm, Northern Ireland’s leading dairy producer, has secured a contract which will see it supply all Asda stores in NI with its high-in-protein, fat-free quark soft cheese. The award winning product – made using cows’ milk sourced from the […]

Store Focus

Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 18th July 2016

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A £200k revamp of Centra Derry, Buncrana Road has been completed by Musgrave NI and is redefining the local convenience market. The foodmarket store, which employs 25 local staff, now features a cutting-edge own brand Frank and Honest Coffee offer […]

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