Food Force Ireland trade shows returns to the Culloden

The sixth annual Food Force Ireland Direct Trade Supplier Day will be held at the Culloden Estate & Spa tomorrow (Tuesday, September 27) with a big turnout expected from both supplier exhibitors and retail partners of the collective bargaining group. […]

Appetite for Growth Conference – Driving Innovation with Big Data

The fifth annual ‘Appetite for Growth’ Conference will bring together leading industry experts to explore how data and information can be used to drive innovation and sustainable growth within the local food and drink sector. Organised by the Northern Ireland […]

Ann’s Pantry named as Northern Ireland’s Best Bakery

Ann’s Pantry has risen to the challenge, and lifted the title of Northern Ireland’s Best Bakery in a competition organised by BBC Good Food Show Northern Ireland and Tourism NI to celebrate Year of Food & Drink Bread & Bakery […]

Tastiest Festival Yet Senior Tesco GB buyers with combined buying power over a billion pounds TASTE what NI has to offer

More than half a dozen senior buyers from Tesco plc flew into Northern Ireland on Friday with a buying power in excess of one billion pounds. They attended the Tesco Taste Festival, scouting for the latest products, meeting with more […]

Tesco Taste Festival promises to be the tastiest yet

Delicious, scrumptious, mouthwatering or just plain tasty. Whatever words you use to describe great food and drink, you’ll need lots of them as you taste your way through the Tesco Taste Festival 2016 taking place at Custom House Square from […]

SPAR scrubs up for a diamond of an evening for NSPCC

To celebrate 10 years of annual fundraising events from SPAR in aid of NSPCC and their various services, and to mark NSPCC’s 30th anniversary, Henderson Group, owners of the SPAR franchise in Northern Ireland, are hosting the Diamond & Pearl […]

Positive end of year results for leading symbol operator

Henderson Group, the locally owned family business which includes the SPAR, EUROSPAR and VIVO Brands in N. Ireland, has released its 2015 financial results showing a turnover of £659.1m across its Wholesale, Retail, Foodservice and Property divisions. The Company was […]

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 […]

Food & Drink News

Tayto Group Environmental Director Nicholas Cowan (centre), receives the award from local TV personality Adrian Logan (left) and Drew Stewart of category sponsor, Macpac (right).

Tayto wins top award for food waste prevention

Co Armagh-based Tayto has been awarded the Food Waste Prevention and Management Award at the Sustainable Ireland Awards, for its innovative approach to managing food waste. Tayto received the prestigious award, sponsored by Macpac, at a recent ceremony in the […]

Business News

Press Eye - Maxol Gilnahirk - 5th September 2016
Photograph by Declan Roughan

(L-R) Kevin Paterson, NI Retail Manager Maxol, Ron Whitten, Chief Financial Officer Hendersons Group and Brian Donaldson Maxol CEO.

Maxol celebrate contract win with Henderson Group

Maxol, the leading forecourt and convenience retailer today (13.09.16) announced it has secured a contract with the Henderson Group to supply three new service stations. The stations, in Glenavy and Broughshane County Antrim and the Donegal Road, Belfast increase the […]

Store Focus

Press Eye - Northern Ireland - 18th July 2016

Photographer - © Matt Mackey / Press Eye


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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