Having had several retailers extol its products to her recently, Kathy Jensen decided to pay a visit to Cloughbane Farm, just outside Pomeroy, where she met up with mother and son, Lorna and Richard Robinson, to find out more about this rapidly growing farm-based enterprise.
Archive for March, 2009
Elevator Promotional Marketing is delighted to be sponsoring the 2009 Ulster Grocer Marketing Awards. We all know this is going to be a tough year commercially and everyone involved in Northern Ireland’s grocery business will be challenged in a variety of ways, as will their consumers.
Ulster Grocer talks to Steven McGarry, Managing Director, Contact Marketing (NI) Ltd.
Briefly outline your career to date
After graduating in Business and Finance from Portobello College in Dublin, I was offered a job in the family business as a field sales executive for Favour Pet Foods. Over the years I have
The National Lottery creates around four million winners a week across its portfolio of games. At the time of publication, over £33 billion has been paid out in prizes and more than 2,200 millionaires or multi-millionaires have been created since [...]
To find out about the household cleaning, laundry and paper products categories in Northern Ireland, Ulster Grocer talked to Michelle Dineen, Trading Manager for Household, Paperware and Non-food with Henderson Wholesale. As a buyer for 392 company-owned and independently owned [...]
Tayto is a much-loved local brand. Its Cheese ’n’ Onion variety is legendary and thousands of youngsters every year flock to the Tayto Tours at Tandragee Castle. That’s where the family-run business, founded by Thomas Hutchinson, has been headquartered for [...]
Many retailers have prioritised their investment in food-to-go in order to respond to changing consumer eating habits. A move away from formal dining occasions towards more grab-and-go based eating has fuelled strong growth for quick service restaurants, and independent retailers, [...]