Kinder Animal Adventures returns with Africa-inspired range

Kinder Animal Adventures returns with Africa-inspired range

Leading kids’ confectionery brand Kinder is bringing its popular Animal Adventures line back for a second year, following the popular launch with South American-themed toys. Taking inspiration this time from African wildlife, the joint licence will again run across the Kinder Surprise and Chocolate range to offer informative toys, stickers... View Article

Noisy Snacks in distribution deal with Diverse Fine Food

Noisy Snacks in distribution deal with Diverse Fine Food

Award-winning snack brand Noisy Snacks has signed a listing to be distributed to high-end independent stores by Diverse Fine Food. Diverse Fine Food supplies high-end food outlets, working in partnership with both suppliers and customers with the aim of offering unbeatable service and customer satisfaction. “We are unique in the... View Article

Dromona recognised at Virtual Cheese Awards

Dromona recognised at Virtual Cheese Awards

Dromona Mature Cheddar has been recognised for its best in class quality, picking up Best Cheddar Cheese at the inaugural Virtual Cheese Awards. Founded during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Virtual Cheese Awards celebrate the best of UK cheese and its producers. The online event on July 18 saw a full... View Article

KP Snacks launches Local Legends campaign supporting convenience retailers

KP Snacks launches Local Legends campaign supporting convenience retailers

KP Snacks has launched a nationwide campaign to reward convenience retailers for their resilience shown through the pandemic and help them retain the shoppers and bigger baskets they have won. The Local Legends campaign sees KP snacks offer a significant retailer incentive programme to recognise partners as Local Legends themselves,... View Article

Mash Direct invites sports teams to compete for £5,000 sponsorship package

Mash Direct invites sports teams to compete for £5,000 sponsorship package

Mash Direct has launched a new sports campaign – the Mash Direct Champ-ionships – today, offering teams across the country the opportunity to win a £5,000 sponsorship package which includes a Mash Direct-branded playing kit for the forthcoming season. With Covid-19 resulting in the temporary closure of many sports teams... View Article

Cloughbane Farm secures new Asda listing for homemade pies

Cloughbane Farm secures new Asda listing for homemade pies

Successful farm business Cloughbane Farm has secured a new listing from Asda Northern Ireland for two products. The family owned and run company, which is based near Pomeroy in Co Tyrone is supplying the supermarket with two homemade pies, chicken, ham and leek and a savoury mince, for 11 stores... View Article

Carabao Energy Drink launches retailer cash incentive

Carabao Energy Drink launches retailer cash incentive

Fruity, low calorie, lower sugar energy drink brand Carabao is giving retailers the chance to win one of 13 x £500 cash prizes throughout the month of August 2020, and one lucky winner scooping a very enticing £5,000. Every participating wholesaler will be guaranteed at least one £500 winner. One... View Article

Meals on Wheels gets a boost from Moy Park

Meals on Wheels gets a boost from Moy Park

Moy Park, with help from several other businesses, is cooking thousands of meals for vulnerable members of local communities. Moy Park’s culinary team in Craigavon has turned its new product development kitchen into a production line, and is creating 1,000 healthy, nutritious meals a week to be distributed by The... View Article

Cibus Analytical to launch new food fraud testing service

Cibus Analytical to launch new food fraud testing service

Belfast-based food testing specialist Cibus Analytical has announced the successful completion of a £570,000 seed funding round which will be used to help tackle food contamination and adulteration. The company develops innovative methods to test for food safety vulnerabilities, ensuring authenticity of ingredients across the food supply chain. The funding... View Article

FSA issues advice on safety standards & protecting staff

FSA issues advice on safety standards & protecting staff

Guidance covering a range of areas – including good hygiene practice, management of employee sickness and social distancing for specific food business settings – has been published by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in NI to help businesses continue operating throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. FSA has said it is very... View Article