DRT Win Excellence in Customer Service Award

DRT Win Excellence in Customer Service Award

Derry Refrigerated Transport (DRT) was one of the big winners at the annual Export & Freight Transport & Logistics Awards. The company was presented with the Excellence in Customer Service award by Henrik Pedersen, Freight Sales Director, P&O Ferries, at a glittering ceremony at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast which... View Article

Ulster Business Top 100 Companies 2018 profits soar by almost 80%

Ulster Business Top 100 Companies 2018 profits soar by almost 80%

Northern Ireland’s biggest companies have boosted their profits by almost 80% in the space of a year. Moy Park has also retained the top spot on the Ulster Business Top 100 Companies 2018 edition, sponsored by A&L Goodbody, for the seventh year running, with turnover of £1.4bn. Overall, turnover among... View Article

Heavenly enjoy the taste of success in China

Heavenly enjoy the taste of success in China

Heavenly Tasty Organics, the multi-award-winning brand behind natural snacks for babies and children, is thrilled to announce it has officially launched in China this month. Working with Runshen International Trading(Shanghai) Co Ltd, one of the country’s leading food distributors, Heavenly products are now available in over 800 independent mother and... View Article

Derry Refrigerated Transport supports home-grown talent

Derry Refrigerated Transport supports home-grown talent

DRT (NI) is proud to announce its support for local super bantamweight boxer Michael Conlan. After a successful amateur career, 26-year-old Conlan made his professional debut in Madison Square Gardens on St Patrick’s Day 2017 and now has an unbeaten professional record of 7-0; most recently wining by unanimous decision... View Article

Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry

BBC broadcaster and media guru Andrew Neil has been announced as the guest speaker for the 2018 Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NI Chamber) Annual President’s Lunch. The Daily Politics and This Week presenter will speak at the NI Chamber lunch at Belfast City Hall on Friday 15 June 2018.... View Article

NIFDA brings European food export partners to Belfast

NIFDA brings European food export partners to Belfast

Food and drink SMEs in Northern Ireland which are looking to break into global markets are benefitting from a €1.8million EU-funded programme which aims to increase competitiveness and drive export sales. Delivered locally by the Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association (NIFDA), the Atlantic Area Export Project brings together partners... View Article

Equipment supplier HANDTMANN makes its IFEX debut.

Equipment supplier HANDTMANN makes its IFEX debut.

Handtmann exhibits regularly on a worldwide basis, 2018 being the first time the company will be exhibiting at the Meat @ Ifex Exhibition in Belfast. Ireland has become a magnet for new technology in food production specifically with a view to increasing production volumes while maintaining high quality standards. Handtmann... View Article

Top Judge to present at Carson McDowell GDPR seminar

Top Judge to present at Carson McDowell GDPR seminar

One of Northern Ireland’s top judges is set to provide a rarely heard level of judicial insight ahead of the forthcoming implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when he speaks at a seminar hosted by Carson McDowell on 15th February. Lord Justice Stephens, who is an expert in... View Article

Major research boost for Northern Ireland food industry

Major research boost for Northern Ireland food industry

 Food processing in Northern Ireland is set to benefit from a major investment to promote and assist transparency throughout the region’s most important manufacturing industry. Flagship research projects, which will drive the international reputation of Northern Ireland food, farming and research, have been awarded close to £2 million in a... View Article

GroceryAid publishes Fundraising Principles of Good Practice

GroceryAid publishes Fundraising Principles of Good Practice

New principles share best practice for charity events and activities organised by retailers Working closely with supporters, GroceryAid has drafted a code of practice describing what good looks like when retailers run an event on behalf of charities. The “GroceryAid Principles of Good Practice” has been completed with assistance from... View Article