London-calling for Linwoods & Henderson Retail

London-calling for Linwoods & Henderson Retail

Armagh-based Linwoods and Newtownabbey’s Henderson Retail are amongst the winners in this year’s Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Chamber Business Awards for 2017.   Linwoods, who deliver a range of premium bakery, fresh dairy and healthy super food products to over 1,600 customers daily, received the ‘Export Business... View Article

College Support Serves Up Irish Food Success

College Support Serves Up Irish Food Success

The innovative Foodovation Centre at North West Regional College is celebrating the news that five of its clients have won a record nine prizes at the 2017 Irish Food Awards held at Dingle, County Kerry. Often referred to as the ‘Academy Awards of Irish food’, Blás na hÉireann is the largest blind tested... View Article

SUPERVALU INVESTS £600K IN STORE REVAMP

SUPERVALU INVESTS £600K IN STORE REVAMP

SuperValu Comber has just completed a £600k revamp that will help to redefine the local convenience market. The food market store, which employs 50 local staff, will have many new features, explained Martin Reynolds, SuperValu Comber, Store Manager. “When customers come through our refreshed foyer area they will see all... View Article

RiverRidge’s Food Waste Feast for Taste of Ulster Chefs and Food Producers

RiverRidge’s Food Waste Feast for Taste of Ulster Chefs and Food Producers

Top chefs and food producers from across Northern Ireland will put their thinking (catering) hats on as they get ready to visit Northern Ireland’s leading waste management company RiverRidge, together with Natural World Products (NWP), for a day that will shed light on how both companies fit into the journey of... View Article

Food and drink conference addresses Brexit challenges

Food and drink conference addresses Brexit challenges

Business leaders at the Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association (NIFDA) ‘Appetite for Growth’ conference have heard how a strong trade deal with Europe post Brexit will be vital to protect the future of the province’s biggest export industry. The annual event, which was hosted by NIFDA and supported by... View Article

Dale Farm introduces Fixed Price Contract option to its dairy farmers

Dale Farm introduces Fixed Price Contract option to its dairy farmers

Dairy cooperative Dale Farm has introduced a Fixed Milk Price contract option to its milk producers, due to commence in January 2018. Members of and suppliers to Dale Farm are being given the opportunity to sign up to a voluntary three-year Fixed Milk Price Contract to supply an agreed fixed... View Article

GENESIS CRAFTY DOUBLES ITS CAKE BUSINESS CREATING 47 JOBS

GENESIS CRAFTY DOUBLES ITS CAKE BUSINESS CREATING 47 JOBS

Genesis Crafty, the Magherafelt based family bakery, has secured a multi-million pound uplift to its existing contract with M&S which has doubled the company’s cake business.  The tea range, which comprises eleven new lines, will be distributed in over 800 M&S stores throughout the UK from this month.  The impact... View Article

Cloetta & Valeo Foods partnership extended

Cloetta & Valeo Foods partnership extended

Cloetta & Valeo Foods have announced their current distribution partnership for the Chewits confectionery brand in Republic of Ireland will be extended to include Northern Ireland as from 1st October 2017.  Valeo originally inherited the Chewits brand distribution rights as part of their acquisition of Robert Roberts in 2015 and,... View Article

Anuga Executive Summit – top-class prelude on the

Anuga Executive Summit – top-class prelude on the

On the eve of Anuga, the world’s largest trade fair for food and beverages, the Anuga Executive Summit offers a selected circle of national and international decision-makers from the food industry and food trade a stage where they can discuss the latest industry trends. The Anuga Executive Summit is a... View Article

New M&S set to create 80 new jobs in Craigavon

New M&S set to create 80 new jobs in Craigavon

A new branch of Marks & Spencer set to open in Craigavon next year will create 80 new jobs in the local area. The British retailer made the announcement today as part of the 50-year anniversary celebrations of opening its Belfast Donegall Street branch – marking its entry into the Northern Irish market.... View Article