Irn Bru to reduce sugar in 90% of its drinks by this autumn

Irn Bru to reduce sugar in 90% of its drinks by this autumn

The group, which is also behind Rubicon and Tizer, said over 90 per cent of its brands will contain less than 5g of total sugar per 100ml by the autumn of this year. AG Barr is grappling with a shift in consumer tastes towards low-sugar drinks and is preparing for... View Article

M&S lists Northern Ireland’s Jawbox Gin

M&S lists Northern Ireland’s Jawbox Gin

Jawbox Premium Gin from Northern Ireland is now on sale in almost 150 Marks & Spencer stores across Great Britain. The significant contract with M&S is the biggest retail deal to date in Britain for Jawbox, a single estate gin distilled in Northern Ireland and launched in February by Gerry... View Article

Food Force Ireland expands its reach into the drinks trade

Food Force Ireland expands its reach into the drinks trade

Brisk business was reported at Food Force Ireland’s annual Direct Trade Supplier Day last month, on the back of strong attendance by both suppliers and retailers as well as a portfolio expansion into the drinks trade for the Nisa retailer buying group. United Wine Merchants, Robb Bros, Proximo, Dillon Bass,... View Article

Nisa’s Wine Festival sees sparkling sales

Nisa’s Wine Festival sees sparkling sales

Nisa is pleased to announce that its recent Wine Festival initiative achieved almost £1.2m in additional sales, seeing a 66% increase in sales of wines featured in the three-week long event. The event was designed to help members drive additional sales with competitive pricing on a wide selection of wines,... View Article

Tesco Northern Ireland Brews Up a Storm with Local Beer and Cider Ranges

Tesco Northern Ireland Brews Up a Storm with Local Beer and Cider Ranges

To celebrate the Northern Ireland Year of Food and Drink’s Brewing and Distilling month, Tesco is filling its barrels (and shelves) full by introducing three brand new ranges of local craft beer and cider. Firm advocates of the local brewing and distilling industry, the new ranges from Drinks Inc. and... View Article