Coca-Cola’s new pack line-up will give consumers simple choices when the Government’s tax on sugar-sweetened drinks is introduced

Coca-Cola’s new pack line-up will give consumers simple choices when the Government’s tax on sugar-sweetened drinks is introduced

The Government’s tax on sugar-sweetened soft drinks will come into effect from April 6, 2018 and, as a direct result of this tax, the price per litre of Coca-Cola Classic will increase from that date. The no-sugar options in the Coca-Cola range, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar and Diet Coke, are not... View Article

North coast vanilla ice cream named best in UK at national industry awards

North coast vanilla ice cream named best in UK at national industry awards

Vanilla ice cream created by Northern Ireland’s famous family-owned ice cream brand, Morelli’s, has been named the best in the UK at a national awards ceremony in Harrogate last night. The local brand’s Double Cream Vanilla flavour secured double Gold at the annual Ice Cream Awards, the Oscars of the... View Article

Design competition gives NI students a chance to BOOST their careers

Design competition gives NI students a chance to BOOST their careers

BUDDING young designers from Northern Ireland are being given the opportunity to have their work featured on one of the province’s biggest brands as part of a competition organised by leading drinks company Boost. Boost Energy celebrates 15 years in Northern Ireland this year and to mark this significant milestone,... View Article

UK Organic Market worth £2.2 billion, and sales in Northern Ireland are booming with a 20% rise

UK Organic Market worth £2.2 billion, and sales in Northern Ireland are booming with a 20% rise

The Soil Association’s 2018 Organic Market Report – launched today, 7 February – reveals the UK organic market is now worth more than ever at £2.2 billion, growing 6% in 2017. The market has now had six years of steady growth, with organic accounting for 1.5% of the total UK... View Article

Sweet dreams for Free’ist following major reinvestment

Sweet dreams for Free’ist following major reinvestment

Northern Ireland based sugar-free food company Free’ist has invested a quarter of a million pounds into a complete rebrand and supporting growth strategy, aimed at doubling its business within the next two years. Based in Belfast, Free’ist launched its range of products in 2013 in response to the growing demand... View Article

Morelli’s Ice Cream launches new take home retail tubs

Morelli’s Ice Cream launches new take home retail tubs

Northern Ireland’s famous Italian Ice Cream brand, Morelli’s, has launched a brand new range of retail packaging to meet growing demand from consumers to enjoy its famous ice cream at home. The family run business has invested time, effort and resources into the vibrant new design to ensure the products... View Article

Smashing’ new base for Willowbrook Foods

Smashing’ new base for Willowbrook Foods

Fresh foods producer Willowbrook Foods has invested £700,000 in developing a state-of-the-art production facility in Newtownards, County Down, with the aim of doubling its production capacity of cooked, mashed and prepared vegetable products. Willowbrook Foods has developed the site to enhance and increase its production capability, to facilitate new product... View Article

Willowbrook Foods strengthens roots in ROI

Willowbrook Foods strengthens roots in ROI

 Ireland’s largest bagged salad producer Willowbrook Foods has secured an additional €2.5m worth of business in the ROI market for 2018. The result of a targeted growth strategy in ROI, Willowbrook Foods has secured the additional business through both increasing sales with existing customers and winning new partnerships within the... View Article

Explore Jungle NI with Irwin’s Bakery

Explore Jungle NI with Irwin’s Bakery

Irwin’s Bakery is kick-starting the New Year by launching a new promotional partnership with The Jungle NI, based outside Magherafelt.  By collecting tokens on selected Softee packs (800g), the bakery’s soft white loaf, consumers will be able to claim free activities at Family Fun Days at The Jungle on selected... View Article

Linwoods Tastes Success at the SIAL Middle East Innovation Awards

Linwoods Tastes Success at the SIAL Middle East Innovation Awards

  Following a period of significant investment and growth, Northern Ireland’s leading health foods business, Linwoods, has confirmed its position as a world class producer, securing a Gold Award for Innovation at the SIAL Middle East Show in Abu Dhabi for its ‘Sprouted Flaxseed’ product. The SIAL Middle East Show... View Article