Leading retailers tickled pink by Gin sales

Leading retailers tickled pink by Gin sales

Leading convenience retailers, SuperValu and Centra, owned by Musgrave, are celebrating gin-ormous success as they reveal that gin sales have grown by over a whopping 70% in the past 12 months. Gin became a top seller across SuperValu and Centra stores in 2017, with international and local favourites such as... View Article

Tayto Group Acquires The Real Pork Crackling Company

Tayto Group Acquires The Real Pork Crackling Company

Tayto Group Ltd, parent company of Co Armagh’s Tayto, has purchased The Real Pork Crackling Company from owner Chris Cunliffe for an undisclosed sum.  As well as producing pork scratchings, the company has several other leading pork crackling brands, such as Golden Pork Crunch and is listed in independents and... View Article

Moy Park relaunches breaded range in 75th year

Moy Park relaunches breaded range in 75th year

Ireland’s number one poultry brand, Moy Park, has relaunched its branded breaded product range to coincide with the company’s 75th anniversary. “Given our 75th anniversary, 2018 is an important year for Moy Park, and we wanted to celebrate from a brand perspective through the relaunch,” explains Karen Kelso, Director of... View Article

121 Dietician teams up with Free’ist in Sugar-Swap Initiative

121 Dietician teams up with Free’ist in Sugar-Swap Initiative

Belfast-based sugar-free foods company Free’ist has formed a partnership with dietician Gillian Killiner (121 Dietician) to encourage consumers to review their sugar intake as part of a week-long ‘Sugar Swap’ campaign, which will include in-store activity and a multi-channel marketing support programme across Ireland. Free’ist will partner with Gillian Killiner... View Article

Stalwart of food industry honoured with prestigious award at Balmoral Show

Stalwart of food industry honoured with prestigious award at Balmoral Show

Brian Irwin, Chairman of Irwin’s Bakery has been presented with a special Contribution to the agri-food Industry in Northern Ireland at the inaugural Henderson Wholesale Fresh Innovation Awards at the Balmoral Show. The revamped awards were held this morning (Friday 18 May) at the 150th Balmoral Show to celebrate the... View Article

Frank and Honest coffee goes compostable

Frank and Honest coffee goes compostable

Frank and Honest are delighted to announce its commitment to become the first national coffee brand to move to 100% Compostable Coffee Cups. Frank and Honest, available in selected SuperValu, Centra and Mace stores, will replace all non-recyclable single-use coffee cups with a new compostable cup and lid from September... View Article

Mash Direct win major UK Award.

Mash Direct win major UK Award.

It has been an unstoppable year so far for Comber’s family-run farm, Mash Direct. The company already has over 152 accolades to their name and last night were named The UK’s Number 1 Branded Supplier in Fruit, Veg & Salads by The Grocer, the leading publication in the supermarket industry... View Article

Noisy Noel’s Noisy Nuts launch in the UK.

Noisy Noel’s Noisy Nuts launch in the UK.

Northern Ireland Ballygowan’s Noisy Nuts is proud to announce the launch of its new range of craft beer inspired peanut snacks in a UK first taking the craft beer trend to a new level of snacking. The range will launch nationwide across the UK, Northern Ireland and Europe in April... View Article

Mash Direct in New Waitrose Deal on their 14th birthday

Mash Direct in New Waitrose Deal on their 14th birthday

Comber farm, Mash Direct, have landed a new deal to supply one of the UK’s biggest supermarket chains, Waitrose, with their convenient vegetable side dishes. The listing will see Mash Direct’s Carrot and Parsnip Mash go into over 330 stores across England and Wales starting today (on the 11th April... View Article

Time is running out to win a tasty ten grand

Time is running out to win a tasty ten grand

Northern Ireland crisp lovers are running out of time to win £10,000 in the nationwide McCoy’s Crisps ‘Dig for Gold’ campaign. There is set to be a ‘gold rush’ across the province as a staggering £10,000 could be found by someone in Northern Ireland from now until the end of... View Article