Boojum launches new ready meal range with Henderson Group

Boojum launches new ready meal range with Henderson Group

Homegrown Mexican burrito bar chain Boojum has partnered with the Henderson Group to launch a new range of retail ready meals. The new range hit shelves on Wednesday and will be available to buy from select SPAR, EUROSPAR, ViVO and ViVOXTRA stores across Northern Ireland. Prepared fresh daily by Boojum’s... View Article

Andrew Ingredients distributing innovative new vegan caramel

Andrew Ingredients distributing innovative new vegan caramel

UK manufacturer Renshaw has launched a wholesale Creamy Vegan Caramel during Veganuary, to support the growing demand for plant-based food and drink alternatives. Creamy Vegan Caramel is the first plant-based caramel product of its kind which maintains the functionality and flavour of traditional creamy caramel. The product is available locally... View Article

Plant-based campaign marks Veganuary for Costcutter and Alpro

Plant-based campaign marks Veganuary for Costcutter and Alpro

Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) has teamed up with plant-based food and drink champions Alpro, to give retailers a ready-recipe for January sales success. Healthy, tasty, plant-based recipes are the cornerstone of the campaign, which builds on the huge success of CSG’s game-focused promotions to engage shoppers and drive sales for... View Article

Call for NI to urgently set up food manufacturing capital grant

Call for NI to urgently set up food manufacturing capital grant

Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association (NIFDA) has reiterated its call for the Department for the Economy to set up a processor capital grant for the food manufacturing sector in Northern Ireland as a matter of urgency. The call follows the announcement of a €100m capital investment scheme by the... View Article

Premium chocolate created in local collaboration with distillery

Premium chocolate created in local collaboration with distillery

A limited-edition, premium chocolate bar has been created in a collaboration between two craft enterprises located in the Mourne Mountains. The two companies are Killowen Distillery and NearyNógs Chocolate Makers, both located near Newry in Co Down. NearyNógs is Northern Ireland’s only producer of bean to bar stoneground fine chocolate,... View Article

Harrods lists award-winning vinegars from Burren Balsamics

Harrods lists award-winning vinegars from Burren Balsamics

Burren Balsamics, an award-winning producer of infused balsamic vinegars in Northern Ireland, has won its first business with Harrods, the prestigious department store in London. Based at Richhill in Co Armagh, Burren Balsamics has supplied a range of nine products including its recently launched Irish Peat Smoked and Irish Heritage... View Article

Suki and Old Bushmills Irish Whiskey collaborate on tea blend

Suki and Old Bushmills Irish Whiskey collaborate on tea blend

Suki Tea Makers in Belfast has collaborated with Old Bushmills Distillery in Co Antrim to create a limited-edition tea using its award-winning Black Bush blend. The latest initiative in a developing business relationship between Suki and Old Bushmills is a loose-leaf black tea in pyramid bags, produced in an attractively... View Article

Genesis creates thank you reindeer cupcakes for Christmas

Genesis creates thank you reindeer cupcakes for Christmas

With so many people to thank at Christmas, as part of its Afters Festive range, Genesis Bakery has developed an exclusive Thank You treat – a two-pack of gorgeous reindeer cupcakes. The box includes a special label to personalise your gift before presenting it. “We developed our delicious tasting, two-pack... View Article

Innovative new Mash Direct lines listed by Asda

Innovative new Mash Direct lines listed by Asda

Co Down-based family farming and food enterprise Mash Direct has won a supply contract which will see two new lines stocked in nearly 50 Asda stores across Northern Ireland and Scotland. Mash Direct combines six generations of the Hamilton family’s farming expertise to produce an extensive range of award-winning ‘field... View Article

Innovation at White’s Oats drives brand growth

Innovation at White’s Oats drives brand growth

Porridge and oat cereal brand White’s Oats has secured new contracts with Tesco and Sainsbury’s Northern Ireland for its new low-sugar granola. The new product, which also has planned listings in SPAR and Supervalu, is estimated to be worth over £250,000 to the business. Through a continued programme of product... View Article