GOLDEN COW AND BELFAST COOKERY SCHOOL FIND NORTHERN IRELAND’S GREATEST SCONE

GOLDEN COW AND BELFAST COOKERY SCHOOL FIND NORTHERN IRELAND’S GREATEST SCONE

Lynne Crowther from Drumbo in Co. Down has been crowned the winner of the ‘Golden Cow Softer Scone Competition’, following a search to find Northern Ireland’s greatest scone recipe. Golden Cow recently launched new ‘Golden Cow Softer’, a rich and creamy butter that has been softened with a hint of... View Article

For some families, young professionals and many people in between, modern day life is incredibly fast-paced. There’s so much going on outside the home that, by the time we get through the front door in the evening, the last thing we want to do is cook a meal from scratch.... View Article

Musgrave MarketPlace announces £1.1m upgrade of Duncrue Cash & Carry

Musgrave MarketPlace announces £1.1m upgrade of Duncrue Cash & Carry

Musgrave MarketPlace, Northern Ireland’s leading wholesale supplier to retail, foodservice and SME businesses, has announced a £1.1 million investment in the upgrade of its Belfast-based Duncrue Cash & Carry. This significant investment forms part of Musgrave MarketPlace’s ongoing commitment to deliver a first-class customer service experience and an unrivalled product... View Article

LINWOODS LAUNCHES NEW HEMP PROTEIN+ RANGE

LINWOODS LAUNCHES NEW HEMP PROTEIN+ RANGE

Linwoods in Armagh, the UK’s leading producer of healthy super foods, has launched a brand-new range of natural plant protein blends; Hemp Protein+. The innovative new product provides a natural source of protein, helping fuel the body with essential energy-boosting nutrients and heart-healthy compounds.  The launch marks the end of... View Article

BOOSTING ITV ON DEMAND

BOOSTING ITV ON DEMAND

Love Island, Celebrity Juice and Take Me Out are amongst shows about to receive a Boost as the brand takes its Release The Boost campaign to the digital airwaves with ITV’s video on-demand service, the ITV Hub. Launching Monday 17th July, a new 15 second advert from Boost Drinks, featuring... View Article

LIDL’S LARGEST STORE IN NOTHERN IRELAND

LIDL’S LARGEST STORE IN NOTHERN IRELAND

Thursday, 6th July 2017 – Lidl in Connswater was reopened today which saw the creation of 17 new jobs in the locality. The new look store which has moved to a different location in Connswater Shopping Centre & Retail Park took a total of 4 months to complete and is... View Article

Mullins seeks bigger scoop of ice cream market

Mullins seeks bigger scoop of ice cream market

Northern Ireland brand Mullins Ice Cream has embarked on a sales and marketing strategy designed to focus on growing the brand’s distribution across Ireland.  The company aims to achieve this through a series of engaging consumer activities, focussed sales initiatives and a host of new product developments. Following the company’s... View Article

Two local businesses are first from NI to take part in Asda’s Social Entreprise Development Academy

Two local businesses are first from NI to take part in Asda’s Social Entreprise Development Academy

Wee Choco (Moneyreagh) and Itty Bitty Book Company (Lisburn) are the first two companies from Northern Ireland to take part in Asda’s Social Enterprise Development Academy with the aim of increasing the availability of products for ethically-minded consumers on supermarket shelves. Delivered in partnership with Social Investment Scotland, the NI... View Article

Bank of Ireland Open Farm weekend proves to be ‘sweet’ success for Portadown-based McKeever family

Bank of Ireland Open Farm weekend proves to be ‘sweet’ success for Portadown-based McKeever family

The sun was shining and the weather was ‘sweet’ along with the cider, at Long Meadow Farm in Portadown where the McKeever family were showcasing their cider and apple juice products and the processes involved in its production as part of the Bank of Ireland Open Farm Weekend. Of course... View Article

Food NI CEO, Michele Shirlow, awarded MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017

Food NI CEO, Michele Shirlow, awarded MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017

Food NI Chief Executive Michele Shirlow has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, receiving the award in recognition for her services to the food and drink sector in Northern Ireland. Michele is the driver behind Food NI, the... View Article