Dale Farm hits the road to scoop more of ice cream market

Dale Farm hits the road to scoop more of ice cream market

Building on the recent success of its “Take Your Tastebuds Back” ice cream brand re-launch, Dale Farm has now unveiled a major summer promotional campaign across Ireland to drive consumer engagement, celebrate the introduction of new lines to its ice cream range and ultimately secure a bigger share of the... View Article

Greenway Spar feeling chilled out after competition win

Greenway Spar feeling chilled out after competition win

Greenway SPAR were one of the 50 retailers across NI who were awarded with a brand new fridge full of Boost as part of the company’s ongoing 15 years in Northern Ireland celebrations. Northern Ireland retailers entered the competition by ordering three or more cases of Boost’s new sugar free... View Article

Speciality Food Fair returns to Moira Demesne bigger and better

Speciality Food Fair returns to Moira Demesne bigger and better

Speciality Food Fair returns to Moira Demesne bigger and better Speciality Food Fair will return to Moira Demesne on Saturday 18th August for its fourth year with a focus on local artisan food with sustainability and preservation of food a key focus for 2018. The Food Fair has grown in... View Article

Volvic re-launches touch of fruit with £2.5m media investment this summer

Volvic re-launches touch of fruit with £2.5m media investment this summer

This summer, Volvic, the UK’s no 1 bottled water brand* will re-launch its entire Touch of Fruit original range, with half the sugar and a new look ‘refreshing’ packaging. Available nationwide from June 2018, the reformulated range took 18 months of careful development to perfect the recipe. Through using extract... View Article

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