Fresh look for awards set to celebrate the best in agri-business at Balmoral Show

Fresh look for awards set to celebrate the best in agri-business at Balmoral Show

To celebrate the return of Henderson Group’s supplier awards for the sixth year at Balmoral Show, organisers have revealed a fresh look and name for the event. The Fresh Innovation Awards will take place during a specially curated breakfast and awards event on Friday 18 May 2018 at Balmoral Show,... View Article

New Musgrave TV Ad celebrates 35 years of loving local

New Musgrave TV Ad celebrates 35 years of loving local

Musgrave, the name behind Northern Ireland’s leading wholesale and convenience retail brands, SuperValu, Centra, Mace and MarketPlace, is celebrating 35 years of business in Northern Ireland, with the release of a new television advert featuring local store workers, customers and well-known iconic places. As part of the creative behind the... View Article

Supervalu & Centra invests in major value-led strategy

Supervalu & Centra invests in major value-led strategy

Leading retail group, Musgrave has announced a double-digit investment in its value offering in 2018 which they said will give their customers, at SuperValu and Centra stores, more opportunities to save on everyday items. As part of a major new commercial strategy, Musgrave will increase its investment in value by... View Article

Asda’s local focus generates business for NI food companies

Asda’s local focus generates business for NI food companies

Sales of locally produced food in Asda’s Northern Ireland stores grew by 8% in 2017 – proving that customers are actively supporting the region’s agri-food industry. And the response to food from NI was also positive across Asda’s UK-wide store network where sales were up 4.1% year-on-year. The strong sales... View Article

Musgrave ‘Store of the year’ winners crowned at annual awards ceremony

Musgrave ‘Store of the year’ winners crowned at annual awards ceremony

Store of the Year winner, McCaughan’s Mace in Armoy were greeted on stage by Managing Director of Musgrave, Michael McCormack and Sales Director for SuperValu and Centra, Nigel Maxwell. The evening, hosted by TV presenter Claire McCollum, also saw Mace Sion Mills announced as Newcomer of the Year, which was... View Article

Suppliers in Northern Ireland Get A ‘Kick Start’ From Lidl

Suppliers in Northern Ireland Get A ‘Kick Start’ From Lidl

Lidl is championing local suppliers with the roll-out of their Kick Start Supplier Development Programme aimed at giving food and drink companies in Northern Ireland the chance to have their products stocked in 190+ Lidl stores across the island of Ireland. Kick Start is designed specifically to provide small and... View Article

Barcode Festival line-up announced

Barcode Festival line-up announced

GroceryAid, the charity for the grocery industry, has revealed headline acts ahead of the first ever Barcode Festival on 28th June 2018. Following artists and house bands from the grocery industry, the headline acts begin with DJ act Sigma whose upbeat tunes have seen them win millions of admirers across... View Article

School children are making better food choices thanks to education facility

School children are making better food choices thanks to education facility

  Children and young peoples’ decision making around healthy food choices can be made more balanced in just 15 minutes, it has been revealed today.  Since opening in 2016, RADAR, the interactive safety and life skills education centre in Belfast, has welcomed over 30,000 young people from ages 9 to 17+... View Article

Musgrave looking for NI stars

Musgrave looking for NI stars

Wholesale and retail giant, Musgrave, is looking for two people from Northern Ireland to appear in a top-secret project, which will go live in March this year.  They are hoping to cast an adult and a child of either gender in the project and excitingly you don’t need any acting... View Article

Tesco Northern Ireland’s shopping budget increases to record level of £685m

Tesco Northern Ireland’s shopping budget increases to record level of £685m

Tesco Northern Ireland brought 75 local food and drink suppliers together at Invest NI headquarters to discuss its unwavering commitment to local as its NI shopping budget reaches a record level of £685m. The first supplier forum of its kind hosted by the retailer, the conference signaled a pledge to... View Article