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

“Forward-looking” Henderson Group welcomes Mayor to Headquarters

“Forward-looking” Henderson Group welcomes Mayor to Headquarters

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Paul Hamill, has visited Henderson Group headquarters in Mallusk, meeting with Martin, Geoffrey and John Agnew, to learn about the company’s roots in the local community. Cllr Hamill was joined by Economic Development Project Officer for Antrim & Newtownabbey Council, Michelle Pearson. Cllr Hamill... View Article

Unique opportunities for brands at Barcode Festival

Unique opportunities for brands at Barcode Festival

GroceryAid has previously brought you a host of fantastic events, but Barcode Festival taking place at Hawker House, London on 28 June 2018, is a game changer. The festival has already seen an incredible reaction from the industry with retailers, wholesalers, suppliers, major brands and newcomers all signed up. Start-up... View Article

Two Henderson Group companies recognised as Investors in People

Two Henderson Group companies recognised as Investors in People

Henderson Group has announced that two of its companies have been awarded gold and standard accreditation against the Investors in People Standard. Henderson Retail and Henderson Group Property have both gained the Gold and Standard awards respectively, demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good people management. Henderson Retail, which... View Article

Michael Conlan helps supermarkets deliver knock out value for 2018

Michael Conlan helps supermarkets deliver knock out value for 2018

Michael Conlan is pictured helping EUROSPAR and ViVOXTRA supermarkets deliver knock out prices with a new promotion focusing on value, kicking off in January.  Henderson Group, owners of EUROSPAR and ViVOXTRA brands in Northern Ireland, has enlisted the former Amateur Commonwealth, European and World boxing champ and Olympic medallist to... View Article

Co-op and Costcutter supermarkets group announce wholesale agreement

Co-op and Costcutter supermarkets group announce wholesale agreement

Following the recent announcement concerning Palmer and Harvey (P&H), The Co-op and Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) have today (November 29th) confirmed that an agreement has already been signed that will see Co-op become the exclusive wholesale supplier to CSG which operates the 2,200 Costcutter, Mace, Simply Fresh, Supershop and kwiksave convenience stores from Spring 2018. The deal will... View Article

Family business to close doors for final time after 200 years

Family business to close doors for final time after 200 years

A Cushendall family business which can trace its roots back to the late 1700s is set to close its doors for the final time on Friday 1 December. McAlister’s Supermarket, which traded under the Mace group, is one of the oldest family-run businesses in Northern Ireland, and has been based... View Article

Asda launches foot-long chocolate éclair

Asda launches foot-long chocolate éclair

The colossal choux pastry creation lands just in time for Christmas Inspired by an emerging trend spotted in the crème de la crème of Parisian patisseries The decadent dessert is the ultimate showstopping centrepiece for only £5 Christmas just got choux-persized with Asda’s NEW Foot-Long Chocolate Éclair – the ultimate... View Article

Musgrave invests £17m in local own brand range

Musgrave invests £17m in local own brand range

Earlier this year, leading retailer Musgrave announced a £100 million commitment to the local food and drink industry, as well as a £10m investment into its store network, across Northern Ireland. To date, the company has spent £17m developing its own brand range, Fresh for You, which is available in... View Article

Whole latte coffee – Barista Bar becomes region’s foremost retail coffee brand

Whole latte coffee – Barista Bar becomes region’s foremost retail coffee brand

Northern Ireland’s leading coffee brand, Barista Bar, continues to grow rapidly and is on track to have 330 sites by Christmas, making it the region’s foremost retail coffee brand. Barista Bar is owned by Henderson Foodservice and is sold exclusively across the SPAR, EUROSPAR and ViVo store network in Northern... View Article