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

SPAR & EUROSPAR aim for festive charity feat

SPAR & EUROSPAR aim for festive charity feat

This festive season, SPAR and EUROSPAR stores in Northern Ireland are donating 10p from the sale of all products in the Christmas dailyDeli range to respective charity partners Marie Curie and Cancer Fund for Children. These products were first showcased at the Henderson Group Christmas conference, held in the Armagh... View Article

Centra and Supervalu joinf forces to raise funds for Action Cancer

Centra and Supervalu joinf forces to raise funds for Action Cancer

Halloween is almost upon us and as the nights get darker and colder, leading convenience retailers, Centra and SuperValu are planning to heat things up with a spook-tacular Fundraising Week from October 23 – 31, in aid of Action Cancer. Centra and SuperValu retailers will be doing lots of things... View Article

NI retailers bring back 12 deals of Christmas after 2016 success

NI retailers bring back 12 deals of Christmas after 2016 success

SPAR, EUROSPAR, ViVO, ViVOXTRA and ViVO Essentials retailers in Northern Ireland have kicked off the run up to Christmas with 12 Deals of Christmas, a weekly promotion that allows shoppers to stock up on festive essentials in a cost-effective way. The promotion was introduced to retailers by Henderson Wholesale in... View Article

Asda ‘calls in’ support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Asda ‘calls in’ support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Asda Community Champions from across Northern Ireland have ‘answered the call’ to support this year’s Asda Tickled Pink campaign, which will raise vital funds for Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now.  Through ‘Proud to be Pink’ fundraising activity in October, Asda will help to achieve improved care, support and... View Article

A fresh approach to Taste

A fresh approach to Taste

https://seriouspr.egnyte.com/dl/3RZIFxeVyR The Tesco Taste Festival returns for its 9th year to Belfast’s Custom House Sq (22nd – 24th September). Fresh faces to this year’s event, Jawbox Gin joins Tesco, Food NI and Festival regular, Graham’s Bakery in some food art fun, created with local vegetables from Gilfresh and Roy Lyttle.  The event brings... View Article

Fast-growing Lidl boosts share of the Northern Ireland market by 8.6%

Fast-growing Lidl boosts share of the Northern Ireland market by 8.6%

The German retailer, which has 38 stores in Northern Ireland, grew its share of the market by 8.6% in the year to August 13, according to the figures from information service Kantar Worldpanel. Lidl now has a market share of 5.4% – behind Asda and Sainsbury’s at shares of 17.2% respectively. Tesco... View Article

NI food & drink tops the bill in international markets

NI food & drink tops the bill in international markets

Four Northern Ireland food and drink companies have been assisted by Invest Northern Ireland to win new business in international markets, estimated to be worth nearly half a million pounds collectively. Niche Drinks, BFree, CocoMojo and Rooney Fish have secured orders to supply their products in China, the United Arab... View Article

Fruit-ful Football!

Fruit-ful Football!

As part of Asda NI’s UEFA European Women’s U19 Championship partnership, the retailer will be the official fruit supplier for the tournament. Thousands of Asda bananas, oranges and grapes will be given out to the participating teams during the games. George Rankin, Senior Director Asda NI explains,  “At Asda we... View Article

Safeway brand ready for a comeback after Morrisons deal

Safeway brand ready for a comeback after Morrisons deal

The Safeway brand may return to Northern Ireland shelves from 2020 after supermarket giant Morrisons announced it would use the brand in a supply deal with convenience stores. Morrisons will supply groceries to McColl’s, the corner shop chain that recently bought five Co-op shops here. The shops are on Whitewell Road in north Belfast;... View Article