M&S searches for top team for new Craigavon store

M&S searches for top team for new Craigavon store

M&S is recruiting 56 colleagues to join the new team at its Craigavon Foodhall opening at Marlborough Retail Park later this year. Customer Assistant roles are currently available with further recruitment for seasonal jobs expected prior to Christmas. John Woods, M&S Craigavon Store Manager said: “We’re working hard on developing... View Article

SPAR is there for Belfast Mela.

SPAR is there for Belfast Mela.

Northern Ireland’s favourite family get together and largest celebration of cultural diversity, the Belfast Mela is delighted to announce its first ever title sponsorship with SPAR, the largest independent retailer in Northern Ireland. More than 25,000 people visit the Belfast Mela each August and this year’s festival together with SPAR... View Article

Hillsborough Farmers’ Market to offer the best of Northern Ireland’s artisan producers throughout the summer

Hillsborough Farmers’ Market to offer the best of Northern Ireland’s artisan producers throughout the summer

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council will host its final Hillsborough Farmers’ Market of the summer on Saturday 28th July with the very best local, seasonal and artisan food on offer. The weekend market can be found on the idyllic setting of Dark Walk Lane at Hillsborough Fort. Visitors will have... View Article

Dairy good news for NI shoppers

Dairy good news for NI shoppers

One of Northern Ireland’s most popular dairy brands is bringing a touch of Greece to Tesco stores this summer as it introduces a brand new range. The three-strong range from Clandeboye Estate, hand-crafted with the milk from its pedigree herds of Holstein and Jersey cows, infuses some of 2018’s most... View Article

Avondale Foods secures extra special deal

Avondale Foods secures extra special deal

Lurgan-based Avondale Foods has secured a deal to supply Asda’s range of own brand Extra Special coleslaws, potato salads, side salads and salad meals to the supermarket’s UK wide store network. The national contract will see Avondale Foods produce 20 lines of Asda own brand salads – which includes vegan... View Article

New convenience store brings 30 jobs to Country Antrim

New convenience store brings 30 jobs to Country Antrim

Local convenience retail brand, MACE, which is owned by Musgrave, has opened its latest MACE ‘Store of the Future’ on Main Street in Toomebridge, creating 30 jobs and bringing significant investment to the area. The store owners, the Boyd family, who now have two stores in Toomebridge, the first of... View Article

Lidl awards the ‘Big Cheese’ of supply contracts to Northern Ireland’s Dale Farm

Lidl awards the ‘Big Cheese’ of supply contracts to Northern Ireland’s Dale Farm

Lidl, the UK’s fastest-growing supermarket, has awarded Dale Farm, the largest UK farmer-owned dairy co-operative, a lead contract to supply cheddar cheese to its stores across the UK, Europe and the United States. The supply deal represents the single biggest contract awarded by Lidl to a Northern Ireland agri-food company... View Article

Chipmongers comes to Ballymena

Chipmongers comes to Ballymena

Retail and wholesale giant, Musgrave has opened its third successful Chipmongers franchise in Northern Ireland, in Ballymena, creating 12 jobs and investing £90k in the local area. The owners are couple, Gareth Montgomery (39) from Ballymena and Katrina Fox (40), originally from Birmingham, but a resident of Northern Ireland for... View Article

Healthy Lunch Off launched

Healthy Lunch Off launched

Leading convenience retailers, SuperValu and Centra, and public transport provider, Translink, have joined forces to launch the Healthy Lunch Off competition, challenging the whole of Northern Ireland to get creative and come up with a unique, healthy lunch idea that could win them some fantastic prizes. Launching at the start... View Article

Barista Bar takes off with new loyalty rewards and treats

Barista Bar takes off with new loyalty rewards and treats

Northern Ireland’s leading coffee brand, Barista Bar are accelerating their brand development with the launch of a new, industry leading loyalty scheme as well as a range of new snacking treats. The innovative, digital format loyalty scheme includes a card and handy key fob to replace the previous printed cards. ... View Article