Centra invests over £1.25m to help NI ‘live well’

Centra invests over £1.25m to help NI ‘live well’

LEADING convenience retailer, Centra is investing just over £1.25m this year to help inspire the people of Northern Ireland to ‘Live Well’. This investment includes the Centra 10-Week Wellness Plan, which launched this week, an extensive range of healthier food and drinks in-store, an enhanced series of family fun ‘Run... View Article

Musgrave picks up four Industry Awards.

Musgrave picks up four Industry Awards.

MUSGRAVE and its leading independent retailers, SuperValu and Centra cleaned up at a recent awards ceremony when they picked up a total of four industry awards for their work in Northern Ireland. Musgrave won two categories, being named ‘Green Retailer of the Year’ for the development of its ambitious new... View Article

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