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

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