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

Musgrave looking for NI stars

Musgrave looking for NI stars

Wholesale and retail giant, Musgrave, is looking for two people from Northern Ireland to appear in a top-secret project, which will go live in March this year.  They are hoping to cast an adult and a child of either gender in the project and excitingly you don’t need any acting... View Article

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