CSG invites customers to Shop local for everyday value

CSG invites customers to Shop local for everyday value

Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) has launched a big value deals campaign with top brands to help reward shoppers for their continued support for local stores. CSG’s Shop local for everyday value campaign sees major brands including Walkers, Coca Cola, Robinsons and PG Tips back major promotional offers, boosted by comprehensive... View Article

Deadline approaching for Covid-19 support fund

Deadline approaching for Covid-19 support fund

Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) is encouraging members to check if they are eligible for the £21.4m coronavirus (Covid-19) support scheme which is available for farm businesses affected by the pandemic. “Many of our farmers have been hit hard by Covid-19 and are continuing to feel the impact of the virus,”... View Article

Kirks Home Bakery on a roll with new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Kirks Home Bakery on a roll with new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

A third Mercedes-Benz delivery van is helping Belfast-based Kirks Home Bakery rise to the challenge of adapting to the fast-changing business landscape. Supplied by MBNI Truck & Van, the Sprinter 314 CDI is powered by a fuel-efficient 143 hp engine that drives the rear wheels – the same model is... View Article

Minister announces £1m investment by Priory Press Packaging

Minister announces £1m investment by Priory Press Packaging

Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced packaging manufacturer Priory Press Packaging is investing over £1m in new machinery as part of plans to grow the business into new markets. The Minister visited Priory Press Packaging and other companies in the Ards and North Down area to hear feedback on how... View Article

MACE launches Skip to the Beat for NI Chest Heart and Stroke

MACE launches Skip to the Beat for NI Chest Heart and Stroke

Convenience retailer MACE is calling on people to grab their skipping ropes, turn up the volume to their favourite music track and Skip to the Beat in aid of charity partner, Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS). Taking place on Saturday, October 10, Skip to the Beat will raise... View Article

Boost backs convenience category with £1.2m marketing spend

Boost backs convenience category with £1.2m marketing spend

Boost Drinks has launched its biggest and most exciting marketing campaign to date, Choose Now, together with a complete brand refresh. Driving reappraisal while shaking up a fixed repertoire, Boost has injected £1.2m into the Choose Now campaign, spanning TVC, digital, social media and OOH. The Choose Now campaign, that... View Article

Glenisk launches new QUARK range

Glenisk launches new QUARK range

Glenisk has launched a new range featuring QUARK, a multi-functional health food supporting gut health through the exclusive culture Lactobacillus Rhamnoses. Each pot is 0% fat, high in protein, a source of fibre, high in Vitamin D, contains no added sugar and is made with fresh Irish milk and real... View Article

Maxol and Henderson Group renew contract with £425m deal

Maxol and Henderson Group renew contract with £425m deal

Maxol, Northern Ireland’s leading forecourt and convenience retailer, has today announced the renewal of its strategic alliance with the Henderson Group. The new deal, worth £425m over five years, strengthens the partnership between the two family-owned businesses which was forged more than a decade ago in 2009. Under the terms... View Article

FSA is Here to Help

FSA is Here to Help

Covid-19 has been an extremely challenging time for the food industry, but the sector has shown great resilience. With many businesses changing the way they trade to survive, it’s important to understand any food safety risks that might need to be dealt with. The Food Standards Agency has released new... View Article

Ruairidh Morrison, co-owner, North Coast Smokehouse

Ruairidh Morrison, co-owner, North Coast Smokehouse

TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF I’m Ruairidh Morrison and, along with my wife Melanie, I run North Coast Smokehouse on the beautiful North Coast. I was born and raised on the Scottish island of Islay and, after roaming the world for many years, I settled here in my wife’s hometown of... View Article