Forest Feast completes marathon challenge and raises over £4.5k for Marie Curie

Forest Feast completes marathon challenge and raises over £4.5k for Marie Curie

Michael Hall (centre-L), Managing Director at Forest Feast, presents a cheque for over £4.5k to Marie Curie representative, Sandra Spence (centre-R). The impressive sum was a result of fundraising efforts by Forest Feast staff who ran the Belfast Marathon in relay teams and colleague Gemma Whitehouse who completed the 26.2... View Article

Hillsborough Farmers’ Market returns, offering four markets during summer months

Hillsborough Farmers’ Market returns, offering four markets during summer months

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council has announced the return of its ever-popular Hillsborough Farmers’ Markets this year. The markets are scheduled to take place on the last Saturday of each summer month, the first of which is taking place on Saturday 25th May from 10am-3pm in the picturesque setting of... View Article

Centra store has Quays to city convenience

Centra store has Quays to city convenience

Leading convenience retailer, Centra is set to open its latest new-look store at City Quays, creating 15 new jobs.  Located on the waterfront of City Quays 2 in Belfast Harbour, the brand-new store is part of a significant £767,000 investment by Musgrave and the Gracey family; a well-known local family... View Article

Team Ireland hoping to bring home the bacon in Sacramento

Team Ireland hoping to bring home the bacon in Sacramento

As the reigning World Champions, Team Ireland’s butchery team has just been revealed ahead of their appearance against Team GB at Harrogate this weekend. Selected from the best butchers across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, the nine-strong team will compete at the next World Butchery Challenge which is... View Article

Launch of new butchery event Meat2Trade

Launch of new butchery event Meat2Trade

Dedicated to the food manufacturing, retailing and butchery industries Meat2 Trade is a new trade exhibition coming to Lisburn’s Eikon Exhibition Centre in October 2019. Taking place on the 2nd and 3rd October, it is the brainchild of Butchery Excellence International CEO, Rhonda Montgomery. “In 2019, we’re raising the bar... View Article

UFU focuses on fruit and veg campaign at Balmoral

UFU focuses on fruit and veg campaign at Balmoral

Recognising a gulf between the need for fruit and vegetables to be a key part of any diet and consumer behaviour, Ulster Farmers’ Union has joined forces with Veg Power and the Food Foundation to convince parents and children that eating more healthily is not only good, but also a... View Article

Supervalu and Centra offering free kits for Coca-Cola Clean Coasts Week

Supervalu and Centra offering free kits for Coca-Cola Clean Coasts Week

Local Charity Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful is calling for volunteers across Northern Ireland to get involved in Coca-Cola Clean Coasts Week, running from June 1-9 with a series of litter picks and clean ups. Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful want to inspire and create a Clean Coasts Community to take action... View Article

M&S recognises its local farmer suppliers

M&S recognises its local farmer suppliers

Producers from across Northern Ireland and Ireland were recognised by M&S at its Select Farm Awards presentation, which took place on the first day of this year’s Balmoral Show. The winners were Excellence Award – James Brannigan, Co Fermanagh; Innovation Award – Pat McGlade, Newry; Young Producer Award – Arlene... View Article

Triple Delight for Musgrave NI as company scoops three Industry Awards for  its SuperValu, Centra and Frank and Honest brands

Triple Delight for Musgrave NI as company scoops three Industry Awards for its SuperValu, Centra and Frank and Honest brands

Leading family owned business, Musgrave NI which owns the SuperValu, Centra and Frank and Honest brands, celebrated success at a recent awards ceremony, where they picked up three top awards for their work across Northern Ireland. The company and its leading brands won three of the eight awards they were... View Article

Mashing the competition at Ulster Grocer Marketing Awards

Mashing the competition at Ulster Grocer Marketing Awards

A high standard of entries saw Hovis Ireland and Mash Direct share the top accolade of Best Marketing Campaign at the 31st annual Ulster Grocer Marketing Awards on May 10. It represented a double win for Mash Direct, which picked up the award for its Peter Rabbit campaign but was... View Article