Double triumph for Henderson Group at Bel Tel Business Awards

Double triumph for Henderson Group at Bel Tel Business Awards

Henderson Group companies have won two key trophies in this year’s Belfast Telegraph Business Awards held in partnership with Ulster Bank. Henderson Wholesale was awarded the Excellence in Marketing accolade, sponsored by Phoenix Natural Gas, for its ‘Find Your InSPARation’ campaign which secured an increase in wholesale sales, additional annual... View Article

New season springs forward for Asda & Gilfresh

New season springs forward for Asda & Gilfresh

Loughgall company, Gilfresh, is planting new season kale, broccoli, savoy and sweetheart cabbage destined for Asda shelves across Northern Ireland from mid-June – almost three weeks earlier than in 2018. Gilfresh, a family-run company based in Co Armagh, was established by the Gilpins over 50 years ago, and is dedicated... View Article

Mash Direct launches new ecommerce delivery service

Mash Direct launches new ecommerce delivery service

Mash Direct has launched a new ecommerce site offering direct delivery of its award-winning vegetable side dishes including Mash Boxes, a convenient selection of its products. The Comber-based business has created the new service to target busy consumers struggling to buy from supermarkets every week. From traditional favourites to more... View Article

Four Nations Butchery Championships to take place at Meat2Trade

Four Nations Butchery Championships to take place at Meat2Trade

Created by the butchery trade organisation, Butchery Excellence International – Meat2 Trade is a new trade exhibition which is coming to Lisburn’s Eikon Exhibition Centre in October 2019. Dedicated to the food manufacturing, retailing and butchery industries, it has also been announced that Meat2Trade will be home to the first-ever... View Article

Peter Barrett, Managing Director, Buchas Dog

Peter Barrett, Managing Director, Buchas Dog

WHAT IS YOUR CURRENT ROLE? I’ve just launched a new small drinks company so I’m pretty much every role going in the company at the moment. The company is called The Bucha’s Dog, Craft Tonic Brews, and makes a fermented tea drink, known as kombucha. BRIEFLY OUTLINE YOUR EMPLOYMENT HISTORY... View Article

Emma Walls, Commercial Director, Glenisk

Emma Walls, Commercial Director, Glenisk

TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF I’m the commercial director at Glenisk, which means I head up the division responsible for sales, marketing, insight and innovation, corporate and social responsibility and customer care. That’s the HR bit but effectively my job is about keeping Glenisk customers happy and growing their number. I’m... View Article

Best Marketing Campaign leads shortlisting entries in the 31st Annual Awards

Best Marketing Campaign leads shortlisting entries in the 31st Annual Awards

An impresive 11 entries were deemed worthy of shortlisting in the Best Marketing Campaign category of the Ulster Grocer Marketing Awards 2019, to be unveiled at the GroceryAid Ulster Grocers’ ball in the Culloden Hotel on May 10. Entries were also strong across the nine other categories of the awards,... View Article

Uncertainty ahead for agri-Food sector but consumers benefiting from lower inflation

Uncertainty ahead for agri-Food sector but consumers benefiting from lower inflation

There is significant uncertainty ahead for Northern Ireland’s agri-food sector, but consumers are benefiting from lower food price inflation, Ulster Bank outlined today at a key event it is holding in the build up to its sponsorship of the 2019 Balmoral Show. Ulster Bank Senior Agriculture Manager, Cormac McKervey, and... View Article

McBride’s SPAR Mullaghmore awarded alongside the best in the UK

McBride’s SPAR Mullaghmore awarded alongside the best in the UK

The team at McBride’s SPAR Mullaghmore are still celebrating after a fantastic win during the prestigious Convenience Retail Awards 2019. The awards, which are widely respected amongst the retail industry across the UK, took place in London where McBride’s SPAR were finalists in the Best Multiple Store category and picked... View Article

Tayto NI Launches Crisp £1million Campaign with Bite

Tayto NI Launches Crisp £1million Campaign with Bite

Iconic Northern Ireland heritage brand Tayto has launched its largest-ever TV, digital and promotional campaign as part of a major £1 million brand rejuvenation programme. Reinvigorating the well-loved crisp brand for current and new generations and underlining the strength of its taste credentials and proud association with Northern Ireland, the... View Article