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16 July 2019
Nesquik joins the Nescafé Dolce Gusto line-up in Ireland
Family favourite milk drink Nesquik has joined the long list of flavours available in the Nescafé Dolce Gusto system. Nesquik is the latest Nestlé brand available within the Nescafé Dolce Gusto system, which also offers the classic Chococino and Chococino Caramel hot chocolates under the Nescafé Dolce Gusto label. Earlier this year, Nestlé also welcomed the iconic American Starbucks coffee brand to Nescafé Dolce Gusto. To learn more, visit www.dolce-gusto.ie.
S.Pellegrino announces shortlist for S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2020 Competition
In total, 135 candidates from 12 regions (including two chefs from Ireland) have been shortlisted for the S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2020 competition which will take place over the course of seveal months between August and December this year. Chefs Arlen Oretega from Dublin’s One Pico restaurant and Nicolas Fagundes from Chapter One restaurant, also located in Dublin, were among those selected for the shortlist. The finalists will compete in a range of regional challenges in the face of a regional jury made up of top industry professionals. The winners of the gruelling challenges will go forward to the grand finale in June 2020.
Celebrate the return of the summer with B Fruitiful Strawberry and B Fruitiful Passionfruit. Boasting just 55 calories or 2.5 Slimming World SYNS per glass, this range will keep tastebuds and waistlines happy all at once. At 5.5% ABV, it’s virtually alcohol free, so sunshine hangovers will be a thing of the past. Exclusive to Tesco Ireland during the summer months, B Fruitiful Passion Fruit tastes like “a bowl of exotic fruit with a zippy grapefruit twist”.
Wellbeing show Vitality set to return bigger and better this September
Vitality, Ireland’s largest natural health and wellbeing show, will return to the RDS in Dublin this September, bigger and better than ever. Taking place on Saturday, 28 and Sunday 29 September, Vitality will bring together leading Irish and international experts in natural health, nutrition, wellbeing, fitness, and sustainability. The packed lineup includes Holly White, Alison Canavan, Paul Byrne, horticultural therapist and author Fiann Ó’Nualláin and many more. To learn more, visit the website here.
NACS Convenience Summit Europe headed for Berlin in 2020
The 2020 NACS Convenience Summit Europe will be held 2-4 June in Berlin, Germany, a thriving city where convenience and petrol retail leaders can explore innovation and vertical retailing in a dynamic environment. Gather with convenience and fuel retailers from around the world for knowledge, connections and networking. Attendees will be immersed in the city’s retail landscape through expert-guided store tours, gain new ideas and perspectives from European and global speakers and build strategic relationships with leading global retailers. To learn more, visit the website.