Musgrave Marketplace announces new partnership with dietician Gillian McConnell
As part of its efforts to persuade consumers to make healthier choices, Musgrave MarketPlace has announced a new partnership with dietitian Gillian McConnell.
26 May 2017 | 0
Musgrave MarketPlace, one of Ireland’s leading wholesale suppliers, has announced a new partnership with dietitian Gillian McConnell.
McConnell, a member of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute, founded ‘Inside Out Nutrition’ to help people make better lifetime nutritional decisions. With extensive experience in providing dietary advice to patients with diabetes, IBS, coeliac disease and other conditions requiring special diets, she brings a unique skillset to Musgrave MarketPlace customers. In addition, an interest in sports nutrition equips her with expertise to advise both professional and amateur athletes on optimising their performance.
Gillian will be working with Musgrave MarketPlace throughout 2017 to help identify current and future trends, provide education on healthier choices and eating as well as bring specific experience to the team.
“We are delighted to welcome Gillian to the team at Musgrave MarketPlace,” said Michelle Fennell, director of marketing for Musgrave MarketPlace. “This appointment comes at an important time for the business. Gillian’s expertise in nutrition will help us to provide an improved service to our customers looking to cater for a more health-conscious customer.”
In response to growing demand from customers for a wider variety of healthy products, Musgrave MarketPlace has also announced that it is continuing to expand its ‘free from’ range of products.
In the last three years, sales in this category have grown by over 80%. It is anticipated that this figure will increase further in 2017 as more restaurants, hotels and shops begin to offer gluten and lactose-free alternatives.