January 25, 2016  |  Your latest trade news

Musgrave to acquire C.J. O’Loughlin Quality Foods

News | Wexford-based foodservice business excited to team up with Musgrave Marketplace

Musgrave Group CEO Chris Martin is set to step down from the role after 14 years Musgrave Group is set to acquire Wexford-based foodservice business C.J. O’Loughlin Quality Foods, providing the deal is cleared by the Irish Competition...

Dunnes Stores to acquire two meat wholesale businesses

News | Dunnes Stores has notified the CCPC of its intention to purchase both Whelan Food & Meat Processors and Tipperary Sustainable Food Company

Aldi confirms €840,000 commitment to Foróige

News | Aldi to support FoodCloud, Foróige, Irish Cancer Society, WEEE Ireland and The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in 2016 community support programme

New guidance for using the term ‘butter’ in fat spreads: FSAI

News | Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) publishes new guidance note to ensure consumers are not misled by food marketing terms

Centra kicks off new 5-a-Day campaign

Brand Central | Sales of fruit and veg are up, but intake is still low for some

Shoppers spend an additional €77 million on groceries during Christmas 2015

News | Lidl enjoys strongest growth compared to Christmas last year, while SuperValu remains the number one supermarket

Aldi launches online wine store in UK

News | New front opens in UK supermarket wars

Australian wine exports jump 14% to A$2.1 billion

Off-trade | First time growth has been recorded in each of the top 15 exports markets within a calendar year for Australian wine

Marketing bites

Rua, Co Mayo, wins top spot as Bord Bia ‘Just Ask’ Restaurant of the Year 2016 - and other latest news for FMCG Marketers - for the week 19/01/2016 - 25/01/2016

A month of Febvreuary celebrations

Wine distributor Febvre and Company Limited has introduced Febvruary, a month-long series of events across Ireland billed as a "wine discovery"

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