January 14, 2020  |  Your latest trade news

Grocery sales in Ireland hit €1.2bn over Christmas 2019

News | Christmas 2019 saw shoppers in Ireland spend an additional €32.5m in comparison to 2018’s festive season

Grocery spend in Ireland hit €1.2 billion in the four weeks to 29 December 2019, as Irish shoppers spent an additional €32.5 million over the Christmas...

Centra is first convenience retailer to launch 100% compostable and reusable bag

News | The move is expected to remove 1 million plastic bags from circulation each year

Food businesses served 124 enforcement orders in 2019

News | Inspectors issued 107 closure orders on food businesses last year

Closed Rathmines Fallon & Byrne reportedly owed over €140,000 to landlord

News | Fallon & Byrne’s Dún Laoghaire and Exchequer Street branches remain trading

December grocery sales surpassed €1bn for first time

News | Aldi and Lidl both reached their highest ever festive market shares

RAI slams compulsory calorie counts as ‘nanny-statism at its best’

News | Proposed legislation would see displaying calories on menus becoming mandatory for all restaurants, pubs, catering establishments and eateries

SuperValu and Centra stores donate over €325,000 to local community buildings

News | Campaign calls on stores to identify and upgrade areas of their own operations which can be made more energy efficient

Irish food and drink exports hit record numbers

News | Exports by the Irish food, drink and horticulture industry reached a record-breaking €13 billion last year

Lidl to ban cartoon characters from own-brand cereal

News | The chain plans to reduce the sugar content of all its own-brand products by 2021

Strong new partnership for Fisherman’s Friend with Run A Muck

Over 5,000 mud run enthusiasts are expected to attend this year’s event

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