January 19, 2021  |  Your latest trade news

Woman charged with violently assaulting Sligo retail worker, following face mask request

News | Alleged attacker due to appear before Sligo District Court on Thursday

Following a request to wear a face covering, a woman has been charged with the violent assault of a Sligo retail worker. The incident occurred at...

Starbucks outlet must pay €12k compensation after 'slanty' eyes drawn on customer's cup

News | Starbucks spokeswoman says the group has "no tolerance for discrimination of any kind"

Clear ‘non’ from French government on Carrefour acquisition

News | Canadian-headquartered Alimentation Couche-Tard, which owns Circle K here in the Republic, has received “a clear and final no" from French government on its proposed Carrefour takeover

Tesco Ireland’s Community Fund reaches €5 million in donations to local communities

News | Minister Heather Humphreys says fund has "made a significant difference to thousands of groups which really need it on an ongoing basis, since 2014"

BWG Foods becomes verified Origin Green member

News | Ireland’s pioneering food and drink sustainability programme recognises BWG Foods’ commitment to pursuing sustainable business practices

SuperValu to use 3D printing to produce light fittings made from CDs across store network

News | New LED lights, combined with green refrigeration units and solar panels on store roofs, has resulted in enough energy saved to power 22,890 homes in Ireland for a year

Dairy exports rise by 3% to reach €5.2 billion

News | Result is "testament of the herculean effort of all stakeholders along the dairy supply chain,” says DII

Drinks exports down 19% in 2020

Off-trade | In response to Bord Bia's exports report, Drinks Ireland has released its industry outlook for 2021

Aldi and Deliveroo announce free delivery on groceries

News | Partnership’s service is now to up to 1.5 million people living in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick

January 2021 issue of ShelfLife now available online

Turn to our first digital edition of 2021 for full coverage of the Grocery Management Awards, as well as all the latest news and analysis affecting Ireland's FMCG sector

PepsiCo Ireland donates €35,000 to Pieta

Donation made possible thanks to the support of retailers

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