February 23, 2021  |  Your latest trade news

Calls for urgent action to tackle Covid-19 risk for meat plant employees

News | Meat Industry Ireland says that "to date, over 116,000 tests have been conducted with a very low positivity rate of 0.8%”

A migrant rights group has called for a cross-governmental committee to urgently address the risks to meat plant workers posed by the Covid-19...

Three injured by letter bomb explosion at Lidl's German HQ

News | 66-year-old man has been arrested

2,772 complaints to FSAI in 2020, included finding hair, live insects, glass and stone in foods

News | Over 60% of consumer complaints related to unfit food and poor hygiene standards

Musgrave MarketPlace raises €48,000 for Alzheimer Society of Ireland in 2020

News | Money raised will go towards support services for both families and people with dementia to ensure no one has to face the disease alone.

Irish consumers more confident but still concerned about household finances

News | Austin Hughes, chief economist at KBC Bank Ireland analyses the current economic outlook

Spar and Donal Skehan team up for new social media campaign

Brand Central | Spar is looking for children to dream up some mad recipes for a chance to win prizes from the retailer

Over half (51%) believe there's a lack of transparency in influencer marketing: ASAI

Brand Central | Over 40% believe influencers to be more responsible with advertising today compared to three years ago

FSAI hosting food labelling information webinar for food businesses

News | Webinar to outline all of the information that by law, must be declared on labels, regardless of the size of a food business

Aldi becomes first Irish supermarket with own-label fresh bread in recyclable packaging

News | Move sees 18 tonnes of non-recyclable plastic removed from stores annually

Dealz digs deep for Make-A-Wish Ireland

News | Retailer praises generosity of its customers and staff raising €77,000

SuperValu and AsIAm’s 'Bridge Back to School' autism-friendly learning resource returns to stores nationwide

Brand Central | Bridge Back to School resource available in all 223 SuperValu stores from 19 February

Bewley’s celebrates 25 years of Fairtrade

Bewleys' Fairtade Collection is available as part of Fairtrade Fortnight 2021, taking place from 22 February – 7 March

Mash Direct secures product listings in M&S

Products will be available in 18 M&S Irish stores

Winner will be revealed next week

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