September 7, 2021  |  Your latest trade news

UK indefinitely extends post-Brexit grace period for Northern Ireland

News | On Friday, M&S wrote to EU-based suppliers, outlining a "proposed solution"

The UK government has indefinitely extended plans for post-Brexit checks on some goods entering Northern Ireland, after negotiations with the EU reached a...

EU beef and dairy industry pricing transparency rules signed into Irish law

News | Changes were designed to provide more information on prices at each stage of the food supply chain

Alliance for Insurance Reform welcomes establishment of garda insurance fraud office

News | An Insurance Fraud Coordination Office (IFCO) has been established to help combat fraudulent and exaggerated insurance claims

Surge in demand for electric vehicles recorded

News | 7,057 EV's were registered in the first eight months of the year, up from 2,954 last year

Lidl to open €12m store in Bray this week

News | New state-of-the-art store will create up to 30 jobs in the locality

Healthy drinks start-up The Naked Collective lands €6.2m investment

News | Irish start-up exceeded its original investment target of €5m

Alcohol consumption fell by almost 11% in the first half of 2021

Off-trade | Beer and cider sales were the hardest hit, down by 15% and 13% respectively

Tesco, Love Irish Food mark first retail partnership with store-based activity

News | LIF has a spectrum of over 60 food and drink companies that employ in excess of 12,000 directly and indirectly in the food industry

95% of Aldi own-brand product packaging now recyclable

News | Over 2,150 tonnes of virgin plastic removed from Aldi stores since 2019

Dirk Niepoort to join Cathryn Bell’s upcoming wine series

Off-trade | Sommelier Cathryn Bell will host the first of The Chef Supper Club’s ‘Potions’ series, commencing 23 September for six weeks

New date announced for Grocery Management Awards 2021

New date of 27 October has been announced for this year's ceremony, with shortlist of finalists to be revealed shortly

Jonathan Sexton stars in new Mace €1 million nationwide ad campaign

New TV commercial was supported by a fantastic consumer competition, where Ardee Rugby Club won a “money can’t buy” training session with Mace ambassador Jonathan Sexton

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