February 15, 2022  |  Your latest trade news

Farmers end protests at two Dunnes Stores branches as talks begin

News | Protests held at Dunnes Stores branches in Bishopstown in Cork and Monaghan, prevented shoppers from entering

Following an agreement by Dunnes Stores to discuss price increases to suppliers and address rising farm costs, the Irish Farmers’ Association agreed to end...

Independent retailers’ pleas for help fall on deaf ears

News | NFRN Ireland president Martin Mulligan outlines how rising costs are having "a devastating effect on small businesses"

Ireland's first fully frictionless store opens in Dublin

News | Dozens of cameras in the ceiling use vision technology to track every product picked by shoppers

Tayto Snacks’ title sponsorship of Tayto Park to end in December

News | Partnership helped to create one of Ireland’s most popular tourist attractions in little over 12 years

Ornua targets growth in Middle East and Africa

News | Launch of Kerrygold Butter Sticks into Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Jordan

Musgrave expands presence in Middle East

News | Over 500 SuperValu products will now be available in over 40 Choithrams stores

Connacht Distillery unveils new head distiller

Off-trade | Ryan Friesen has moved to Co. Mayo from California where he was the founding distiller of Blinking Owl distillery

Velo Coffee to sell almost half a million bags of coffee with Aldi Ireland over next 2 years

News | Cork-based company moving its range of coffee products to Aldi’s award winning premium Specially Selected range

Jameson achieves highest ever H1 volume in Irish Distillers’ latest six-months results

Off-trade | Volume growth recorded in key markets including the US (+8%), the UK (+16%) and South Africa (+41%)

Lidl provides 80,000 free period products between May – December 2021

News | Retailer says it has "never experienced a redemption like this for any in-store initiative" 

Aldi reopens Wexford Trinity Street store following €2.8m revamp and extension

News | A new €2.8m extension has increased the shop floor space by 37%

BWG Foods launches bespoke branded tea station ‘The Local Tea Company’

Innovative self-serve tea station will initially be available in Mulroy’s Londis in Castlebar, Co. Mayo on a trial basis

Kellogg’s expands Rice Krispies Multigrain Shapes range

Kellogg’s brings W.K Kellogg by Kids cereals under the Rice Krispies Multigrain Shapes umbrella

Giz a Squeeze… of McDonnells new Squeezy Sauce!

McDonnells Original Curry Sauce is now available in a ready-to-eat squeezy bottle

Mash Direct boosts potato-based range with the launch of Skinny Fries

Oven-cooked in just 15-20 minutes from chilled, the product boasts three green traffic lights for being low in saturated fat, salt and sugar

Pringles spices things up with two new flavours for 2022

Pringles expands Sizzl’N range with the launch of Sweet Chilli and Spicy Chorizo flavours

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