February 22, 2022  |  Your latest trade news

BWG Foods increased sales by 7% in four months to end of January

News | Retail brands delivered "a mixed but overall strong performance"

BWG Foods increased its sales in Ireland by 6.9% in a roughly four-month period to the end of January, according to a trading update published by South African...

IGBF thanks CSNA for continued generosity despite pandemic challenges

News | Association donated €10,000 in early 2020 to support charity's vital work

Carriage charge increase is a further blow to independent retailers, says NFRN

News | Federation says there is "no justification" for putting increased charges onto retailers

Winners of NOffLA Off-Licence of the Year Awards 2022 announced

Off-trade | Galvins Carry Out, Carrigaline awarded National Off-Licence of the Year at 26th industry Awards

Gala store sells winning EuroMillions ticket worth €30.9m

News | Winning Quick Pick ticket sold in Larkin’s Gala in Ballina, Killaloe, Co. Clare

Online spending within Ireland increases by 41%, PayPal study finds

News | Irish consumers spent, on average, €503 with websites based in Ireland in 2021 – rising from the €357 average the previous year

Research finds one quarter of families worry about providing food for children

News | New research from Barnardos and Aldi Ireland shows the impact of food poverty on families and children

Aldi launches its first reverse vending machine in Ireland

News | €1,000 per month to be donated to charity partner Barnardos

Bulmers Sustainability Project opens in Clonmel

Off-trade | Project involves installation of Ireland’s largest rooftop solar panel farm and removal of plastic from can packaging

New all-island strategy sets out plans by Irish gin producers to continue category growth by 2026

Off-trade | The Irish Gin Strategy 2022-2026 from Drinks Ireland|Spirits sets ambitious goals to grow exports in key markets and develop a vibrant domestic market

Moy Park makes commercial team investment

People | Kat Reid and Chloe Burgess will both support the growth and development of the Moy Park brand across Ireland

Almost two-thirds of Irish SME businesses find it difficult to access credit 

News | 31% of companies charging higher prices in Q4 2021 as annual inflation hit 5.5% in December

Lidl Ireland extends charity partnership with Jigsaw and pledges to raise €2.5 million

News | Jigsaw has been Lidl Ireland’s chosen charity partner since 2018

February 2022 issue now available digitally

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Bewley’s showcases commitment to climate action ahead of Fairtrade Fortnight

Bewley’s has contributed an estimated €2 million in Fairtrade Premium over the last five years

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