April 12, 2022  |  Your latest trade news

Pret A Manger to expand into Ireland

News | 20 Pret shops will be established across the island of Ireland over the next decade, creating approximately 500 jobs

Pret A Manger is to expand into Ireland for the first time as part of a deal with franchise partner Carebrook Partnership Ltd. Through the partnership, 20...

Surge in energy costs pushes inflation up, with faster increases to come

News | Food price inflation edged up to 3.1% from 3.0%, while there were significant price hikes for flour and pasta

Musgrave donates €1m to support the Ukrainian people

News | More than €875,000 in funds has been donated to the Irish Red Cross and UNICEF Ireland

Unemployment rate rises as concerns turn to wage pressures and cost of living

News | Remaining recipients of PUP will now transition to jobseekers’ payments if eligible

Ferrero recall extended to all batches, pack sizes of implicated Kinder products

News | FSAI is warning consumers who may have the recalled products at home not to eat them

Krispy Kreme to open Dublin City Centre store next month

News | Full-glass frontage will allow Krispy Kreme fans and passers-by to see the production of its doughnuts from the outside

Irish seafood economy grows 15% to a record value of €1.26b

News | Despite the dual challenges of Brexit and Covid-19, the industry recovered from the trading difficulties experienced in 2020

Newspread deals another blow to struggling retailers

News | Wholesaler and distributor Newspread announced a weekly surcharge of €2.20 in the Republic and £2 in Northern Ireland

Flipdish launches StraightFrom in Ireland

News | New site acts as a restaurant directory that allows customers to order from local businesses

Aryzta poised to double sourdough and speciality bread capacity at Grange Castle bakery

News | Aryzta describes the expansion as “an important step” on the journey to premiumise its bread range

Irish finance leaders cite people and talent as top priorities for driving growth in 2022

News | Average growth rate forecast by 152 CFOs and finance leaders in Ireland was 12%

Senator says Irish farmers are willing to aid Ukraine

News | Independent Senator Victor Boyhan has called to increase agricultural exports to Ukraine

Aldi Ireland’s new ad campaign highlights savings, despite record inflation figures

News | New adverts will feature across all TV channels, print media, and digital and social media platforms 

GXO to fulfil ecommerce orders for Majestic Wine

Off-trade | Majestic Wine has contracted for 68,000 square feet of dedicated warehouse space in GXO’s eight-building campus in West Hallam

Centra kicks off Italian wine sale

Off-trade | Selection of frizzante, rosé, red, and white wines on offer until 27 April 

Spar teams up with Kellie Harrington to launch Summer Community Road Trip

Over the course of the road trip, Spar will provide €10,000 in funding to the most deserving people, clubs, groups, organisations and initiatives across the country

The Village Butcher in Ranelagh introduces nationwide delivery

Customers from all over Ireland can now enjoy their wide offering of unusual meats and game

Kellogg’s announces progress on salt pledge as part of responsible food commitment

Salt reduced across Special K cereal range in Ireland by an average of 16.7%

Heineken Ireland brewing “green” beer with recycled CO₂

Its Cork brewery is 96% self-sufficient in carbon dioxide through capture and reuse initiatives

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