September 13, 2022  |  Your latest trade news

Optimism levels at a five-year low for Irish food, agribusiness SMEs

News | More than a third of businesses have experienced a 21% or higher increase in input costs this year

IFAC, Ireland’s farming, food and agribusiness specialist professional services firm, has published its fifth annual Food and Agribusiness Report 2022...

ShelfLife still leading the market as Ireland’s number one FMCG title

News | ShelfLife records verified ABC circulation of 8,861 for the period of July 2021 – June 2022 

RGDATA: Government needs to “mind the gap” facing businesses as costs spiral and consumer sentiment tumbles

News | Retail businesses facing perfect storm of increasing operating costs at a time of reduced consumer spending

Irish consumers pay more tax on a pint of beer than 25 EU member states and UK

Off-trade | Ireland continues to have the second-highest overall excise tax on drinks in the EU and UK

Cost-of-living crisis leaves many in the hospitality sector vulnerable as costs soar

News | Spiralling food and energy costs have taken its toll on the sector, with businesses facing a serious and sustained rise in costs.

Guaranteed Irish Business Awards 2023 open for entries

News | Event will take place at an awards luncheon in The Shelbourne Hotel on 14 March 2023.

Number of Irish people suffering from coeliac disease could be 50% higher than estimated

News | International research suggests the number of people suffering from coeliac disease in Ireland is likely to be 75,000, rather than 50,000

Roctel launches security service for retailers

News | Includes automated threat management and advanced network analytics

Restaurants and retailers reminded to serve up legally sourced fish and shellfish

News | Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority research shows that the source of fish and shellfish and the reputation of the seller are key concerns for regular fish eaters

Gala Retail is looking for the nation’s inspirational heroes

News | The Inspiration Awards recognise inspirational people who have gone above and beyond for others in their local community

Aldi overtakes Morrisons, becoming Britain’s fourth-biggest supermarket group

News | "Low prices are clearly what’s winning customers over," says personal finance expert, David Beard

Holland & Barrett continues multi-million euro investment in Ireland as new flagship store is unveiled 

News | Health and wellness retailer has invested €5 million across Ireland over the last 12 months alone

Finalists for the Retail Excellence Awards announced

News | Awards will take place on 12 November in the Galmont Hotel, Galway

Consumers that do their full shop at Lidl estimate savings of €1,700 per year

News | 66% of Irish shoppers agree that “Lidl offers the best value overall”

FDI: Greater ambition in funding supports for food and drink manufacturing needed

News | Food Drink Ireland, the Ibec group representing the food and drink sector, has published its Budget 2023 submission

Borsa Vini Italia to return to Dublin in November

Off-trade | At Borsa Vini Italia, owners and winemakers will present their wines to the Irish trade who will be able to meet with winery personnel directly

FSAI to host webinar on the topic of shelf-life

News | Participants will hear from Mary Lenahan of the FSAI, who will discuss how food businesses can safely set and validate the shelf-life of any food they manufacture

Magazine returns rejected after issue was recalled

News | The Summer edition of IMAGE magazine was recalled on 11 August and claims for unsold crediting were “closed” 10 days later

Petits Filous packs in the vitamins with nourishing NPD

Petits Filous Vitamin Rich comes in Strawberry & Beetroot and Apricot, Peach & Carrot flavours

Sanpellegrino debuts a new look for its sparkling fruit range

Each can contains at least 16% real fruit juice sourced from Italy and the Mediterranean and stevia from natural sources

Summer of fun at Gala Retail

€80,000 worth of prizes given away to loyal customers of Gala stores throughout the country

Ottimo launches frozen fresh pasta to the market

Available in three varieties, Ottimo is the only frozen fresh pasta on the market

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