January 10, 2023  |  Your latest trade news

A Christmas cracker for Irish market as grocery sales hit a record-breaking €1.3 billion

News | Dunnes continues to hold the highest share amongst all retailers at 23.7% with growth of 9.6% year-on-year

Take-home grocery sales in Ireland increased by 10% in the four weeks to 25 December 2022 as the average price per pack soared 13% and visits to store...

SuperValu invests €7.9 million in sustainability initiatives in six months

News | New fund sees 77 stores introduce a range of sustainability initiatives, saving 2,094 tonnes of carbon, equivalent to planting over 78,000 trees

'Energy support package Is Inadequate' says Retail NI

News | New scheme provides a subsidy to electricity bills of 1.96p per kilowatt hour for all business customers paying over a minimum rate

GMB Union criticises Asda for falling 'further behind' Big Four wages after Sainsbury's pay boost

News | Union has also called on Asda bosses to provide free food to colleagues while they are on shift

Meat processors welcome the resumption of beef exports to China 

News | Decision taken in 2020 to temporarily suspend trade was due to a single case of atypical BSE, which the Department notified to the Chinese authorities

77 enforcement orders served on food businesses in 2022

News | Latest figure marks an increase of 31% on the 59 enforcement orders that were served in 2021

Tickets on sale for the IGBF Mid-West Region Valentine’s Black Tie Ball

News | Ball is a major fund-raising event within the Mid-West Region of the Irish Grocers Benevolent Fund

Lowest priced food items rising at the fastest rate: New UK study

News | New analysis finds that items originally priced below 75p accelerated at the fastest rate

Aldi Ireland pledges to eliminate 60 tonnes of food waste in 2023

News | To date, Aldi has saved almost 1,100 tonnes of food from going to waste through partnership with charity FoodCloud

Ireland continues to embrace 0.0% beer as Dry January grows in popularity

Off-trade | Sale of non-alcoholic beer has tripled since 2017, according to figures compiled by industry group, Drinks Ireland

2023 Borsa Vini Italiani Masterclass to be held on Monday, 23 January at Dublin’s Hyatt Centric Hotel

Winemakers will present their wines to the Irish trade who will be able to meet with each winery via video-link

Introducing ‘Wiiings for winter’!

Red Bull introduces limited Winter Edition

Lucozade Zero sponsors First Dates Ireland

Now in their sixth year of partnership, this year's focus will be on the firm consumer favourite that is Lucozade Zero Pink Lemonade

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