January 18, 2023  |  Your latest trade news

Cost-of-living crisis will push consumers to the black market, Retailers Against Smuggling warns

News | 10 million illegal cigarettes found in Rosslare Europort in largest seizure of 2022

Cigarette packs will feature no branding from September onward Retailers Against Smuggling (RAS) has warned that the cost-of-living crisis is likely to further drive demand for black market products. Benny Gilsenan, RAS...

Grocery shoppers are buying less meat due to food inflation, Bord Bia finds

News | 39% of Irish consumers say that bulk cooking and meal prepping have become more important in recent months

Lidl Ireland invested €1b in the Irish agri-food industry in 2022

News | Supplier Impact Report demonstrates record support for local producers and championing of Ireland’s agri-food produce globally

Bank of Ireland donates €1m to cost of living crisis response

News | Donation will be targeted to a range of groups including children and families at risk, older persons, those with disabilities, lone parents, international protection applicants, and low-income families

Irish sponsorship industry grew by 9% in 2022

News | Survey from Onside estimates there will be further growth in 2023 to surpass the €200m threshold

Government seeks feedback on Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme

News | RGDATA wants to hear from retailers that have applied for the scheme or those that have experienced any challenges around applying

Applegreen to raise €1m for Barretstown over the next three years

News | Partnership will see Applegreen commit to raising €1m for the charity from 2023 to 2025

Re-turn details the new national Deposit Return Scheme handling fees for retailers

News | Deposit Return Scheme aims to boost the recycling rate for drinks containers by charging a small, refundable deposit for each plastic bottle or can

Retailer axes half white product marketed using the word wholemeal

News | Iceland has withdrawn its own brand ‘50% white and wholemeal’ loaf after a trading standards complaint by the Real Bread Campaign

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

Kilkenny school wins €3,000 through Avonmore Super Milk science competition

Campaign taught children about the importance of bone health

A feather in one’s vape!

Within vaping, consistent innovation in flavours and format to provide greater variety and convenience for adult consumers, is ensuring the category continues to evolve

Zamora Company USA brings Fercullen Irish Whiskey to the US

The flagship of the Fercullen line is Fercullen Falls, a new small-batch 50/50 blend of malt and grain whiskeys with a high malt content highlighting the unique style of the Powerscourt Distillery

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