February 23, 2023  |  Your latest trade news

Applegreen joins Stonehouse Wholesale/Retail Group

News | Applegreen says joining the Stonehouse network will enable the retailer to "continue to optimise its distribution network”

Applegreen is to join independent wholesale/retail group Stonehouse Marketing Ltd., which is reportedly "delighted to welcome Applegreen into the Stonehouse...

Supermarkets confirm fruit and veg shortages

News | Wholesalers report 300% increase in the cost of basic items like peppers

Retail Minister committed to getting shop insurance premiums down: RGDATA

News | Minister has said one of his key priorities in office will be reducing the cost of all insurance including employers' liability and pubic liability, RGDATA reports

M&P O'Sullivan named SME Cork Company of the Year 2023

News | Wholesaler's turnover has grown by over 20% year-on-year over the past few years and is on track to double in the coming five years 

Mulrines appoints Michael Lyttle as MD

People | Mulrines recently invested in new production capacity in its Ballybofey factory in Co. Donegal along with £10m in a new production facility in Sion Mills

The Powerscourt Distillery celebrates six major accolades already for 2023

Off-trade | Distillery scoops two wins in the World Whiskies Awards Irish Category, as well as further Highly Commended awards from the Icons of Whiskey Ireland

Obolon Beer finally arrives in Ireland

Off-trade | The largest domestic Ukrainian beverage producer ‘Obolon’ has partnered with Ireland’s leading independent drinks’ distributor Barry & Fitzwilliam

Co. Armagh-based White’s Oats signs new £500k deal with Qatar retail giant

News | Brand's full range will be available in major retailers throughout Qatar, including Carrefour, Lulu and Monoprix

Boots to launch first-of-its-kind ‘Recycle at Boots’ scheme for beauty products

News | Retailer will send empty products to its recycling partner, ReWorked, to be transformed into new items such as reusable storage containers

Prepared Consumer Foods announces new Council chair

People | New chair Kieran Conroy, managing director for Nestlé Ireland, will be joined by a new vice-chair, Killian Barry

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Gala Retail announces €80,000 in ‘Gala Gifts For All’ campaign

TV and radio presenter, Lucy Kennedy, has teamed up with the retail group to launch the 2023 initiative

O’Donnells Crisps now available in Marks & Spencer Ireland

O’Donnells crisps are gluten free with no artificial colours or flavours and no MSG/GM ingredients

Another number one hit for Kylie Minogue Wines with 0%!

Sparkling Rosé has sold over one million glasses since launch, with one bottle sold every ten seconds in the UK

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