January 25, 2024  |  Your latest trade news

New laws will force supermarkets, c-stores and pharmacies to accept cash

News | Under new 'Access to Cash' laws, third-party ATM operators and cash-in-transit companies will be authorised and supervised by the Central Bank

Grocery shops and pharmacies will have to accept cash as part of a new plan imposed later this year to keep physical money in the economy, The Irish...

95% plan to engage with Ireland’s Deposit Return Scheme

News | New Amárach research shows 73% believe placing a monetary value on drinks containers will incentivise consumers to move away from throwaway culture

New Inver station opens in Castlecomer, Kilkenny

News | €2.3 million invested in state-of-the-art new station

RGDATA ups political pressure over business costs

News | Delegation highlighted additional cost implications of the increased National Minimum Wage, alongside the changes to statutory sick pay and pension auto-enrolment costs

Former bakery sales manager received £75k in age discrimination settlement

News | Case was settled without admission of liability by WD Irwin and Sons bakery

Greencore reports strong start to FY24 trading

News | Full year outlook in line with current market expectations*, with "inflationary pressures on raw materials and energy now easing"

Spend in sweet shops up +14% and bakeries up +13%, BOI card data shows

News | Off-licence spend declined by 8% during the first two weeks of January, according to Bank of Ireland’s January Spending Pulse

Aramark Ireland announces two senior appointments 

People | Kevin McGinley announced as vice president of Food Services while Jason Keegan has been named vice president of Aramark Workplace Solutions

Cork-based The Sibly Food Co. signs Aldi contract worth €1m

News | New contract will see three new jobs created for the Cork company

SuperValu and Centra invest €28m in Reverse Vending Machines

Stores will collect over 320m containers annually under new Deposit Return Scheme

Kellogg’s delivers ‘OMG twist’ to breakfast line-up with new chocolate variant

New Kellogg’s Corn Flakes Chocolate Flavour will be available in Tesco stores nationwide from this Wednesday, 24 January, with an RRP of €4.49

Fyffes Fittest School search goes live

Ultimate prize package will include €8,000 worth of sports equipment

Tenderstem and top chef Malte Half join forces to inspire with vegetarian delights

New collaboration with renowned chef and Glas is part of the "Tenderstem: Broccoli but Better" campaign, which is backed by Global Fresh Exotic (GFE), the Meath-based company that holds the license for Tenderstem in Ireland

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