Thu, 02 Jun, 2016
So “When’sa your Dolmio day?” Apparently, it shouldn’t be every day.
Sat, 16 Apr, 2016
Sat, 16 Apr, 2016
A truck driver was caught using a fishing line to flip his licence plate in a bid to avoid paying tolls into New York City.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
Wed, 24 Feb, 2016
Sat, 24 Oct, 2015
Fri, 02 Oct, 2015
On China’s version of Valentine’s Day, big international chocolate makers like Hershey are not feeling the love.
Fri, 21 Aug, 2015
Ferrero, maker of Nutella, has offered to buy British chocolate firm Thorntons for £112m (€155m), marking a rare acquisition by the Italian group.
Tue, 23 Jun, 2015
Half of us will drink alcohol and eat red meat today – Good Friday.
Fri, 03 Apr, 2015
An Irish shortlisted candidate for a one-way ticket to Mars has spoken out against the Mars One mission, fearing its actions could damage the future of science.
Tue, 17 Mar, 2015
The number of Permanent TSB mortgage holders who will face repossession is set to increase in the coming years, the bank’s head of asset management confirmed yesterday.
Thu, 13 Nov, 2014
Extremely challenging trading conditions at the Irish arm of food giant Mars last year contributed to a slump in sales and profits.
Sat, 02 Aug, 2014
The Irish operation of KBC bank has reported losses of €40m for the first three months of the year following on from a loss of €766m for the last three months of 2013, due mainly to its residential loan book.
Fri, 16 May, 2014
Arctic Monkeys lead the field for this year’s NME Awards with eight nominations.
Wed, 15 Jan, 2014
CORK firm BioTector Analytical Systems saw 2013 out with a bang after winning the Irish Exporters’ Association’s Manufacturing Exporter of the Year award.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2014
Wed, 25 Sep, 2013
The world’s largest food companies are failing to meet ethical standards, a report has warned.
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013
The global food giant Heinz, which famously makes beans and tomato sauce, has been bought for $23bn (€17.2bn) by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and Jorge Paulo Lemann’s 3G Capital
Fri, 15 Feb, 2013
The makers of Lucozade and Ribena are to reduce the amount of sugar and calories in their drinks by up to 10% as part of efforts to curb obesity levels.
Tue, 22 Jan, 2013
The Irish Bank Resolution Corporation will only know what the implications of a restructuring of the €29bn in promissory notes will have on the bank when the deal is finalised, chief executive Mike Aynsley told the Oireachtas Finance Committee yesterday.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2012
Brands including Baileys and Thorntons have been criticised as the worst for using recyclable products in their Easter egg packaging.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2012
WITH Sky Atlantic debuting on Tuesday, it’s been quite a while since the launch of a new subscription channel created such a fuss.
Fri, 28 Jan, 2011
Confectionery giant Cadbury remained silent today amid reports that US-based food group Kraft was set to launch a hostile takeover bid for the firm.
Sat, 07 Nov, 2009
The Football Association have announced a five-year sponsorship deal with confectionery giants Mars.
Wed, 07 Oct, 2009
The chief executive of US giant Kraft will sound out major shareholders in London this week over its potential takeover of Dairy Milk maker Cadbury.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2009
US food giant Kraft has said it hopes to keep open Cadbury's Somerdale facility near Bristol in England, which is scheduled to close in early 2010, saying it will remain "financially disciplined" in its £10.2bn (€11.6bn) pursuit of the chocolate maker.
Tue, 08 Sep, 2009
Takeover excitement made a long-awaited return to the City today after US food giant Kraft revealed details of a £10.2bn (€11.5bn) bid for Cadbury.
Mon, 07 Sep, 2009
Paul McCartney was named the “Ultimate Legend” at a prestigious awards ceremony in in his home city.
Fri, 07 Nov, 2008
Anglo-Dutch company Unilever says it is recalling some of its Lipton-brand milk tea powder in Hong Kong and Macau after they are found to contain traces of an industrial chemical.
Tue, 30 Sep, 2008
Confectionery giant Cadbury became the latest victim of China’s poisoned milk scandal, reporting findings of melamine in its Chinese-made chocolates.
Tue, 30 Sep, 2008
SCIENTISTS launched a five-year project yesterday aimed at safeguarding the world’s chocolate supply by dissecting the genome of the cocoa bean.
Fri, 27 Jun, 2008
Dairy Milk maker Cadbury today began life once more as a pure confectionery firm after spinning off its American drinks arm.
Fri, 02 May, 2008
Chocolate giant Mars is poised to announce a US$22bn (€14m) bid to buy the Wrigley chewing gum group, it was reported today.
Mon, 28 Apr, 2008
Sun, 23 Mar, 2008
ION Equity is in talks with Reox Holdings that could lead to the €200 million purchase of its consumer brands that include Galtee, Dairygold, Mitchelstown, Shaws and Calvita.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2007
DALE FARM, the Northern Irish ice cream and dairy business, has expanded its interests in the Republic via the acquisition of ice cream distribution business, Superchill for an undisclosed sum.
Thu, 16 Aug, 2007
Dairy business Dale Farm in the North has expanded its business into the Republic, it was announced today.
Wed, 15 Aug, 2007
Mars will describe some of its chocolate as “suitable for vegetarians” on product packs.
Thu, 09 Aug, 2007