A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
With the release of a new range of protein bars and the signing of its first export contract, Blanchardstown snack food company Everest is scaling up.
Sun, 21 Jul, 2019
Johnny Sexton has rejected suggestions that Ireland have peaked a year too early.
Wed, 05 Jun, 2019
The South African Spar retailing group says it is positively cautious about the effects of Brexit for its retailing interests in Ireland and the southwest of England. The Johannesburg-stockmarket-listed group owns 80% of BWG Spar and operates chains in Ireland and England, under its Spar Ireland division.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018
School is back, holidays are over but don’t despair, wine is here to
Sat, 01 Sep, 2018
Tipperary company Nüdest Food are targeting adults looking for healthy snacks while on the go with their innovative products, writes Trish Dromey.
Mon, 30 Jul, 2018
Plans by BWG to buy rival 4 Aces Wholesale can go ahead but only if it meets certain conditions, the competition watchdog has ruled. The wholesaler is best known as the supplier to Spar, Eurospar, Londis and other independent stores in Ireland.
Thu, 03 May, 2018
Not that The Menu ever needs an excuse to head west to the City of the Tribes but surely the return of the annual Galway Food Festival (March 29-April 2) is as good a reason as any.
Sat, 24 Mar, 2018
Wholesaler BWG which is best known as the supplier to Spar, Eurospar, Londis, and other independent stores in the Republic says it plans to buy rival 4 Aces Wholesale.
Tue, 30 Jan, 2018
hears from Strong Roots’ Samuel Dennigan of plans for exponential growth in 2017
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
Shane Lowry is determined to defend his WGC-Bridgestone Invitational title and get his Ryder Cup campaign up and running with a badly-needed win over the next four weeks.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
WHEN were your formative years? When was the time that reinforced habits in you that you don’t think twice about now?
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
A new fundraising initiative is giving every shopper in the country the chance to donate €1 to help children in or at risk of homelessness.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2016
Sat, 19 Dec, 2015
Tue, 20 Oct, 2015
I have written in the past about the difficulties faced by small wine importers given our draconian wine taxes. We are around 650% higher than the EU average and more expensive for wine than countries such as Sweden and Finland.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2015
STARBUCKS and Nando’s are coming to Cork City’s Emmet Place — and, now, an investment property linked to long-time developer/investor, Robin Power, and which is let to two food operators, is for sale there, priced at €1.2m.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2015
Our family were probably the first tourists in Baltimore,” quips Stuart Musgrave, as he prepares to sell his family’s current base on Cove Road in this appealing West Cork village, known far and wide, and over the seas, for its tourism, sailing, ferries and fishing.
Sat, 21 Feb, 2015
Very strong interest is being shown in an uncompleted, mixed-use commercial development in Fermoy town, North Cork, according to Savills agent Steven Denehan.
Thu, 25 Sep, 2014
The company which runs the Spar chain in South Africa has bought a controlling stake in the firm which operates the brand in Ireland, promising investment of up to €100m.
Tue, 12 Aug, 2014
With the launch of their dinosaur-shaped crunchy corn puffs, healthier crisp company Veronica’s Snacks is hoping to appeal to children and parents — and not just in Ireland, writes Trish Dromey
Mon, 11 Aug, 2014
Three out of every 20 supermarkets and convenience stores failed to comply with the grocery sector’s own voluntary code on the display and sale of alcohol products last year.
Tue, 05 Aug, 2014
WEST Cork tourist harbour village, Baltimore, last weekend hosted the Pirate Festival to commemorate the sacking of Baltimore in 1631 — and now there’s a chance to ‘plunder’ a lot of retail trade in the bustling summer resort.
Thu, 26 Jun, 2014
Up to 150 people are expected to lose their jobs at a Dublin food distribution depot after food wholesale giant Musgrave confirmed it is not renewing its contract with the firm.
Fri, 14 Mar, 2014
They’re more elusive than Willy Wonka’s golden ticket but the jury remains out on Tayto’s ‘cheese and onion’ chocolate bar.
Mon, 15 Apr, 2013
Convenience chain store Mace is to create 1,200 new jobs with the expansion of its network over the next four years.
Tue, 19 Mar, 2013
Consumers in Ireland carry about €78.2m in cash every day — or about €23 each.
Wed, 08 Aug, 2012
A shop owner who sold a winning €500,000 All or Nothing Lottery ticket to a first-time player is hoping the win will brighten the life of a person, who may have been affected by the recent floods.
Thu, 02 Aug, 2012
Former Kerry Gaelic football player Tommy Doyle has joined the Blue Haven Food Company in Kinsale, Co Cork, as general manager.
Tue, 10 Jul, 2012
MUNSTER’s largest egg producer Riverview Eggs has recruited entrepreneur Alf Smiddy as its chairman to develop the company’s growth strategy.
Fri, 09 Dec, 2011
John Tyndall is the man who figured out why the sky is blue, yet he remains a relatively unknown figure, writes
Thu, 29 Sep, 2011
A Tipperary farmer looking for diversification ideas has cornered 2% of the Irish market and built up an estimated €1.5m in sales just two years after embarking on a hand-made crisp enterprise using his own potatoes, writes
Mon, 19 Sep, 2011
PERSONAL loss has an unlikely link to a prestigious international design award for Cavan-based free-range egg producer Clonarn Clover.
Sat, 13 Aug, 2011
THE country’s only Irish-owned prepaid mobile network is to cease operations.
Thu, 04 Aug, 2011
DESPITE seeing its trading environment suffer in the past few years — particularly for its core Irish operations — the Musgrave Group has consistently talked up its ability to ride out the economic storm and build for its future growth.
Wed, 20 Jul, 2011
NOT quite iconic but definitely a staple at the Christmas table of every self-respecting Cork family, Tanora, as we knew it, is set for a re-appearance.
Tue, 28 Jun, 2011
A drug addict who burgled 11 neighbouring Portmarnock apartments over three days has been given a 10-year sentence for these and other offences.
Tue, 23 Nov, 2010
A total of 190 new jobs have been announced today.
Thu, 21 Oct, 2010
THE Musgrave Group has said that it is well-placed to ride out the storm of the economic downturn, despite posting disappointing full-year results for 2009, including a 3% fall in sales and a 7% decline in pre-tax profits.
Fri, 18 Jun, 2010
CENTRA was yesterday announced as the newest co-sponsor of the All-Ireland hurling championship,taking over from RTÉ in a deal which will last three years.
Sat, 27 Feb, 2010
A "feisty" postmistress roared at two armed raiders to get out, causing them to flee, Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has heard.
Thu, 21 Jan, 2010
MUSGRAVE Group, owners of the SuperValu and Centra franchises, slashed €140 million off retail prices last year as the recession hit consumer confidence.
Fri, 15 May, 2009
NO surer sign of the economic downturn is the ongoing expansion of some of the country’s most cost-conscious stores, not just the Lidls and Aldis, but our own cost-conscious traders like Heatons.
Sat, 03 Jan, 2009