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Annual Award Ceremony Applauds Centra Representatives

The fourth annual Pride of Centra Awards took place in the Cliff at Lyons in Co. Kildare. Centra personnel from across the country were honoured for the passion and commitment they displayed in 2017. The Pride of Centra Awards was established to acknowledge those staff who demonstrated passion and enthusiasm in cementing Centra as Ireland’s number one convenience retailers. With ...

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Registration now open for IFEX 2018

IT’S just been announced that IFEX – Northern Ireland’s largest foodservice trade expo – is expected to host an additional 500 international delegates from across 12 countries as the event welcomes the World Butchers’ Challenge to the show in March 2018. The addition of co-located event Meat@IFEX has doubled the show size, and it’s the Meat@IFEX pavilion that will be ...

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Maxol renew sponsorship of Ulster Mini Rugby

Maxol has announced they will continue their support of Ulster Mini Rugby for the next two seasons. The two year deal sees the retailer renew the well-established Maxol Mini Rugby festivals, as well as the eight Maxol Primary school Mini Rugby festivals. Each year approximately 1,500 six to twelve year olds and over 70 primary schools take part in the ...

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Budget met with mixed reaction

Changes to fuel duty and diesel regulations have been met with ambivalence among the motoring industry. The Autumn Budget introduces a Vehicle Excise Duty supplement applying to new diesel cars, with their First-Year Rate going up by one band. The duty, effective from April 1 2018, will not apply to next generation clean diesels, extending to those certified as meeting ...

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Centra launch new range with free giveaways

Centra will be giving out free meals in Dublin today and tomorrow. There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but those travelling through Connolly Station this evening can avail of a free dinner courtesy of Centra. Representatives from the store will be giving out free food to promote their new Heat It Up Meals range. Centra’s latest ...

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The hunt is on for Ireland’s young food entrepreneurs

GIY and Cully and Sully search for Ireland’s best young food entrepreneurs   Secondary school students across Ireland are being invited to take part in the ‘Grow to CEO’ competition. The competition, run by GIY and Cully and Sully, is aimed at finding Ireland’s brightest young food entrepreneurs. The ‘Grow 2 CEO’ competition brings together food growing and entrepreneurship, with ...

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