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Did You Know ...? 14 November, 2017

Published on Nov 14 2017 10:23 AM

Did You Know ...? 14 November, 2017

Did you know ... secondary school students across the country are invited to take part in the new ‘GROW 2 CEO' competition? The competition is GIY and Cully & Sully’s bid to find Ireland’s brightest young food entrepreneurs. ‘GROW 2 CEO’ combines food growing and entrepreneurship to inspire students to grow their own food, create a soup recipe using what they have grown and develop a potential new business.

Did you know ... Ennis has been named as Ireland’s friendliest place? Ennis, County Clare won accolade for Ireland’s Friendliest Place at a black tie awards ceremony in The Malton Hotel, Killarney on Saturday November 11. Navon won the title last year.

Did you know ... Lifeway Kefir, has signed a partnership with Roz Purcell? The deal will see her creating a number of recipes using Lifeway Kefir for Irish people to help ​them introduce more probiotics, healthy bacteria into their diet in a low fat, high protein drink.

Did you know ... Northern Irish business, Willowbrook Foods has been named the UK Fresh Produce Manufacturing Company of the Year at the UK Food Manufacture Excellence Awards? IrishNews.com says managing director John McCann commented that the award was proof of the ambitious nature of the company.

Did you know ... Lidl stores in Ireland are once again stocking Proteinella? The popular cult product is a palm-oil free hazelnut spread with no added sugar, and with a whey protein boost.

Did you know ... Davison Canners, in Northern Ireland has signed a new deal with Aldi? The Belfast Telegraph reports that the deal comes after the business undertook a major expansion, securing funding from HSBC and expanding its workforce by 50.

Did you know ... Tim Hortons is set to open a store in Belfast city centre? IrishNews.com reports that the coffee and doughnut chain’s new outlet will be housed within the Lesley Buildings at Wellington Place.

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