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Did You Know, 12 April, 2016

Published on Apr 12 2016 7:43 AM

Did You Know, 12 April, 2016

Did you know… Sligo-based health food brand, Good4U has been named official snack supplier to Connacht Rugby? The brand will now be supplying it range of snacks and ingredients to the Connacht Rugby team, such as Roasted Seeds, Super Seed Snacks, Fresh Sprouts and the newly-launched Super Bites.

Did you know… Ireland is to recieve €1.3 million in the latest round of funding for the EU’s school Fruit and Vegetables Scheme? Agriland.ie saus that the money will go to the Food Dudes programme, which works with schools to get children to try new fruits and vegetables.

Did you know… Last weekend’s SMA Baby Club Pregnancy and Baby Fair at the RDS welcomed more than 100 exhibitors? The two-day event welcomed visitors to view the latest in baby care, while also offering advice from experts. The Baby Club Fair will also run in Cork City Hall from 16 to 17 April.

Did you know… Award-winning Northern Irish butcher George McCartney, is set to be the chief judge at this year’s World Steak Challenge? McCartney will bring expertise from 50 years of working in the industry to the role. He will also be a keynote speaker at this month’s Foodex show in Birmingham.

Did you know… British retailer Waitrose is opening its first cash-free store at Sky’s new offices in Osterley, London? Sky Central employees will be able to pay by card, or their mobile devices the five self-service checkouts in the store.

Did you know… Bawnogue Shopping Centre in Clondalkin has resubmitted a planning application to South Dublin County Council that could see it redeveloped? Echo.ie reports that owner Mark Burns wants to amalgamate three of its retail units into a small supermarket. The application was initially submitted in January, but council planners declared an invalid site notice at the location, following an inspection.

Did You Know… The Sunday Independent has reported that there has been a rise in invoice fraud against SMEs and sole traders? These invoice redirection frauds are perpetrated by criminals taking data from open source websites like the Companies Registration Office, as well as from social media platforms.

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