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Did You Know...? 22 May, 2018

By Publications Checkout
Did You Know...? 22 May, 2018

Did You Know…? Aldi announced it will sell €24 million worth of Irish grown potatoes this year, with New Season Irish Potatoes arriving in select Aldi stores on Thursday 24th May.

Did You Know…? Iceland is testing in-store reverse vending machines? Reverse vending machines reward individuals with a 10p voucher in return for recycling empty containers.

Did You Know…? Premium crisp brand Tyrells is changing hands for the second time in just over one year? UK confectionery company KP Snacks has agreed to acquire premium crisp brand Tyrrells from US confectionery giant The Hershey Company for an undisclosed sum.

Did You Know…? Lidl is planning an online delivery service in the UK? The German discounter has created a holding company with Companies House called Lidl Digital Logistics as it gears up to enter the grocery delivery market.

Did You Know…? There is a new baby formula made with camel milk coming to global markets soon? Camelicious, a UAE-based company, has developed the formula as well as 40 other camel milk-based products, including energy drinks, powder milk and ice cream.


Did You Know…? Mary Byrne was visiting Londis last Friday. Ballyfermot’s own X Factor star entertained local customers to celebrate the relaunch of the revamped Londis Ballyfermot which also boasts a Leo Burdock Fish and Chip concession.

© 2018 Checkout – your source for the latest Irish retail news. Article by Aidan O’Sullivan. Click subscribe to sign up for the Checkout print edition. 

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