Retail Intelligence

Did You Know?... 03 December, 2019

By Donna Ahern
Did You Know?... 03 December, 2019

Did you know?... German retailer Edeka has announced the launch of low-carb, gluten-free organic pasta made of legumes. Edeka Biopasta is available in two variants made of red lentils or chickpeas.The red lentil pasta is characterised by an intense taste that complements meat steaks.

Did you know?... In January 2020 will see the opening of a new tiki rum bar called 'Ohana in the basement of 17 Harcourt Street in Dublin 2. Run by Doug Leddin, who previously worked at An Púcán in Galway, and general manager Will Lynch, 'Ohana will be able to accommodate up to 200 people and will feature five separate sections, including a jungle terrace and a "smugglers cove"

Did you know?... Catering firm Compass Group has warned that hundreds of jobs could be in jeopardy as a part of a programme to stem costs as the weakening economic outlook in Europe dented the catering company's volumes and margins. The catering firm could cut jobs in Britain, France and Germany, with roles in Japan and Brazil also at risk, CEO Dominic Blakemore told Reuters.

Did you know?... Aldi is now selling a selection of Irish Cheddar produced in Ballineen, Co.Cork using 100% Irish milk, for €4.99. The four cheese selection is now available from stores nation wide and the box includes Aldi’s award winning Irish 12 Month Vintage White Cheddar, delicious Irish Cracked Black Pepper Cheddar, smooth Irish Smoked Cheddar and flavoursome Irish 12 Month Vintage Red Cheddar.

© 2018 Checkout – your source for the latest Irish retail news. Article by Donna Ahern. Click subscribe to sign up for the Checkout print edition. 


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