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Did You Know...? 10 April, 2018

Did you know… During the Siberian-like weather that hit the UK in late February/early March, British consumers visited stores, less often but sent more when they got there, particularly on frozen products and alcohol, according to data by Nielsen.

Did you know… The redeveloped Jameson Distillery in Dublin has facilitated four marriage proposals over the last year. It has also taught 32,000 whiskey enthusiasts how to blend whiskey and create whiskey cocktails; served over 50,000 Jameson whiskey sours; sold 25,000 personalised distillery Jameson edition bottles, managing director Jameson Brand Homes, Claire Tolan, told the Irish Independent.

Did you know… Healthy snacking products such as nuts, popcorn, baked and vegetable crisps/chips, and individually portioned fruit are helping to boost on-the-go product sales across Europe, according to a new study by IRI.

Did you know… To mark the 85th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition in the US, two of the USA’s most prominent alcohol brands, Budweiser and Jim Beam, have entered into a collaboration to craft a new limited edition collaborative brew, Budweiser Reserve Copper Lager, in September.

Did you know… Spar Netherlands is introducing a new checkout-free shopping system at its Spar University store at the local university of applied sciences Hogeschool Utrecht.

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