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Did You Know, 10 May, 2016

By Publications Checkout
Did You Know, 10 May, 2016

Did you know ... Maxol Donabate in North East Dublin officially opened this week, welcoming its first customer, Stephen Lappin, with a free fuel fill up? The new station features Maxol Mace’s latest convenience store concept, a Bewley's barista bar and a brand new 'Moreish' fresh food café.

Did you know ... Aldi has rolled out its summer range to its 124 stores nationwide? The seasonal offering features a wide range of barbecue favourites, such as beef burgers and chicken wings, as well as dips and freshly prepared salads.

Did you know ... One of Dublin’s oldest and best loved off-licences has closed? Deveney’s operated in Rathmines for 107 years, but according to a post on its Facebook page, has had to close due to "socio-economic realities".

Did you know ... the Tipperary Food Producers Network welcomed the Guild of Fine Food, as well as both Irish and international judges, for a judging session for this year's Great Taste Awards last week? This was the first time that the Irish judging process took place in Co. Tipperary

Did you know ... Mac Ivors has developed a Plum and Ginger Cider for both its domestic and export markets? It describes the new product as a subtle blend of its Mac Ivors Medium Cider with plum and ginger juice.


Did you know ... New research from Safefood has discovered that giving treats to children is still a daily habit in many homes? With over 40% of parents routinely giving children crisps, chocolates or sweets each day, the group is urging adults to reduce the amount treat foods in their children’s diets.

Did you know ... Clearsky Brewing has launched its third beer, Tidefall, named after a waterfall that flows directly into the ocean or the sea? The Tyrone-based brewing company describes it as a 'refreshing European style lager beer'.

Did you know ... Sister company to Donnybrook Fair, Morehampton, Foods has raised €1 million from 38 investors? According to The Sunday Times, several well known figures have invested, including Cyril Forbes of Microfinance and Cpl’s CFO, Mark Buckley.

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