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Did You Know... 13 June, 2017

Did You Know… Young people are more likely to grow their own food than most? According to chef Darina Allen, more young people are looking to grow and cook their own food out of distrust from the government and large companies, reported by irishtimes.ie.

Did You Know… Aldi plans to invest $3.4 billion in opening more stores across the US? "We pioneered a grocery model built around value, convenience, quality and selection and now Aldi is one of America’s favourite and fastest growing retailers," said CEO Jason Hart.

Did You Know… A glass of wine a day could damage the brain? An Oxford study shows that one glass of wine a day (6-9 medium glasses of wine per week) raises the risk of hippocampal atrophy by three times, reports independent.ie.

Did You KnowWaitrose gin has become it’s most popular spirits product? The gin sales have gone up by 20% in the past year, showing just how popular gin has become.

Did You Know… Approximately 96,000 farmers will be obtaining a €13.6 million collective refund under the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS). Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed recently confirmed that the refund payments to farmers have begun.

Did You KnowTeeling Whiskey plans €500,000 expansion of its Dublin distillery? “To keep up with the demand for our whiskey and visitors to our distillery, we are investing a further €500,000 in expanding our production and our tasting and event space,” company co-founder Jack Teeling told The Irish Times.

Did You Know... The Carlsberg Group has announced that it has committed to eliminating carbon emissions and halving water usage at its breweries? As part of its new sustainability program, Together Towards Zero, Carlsberg Group plans to target zero carbon emissions at its breweries by 2030 and 100% use of renewable electricity at its breweries by 2022.

© 2017 - Checkout Magazine by Patrick Lewers

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