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Did You Know ...? 16 February 2021

By Maev Martin
Did You Know ...? 16 February 2021

Did you know ...? Hunky Dorys has announced the launch of two new flavours. The Flame-Grilled Steak Flavour and the Chip Shop Curry Flavour are available in sharing-size and impulse bags. The new flavours are now available in Dunnes Stores, Tesco, SuperValu and Eurospar stores nationwide.

Did you know ...? Polish retailer Żabka has implemented a number of changes to its organisational structure since the beginning of 2021, reports The new structure sees the group put its main focus on the areas of store chain management, development and strategy, with the aim of concentrating responsibilities in clearly defined and specialised teams. Changes to the organisational structure include the introduction of two units covering different aspects of the business.

Did you know ...? Antrim-based manufacturing firm Golden Popcorn has announced that it has won a contract with Aldi in the Republic of Ireland estimated to be worth £500,000. The contract was secured following financial and business development support from Invest Northern Ireland and will see Golden Popcorn produce its healthy crisps for Aldi Ireland’s Snackrite brand, which will be on the shelves of over 147 Aldi Ireland stores, the snack-maker noted.

Did you know ...? According to figures from the French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), Colombia has been named as the leading supplier of avocados to Europe, taking first place ahead of countries such as Israel, Spain, Chile and Mexico during the first weeks of the year, reports Hass avocados grown in Colombia continue to make giant strides around the world. Jorge Enrique Restrepo, director of Corpohass, explained, “The leading player in Hass avocado supply to Europe is Colombia, with 30% of the market share.”

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