Did you know?... 18 December, 2018

By Publications Checkout
Did you know?... 18 December, 2018

Did you know?... Philadelphia, the brand known for its high-quality cream cheese spreads, is introducing its newest product, Philadelphia Dips alongside the Double Diptector, a smart device made to catch double dippers in the act. The Double Diptector is a device made up of a smart chip and dip bowl that pairs with the Double Diptector App. The smart bowl uses inconspicuous pressure sensors inside an average looking chip and dip bowl. Once the bowl is paired with the Diptector app, it can track and catch with almost certainty if a person double dips. Using chip recognition technology, the Double Diptector follows every dip and alerts the app user with a loud alarm if someone double dips.

Did you know?... More than a quarter of a million meals of surplus food are set to be donated to charities and community groups by Tesco in the UK this Christmas. The supermarket wants to end 2018 with more than 36 million meals given to good causes through its Community Food Connection scheme, which distributes surplus food from its stores at the end of the day in conjunction with leading food charity FareShare. Last year Tesco donated more than 14 tonnes of sprouts.

Did you know?... Müller Milk & Ingredients has invested £15 million into a project to substantially upgrade Scotland’s largest fresh milk dairy in Bellshill and secure 265 jobs. The project represents the largest single investment in Scottish dairy processing for more than a decade. It gives Müller’s Bellshill dairy the capacity to process more than 370 million litres of fresh milk and cream each year with milk provided by 230 Scottish dairy farmers.

Did you know?... Colian Holding-owned chocolate brand Lily O’Brien’s has launched its Winter Desserts Collection to meet the demand for seasonal premium chocolates. Inspired by some of the world’s best-loved dessert recipes with a seasonal twist, each box of 18 chocolates has been made “using the finest ingredients”. The collection consists of six different chocolates: dark orange, triple chocolate shot, spiced latte, apple pie crunch, berry eton mess and festive crème brúlée.

Did you know?... The Procter & Gamble Company was recognised as the eighth Most Just Company in America and first among personal care companies, according to Forbes and JUST Capital, a nonprofit that ranks the largest publicly traded corporations in the United States on the issues Americans care about most. The ranking compares America’s companies head-to-head, based on performance in environmental sustainability, employee treatment, community support, product impacts and sourcing responsibly.


Did you know?... Greenall’s Gin has signed a multi-year brand partnership deal with Bath Rugby, as it aims to highlight the teamwork and handcrafted skill involved in making the award-winning original London Dry Gin. The new partnership unites two icons in their respective fields, renowned for their longstanding heritage and commitment to consistent excellence, achieved through their shared values of teamwork and skill.

© 2018 Checkout – your source for the latest Irish retail news. Article by Aidan O’Sullivan. Click subscribe to sign up for the Checkout print edition. 

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