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Did You Know ...? 18 October 2017

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Did You Know ...? 18 October 2017

Did you know ... Lidl has launched its Deluxe Christmas range for 2017? This year’s offering includes the classics, such as Bally Manor Fresh Irish Whole Turkey and Deluxe Roast Potatoes in Goose Fat, as well as 70 new ‘extras’. The wines on offer this year include Comte de Senneval Champagne Brut, Alsace Pinot Blanc 2016 AOC and Rhône Châteauneuf-du-Pape AOP 2015 (€16.99).

Did you know … Universal Pictures has teamed up with Kinetic and Mediacom to promote the film Happy Death Day? Out of Home advertising and Snapchat are being effectively merged to drive engagement with the general public around the new release. The innovative OOH campaign features a unique SnapCode, which consumers are encouraged to ‘Snap to Unlock’ if they dare.

Did you know ... Irish fake tan brand Cocoa Brown has launched a fake tan advent calendar for €69.95? The calendar features 12 doors hiding the beauty giant’s best sellers, like its 1 Hour Tan Mousse, Gentle Bronze Gradual Tan, and Golden Goddess Shimmering Dry Body Oil.

Did you know ... More than three out of four people (77%) who earn more than £50,000 a year in the UK shop discount supermarkets? According to research by Minel, this is compared to just 73% of those with a household income of £15,500 or less. It found that two out of three shoppers (66%)say that food discounters' premium ranges are just as good as elsewhere.

Did you know ... Aldi UK has launched a wine advent calendar? The new product, which is priced at £49.99, features a selection of 24 mini wine bottles, including red, white, rosé and fizz. It will be available in stores from 1 November.


Did you know ... Two pubs in Dublin have made it into a new global directory that highlights some of the world's most intriguing drinking venues? reports that Bowe's of Fleet Street and Mulligan's of Stoneybatter have earned the distinction of being the only Irish venues featured in 'Straight Up: The Insiders' Guide to the World's Most Interesting Bars and Drinking Experiences'.

Did you know ... JP McMahon's two-day international food symposium Food on the Edge recently took place? More than 400 people attended on each day to listen to more than 50 of the world's best international and Irish chefs and food leaders, while over 70 Irish food producers showcased their produce in the Artisan Food Village.

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