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Did you know?... 25 February, 2020

By Donna Ahern
Did you know?... 25 February, 2020

Did you know?... Mondelez is planning to launch a new vegan version of it’s Cadbury's Dairy Milk. Mondelez has apparently been testing a recipe for a milk-free bar for two years. The US confectionary giant which also owns Toblerone, said it was looking at a plant-based version, reports

Did you know?... Golden Bake has been named the winner of the Love Irish Food Brand Development Award for 2019 and awarded a fully funded €85,000 advertising campaign, which will commence in March 2020. The award is run in conjunction with Exterion Media, Owens DDB Advertising, Innovate Solutions, Checkout Magazine and Designbank MBD.

Did you know?... British business supplies distributor Bunzl's annual profit surpassed expectations on Monday as it benefited from acquisitions, although growth in organic revenue slowed in its largest market North America. Bunzl, which had warned last year that organic growth was slowing, said sales from grocery and retail business in North America was hit by weakening demand in the region.

Did you know?... British shoppers started spending again at the start of this year after a very sluggish end to 2019, adding to signs that improved sentiment since December's election is translating into stronger economic activity, reports Reuters. Retail sales volumes rose 0.9% on the month in January on a seasonally adjusted basis, after a 0.5% fall in December, Britain's Office for National Statistics said on Thursday.

Did you know?... Becky Morgans pub of Dublin's Grand Canal Street Lower has hit the market via commercial real estate services firm CBRE with a guide price of over €1.3 million. The three-storey over-basement property includes a ground floor lounge bar, a first floor bar and function room, a second floor catering kitchen, and basement toilets and storage space.

© 2019 Checkout – your source for the latest Irish retail news. Article by Donna Ahern. Click sign-up to subscribe to Checkout.


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