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Did You Know, 24 May, 2016

Published on May 24 2016 7:46 AM

Did You Know, 24 May, 2016

Did you know ... The National Dairy Council and Cycling Ireland have held a special Sports Nutrition Seminar for cycling coaches at the National Sports Campus Conference Centre? Attendees heard from keynote speaker and Sports Dietitian, Orla Walsh, who outlined what cyclists needs to know about nutrition, and how a good diet and proper hydration can boost performance.

Did you know ... Uncle Ben’s has launched its new 'Make a Healthier Plate with Ben' campaign, which aims to inspire people to cook healthier meals, using its Rice & Grains range? The campaign is inspired by the ‘healthy eating plate, a new tool that complements the food pyramid and helps translate healthy eating recommendations directly to our plates.

Did you know ... BFree Foods is bringing its Super Soft White and Brown Seeded Sandwich Rolls to Irish stores? The rolls are now in sales in SuperValu, Dunnes Stores and Tesco and are suitable for coeliacs and those on a wheat-free diet.

Did you know ... Hyde Irish Whiskey has won a bronze medal for its 10-year-old single malt at the International Whisky Competition (IWC) in Chicago? This is the second major award this year for the company, after it won a Double-Gold Medal and was recognised as Best Irish Single Malt at the San Francisco World Sprits Competition.

Did you know ... the next Gluten Free Ireland Food Fair comes to the The Silverbirch Hotel, Omagh in Co. Tyrone on Saturday, 4 June? The Gluten Free Ireland Open Days are miniature food expos for sufferers of Coeliac disease and those on a gluten-free diet, and showcase local and international gluten-free food producers.

Did you know ... Santa Rita will return to Bloom this year with a new show garden? The theme of this year’s garden is ‘The Santa Rita Living La Vida 120’, inspired by the wine brand’s South American origins. The garden has been designed by Dublin-based Alan Rudden, and will on display at the festival in the Phoenix Park from 2 to 6 June.

Did you know ... Maxol is supporting DKIT’s Global project for the second year in a row? The initiative it a 12-week programme that involves marketing students from Dundalk IT teaming up from students from the USA and Australia, to work together on a commercially focused brief.

Did you know ... Aldi’s Exquisite Collection Chilean Sauvignon Blanc 2015 won a Gold medal at the 2016 Decanter World Wine Awards? The €8.99 wine is from the Casablanca Valley, and is described as "fresh and crisp as a frosty morning, this is the very essence of Chilean Sauvignon: lime zest, green peppers, blackcurrant leaf and even a touch of elderflower."

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