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Did You Know, 31 May, 2016

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Did You Know, 31 May, 2016

Did you know ... Waterford hurling star Shane Bennett was on hand for the reopening of Aldi’s Ashe Road Waterford store to customers? As part of an extensive renovation project, the store has been both extended and refitted, to now feature a whole new shopping aisle and more space for fresh produce.

Did you know ... Meath-based Newgrange Gold is has started supplying Camelina oil to Ireland? The company is growing Camelina, also known as wild flax, in the Boyne Valley. It says that the oil contains 30 times more omega- 3 than olive oil, calling it “a re-discovered super-oil”.

Did you know ... rugby legend Donncha O’Callaghan has paid a visit to Sodexo at EMC, as part of tea brand Lyons Team Talk promotion? Staff attended a special meeting with O’Callaghan, where they had the chance to take part in a Q+A session, and learn what motivates him both on and off the pitch.

Did you know ... Nestle has launched a special Kit-Kat chunky for those who like to nibble the chocolate off their bar? The limited edition ‘Nibbler’ bar has a thicker layer of chocolate to bite off than the standard version.

Did you know ... Aldi is getting ready for UEFA 2016 with a range of officially licensed fan essentials? This month shoppers can buy kits in sizes to suit all the family, as well as an exclusive drinks fridge for €89.99.


Did you know ... Tayto has confirmed that its mascot, Mr. Tayto is a potato rather than a crisp? Having put the question out on social media, contacted the company to settle the question once and for all, learning that Mr. Tayto is the "the crispiest spud there is".

Did you know ... Keelings Fruit is celebrating the arrival of the first Irish raspberries of 2016? It says that they are a great source of fibre and rich in vitamin C, and reccomend trying them in salads.

Did you know … Italian chef, Gaetano Bonora has set up a fresh pasta business, La Dolce Vita, in Northern Ireland? The new Co. Derry-based business produces a range of authentic Italian pastas and sauces, and is already supplying pasta to delis and restaurants in Northern Ireland

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