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Did you know?... 6 November, 2018

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Did you know?... 6 November, 2018

Did you know?... Britvic is launching a new tasty citrus addition to its popular Drench range, with a Mandarin & Lemon flavour. Scoring highly for its natural and refreshing taste during consumer testing, the new product will be available from the 9th November and offers retailers the chance to stock a truly unique flavour within the juice drinks category. The full Drench range has also undergone a packaging refresh with a bold new design, creating further stand out on-shelf.

Did you know?... Supermac’s is to create 60 jobs with the opening of its first outlet in Donegal today. The roles being created are mostly full-time positions. The restaurant and service station also includes Papa John’s and SuperSubs as well as a Londis, Top Oil and Bewley’s. Overall, 110 jobs were supported during the construction of the complex at Drumlonagher, outside Donegal town.

Did you know?... Baci Perugina, Nestlé’s iconic premium chocolate, is launching a Ruby chocolate variant in the UK exclusively at Sainsbury’s stores. The pink Baci Perugina Limited Edition is made with chocolate derived from Ruby cocoa beans, which offers an intense berry-fruitiness taste without the addition of any flavourings or colours. The pleasantly surprising fruity taste of Ruby chocolate is combined with the iconic smooth hazelnut and cocoa filling of Baci Perugina, creating a truly tantalising taste experience.

Did you know?... PepsiCo has been recognised for its leadership on race equality and inclusion in the workplace by being included in Business in the Community’s Best Employers for Race listing. PepsiCo is one of 70 employers included in the 2018 listing, which recognises good practice on workplace race equality and inclusion and celebrates the public and private sector organisations making a difference in this area.

Did you know?... Award-winning international drinks company, Quintessential Brands Group, has announced a brand new and luxurious collection of gift boxes and packs for Christmas 2018. The range is available now internationally to Off Trade retailers and gifting specialists. A gift box collection launches to tap into proven consumer appetite for gifting – a trend that shows no sign of abating. The range is specifically designed to drive interest in alcohol gifting over the festive period by appealing to consumers seeking the perfect present – a bottle of the finest spirits presented in a beautiful, premium gift box.


Did you know?... Guinness, together with guest brewers and a host of experts from around the world, will celebrate bravery in brewing by hosting a Future of Stout Summit, focused on stout innovation and the opportunities in brewing this unique style of beer. In the spirit of innovation, Guinness has announced that its brewers are set to work on a feasibility study, which will investigate the viability of brewing a Guinness fit to be enjoyed in space.

© 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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