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Did You Know... August 09, 2017

By Donna Ahern
Did You Know... August 09, 2017

Did You Know ... Subway has unveiled a new Rotisserie-Style Chicken premium sub as part of its ‘Keep Discovering’ platform? The premium sub will be available until 26th and the launch will be supported by a new TV creative as part of the brand’s ongoing ‘Keep Discovering’ platform.

Did You Know ... Aldi has withdrawn all eggs from its German stores? The discount retailer responded to a possible contamination scare after traces of the insecticide fipronil were found in eggs in Belgium and the Netherlands. As a precaution Aldi has taken all eggs regardless of origin off its shelves.

Did You Know ... E-cigarettes are unlikely to be taxed in the 2017 Budget? According to, finance officials have played down the possibility. E-Cigarettes are currently subject to VAT but unlike regular cigarettes are not subject to excise duty.

Did You Know ... Meade Potato Company hosted a National Carrot Day on Sunday? The event which featured a Family Fun Day on the producer's farm was a celebration of the contribution carrots have made to the Irish national diet and economy.

Did You Know ... The Galway Races featured a special popup restaurant this year - for horses? The restaurant, named 'The Mane Course', offered customers carrot and apple slices, a spring of hay and sugar cubes.


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