Did You Know… Starbucks purchased the kiosk at the centre of Ballsbridge? According to The Irish Times, brothers Colum and Ciarán Butler, who run the Starbucks operation in Ireland, outbid several other interested parties, paying €330,000 for the 37 square foot premises.
Did You Know… Kilmeaden Cheese as introduced new ziplock packaging to their products? The updated packaging aims at retaining the products fresh taste and flavour.
Did You Know… Two Italian tech develops recently launched Bakenet, according to fora.ie. The website is designed to allow customers to browse and order products from bakeries all online.
Did You Know… Spar International has announced a partnership with Ermes Department Stores PLC to launch Spar Cyprus? Spar Cyprus will focus on opening a number of company owned retail outlets throughout Cyprus, starting in early 2018.
Did You Know… Cadbury's Bournville chocolate factory is set to expand production following a £75 million investment from parent company Mondelēz International? The expansion project will create four new production lines, which will manufacture Cadbury Dairy Milk Oreo and Cadbury Dairy Milk Tiffin chocolate bars.
Did You Know… Londis Cootehill in Co Cavan sold the winning €6m lottery ticket last week, 2 July. Jim Argue, owner of the store, said that the winner of the prize is still unknown.
Did You Know... The Oxford Symposium on Food & Cookery was held last weekend? The conference, which celebrated the culture, history and art of food, featured Ireland's Ancient East food and cookery skills.
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