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Did You Know ... July 5, 2016

By Publications Checkout
Did You Know ... July 5, 2016

Did you know ... Nestlé employees in Ireland have raised over €108,000 for Irish Autism Action since their partnership began in 2014? Employees from both Nestlé Ireland in Dublin and Nestlé's Wyeth Nutrition plant in Askeaton, Co. Limerick raised €108,277, providing almost 4,000 hours of support for vital autism services across the country.

Did you know … Banana-importers Fyffes has published another YouTube video named ‘the Captain’s Armband’ as part of its series of videos about Dundalk Football Club? Its goal is to attract more global views and surpass the viewing figures of 70,000 and 180,000 achieved by its last two videos.

Did you know … According to, FoodCloud is celebrating after winning in the finals of the Virgin Media Business VOOM 2016 Competition? Not only did the charity initiative take home €24,000, but it was also awarded a Virgin Media Business broadband package, which includes mentoring and brand support.

Did you know … Bord Bia will host a special briefing on what the Brexit means for Irish businesses tomorrow? It plans to use the morning event to outline its strategy for consolidating Ireland`s position in the valuable UK market.

Did you know … Lidl has been fined by Italy’s antitrust authority for €550,000, according to The fine was given for incorrectly labelling bottle of its Primadonna brand of olive oil oil as extra virgin.


Did you know … Northern Ireland's Mac Ivors Cider has signed a new distribution with the Italian Marketplace? Greg MacNeice, managing director of the family run business, believes it will greatly expand its business export sales in Europe.

Did you know … Aldi is offering school uniforms for school children between the ages of 4 and 11? Uniforms include a two pack of polo shirts, round neck sweater and either a pleated skirt for girls or trousers for boys will be priced altogether at €6.

© 2016 - Checkout Magazine


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