Did You Know, June 14, 2016

By Publications Checkout
Did You Know, June 14, 2016

Did you know ... One out of every two shoppers buys Maltesers, according to a Master Brands at Home report by Kantar Worldpanel? The new data correlates with older research that recorded Maltesers as the number two chocolate brand of choice in Ireland.

Did you know ... Baz Ashmawy, Kilkenny Hurler, TJ Reid and Mayo footballer, Aidan O'Shea will team up at Merrion Hotel on 20 of June for a cook-off to initiate Kellogg's Powering Play" Together they will have to make healthy breakfasts, lunches and snacks in minutes with over 30 mystery ingredients.

Did you know ... Boyne Brewhouse has launched three new bottled craft beers? The three new products are Born in a Day Australian Pale Ale, ABV 4.8%, Long Arm Dortmunder Export, ABV 4.8%, and Pagan's Pillar Sparkling Copper Ale, ABV 4.8%.

Did you know ... Viña Santa Rita and Arsenal Football Club announced their alliance, making Santa Rita the first Official Wine Partner of the Premiere League team? Together they will promote the sales of wines in the Chilean winery's key marketplaces.

Did you know ... SuperValu Good Food Karma Ambassadors, The Happy Pear, will be attending the 2016 Cork and Kerry Food Forum taking place 26 of June in Cork City Hall? The Happy Pear, David and Stephen Flynn, will demonstrate how to prepare healthy meals using local, fresh produce.


Did you know ... National Representatives on the EU's Plants, Animals, Food and Feed committee have discarded the European Commission proposal to extend the authorisation, of glyphosate, for 12-18 months, according to Independent.ie? Farmers expressed concern over the ban, fearing there are no effective chemical alternatives for weed control.

Did you know ... The Department of Agriculture has launched an investigation after a sample taken from a beef animal tested positive for angel dust? According to Agriland.ie, an animal processed through Larry Goodman-owned ABP meat plant in Clones, Monaghan tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol, otherwise known as angel dust.

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