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Did You Know ... ? November 07

By Donna Ahern
Did You Know ... ? November 07

Did you know?... Magners Original Apple has been voted Australia's best cider, winning 'Best in Show' at the 2017 Australian Cider Awards? The product saw off competition from 250 local and international ciders, and was also awarded 'Best New World Cider' and 'Best International Cider'.

Did you know?... Renowned food writer, chef and model, Rozanna Purcell, has partnered with the Irish-made fermented, cultured milk drink, Lifeway Kefir? In the coming weeks and months, tasty recipes created by Roz Purcell using Lifeway Kefir will be featured on

Did you know?... County Down-based vegetable and salad business Willowbrook Foods has been named the UK Fresh Produce Manufacturing Company of the Year at the UK Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs)? The judging panel praised Willowbrook Foods’ double-digit turnover growth and export success.

Did you know?... Hazelbrook Farm has launched a new campaign fronted by television presenter and Mum of two, Karen Koster? The family focused campaign is entitled 'Share a little magic'.

Did you know?... Jack Teeling, of Teeling Whiskey, was named the Emerging EY Entrepreneur Of The Year for 2017? He was awarded the accolade at the 20th annual awards ceremony held in Dublin recently.


Did you know?... After serving in the Royal Flying Corps in the First World War, Jack Cohen, returned to the UK and set up Tesco? He established himself as a market stall holder in Hackney, in London's East End by purchasing surplus NAAFI stock with his £30 demob money. Years later, in 1924, he created the Tesco brand name.

Did you know?... Ibiza Ice has created a new category in Ireland’s fruit wine market with the world’s first ever range of sparkling fruit wine? The new brand has secured listings in SPAR, EuroSpar, Mace, Londis, Value Centre, XL, Express Stop and BWG Foodservice.

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