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Did You Know ... November 29, 2016

By Donna Ahern
Did You Know ... November 29, 2016

Did You Know ... Tesco is set to sell dairy-free cheeses in its stores? Vegan food distributor Art of Zen has struck a deal with the retailer to supply it with a range of Violife cheese, which is designed to melt and tear like ordinary cheese but is free from dairy, soya, gluten, nuts, cholesterol, GMOs, trans fats, hydrogenated fats and artificial ingredients.

Did You Know … New RTÉ cookery programme ‘Tastes Like Home’ begins this Friday? The show is sponsored by Londis and stars Catherine Fulvio learning how to prepare favourite dishes from families across Ireland.

Did You Know ... Coffee firm Nespresso has opened a new boutique in Arnotts Department Store? The pop up outlet is being put in place for the Christmas season. Francisco Nogueira, Nespresso UK & Ireland managing director, said: "We have seen fantastic growth across Ireland and we receive almost daily requests for more boutiques to open."

Did You Know … A Heinz Beans advert has been banned in the UK? The British Advertising Standards Authority ruled to ban the ad saying it might encourage people to cut their hands or fingers. Kraft Heinz has denied the idea but agreed not to run the campaign again.

Did You Know … C&C Group has announced a deal to export Magners Irish Cider to Indonesia? The partnership with importer PT Pantja Aretha Niaga will see the cider distributed across the archipelago nation.

Did You Know … A new art exhibition at the Glucksman in UCC is looking at the link between the gut and the brain? The exhibition, titled Gut Instinct, employs ground-breaking research to reveal connections between state of gut and state of mind.


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