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Weekly Roundup, October 11, 2016

By Donna Ahern
Weekly Roundup, October 11, 2016

Maxol and AWARE launched the first of their nationwide Mood Walks at Maxol Ringsend on 1 October. The aim of the Mood Walks help raise vital funds for Maxol’s charity partner AWARE while encouraging members of the community to come together for a good cause. AWARE’s focus is to promote positive mental health in communities nationwide.

Northern Irish gourmet ketchup producer Peppup has won its first significant business in the Republic of Ireland. The county Down producer is providing its original and chilli ketchup products to Donnybrook Fair, the upmarket retailer in Dublin.

A new range of single portion On-The-Go Pots has been launched by gluten-free cereal producer Maria Lucia Bakes. The new pots are available in four varieties - Cashew, Almond & Cinnamon Granola; Cranberry, Coconut & Chia Seed Granola; No Added Sugar Granola; and Porridge, which is lightly sweetened with coconut sugar

BWG plans to grow overall store numbers at its Spar and Eurospar networks. The business announced plans to open 20 stores over the next 12 months at its bi-annual Fresh Focus convention.

Linwoods announced the launch of a brand new marketing campaign - ‘Sprinkle Awesome’ at a launch event in Medley, Fleet Street East, Dublin. The organic food producer will collaborate with leading blogger, Hazel Wallace (The Food Medic), in a campaign to be rolled out TV, press, digital, PR and social media.


Supervalu celebrated National Bread Week by delivering pastries right to customer’s doorsteps. Residents of Honeypark, Dun Laoghaire and Danesfort, Loughrea, woke up to a delivery of freshly baked breads and pastries that form the retailer’s new in-store Bakery range.

Spar in Portmarnock has slashed its energy bill by 20% in a simple lighting equipment swap. Kildare company Get Solutions provided the lighting equipment as well as contacts with AIB to source a low cost loan for the retail owner, Michael Doyle.

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