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Did You Know ...? 13 September 2022

Did you know ...? Finland-based retailer S-Group has made a number of significant investments in domestic electricity generation and renewable energy, reports Esmmagazine.com. The group has committed to taking a share of responsibility in the nationwide energy-saving initiatives and will continue its efforts to save energy and increase energy efficiency.Reducing group energy use also helps to lower prices for the average shopping basket, the retailer noted.

Did you know ...? Ukrainian farmers are likely to cut the winter grain sowing area by at least 30% because of a jump in prices for seeds and fuel combined with a low selling prices of their grain, the Ukrainian Agrarian Council (UAC) said on Monday. Ukraine has already started 2022 winter grain sowing and the agriculture ministry said last month it expects the winter wheat sowing area could shrink to 3.8 million hectares (9.3 million acres) from 4.6 million a year earlier.

Did you know ...? The Avoca Hotel in Newcastle, Co. Down, has undergone a £2.5 million (€2.88 million) restoration to return the unique character of the 200-year-old property, reports Hospitalityireland.com. The 15-bedroom family-run hotel, locate d at the foot of the Mourne Mountains, has retained its history whilst introducing a modern décor throughout, securing 35 jobs in the process.

© 2022 Checkout – your source for the latest Irish retail news. Article by Donna Ahern. For more retail news, click here. Click subscribe to sign up for the Checkout print edition.

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