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Did You Know ...? 20 September 2022

Did you know ...? Some 75% of consumers say that they have scanned a QR code on a food or drink product, with half doing so regularly, a new study by market research firm Appinio on behalf of spiritsEUROPE has found, reports Esmmagazine.com. According to the study, which took place across five European countries, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and Czechia, almost all (95%) those who scan QR codes on products believe that they 'offer a useful way to get detailed product information'.

Did you know ...? Bananas are still the top choice of parents when it comes to picking a baby and toddler snack food, according to the results of the 'National Parenting Product Awards' competition. For the eighth time in the competition’s nine year history, ‘Freddy Fyffes’ – the popular pre-packed bananas from Irish banana producer Fyffes – were the chosen winner in the ‘Feeding and Weaning’ section based on research conducted amongst parents and industry experts.

Did you know ...? Italian hypermarket chain Iper La Grande i has rolled out a telemedicine service for its customers, which it claims is a first among large-scale grocery retailers in Europe, reports Esmmagazine.com. Available in the Seriate hypermarket near Bergamo, state-of the art interactive medical examinations are practiced in a high-tech booth where, in just 10 minutes, a doctor or paediatrician connects remotely and examines the patient.

© 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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