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Did You Know ...? 29 March 2022

Did you know ...? French retailer Auchan plans to maintain its presence in Russia, its CEO said in an interview published in the French newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche on Sunday, prompting Ukraine to call for a boycott of the international chain. Auchan, which has around 30,000 staff members, 231 stores, and e-commerce activities in Russia, has already been criticised by Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy for remaining operational in Russia after the invasion of Ukraine.

Did you know ...? The FSAI has issued a warning for consumers not to buy or eat Wonka-branded chocolate bars due to an increase in reports that counterfeit chocolate bars bearing this brand name are for sale on the market in Ireland. The counterfeit chocolate bars may be unsafe to eat, as there is a possibility that they may not have been produced in line with food safety, hygiene and/or food traceability legal requirements, to protect public health.

Did you know ...? Orkla Health has acquired 100% of the shares in Healthspan Group Limited, a supplier of dietary supplements to the British market. Established in 1996, Healthspan’s portfolio comprises a wide range of dietary supplements and skincare products. With around half a million active customers, 92% of the company’s sales are made directly to consumers.

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

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