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Did You Know ...? 5 September 2023

By Donna Ahern
Did You Know ...? 5 September 2023

Did you know ...? The French government has announced plans to destroy surplus wine in an attempt to support struggling producers and raise prices. According to Agriculture Minister, Marc Fesneau, an initial EU fund of €160 million for wine destruction will be topped up to €200 million by the French government. The alcohol from the destroyed wine will be sold to companies for use in non-food products, such as hand sanitisers, cleaning products, and perfumes.

Did you know ...? Convenience Stores and Newsagents Association (CSNA) said it it has been notified about the below titles increasing their RRP. CSNA advised retailers to update their EPOS systems with the new RRPs on the following magazine titles; TV Now: €1.65, VIP: €2.95, Liffey Champion: €2.20 and Tuam Herald: €3.20. Price changes take effect Tuesday 5 September (today) and Wednesday 6 September.

Did you know ...? Delhaize Belgium is planning to build a second delivery centre in Vorst (Forest), which it says will double its e-commerce capacity, reports The retailer has teamed up with the property developer Montea, which will be responsible for constructing the 20,000 square-metre building.



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