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Did You Know ...? 6 December 2022

Did you know ...? Deliveroo takes a look back over the past year, to reveal its annual Deliveroo 100 report, a list of the top trending dishes ordered on the platform from across the world. From pitta to pain au chocolat, this year’s eclectic mix of takeaway favourites makes for an interesting read. Across the island of Ireland, home-grown restaurants came out on top, with 30 of the most popular dishes all coming from indigenous Irish businesses, rather than global fast-food chains. From spice bags to gyros, the Irish embraced cuisines from all corners of the world, but the beloved burrito topped the list.

Did you know ...? Croatian retailer Studenac Market has announced plans to expand its range of private-label products, including value-focused ranges and healthier alternatives. The group, which is Croatia’s largest retailer by number of outlets, has introduced around 300 private-label SKUs over the past two years, including brands like Moje Jutro (dairy products), Frusecca (dried fruits and nuts) and Nuvolette (paper products), reports ESMmagazine.com. The group is now expanding its offering, particularly in the fresh-food and impulse product segments.

Did you know ...? Eurospar has announced that it will once again support the St Vincent de Paul (SVP) ‘Empty Plate Appeal’ this year, which will help reduce the chances of a child going hungry this festive season. Throughout the campaign, all in-store donations will be distributed within their local communities, so those most in need this Christmas don’t do without. Malachy Hanberry, managing director, Eurospar, commented, “Eurospar retailers have a long tradition of supporting charities and those most vulnerable in our society. Christmas is a time for giving and for generosity, and their facilitating of this fundraising initiative – as well as the additional donations from own-brand sales in stores – for the St Vincent de Paul is another example of their commitment to the communities they serve.”

© 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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