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Did You Know...? 1 September 2021

By Donna Ahern
Did You Know...? 1 September 2021

Did you know...? This back-to-school season Donegal Catch has added two new products for all the family to enjoy, including Wholegrain Fish Fillets and Omega Fish Fingers. Naturally high in protein and a great source of Omega 3, the latest additions to the Donegal Catch range allow for nutritious, quick, and easy lunch or dinner options for the school term ahead. Working closely with fish suppliers to bring great tasting fish and supporting responsible fishing practices, Donegal Catch is encouraging Irish households across the country to eat at least two portions of fish a week this back-to-school season, with the help of top tips from dietician and mum, Orla Walsh, along with quick and tasty recipes that are easy to prepare for all the family to enjoy available here.

Did you know...? Plentiful rains last week in most of Ivory Coast's cocoa growing regions will help produce a large and good quality crop during the first three months of the October-to-March harvest, farmers said on Monday. Farmers across the world's top cocoa producer said the main crop was developing well, with many pods almost ripe, and a few areas beginning to harvest.

Did you know...? Dutch retailer Plus has launched a new pilot project that will see the introduction of the Nutri-Score labelling system to 3,000 private-label SKUs. As of this week, customers will have access to the Nutri-Score data of Plus private-label products on the electronic shelf labels in stores, online at, and in the Plus app, the retailer added. An independent survey, conducted in August of this year, has revealed that 79% of people among more than 1,000 respondents prefer healthy food and consider it important when choosing products in the supermarket.

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