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Did you know? ... 17 July, 2019

Published on Jul 17 2019 10:08 AM in Retail tagged: Gin / Lidl / Seafood / Wexford / vegan food / Cadbury Dairy Milk / Solar Panel / Villa Italian Kitchen

Did you know? ... 17 July, 2019

Did you know … Cadbury released three new chocolate bars for a limited time period? Last year, Cadbury launched a competition that invited people to create their own Cadbury Dairy Milk bar by adding up to three ingredients, according to Her Ireland. The top three finalists’ bars are now for sale, and people can vote for their favorite bar, which Cadbury will then continue to stock. The flavors include “Choca-latte”, “Simply the Zest”, and “The Raspberry Shortcake”.

Did you know … Lidl is investing €1 million in solar panel installation? The company is in the process of building a new distribution centre in Newbridge in Kildare, and the building will have 4,364 solar panels on the roof — the biggest instillation of solar panels in Ireland to date. Joe Ireland reported the solar panels will produce enough electricity to power 240 homes.

Did you know … people will soon be able a pizza box filled with only pizza crusts? According to Her Ireland, a New York City-based pizza chain Villa Italian Kitchen is selling a box with only pizza crusts. The box will cost $2.75, which is €2.45.

Did you know … the Luxury Restaurant Awards for 2019 in Russia recognized — not one — but two Dublin restaurants? According to Joe Ireland, Aqua Restaurant in Howth and Sole Seafood & Grill on William Street won the Global Luxury Seafood Restaurant award and the European Luxury Seafood Restaurant award, respectively.

Did you know … Dublin will host a vegan food festival? On Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September, the Dublin Vegfest 2019 will occur at Griffith College, according to Joe Ireland. Ticket prices range from €12.13 to €30.72, and people can buy tickets here.

Did you know … people are invited to drink gin while riding a Ferris wheel? “High in the Sky” is located at Abbey Square in Wexford. Evoke Ireland reported that visitors will receive Jackford Irish potato Gin and Tonic with Wexford strawberries and Bean and Goose chocolate. The ride is available from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and is a part of the Rockin’ Food Festival in Enniscorthy, which occurs over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Tickets cost €20.

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