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SPAR Teams up with Seamus Coleman for Better Choices Campaign

SPAR Better Choices gives customers healthier options in-store and helpful shopping lists and recipes online to plan for summer days out and nights in Republic of Ireland and Everton captain, Seamus Coleman, launched SPAR’s Better Choices summer 2021 campaign, available now in SPAR stores nationwide. SPAR has extended its Better Choices range for summer 2021,… Continue reading SPAR Teams up with Seamus Coleman for Better Choices Campaign

Irish Brands Fulfil and Mude gain access to the SPAR international retail store network, spread across four continents

Fulfil and Mude nominated to lucrative Challenger Brand Programme by BWG Foods, owner of SPAR Ireland Two of Ireland’s most exciting food brands, Fulfil and Mude, have secured potentially highly valuable commercial agreements with SPAR International, as part of the group’s Challenger Brand Programme which connects the SPAR network across the world with pioneering food… Continue reading Irish Brands Fulfil and Mude gain access to the SPAR international retail store network, spread across four continents

Hospitality industry survey finds that 70% of businesses intend to reopen in June, despite 58% expecting to make a loss or just break even

60% of hospitality businesses surveyed to experience difficulty in filling roles Government supports key to survival of nine in 10 hospitality businesses since beginning of pandemic, survey finds   May, 2021 – Following a prolonged period of closure due to Covid-19 restrictions, 70% of hospitality businesses, including restaurants, cafes and pubs, intend to open to… Continue reading Hospitality industry survey finds that 70% of businesses intend to reopen in June, despite 58% expecting to make a loss or just break even

BWG Foods continues to provide professional development opportunities by shifting its BWG Academy online

1,272 Retailers and Staff achieve industry-recognised qualifications since March 2020 BWG Foods, one of Ireland’s leading retail groups, has continued to provide vital training and upskilling for its independent retailers through the Covid-19 pandemic by reimagining its pioneering employee professional development initiative, BWG Academy, to a wholly online training and education resource.   The BWG… Continue reading BWG Foods continues to provide professional development opportunities by shifting its BWG Academy online

SPAR team up with Ireland manager Stephen Kenny to launch SPAR FAI School Zone

SPAR team up with Ireland manager Stephen Kenny to launch SPAR FAI School Zone Four Weeks of Football Themed Primary School Lessons Designed By School Teachers and proudly sponsored by SPAR As part of SPAR’s continued commitment to primary school children and teachers, a new SPAR FAI School Zone was launched today with Republic of… Continue reading SPAR team up with Ireland manager Stephen Kenny to launch SPAR FAI School Zone

BWG Foods Launches Ambitious New Sustainability Strategy with Installation of 800 Solar Panels at National Distribution Centre

  BWG Foods, one of Ireland’s leading wholesalers and retailers, has announced that approximately €25 million will be invested in an ambitious four year sustainability strategy aimed at significantly reducing the environmental impact of its large-scale nationwide supply chain.   As part of the new strategy, BWG Foods is switching to cleaner energies and has… Continue reading BWG Foods Launches Ambitious New Sustainability Strategy with Installation of 800 Solar Panels at National Distribution Centre

Adults with Down syndrome struggle with isolation and job losses as a result of Covid-19, according to Down syndrome Ireland (DSI)

Down syndrome Ireland launch fundraising campaign alongside charity partners MACE to provide new online education course to older adults with Down syndrome in Ireland   80% of adults with Down syndrome are unable to find courses accessible in their local communities.   96% of graduates employed following DSI’s Ability Programme have been furloughed, with 2… Continue reading Adults with Down syndrome struggle with isolation and job losses as a result of Covid-19, according to Down syndrome Ireland (DSI)

BWG Foods becomes a verified member of the world’s first national sustainability programme, Origin Green

BWG Foods is proud to announce that we have become a verified member of the world’s first national sustainability programme, Origin Green. The announcement comes following recognition of BWG Foods’ commitment to pursuing sustainable business practices.   The business has worked very closely with Bord Bia’s Origin Green team to develop a sophisticated and comprehensive… Continue reading BWG Foods becomes a verified member of the world’s first national sustainability programme, Origin Green

Londis announce LauraLynn as official charity partner with donation of €10,000

Londis is delighted to announce that LauraLynn Ireland’s Children’s Hospice will be its new national charity partner for the next two years, vowing to help the Children’s Hospice fulfil their mission to provide essential personalised care to children with palliative care needs.   LauraLynn is the only specialist hospice in Ireland to care for children with… Continue reading Londis announce LauraLynn as official charity partner with donation of €10,000

BWG Foods adds electric vehicle to growing sustainable distribution fleet

BWG Foods, one of Ireland’s leading wholesale and retail groups, has become the first FMCG group in Ireland to add an electric-powered Mercedes-Benz eSprinter to its distribution fleet as further expansion of its ambitious sustainability strategy.   Owners and operators of the SPAR, EUROSPAR, Londis, MACE and XL brands in the Republic of Ireland, BWG… Continue reading BWG Foods adds electric vehicle to growing sustainable distribution fleet

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