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BWG Foods Launches Ireland’s Most Sustainable Delivery Fleet Following €2 Million Investment

BWG Foods is proud to announce a significant €2 million expansion to our increasingly low carbon delivery fleet through the addition of 10 new bio-methane powered HGVs (Heavy Good Vehicles), adding to our existing fleet of two biogas trucks, which were originally launched in 2020 as part of a pioneering company programme to test innovative [...]

Four Star Pizza partners with Ireland’s BWG Foodservice in multimillion euro supply deal

Four Star Pizza has partnered with BWG Foodservice, one of Ireland’s leading suppliers to the foodservice sector, in a multimillion euro deal over the next five years for the exclusive supply of all food ingredients to the expansive Irish-owned pizza group.   The new contract, will see BWG Foodservice, which is part of leading Irish [...]

2022-10-19T14:23:29+00:00 October 19th, 2022|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR|

Local community retail brand XL celebrates 25th birthday

    One of Ireland’s fastest growing retail brands, XL, celebrated its 25th birthday at its annual Retailing Standards awards night at the Hodson Bay Hotel in Co Westmeath recently. Hosted by BWG Foods, owners and operators of the XL Retail brand in Ireland, the prestigious awards ceremony recognised XL stores that demonstrated outstanding industry [...]

2022-10-12T12:48:43+00:00 October 12th, 2022|Brands & Stores, Business News, Innovation & Awards, Media & PR|

SPAR Ambassador Seamus Coleman Launches Better Choices Campaign

SPAR supporting parents in making healthier and better lunch box choices as children return to school Seamus Coleman, Republic of Ireland captain and father of three, was on hand to launch SPAR’s Better Choices campaign, which aims to highlight the better choices available in SPAR stores nationwide. As parents and children across the country prepare [...]

SPAR makes donation to official charity partner

SPAR Ireland and their independent retailers recently handed a whopping €517, 139 donation to their official charity partner, Make-A-Wish Ireland, for monies raised through a variety of fundraising initiatives, as well as collection boxes in more than 400 SPAR stores nationwide and a donation on selected SPAR Own Brand products. Chosen by SPAR Retailers, Make-A-Wish [...]

BWG Foods awarded Simon Community’s ‘Lasting Impact Award’

  Simon Community recently awarded BWG Foods’ Wholesale Division with their inaugural ‘Lasting Impact Award’ in recognition of BWG’s contribution to Simon Community’s ‘House of Cards’ Christmas campaign over the years. BWG Foods Wholesale has been contributing to the annual Christmas appeal for 12 years and are also one of the main cogs in supporting [...]

MACE Retailers and customers hit the bikes to raise an extra €100,000 for Down Syndrome Ireland this summer

Tour de MACE static cycling fundraising events proving hugely popular MACE retailers across Ireland are inviting customers and staff to donate between 15 minutes and 1 hour of their time to cycle on static bikes and raise much needed funds for Down Syndrome Ireland, MACE’s official charity partner. Together, MACE and Down Syndrome Ireland have [...]

Latest Retailing Trends, Technologies and Solutions Revealed at SPAR Innovation Event

Latest Retailing Trends, Technologies and Solutions Revealed at SPAR Innovation Event   SPAR Ireland hosted a SPAR Innovation Event last week when hundreds of retailers from across Ireland gathered at the business forum showcasing the latest thinking in retailing trends, along with revealing a number of technologies and other solutions to support retailers’ businesses due [...]

Furey Smyth Group Pioneers Multi Solution Approach to Significantly Reduce Carbon Footprint Across Network of EUROSPAR Stores Following €2 Million Investment

Furey Smyth Group Pioneers Multi Solution Approach to Significantly Reduce Carbon Footprint Across Network of EUROSPAR Stores Following €2 Million Investment Leading supermarket group accelerates its journey to net zero carbon through the support of BWG Foods The Furey Smyth Group, which operates a network of 8 prominent EUROSPAR supermarkets across Ireland, have completed a [...]

SPAR Retailer showcased on international stage

SPAR Retailer showcased on international stage Croom and Padraig Broderick’s SPAR store were elevated to a global stage this week when his SPAR store was presented to 48 nations at the 65th annual SPAR International Congress in Amsterdam as a shining example of what is possible when innovative design is met with true community retailing ambition. [...]