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 [...]

SPAR Donate €200,000 to Make-A-Wish Ireland

SPAR was delighted to be able to present a cheque for more than €200,000 to Make-A-Wish Ireland, which will enable their official charity partner to give the most precious gift of all and help grant the wishes of sick children all over Ireland.   Make-A-Wish’s activity programme has been severely curtailed because of the Covid-19 [...]

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 [...]

2020-12-01T20:26:24+00:00 November 16th, 2020|Brands & Stores, Business News, Innovation & Awards, Media & PR|

BWG Foods’ Joanne Mellon honoured as a true industry hero

  Joanne Mellon, BWG Foods’ Logistics Director, was one of a very exclusive group of honourees at the annual Fleet Transport Awards 2021 recently. This year the awards took a different direction, going virtual and along with it, honouring transport and logistics companies and people in service during the Covid-19 crisis. Appointed Logistics Director with [...]

EUROSPAR supporting FoodCloud Food for Ireland Appeal

BWG Foods has been an ardent supporter of the FoodCloud charity for nearly 10 years. FoodCloud works with businesses and retailers to redistribute surplus food to those who need it most and BWG Foods has been involved since day one. We regularly donate and work with our suppliers to donate all excess food from our [...]

2020-09-15T16:38:52+00:00 September 15th, 2020|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR, Responsibility|

Londis & KITKAT Support Pieta House

For every KITKAT Four Finger bar sold in Londis stores from 3rd- 6th September a donation of €1 will be made to Pieta House Bonnie Ryan joined Londis and Nestlé Ireland to announce that all proceeds from KITKAT four finger chocolate bars sold in Londis stores nationwide from Thursday 3rd– Sunday 6th September will be donated [...]

BWG Foods launches pioneering mobile self-checkout technology in Irish grocery retail stores

BWG Foods partners with MishiPay to become the first retail and FMCG group in Ireland to introduce frictionless technology New technology enables greater social distancing in-store by allowing customers to scan and pay for items using their phone 20 August, 2020 – Leading retailer and wholesaler, BWG Foods, has become the first retail and FMCG [...]

BWG becomes first FMCG group to launch a fleet of Biogas delivery vehicles in Ireland

BWG Foods, one of Ireland’s leading wholesale and retail groups, has become the first FMCG group in Ireland to launch a fleet of biogas powered vehicles as part of the implementation of its ambitious sustainability strategy.   BWG Foods, owners and operators of the SPAR, EUROSPAR, Londis, MACE and XL brands, has launched an initial [...]

2020-07-13T11:32:52+00:00 July 13th, 2020|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR|

Feeding Kindness: BWG Foods Keeping the Show on the Road with Storage and Transport Support  

  BWG Foods’ support of FoodCloud during Covid-19 crisis has been integral to keeping surplus products moving around the country and reaching those in most need. BWG Foods has been donating to FoodCloud since 2015 and in this time FoodCloud has redistributed more than 190 tonnes of surplus food from four BWG sites: BWG Foods [...]

2020-06-04T08:21:13+00:00 June 4th, 2020|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR, Responsibility|

XL retail brand and Marty Morrissey make the perfect team

We all need a smile from time to time during these extraordinary times and grocery retail brand XL is proud to be the official sponsor of RTE Player’s new four part series, Marty in the Shed, which sees the hugely popular Gaelic Games correspondent broadcasting a light-hearted talk-show from his garden shed in Co. Clare. [...]

2020-05-12T10:56:35+00:00 May 12th, 2020|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR|