BWG supports Ukraine appeal

We have all been horrified and shocked by the devastating humanitarian crisis in Ukraine and are all exploring ways in which we can help those affected. Across our retail network of SPAR, EUROSPAR, MACE, Londis and XL stores, as well as our nationwide Wholesale and Foodservice operations, we have partnered with UNICEF to facilitate shoppers [...]

2022-03-11T08:52:10+00:00 March 11th, 2022|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR, Responsibility|

The Nation Is Committed To Making Better Choices in 2022 For Improved Physical and Mental Health

  Exercising more, eating less treats, eating fewer ready-made meals and increasing fruit and veg intake amongst the most common better choices we intend to make in 2022 according to SPAR New study places a spotlight on Ireland’s most popular foods and exercise habits as the nation gets set to make better choices for healthier [...]

2022-01-25T16:42:45+00:00 January 25th, 2022|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR, Responsibility|

MACE Retailers and their Customers Go the Extra Mile for Down Syndrome Ireland

  MACE Sales Director Peter Dwan recently presented Down Syndrome Ireland CEO, Barry Sheridan, with a cheque for €30,000, which are the proceeds of MACE Retailers’ Tour de MACE static cycling fundraising events. All through the summer, MACE Retailers like Jewel Akber from MACE Black Bull in Drogheda invited customers and staff to donate between [...]

SPAR Partners with Too Good To Go to Minimise Food Waste Across Stores

New solution enables customers to intelligently purchase short shelf-life foods in perfect condition from select SPAR stores at a third of the original value SPAR has launched a new partnership with pioneering food waste app Too Good To Go, making it the first retail network in Ireland to sign up to what is expected to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

2021-02-22T09:11:02+00:00 February 22nd, 2021|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR, Responsibility|

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 [...]

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 [...]