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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Rory’s Stories and Londis partner to return Little Piece of Heaven to HELL & BACK

Leading community retail group Londis has partnered with comedian and mental health advocate Rory’s Stories (Rory O’Connor) to announce the return of HELL & BACK after a two-year break. As the official sponsors, Londis is inviting participants to refuel at the ‘Little Piece of Heaven’ tent available at all HELL & BACK events. HELL & [...]

2022-05-23T09:15:20+00:00 May 23rd, 2022|Brands & Stores, Business News, Media & PR, Responsibility|

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 [...]