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Minister claims Northern Ireland hospitals and schools facing food shortages in ‘major crisis’
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Minister claims Northern Ireland hospitals and schools facing food shortages in ‘major crisis’

Jan 14th 2021, 12:18 PM 40,580 Views 55 Comments

Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots said the region was facing a ‘major crisis’ over supply chains.

Supermarkets call for urgent intervention over Northern Ireland's food supplies
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Supermarkets call for urgent intervention over Northern Ireland's food supplies

Jan 12th 2021, 10:50 PM 107,441 Views 83 Comments

Chief executives of Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Iceland, Co-Op and Marks & Spencer have written to Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove.

December saw record-high grocery sales, but less money spent on whole turkeys
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December saw record-high grocery sales, but less money spent on whole turkeys

Jan 11th 2021, 2:06 PM 14,495 Views 12 Comments

Sales of smaller cuts of meat such as turkey rolls and roast pork increased.

Boost for supermarkets as sales of mince pies, Christmas biscuits and alcohol soar ahead of festive season
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Boost for supermarkets as sales of mince pies, Christmas biscuits and alcohol soar ahead of festive season

Dec 14th 2020, 1:09 PM 11,474 Views 15 Comments

Dunnes Stores leads the way in terms of market share, just ahead of Supervalu, according to the latest Kantar figures.

Grocery sales boomed in October ahead of Level 5 restrictions
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Grocery sales boomed in October ahead of Level 5 restrictions

Nov 16th 2020, 12:22 PM 11,385 Views 2 Comments

Compared to last year, 50% more Irish shoppers have bought their Christmas turkey already.

Grocery sales have slowed compared to the peak of the pandemic as shoppers begin returning to pre-Covid habits
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Grocery sales have slowed compared to the peak of the pandemic as shoppers begin returning to pre-Covid habits

Aug 24th 2020, 3:31 PM 16,778 Views 15 Comments

As restrictions began to lift, customers moved away from a pattern of large, infrequent shops.

Major spike in grocery sales since restrictions began
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Major spike in grocery sales since restrictions began

Jun 2nd 2020, 4:06 PM 22,298 Views 25 Comments

Take-home grocery sales grew by 25% over the last 12 weeks – the fastest rate of growth in 15 years.

Egg shortage in some supermarkets amid bird flu outbreak and increased demand
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Egg shortage in some supermarkets amid bird flu outbreak and increased demand

Apr 28th 2020, 1:58 PM 42,185 Views 52 Comments

Half a million hens have been culled as a result of the outbreak.

March was the biggest month for grocery sales on record
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March was the biggest month for grocery sales on record

Apr 6th 2020, 2:16 PM 32,707 Views 51 Comments

Sales of hand soap rose by 300% and household cleaners were up by 170% in the past 12 weeks.

'No need for panic buying': Supermarkets warn consumers following 'high demand' over coronavirus
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'No need for panic buying': Supermarkets warn consumers following 'high demand' over coronavirus

Mar 12th 2020, 5:14 PM 61,899 Views 107 Comments

Images emerging on social media show lines of empty shelves and long queues in supermarkets.

Poll: Should there be a ban on selling sweets beside shop checkouts?
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Poll: Should there be a ban on selling sweets beside shop checkouts?

Nov 12th 2019, 8:32 AM 22,729 Views 57 Comments

The Irish Heart Foundation has launched a plan to cut childhood obesity rates by half in the next decade.

Poll: Will a levy increase make you give up plastic bags at the supermarket?
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Poll: Will a levy increase make you give up plastic bags at the supermarket?

Nov 4th 2019, 8:00 PM 19,869 Views 54 Comments

Minister Richard Bruton will bring a memo to Cabinet tomorrow outlining a number of options to increase environmental levies.

Aldi plans to replace 12.5 million single-use plastic bags each year with compostable options
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Aldi plans to replace 12.5 million single-use plastic bags each year with compostable options

Oct 29th 2019, 1:23 PM 13,417 Views 34 Comments

From January, all loose fruit and vegetable single-use plastic bags will be compostable.

Dunnes Stores retains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars
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Dunnes Stores retains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

Sep 23rd 2019, 4:17 PM 17,645 Views 36 Comments

That’s according to the latest Kantar Worldpanel supermarket shares.

Dunnes Stores comes out on top - just - as the most popular supermarket in Ireland
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Dunnes Stores comes out on top - just - as the most popular supermarket in Ireland

Jul 29th 2019, 11:35 AM 28,692 Views 42 Comments

Dunnes has a market share lead of 0.2% over Tesco in the latest figures from Kantar.

Minister in favour of 'naming and shaming' supermarkets that fail to reduce plastic packaging
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Minister in favour of 'naming and shaming' supermarkets that fail to reduce plastic packaging

Jul 24th 2019, 2:50 PM 10,517 Views 34 Comments

Minister Richard Bruton says he is willing to take a tougher stance on supermarkets who fail to pull their weight when it comes to reducing plastics.

Tesco announces up to 9,000 job cuts in the UK under wide-scale restructuring plan
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Tesco announces up to 9,000 job cuts in the UK under wide-scale restructuring plan

Jan 28th 2019, 7:27 PM 19,834 Views 34 Comments

Jobs will be cut amid plans to shut fish, meat and cheese counters at some stores.

Removing sweets from supermarket checkouts linked to fall in unhealthy snack purchases
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Removing sweets from supermarket checkouts linked to fall in unhealthy snack purchases

Dec 23rd 2018, 7:45 AM 6,416 Views 11 Comments

That’s according to a study published in the Plos Medicine journal this week.

Dunnes Stores regains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars
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Dunnes Stores regains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

Oct 22nd 2018, 2:09 PM 24,586 Views 42 Comments

Dunnes Stores accounted for 22.1% of the consumer spend in the latest period.

Minister calls on supermarkets to reduce the use of non-recyclable plastic packaging for fruit and veg
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Minister calls on supermarkets to reduce the use of non-recyclable plastic packaging for fruit and veg

Jul 1st 2018, 7:30 AM 8,401 Views 30 Comments

Minister Denis Naughten is currently considering a range of environmental levies on single-use plastic products.

Tesco retakes top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars
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Tesco retakes top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

Jun 5th 2018, 12:42 PM 12,351 Views 50 Comments

Tesco is just 0.3% ahead of SuperValu, according to the latest Kantar Worldpanel figures.

SuperValu is back as Ireland's most popular supermarket ... but Tesco and Dunnes Stores are right behind it
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SuperValu is back as Ireland's most popular supermarket ... but Tesco and Dunnes Stores are right behind it

May 8th 2018, 12:49 PM 24,136 Views 43 Comments

SuperValu accounted for 22.3% of the consumer spend over the course of the 21 weeks to 22 April.

Poll: Do you think supermarkets should reduce plastic packaging?
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Poll: Do you think supermarkets should reduce plastic packaging?

Mar 24th 2018, 8:30 AM 35,836 Views 128 Comments

Campaigners are asking people to leave the excess plastic packaging with the cashier.

Lidl Ireland apologises to mum and son who were told to leave store with autism assistance dog
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Lidl Ireland apologises to mum and son who were told to leave store with autism assistance dog

Mar 23rd 2018, 12:05 AM 115,151 Views 113 Comments

The supermarket chain announced a major autism-awareness initiative earlier this week.

Going to the shops? Many stores and supermarkets are now open
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Going to the shops? Many stores and supermarkets are now open

Mar 3rd 2018, 1:55 PM 99,959 Views 77 Comments

Limited opening hours for some major supermarkets and local shops.

Here are the stores, banks and post offices closing due to the bad weather
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Here are the stores, banks and post offices closing due to the bad weather

Mar 1st 2018, 4:25 PM 129,000 Views 77 Comments

The entire nation has been advised to remain indoors from 4pm today.

Stores seek to reassure customers about bread supplies ahead of Storm Emma
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Stores seek to reassure customers about bread supplies ahead of Storm Emma

Feb 26th 2018, 9:19 PM 91,934 Views 80 Comments

Tesco have said they’ve asked their suppliers for 20% more fresh bread from tomorrow.

Dunnes is still Ireland's most popular supermarket - and we're buying more big name brands
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Dunnes is still Ireland's most popular supermarket - and we're buying more big name brands

Feb 12th 2018, 12:45 PM 20,602 Views 40 Comments

We’re also buying more vegetarian and vegan foods.

Lidl gets the green light to open in Castleknock
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Lidl gets the green light to open in Castleknock

Jan 26th 2018, 5:44 PM 21,770 Views 60 Comments

The plan will include a medical centre, cafe, retail units and eight residential apartments.

Dunnes Stores is clinging onto top spot in Ireland's battle of the supermarkets
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Dunnes Stores is clinging onto top spot in Ireland's battle of the supermarkets

Dec 18th 2017, 8:40 PM 19,251 Views 24 Comments

Meanwhile, Tesco has experienced continuous strong sales growth.

8 of the most outrageous festive food offerings in shops this Christmas
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8 of the most outrageous festive food offerings in shops this Christmas

Dec 11th 2017, 8:00 AM 7,068 Views 2 Comments

Sloe gin mince pie, anyone?

SuperValu still Ireland's most popular supermarket but Tesco is right behind it
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SuperValu still Ireland's most popular supermarket but Tesco is right behind it

Sep 25th 2017, 2:43 PM 14,657 Views 25 Comments

Tesco came second with 22% of the market share (a 4.3% rise on a similar period last year).

SuperValu retakes top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars
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SuperValu retakes top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

May 8th 2017, 8:12 PM 20,871 Views 48 Comments

Tesco’s share of the market went down as there were gains for Aldi and Lidl.

Why do people object to Lidl and Aldi in their towns?
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Why do people object to Lidl and Aldi in their towns?

Jan 28th 2017, 12:01 AM 59,746 Views 115 Comments

“The Dublin 4s of the world prefer a Dunnes to a Lidl or an Aldi.”

SuperValu wins the Christmas supermarket war
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SuperValu wins the Christmas supermarket war

Jan 16th 2017, 1:29 PM 22,071 Views 50 Comments

Irish shoppers spent an extra €92 million on groceries over the festive period.

Supermarkets' obsession with perfect produce is causing massive food waste
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Supermarkets' obsession with perfect produce is causing massive food waste

Nov 13th 2016, 9:30 AM 17,543 Views 56 Comments

The UN said this week that if it was reversed, then the wastage could feed the worlds’ hungry.

15 tweets that perfectly sum up Ireland's relationship with Lidl
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15 tweets that perfectly sum up Ireland's relationship with Lidl

Jul 29th 2016, 11:52 AM 11,565 Views 3 Comments

Heaven is a place on earth.

13 of the most Centra things that ever happened
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13 of the most Centra things that ever happened

Jul 4th 2016, 9:51 PM 9,562 Views 3 Comments

Hangover mecca.

SuperValu is still Ireland's most popular supermarket
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SuperValu is still Ireland's most popular supermarket

Jul 4th 2016, 4:00 PM 18,823 Views 64 Comments

Tesco remains in second place.

This complaint about the price of Tesco prosecco in Ireland is causing a stir
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# Prosecco

This complaint about the price of Tesco prosecco in Ireland is causing a stir

May 1st 2016, 11:49 AM 17,558 Views 8 Comments

It’s way more expensive to buy prosecco in Ireland compared to Scotland.

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