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An Irish energy drink is handpicked by Amazon for their Launchpad programme - Members' News - Week 28 - 2021

Jul 9, 2021, by Fionnuala Malone - Category: Members' News

Welcome to GS1 Ireland members' news for week 28 2021. This week, an Irish energy drink is handpicked by Amazon for their Launchpad programme and a Cork distillery looks to expand. Read on for more.

Dublin cafe Hen's Teeth launches new range of cocktails in association with Stillgarden Distillery

A popular Dublin cafe has joined forces with a local distillery to launch a new line of cocktails. Hen's Teeth has recently launched 'Henzo Mix', bottled cocktails crafted with their Dublin 8 neighbours Stillgarden Distillery. The range of drinks is distilled, hand-mixed, and bottled in Dublin and come in three flavours; 'Euphoria Crush', 'Hollier Negroni' and 'Ninety Nine Spritz'. You can buy the range in-store or online here

This information came from Dublin Live.

New Members this week at GS1 Ireland

The companies below joined GS1 Ireland since our last Members News. We would like to take this opportunity to welcome them to the GS1 Ireland community.

Siobhan McKenna Studio - "New Luxury Irish Print Scarves"

Garrai Mara - "Fresh local vegetables grown by the sea"

Dagda Parts - "Leaders in quality OES tractor parts"

Soothing Solutions - "Manufacturing Innovative Products For Your Children's Coughs And Colds"

Dúlra Iorrais Teoranta - "Easy-to-use, delicious & nutritious seaweed"

VITA Botanica 

Blakes Always Organic - "Our current products are Organic Kefir and whole-bean artisan organic coffees"

West Cork Distillers applies for permission to construct new whiskey maturation warehouses

West Cork Distillers has submitted plans to Cork County Council to construct eight warehouses for the maturation of whiskey in Leap, Co. Cork. The new development will have a total floor area of just under 25k sqm. As well as the single-storey warehouses, the development will include service buildings, security fences, a fire-fighting and sprinkler tank and internal roads. A final decision is due on the proposal by late August.

This information came from Hospitality Ireland.

Irish energy drink provider selected by Amazon for Launchpad programme

Juspy has been selected for Amazon's Launchpad programme which helps start-ups expand into global markets. Founded by Leonie Lynch, Juspy’s cacao and collagen powder blend is targeted at anyone looking for a healthy, energy-boosting drink to get them through the day. The invite-only Amazon Launchpad programme helps small businesses navigate international trade issues such as sales tax and language issues. 

This information came from Business Post.

Teeling Whiskey to host a virtual whiskey tasting event

Teeling Whiskey master distiller Alex Chasko, head of operations Iain Wood and global brand ambassador Robert Caldwell are to host a virtual event, "Not Your Run of the Mill Tasting" on 21st July. This special virtual event will allow participants to taste some of our most innovative Teeling Whiskey projects that explore distinctive and unique grains. The whiskeys at this event will be cask strength whiskeys selected straight from the Teeling warehouse. Tickets are €50.00 (plus shipping) and include five 30ml whiskey samples and a customised tasting mat and nosing glass. You can buy tickets online here.

This information came from The Irish Examiner.

Scrumdiddly's ice cream is coming to Penneys this summer

Scrumdiddly's, is due to open popups in selected Penneys stores this summer including in their flagship store in Mary Street. It will also arrive in Penneys Swords on July 16th. Announcing the news on Instagram, they wrote, "We may spend all our wages on the clothes for the rest of the summer but we are so excited to be partnering up with Penneys for the next few months. We are now open in Mary St. Swords will be open on Friday 16th and Killarney at the end of the month." Prices start at €2.20 for a scoop and the pop-ups will be in store until the end of September.

This information came from Lovin Dublin.

Vada Pow wins twice at FreeFrom Food Awards 

Indian food brand VadaPow recently picked up the two FreeFrom Food Awards they won in 2020 for their Croquette Tikka Masala and Mumbai Potato Pie. Their products are wheat-free, dairy-free, vegetarian and vegan and impressed the judges who awarded them a gold and silver medal respectively. The FreeFrom Food Awards are Ireland’s only awards dedicated to the freefrom sector and are open to entrants from across Ireland. Over 500 entries were judged with fully socially distanced panel sessions completing the process in July last year. The awards were announced over zoom in October 2020 but due to the pandemic, it is only this month that the certificates are being presented in-person to winners around the country.

This information came from Shelflife.

That's it for this week, be sure to come back next week for more news from GS1 Ireland members around the country. If you are a GS1 Ireland member and you have some news you would like to share, please get in touch at, we would love to hear from you.

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