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Fidelity Beer Festival makes a welcome return - Members' News

Jun 3, 2022, by Fionnuala Malone - Category: Members' News

Welcome to GS1 Ireland members' news. This week, Fidelity Beer Festival makes a welcome return. Read on for more.

Mooze Vegan Company funding round

Mooze Vegan Company, an Irish vegan protein beverages company, raised €50,000 in its funding round by Enterprise Ireland from its Competitive Start Fund. This funding will enable Mooze to supply retail stores across Ireland with its vegan protein beverage.

This information came from Global Legal Chronicle.

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.

Rosaleens Kitchen - "Rosaleen’s Kitchen is a 100% Irish owned Certified Gluten Free & Wheat Free Artisan Bakery supplying made to order Breads, Scones, Muffins, Pastries, Cakes and Seasonal Products."

Edgesigns - "Edge Signs has been an industry leader since 2015. We specialise in all things print from Signage to Vehicle Wrapping, Window Tinting to Promotional Products and everything in between."

ABC Momentum - "Our sports- & pet accessories can be found in stores of leading European retailers, both under our own brands, as well as under private labels."

Galway Hooker Whiskey

Aghna’s cócó - "Aghna’s cócó is a small bakery supplying to retail. I don’t use any additives or preservatives in my baked goods and I only bake in small batches."

Pharmargus - "PharmArgus is a niche pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and brings single dose ophthalmic products to market."

Pivotal Gaming Accessories

Tim's Table - "Our products include Cumin spiced hummus with a zesty hit of lemon, a fabulous vegan red pepper pesto, basil pesto, red pepper hummus and our Persian style marinaded Feta as well as pickled beetroots."

Eno Wine - "Enowine is a family-owned wine importing company selling a complete package of wines to hotels and restaurants across Ireland."

Iryss - "IRYSS is a destination for timeless fashion. contemporary ladies lifestyle fashion brand designed and manufactured for todays woman."

Vivasure Medical announces Series D financing to advance portfolio

Vivasure Medical has announced the closing of the first tranche of €22 million (US$23 million) as part of its Series D financing round that could reach up to €52 million (US$54 million). The company states that the financing, led by a multinational strategic corporation, includes an option to buy Vivasure upon certain achievements. Other participants in this Series D financing round include a second strategic corporate investor as well as existing investors, Fountain Healthcare Partners, Orchestra BioMed and LSP Health Economics Fund. The financing will support the US and European clinical development and regulatory approval of the company’s portfolio of fully absorbable, patch-based large-bore percutaneous vessel closure devices for transcatheter endovascular and cardiovascular procedures. These devices include PerQseal and PerQseal+ for arterial closure and PerQseal Blue for venous closure. 

This information came from Vascular News.

Wicklow Wolf and Mescan Brewery join forces to create Belgian Witbier

Wicklow Wolf and Mescan Brewery in Westport have joined forces to create a Belgian Witbier, Wit or Witout You. The limited-edition was released early last month and retails for around €3.50. For more information on the new edition, see the Wicklow Wolf website.

This information came from The Irish Times. 

Kinnegar wins first Irish gold at World  Beer Cup 2022

Kinnegar Brewing has claimed gold award in the 2022 World Beer Cup. The global competition recognises outstanding brewers and their beers. Taking place on May 5, 2022 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minnesota, USA, the World Beer Cup recognised breweries and beers spanning over 100 categories. Black Bucket from Kinnegar Brewing in Donegal was awarded gold in the 'American-Style Black Ale / American-Style Stout' category and up until Kinnegar’s triumph last month, no Irish brewery had ever achieved a gold award since the inception of this competition in 1996. 2,493 breweries from 57 countries entered 10,542 individual beers in 103 different categories, with a maximum of one bronze, one silver and one gold per category allowed. Kinnegar’s win this year elevated Ireland to the number one spot in the ‘country with highest winning rate’ table.

This information came from Donegal Daily.

GS1 Ireland members take part in Bloom 2022

Bloom, the food, flower and family festival is back from 2nd - 6th June. Now in its 16th year, Bloom has become one of Ireland’s largest events celebrating the best of Irish horticulture, food and drink. Many GS1 Ireland members are taking part this weekend including the ones listed below. For more information or to purchase tickets, see the Bloom website. 

This information came from Breaking News, and East Coast Fm.

Kelsius launches FoodCheck2Go

Donegal company, Kelsius, has launched FoodCheck2Go, a digital temperature checking system which makes it easier and more cost-effective for caterers to manage paperless kitchen compliance. The system combines a digital temperature probe with a Samsung 8” tablet and enables operators to check and record fridge temperatures, cook and cool temperatures, hygiene tasks and deliveries, with automated reminders for temperature checks and daily tasks. It ensures HACCP is being implemented and helps kitchen staff to manage all aspects of Food Hygiene Regulations, simplifying audit processes and reducing time spent on paperwork. The system eliminates the need for and costs associated with paper-based reporting.  All current and historical records are stored safely in the cloud and available to view from any web-enabled device. The system costs £265 up front and a £25 monthly payment. For more information, see the Kelsius website.

This information came from Catering Insights. 

Fidelity Beer Festival returns

After a two year hiatus, the Fidelity Beer Festival is back on July 15-16 at the Mansion House on Dawson Street. Hosted by Whiplash Beer and The Big Romance bar, the event will feature 40 of the best craft breweries from around the world. The event, which is already sold out, will allow craft beer enthusiasts who have secured the all-inclusive tickets to have the opportunity to sample a huge array of beers over the course of two days.

This information came from Dublin Live.

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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