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Dundalk company reaches the final of World Food Innovation Awards 2022 - Members' News - Week 12 - 2022

Mar 25, 2022, by Fionnuala Malone - Category: Members News

Welcome to GS1 Ireland members' news for week 12 2022. This week, a Dundalk company reaches the final of World Food Innovation Awards 2022. Read on for more.

HealthBeacon signs contract with US pharmacy group

Irish digital therapeutics company HealthBeacon has entered into a multi-year contract with one of the largest independent pharmacy benefits managers in the U.S. The deal will make its injection care management system more widely available to the nine million patients in the US who self-administer injections at home. HealthBeacon said its most recent peer-reviewed publication demonstrated up to a 26 per cent improvement in injectable medication adherence. Through the new contract, HealthBeacon expects to deploy up to 15,000 units this year of its Smart Sharps Bin.

This information came from The Irish Times.

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.

Emo Oil - "Premium home heating oil delivery"

Second Nature Oils -  "Ireland’s only certified organic rapeseed oil"

Beaulieu Fabrics 

Ireland Artistic Posters and Designs - "We create and print unique illustrated posters of Ireland, its landscape and cultural heritage"

Telenostic - "Telenostic is a global technology company dedicated to creating innovative point-of-care digital parasitology diagnostic solutions."


Sylvan Ireland - "We help mushroom growers maximise the value of their crops"

The Cribs Design Company - "A tabletop beanbag support for mobile tech devices"

Clayton Plant Protection - "Clayton Plant Protection provides an extensive range of agrochemical solutions for growers targeting key disease, weed and pest problems in the agricultural, horticultural and amenity sectors"

Hug Foods

Crolly Distillery - "Donegal's first fully functional whiskey production facility in 180 years"

PMP Technologies"Our mission is to design and produce innovative smart products that offer tradespeople operating efficiencies, saving them valuable time whilst promoting a safer approach within the working environment."

Soaps and Roses - "At Soaps and Roses we make soap. We love experimenting with recipes and hope that you enjoy using our soaps as much as we enjoyed creating them."


Marlene's Chocolate Haven - "Welcome to Marlene’s Chocolate Haven, the home of deliciously smooth and creamy quality handmade Irish chocolate, situated in the heart of Westport."

Casey Food Distributor 

Wood Environmental Management 

Moville Clothing Co - "We make Medical & Surgical Wear, Clerical & Court Shirts for men and women."

Arcane Chocolate - "Each Arcane Chocolate has been crafted to deliver the ultimate in chocolate thrills. Dreamed up in Dublin by Belgian Master Chocolatier Erik Van Der Veken"

Willow & Dot - "Online lifestyle store"

Bon Secours Hospital Galway

Pure Irish Ice - "Pure Irish Ice is the only Irish Ice Manufacturer focussing on the retail trade in Ireland."

Blue Pet Co - "Seaweed enriched supplements to keep your dogs tail wagging"

Ultima UK - "Specialist producers of sea fishing lines. More World Championship records than any other line."

Bay Pac - "N. America importer of FAIR. Quinoa Vodka, 5yr aged Belize Rum, Juniper Gin, Cafe Liqueur, & Goji Liqueur. Certified Fair Trade, organic & delicious."

Skillet & Spice

Phytaphix reaches final of World Food Innovation Awards 2022

Dundalk based company, Phytaphix, has reached the final of World Food Innovation Awards 2022 in the category of 'Best Functional Product'. Phytaphix developed a product called Immune Phix which is a high strength immune support formula in powder form that can be added to food and drinks. The product contains Vitamin C from dried berries and cherries, Vitamin D3 from marine algae, magnesium from marine multi-mineral complex from the Irish Sea among other vitamins and minerals known to support immune function. Winners of the competition will be announced at International Food & Drink Event in ExCel, London later this year. 

This information came from the Dundalk Democrat.

Pro-Tray wins Co. Carlow Web Award

Pro-Tray, an electrical contractor and containment company based in Myshall, Co. Carlow picked up the award for Best Export Website at the Co. Carlow Web Awards last week. Congratulations Pro-Tray!

This information came from The Carlow Nationalist.

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Blakes Always Organic wins County Enterprise Award

Drumshanbo based business, Blakes Always Organic, is this year’s winner of the Leitrim County Enterprise Award. Founder John Brennan took home the top prize of €3,000 and will now represent Local Enterprise Office Leitrim at the National Enterprise Awards at the Mansion House in Dublin in June. Blakes Always Organic produces organic kefir and whole-bean artisan organic coffees which can be found in a range of retail stores nationwide. The business will now compete against finalists from every local authority area for a share of the €35,000 winners prize fund as national judging gets underway in May. Categories this year include ‘Best Export Business,’ ‘Best Start-Up’ and ‘Innovation,’.  There are also two new National Enterprise Awards this year with a “One to Watch” award and a “Sustainability / Green” award.

This information came from the Leitrim Observer.

Velo Coffee on board for Bumbleance charity coffee morning campaign

Velo Coffee has sponsored the ‘Brew for BUMBLEance’ campaign, a coffee morning campaign where your organisation, community, or workplace can come together to help raise funds to support children affected by serious and life-limiting conditions. BUMBLEance, a charity based in Co. Kerry, is the world’s first ambulance service specifically designed and tailored for children. Everyone who signs up to host a coffee morning will receive a bag of Velo Coffee in their event pack. You can sign up to host a coffee morning here.

This information came from the Irish Examiner.

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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