Member News 27th November 2023
Nov 27, 2023,
by Paul Connolly - Category: Member News
Welcome to GS1 Ireland Member’s News. Take a look at some of the recent news successes from some of our members across a range of industries. Read on for a full rundown of this week’s news.
Coolattin Cheddar’s Mount Leinster Cheddar scoops 2 Awards in World Cheese Contest
The Mount Leinster Clothbound Cheddar, made by Tom Burgess of Coolattin Cheddar, won 2 Super Golds at the World Cheese Awards held in Norway.
The Carlow cheese was chosen from 4,500 entries from a worldwide assembly and was awarded trophies for bot Best Irish Cheese and World’s Best Cheddar.
Read More: https://carlow-nationalist.ie/2023/11/17/mt-leinster-cheddar-scoops-two-awards-in-world-cheese-contest/
Sustainability awards for Clonakilty Distillery at Cannes event
Clonakilty Distillery clinched several awards at the Global Drinks Intel ESG Awards 2023, during a ceremony held recently in Cannes, France.
This unique awards programme aims to recognise the accomplishments of drinks companies which are at the forefront of sustainability.
Read More: https://www.southernstar.ie/business/sustainability-awards-for-clonakilty-distillery-at-cannes-event-4277054
Stradbally’s Ballykilcavan Brewing Company Win Sustainability Award
The Brewery picked up the Small and Medium Business award at The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland Awards 2023.
Read More: https://www.leinsterexpress.ie/news/business/1351451/laois-brewer-absolutely-delighted-with-prestigious-sustainability-award.html
Sodalicious to open second location in Limerick City
The Sodalicious team have taken the next step on their retail journey by opening a new cafe in Castletroy.
Founded by Jane Conlon, the locally-owned cafe and bakery focused on celebrating all things Irish with a particular focus on Irish soda bread.
Read More: https://www.live95fm.ie/news/live95-news/popular-limerick-bakery-to-open-in-limerick-suburb/
Dundalk’s Vida Living expanding its operations with hotels and apartments sector
Vida Living, a Dundalk, Co Louth based furniture design and wholesale business, is expanding its operations with the hotels and apartments sector as it seeks to build on its long-standing business-to-business operation
The business is developing a solution that ensures a full digital journey is mapped for a product from when it enters the warehouse to deliver with the customer.
Read More: https://www.businesspost.ie/news-focus/dundalks-vida-living-designs-a-bright-future-in-b2b-business/
Newry’s Crilco Confections secure a £1m supply deal with Lidl Northern Ireland
Established in the 1960s, the business has grown to be one of the UK and Ireland’s largest makers of premium boiled sweets, gummies and bonbons.
The deal will create 6 new jobs for the Co. Down manufacturer, which already emplyoys 50 people
Read More: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/northern-ireland/sweet-deal-for-confectionery-company-as-it-lands-1m-lidl-contract/a524308009.html
Vision Ireland unveils ambitious nationwide rebranding for its 124 stores
GS1 Ireland member Vision Ireland, the new name for NCBI (National Council for the Blind of Ireland), is in the process of rebranding its 124 stores across Ireland as it looks to become the leading retailer in the sustainable fashion trade in Ireland.
Read More: https://vi.ie/vision-ireland-unveils-ambitious-nationwide-rebranding-for-its-124-stores/Tags: Member News, Awards, Sustainability