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We’re getting behind the European Women’s U19 Championships

We’re getting behind the European Women’s U19 Championships

With Northern Ireland set to host the UEFA European Women’s U19 Championships 2017 from 8th – 20th August, Asda NI has become an official tournament partner. As well as contributing to the Irish FA’s ‘Legacy Programme’, which aims to increase participation in women’s football, the partnership will help support the WU19 UEFA volunteer programme. “The […]

Cobra awarded the Prize of the Jury and 6 more Gold Medals at 2017 Monde Selection Awards

Cobra awarded the Prize of the Jury and 6 more Gold Medals at 2017 Monde Selection Awards

    Cobra Beer also recognised for the International High Quality Trophy for Cobra Premium Beer Cobra is one of the most highly awarded beers in the world with a total of 94 gold medals     7th June 2017: For the first time Cobra has been awarded with the prestigious Prize of the Jury […]

Lidl UK features real-life mums in latest ad campaign unveiling brand new baby range

Lidl UK features real-life mums in latest ad campaign  unveiling brand new baby range

  London, 1st June 2017: Lidl UK will tonight premier its latest advert created by TBWA\London at during the ad breaks of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent: Results, reaching an estimated 1.8 million viewers across the UK.   The creative, which features real-life mums and babies cast from the Mumsnet community, highlights Lidl’s Baby Essential products, […]

Anuga 2017: Very good registration figures five months before the opening of the fair

Anuga 2017: Very good registration figures five months before the opening of the fair

Anuga 2017: Very good registration figures five months before the opening of the fair 10 trade shows under one roof: Clear structure with new themes New: Coffee, tea & co. get their own arena at Anuga: Anuga Hot Beverages New: Anuga Culinary Concepts bundles cooking skills, technology and gastronomy concepts Chef of the Year: Talented […]

Kids go bananas for Tesco’s Free Fruit initiative

Kids go bananas for Tesco’s Free Fruit initiative

Tesco’s ground-breaking ‘Free Fruit for Kids’ initiative has proved a real hit with children and parents, after the retailer revealed it has given out 20 million pieces of free fruit since its launch in July last year. The scheme, which was the brain child of Customer Assistant Maria Simpson, launched last summer in over 800 […]

Kenya will be exhibiting its fresh produce exports to the UK

Kenya will be exhibiting its fresh produce exports to the UK

As I mentioned to you on phone, Kenya will be exhibiting its fresh produce exports to the UK at the forthcoming London Produce show which is scheduled to be held from 7th -9th June 2017 at the Grosvenor House Hotel Park Lane. I would encourage you to visit our stand on 8th and talk to […]

AgDevCo Invests in Rwandan Mushroom Grower

AgDevCo Invests in Rwandan Mushroom Grower

AgDevCo, a social impact agribusiness investor, announced a $0.45m debt investment into a Rwandan mushroom grower. The company, Kigali Farms, is completing a modern button mushroom production facility in Musanze District in the shadow of the Volcanoes National Park. The first batches of button mushrooms are hitting supermarket shelves and restaurant tables in Kigali. AgDevCo’s […]

Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) 2017 to take place in Kenya

Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) 2017 to take place in Kenya

The Pan-African meeting of SMEs managers, entrepreneurs, investors and government representatives convened by EMRC (www.EMRC.be), will take place from 13-16 February in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference will focus on entrepreneurship and innovation and access to finance in key sectors such as energy, water, ICT, health and agriculture. Highlights of the AFIF 2017 official agenda 2-day […]