Ireland’s largest indigenous support service organisation, Mount Charles, has won a four-year, catering services contract with Maynooth University in Kildare.
The deal, will see the family owned business provide food and beverage services to the University’s 14,000 students, staff and visitors onsite, which will continue to grow over the duration of the contract.
GREEN products and services were high on the agenda on the first day of Food & Bev Live, taking place at the Citywest Conference Centre. The inaugural Irish Foodservice Supplier Awards - themed around ‘Innovation for a sustainable future’ - were created by the Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance (IFSA) as a vehicle to highlight the foodservice industry’s response to the very real environmental crisis.
Acknowledged as having the ‘Best Sustainable Packaging Product’, J. J. Darboven Ireland was awarded for its the Eighty9 Reusable Coffee Tins. Manor Farm in conjunction with Farms to Market took home the title of ‘Best Sustainable Food Product’ for its Free-Range Chicken Thigh Burger.
Marco Beverage Systems was awarded both winner and highly commented in the ‘Energy efficiency innovation in light catering equipment’ category. Its MARCO MIX UC3 + 3 BUTTON FONT was named as the winner with MARCO FRIIA highly commended.
The Synergy Trilogy grill, available from both Bunzl McLaughlin and Broderick Bros Ltd, was named as the best ‘Energy efficiency innovation in heavy catering equipment’ with the judges commenting that the Synergy Grill can “reduce energy consumption by up to 60% against competitors, delivering an excellent return on investment, which both reduces a business’s cost and supports a carbon footprint reduction.”
BWG Group (“BWG”) today announces that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Heaney Meats Catering Co Limited (“Heaney Meats”), a large supplier of premium quality meat products to the foodservice sector in Ireland. This follows clearance of the acquisition by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission on 10th January 2020.