Henderson Foodservice has unveiled a new £16 million warehouse facility as part of an ongoing re-development of Henderson Group’s Mallusk complex which began back in 2010.
The Foodservice team accelerated the move to the 190,000 square foot ambient and chilled distribution centre to support the hospitality sector as it rolled out a phased opening to the public with the easing of lockdown restrictions.
Rational’s new chemical cleaner and intelligent cleaning system help operators keep green - Active Green
Rational has launched the Active Green cleaning chemical for its iCombi Pro combi steamer. This is a powerful advance in the area of environmentally friendly professional cleaning chemicals which, combined with the iCombi Pro’s iCareSystem, helps to deliver reductions of up to 50% on chemicals consumption, without sacrificing any cleaning power.
Active Green is a concentrated tablet that is completely free of phosphorous and phosphate. While it’s a green cleaning product, it’s also just as effective as conventional chemicals, guaranteeing superb, sparkling results, without compromise and without harming the environment.
According to new data published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the number of people handled by Ireland's five main airports decreased by 92.9% year-on-year to 419,00dublinairport04210 in the first quarter of 2021.
The number of people handled by Ireland's five main airports was also down by 94.4% compared with Q1 2019. Ireland's five main airports are Dublin, Cork, Shannon, Knock and Kerry airports.
This survey was conducted by EFCEM to gather further detail about the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the European foodservice equipment market.
In summary, the survey generally paints a positive picture but financially there are some immediate struggles:
Leading workplace services provider Sodexo Ireland is poised to ‘stir up’ corporate food services with the launch of Fooditude and the opening of a new cloud kitchen in Dublin.
In December 2020 Sodexo acquired a majority shareholding in Fooditude, one of London’s leading names in ‘delivered-in’ workplace catering. Fooditude has been operating since 2005, with household name clients that include Netflix and Pinterest.
Following a detailed judging and voting process across 7 categories, the winners of the IFSA Awards 2021 have now been announced via Webinar.
All products will be featured at a Special IFSA's Awards Display area at CATEX between 2-4 November. Congratulations to all our winners and thanks to all who entered this year!
‘All Out’ is a new BWG Foods Wholesale Division initiative to demonstrate support for hospitality and the on-trade reopening.
The new campaign features a giveaway of €5,000 worth of stock to help businesses reopen. After so many false starts due to Covid-19 restrictions, BWG Foods Wholesale Division is celebrating outdoor dining and the imminent reopening of indoor hospitality and pubs with this campaign.
A number of Dublin City streets will go traffic free from to-day to facilitate outdoor dining. Capel Street and Parliament Street will go traffic free on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings from 6.30pm to 11.30 pm for a period of six weekends on a trial basis.
Foodservice company, Pallas Foods, which has been part of the Sysco Group since 2009, has rebranded as Sysco Ireland. The business has seen significant growth in recent years across the island of Ireland, supported by investment of €20m in the expansion and refresh of its delivery fleet and continued transformation of the company’s ecommerce platforms and IT infrastructure. This investment includes an €8m upgrade of the company’s existing site in Newcastle West and new facility in Cork in 2020.