Rise in Consumer Spending

Expenditure in Irish households has seen it’s quickest growth in 2 years as a result of the June heatwave. Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index found that in June, consumer spending increased by 5.5% year on year. Spending in June was also almost 4% higher than spending in May. This has been the fastest increase in …

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Women in the Food Industry

  The food industry continues to grow, and so there are many opportunities within the industry. Where does it stand however, on gender equality? A paper by McKinsey examined closely the employee experiences as well as the policies the food industry has put in place to promote diversity.

The rise of private label

“Brands across all sectors are finding the Irish retail landscape more challenging. Traditional retailers have responded to a more competitive marketplace by expanding and improving their own-label lines – and brands and manufacturers are feeling the impact” – David Berry, Director of Kantar Worldpanel Ireland

The Irish Food Industry

No matter what is happening in the economy one thing is certain, people need to eat! Have you ever thought of joining the food industry? Read on to find out why you should!