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Cooked meat sales grow 15% due to ‘stocking up on lunchbox favourites’

Cooked meat sales grow 15% due to ‘stocking up on lunchbox favourites’

Sales of cooked meats and bread grew by nearly 15% and 8% respectively in recent weeks as families were “stocking...

September 20, 2021

Grocery market dips but still ahead of pre-Covid times

Grocery market dips but still ahead of pre-Covid times

The latest figures from data analyst Kantar show the grocery market declined by 3.9% in Ireland during the 12 weeks...

August 23, 2021

Grocery spending remains high as hospitality returns

Grocery spending remains high as hospitality returns

Irish households are still spending an extra €200 on their grocery shop, despite the return of hospitality. Kantar has released...

July 26, 2021

Avonmore cracks top 5 in list of leading Irish brands

Avonmore cracks top 5 in list of leading Irish brands

Avonmore, the milk brand owned by Irish processor Glanbia, has cracked the top five in a new list giving Ireland’s...

June 29, 2021

Alcohol and grocery sales down but ‘we are a far cry from normal life’ – Kantar

Alcohol and grocery sales down but ‘we are a far cry from normal life’ – Kantar

As temperatures rise, Covid-19 restrictions ease, and outdoor dining returns we are all starting to spend a little less time...

June 28, 2021

Irish-made products growing faster than imported counterparts

Irish-made products growing faster than imported counterparts

Since the early days of the pandemic, shoppers have stayed closer to home for their supermarket trips and made a...

June 1, 2021

Irish shoppers made an ‘extra effort’ this Easter with additional €5.5m spent on roast beef

Irish shoppers made an ‘extra effort’ this Easter with additional €5.5m spent on roast beef

Ireland celebrated a second Easter in lockdown this year and shoppers made “an extra effort” to mark the occasion with...

May 4, 2021

Extra €1.3m spent on chilled burgers and grills as summer approaches

Extra €1.3m spent on chilled burgers and grills as summer approaches

With summer nights approaching, people took “full advantage of some fair weather and fired up the barbecue” with an additional...

April 7, 2021

Average Irish household grocery bill has increased by €1,000 this year – Kantar

Average Irish household grocery bill has increased by €1,000 this year – Kantar

The average Irish household grocery bill has increased by €1,000 this year, according to new data. Kantar has released its latest...

March 8, 2021

‘Veganuary’ loses popularity this year as sales of meat-free alternatives fell by 5%

‘Veganuary’ loses popularity this year as sales of meat-free alternatives fell by 5%

The ‘Veganuary’ challenge, which encourages people worldwide to eat vegan for the month of January, lost popularity this year in...

February 8, 2021

NI prime livestock prices remain ‘strong’ despite Christmas lockdown sales slump

NI prime livestock prices remain ‘strong’ despite Christmas lockdown sales slump

Northern Ireland turkey, lamb and roast beef sales were down this year as Christmas Covid-19 restrictions meant fewer gatherings over...

January 12, 2021

Irish shoppers spent €1.2 million less on whole turkeys in December

Irish shoppers spent €1.2 million less on whole turkeys in December

Fewer guests to host for Christmas dinner meant a smaller-scale feast, with Irish shoppers spending €1.2 million less on whole turkeys...

January 11, 2021

Irish supermarket sales of beef grew by 19% in November

Irish supermarket sales of beef grew by 19% in November

Sales of beef in Irish supermarkets grew by 19% in November, according to new data by Kantar. The latest figures...

December 14, 2020

‘While grocers are feeling festive, it is a different story for Irish shoppers’ – Kantar

‘While grocers are feeling festive, it is a different story for Irish shoppers’ – Kantar

Uncertainty around Christmas means shoppers are behaving differently, according to the latest figures from Kantar. For the period ending October...

October 19, 2020

Kantar: Take-home grocery sales growth slows as buying habits change

Kantar: Take-home grocery sales growth slows as buying habits change

Take-home grocery sales growth in Ireland slowed to 13.7% year on year during the 12 weeks to Sunday, September 6,...

September 21, 2020

‘Staycations’ see branded sales soar in Lidl and Aldi

‘Staycations’ see branded sales soar in Lidl and Aldi

Not only did people support local by taking ‘staycations’ and holidaying in Ireland this summer, but figures from the last...

August 24, 2020

Covid-19 supermarket spending: People ‘continuing to treat themselves’

Covid-19 supermarket spending: People ‘continuing to treat themselves’

Covid-19 brought about many changes in society, and the latest grocery market figures have revealed quite a lot about people’s...

July 29, 2020

Ireland’s grocery spend increased by €630 million during lockdown

Ireland’s grocery spend increased by €630 million during lockdown

Total take-home grocery sales increased by almost €630 million in the 12 weeks up to June 14 compared to the...

June 29, 2020