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 Alberto Lavazza, president of Italy’s biggest coffee maker Lavazza,  with vice presidents Marco and Giuseppe Lavazza.

Italian coffee maker Lavazza will buy the coffee business of US food giant Mars to expand its global reach, in a deal worth around $650 million (€540 (...)

Bill Heague joins the Irish team directly from a market director position in the Czech Republic where he led the integration of the Mars and Wrigley businesses.

Global food company Mars has appointed Bill Heague as general manager for its Irish operations. Mr Heague assumes the position from John Pickering, (...)

GirlCrew founders Pamela Newenham, Elva Carri and Áine Mulloy: the start-up plans to expand across the US

Irish start-up GirlCrew has raised almost $1 million (€810,000) in a seed funding round as the company plans expansion across the United States. Amo(...)

Coca-Cola retained the number-one position for the 12th consecutive year in Checkout magazine’s list of the 100 most popular brands in the Irish grocery marketplace. Photograph: Remy Gabalda/AFP/Getty Images

Coke appears still to be it for Irish consumers, having retained the number-one position for the 12th consecutive year in Checkout magazine’s list of(...)

Research shows that chewing gum enhances people’s alertness, whether they are completing tasks at the same time or not.

One end of the gum-chewing spectrum is typified by former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, his jaw muscles pulverising wads of gum like a (...)

Coca-Cola is still the nation’s favourite brand

Today, Checkout magazine publishes its annual Top 100 Brands report. Produced in association with Nielsen, the Top 100 Brands is the most accurate bro(...)

The use of barcodes and QR codes goes far beyond the supermarket. Photograph: Thinkstock

Virtually everything that you buy in your local supermarket has a curious little zebra-like pattern the size of a postage stamp printed on it. Barc(...)

The Gum Strut. The Gum Swish. The Gum Pop. The Gum Curve.Sorry, what? If you haven’t seen this surprisingly elegant campaign for the Gum Litter Taskfo(...)