5 April 2017
By Bryan T. Smyth
Over 30 of Ireland’s leading food and retail suppliers attended M&P O’Sullivan’s recent inaugural Foodservice and Retail Tradeshow in the Kingsley Hotel, which showcased over local producers from the Munster region.
The event was an opportunity for local companies like Ballymaloe, Denise’s Gluten Free, O’Keeffe’s Bakery and Secret Recipe to showcase their products to Ireland’s leading retailers and the restaurant industry, whom M&P O’Sullivan supply.
A selection of the brands present at the showcase included Barrys Tea, Unilever Food Solutions, Molson Coors, Irish Distillers, Valeo Foods, Vista Foods, Richmond, Nestle and Lucozade Ribena Suntory.
The event featured the latest in food concepts, craft beer tastings and highlighted competitive new promotions for the grocery and food sector.
A family business since 1905, M&P O’Sullivan Ltd is now in its fourth generation and continues to play an integral role in the Irish food industry.
Speaking at the event Pat O’Sullivan, MD at M&P O’ Sullivan said “We wanted to offer our customers and suppliers an opportunity to meet and interact. It was a unique chance for those in the food service and retail trade to get one to one advice to help position them for business success in the year ahead by ensuring they match quality with value and stay on trend with what their customers want and expect.”
A selection of the brands present at the showcase included Ballymaloe Country Relish, O’Keefes Handmade Bread, Barry’s Tea, Unilever Food Solutions, Molsen Coors, Irish Distillers Pernod Ricard, Valeo Foods, Secret Recipes, Vista Foods, Richmond Brand Revolutionaries.
M&P O’Sullivan, along with their wholesale business, also operate the Gala Franchise and distribute the popular Homestead and White Hat brands.