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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# fruit and veg

Last year
# five a day
Ireland ranks best in Europe for eating fruit and vegetables
The highest daily intake of five portions of fruit and vegetables among EU member states was recorded in Ireland by Eurostat.
All time
# Closed
'People are upset': Councils close allotments because of Covid-19
Locals have raised concerns about the closure of the allotments.
# major revamp
'Ní fheicimid a leithéid arís ann': After 127 years of (very) early starts Dublin's Fruit & Vegetable Market closed its doors today
The market off Capel Street is set to be redeveloped as a commercial and retail space.
# uk initiative
Lidl doesn't plan to launch its £1.50 damaged fruit and veg boxes in Ireland
The scheme is being rolled out across of all Lidl’s stores in England, Scotland and Wales.
# plant based foods
Adding fruit and veg to diet cuts heart disease risk, no matter how you used to eat
A new study says it’s never too late to start making healthy food choices.
# a lidl bit better
Lidl Ireland not rolling out cheaper prices for damaged fruit and veg as this is already donated to charity
Branches in Great Britain have started offering five kilo boxes of slightly damaged produce for £1.50.
# happy pair
Happy Pear revenue has increased by 40% this year
The business, run by twin brothers David and Stephen Flynn, employs 170 people.
# make mayo great again
A fruit-and-veg shop in Castlebar has a special deal on oranges to welcome President Trump
“Really, truly, some great deals.”
# fruit and veg
Do you manage to get your five a day? The experts say we don't get enough in Ireland
Make healthy eating guidelines more realistic, says Chair of the Royal College of GPs.
# waste not want not
We're wasting loads of food, but here's how to make it last longer
You could save up to 114 meals per year by being more savvy with your food.
# ya like them apples
Ireland's biggest fruit-and-veg supplier is buying up big in North America
Total Produce now has a share in businesses spanning the continent.
# open all hours
Ireland owes the EU €1 million for an outstanding fruit and veg bill
And you thought Marks and Spencer’s was pricey…
# fruit and veg
Wisdom of BOD evoked as fans descend on Stade
These fans really take their work seriously.