Urban Co-Op booms during the pandemic

A Limerick food co-op has seen sales rise by more than 40 per cent in the past year as a result of changed shopping habits

3rd January, 2021
Urban Co-Op booms during the pandemic
Anne Maher, managing director of The Urban Co-Op.

Are you in the market for a special food product? Perhaps you only like to eat organic produce, or would much rather buy a nice farmhouse cheese than anything your local big brand supermarket has to offer.

If so, you’re not alone. A growing number of people are turning to local food cooperatives to do their weekly shop, and in the case of one Limerick co-op, that growing interest turned into a 40 per cent...

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