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Gaeltacht-made cosmetics join Aldi’s regular range

Rí na Mara says deal will lead to new jobs at firm

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

15th April, 2018
Seamas Mac Cathmhaoil, co-founder of Rí na Mara Picture: Michael Dillon

A face cream, body butter and facial serum produced by a cosmetics company in the Connemara Gaeltacht will be a permanent presence on the shelves of 130 Aldi stores across Ireland from next month.

Rí na Mara, which is based in Spiddal, has been producing seaweed-based cosmetics for the German supermarket chain since 2013. The range, which is sold under the LeMara brand name, has been stocked as a ‘special buy’ by Aldi on nine occasions...

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