About Us - FMCG Distributor
Ampersand are a family owned business. We have been engaged in the importation and distribution of convenience products on the Irish market since 1947.
Trading with all retail groups we have established our position as a key player in the convenience sector. We successfully build our brands and provide an excellent level of service to 3000 FMCG customers.
In 2006 we diversified and changed our name to Ampersand. The “&” symbol commonly used as the link between partnerships and paired words such as Sales & Marketing.
Our name Ampersand conveys who we are and what we do. Our business is about partnerships. We are the link in the process between brand owners and the retail trade.
Learn more about us in the what we do tab or contact us for more information.
Ampersand appointed exclusive Irish distributor for McWilliams Australian wine agency
Ampersand expand their salesforce to a team of 11
Ampersand add Cleeve's to their growing confectionery portfolio
Ampersand launch Sonas Sweets
The Good Snack Co brand is added to the portfolio
Ampersand add Irish Biltong to their portfolio
Ampersand score a Golden Hat Trick at the Irish Wine Show Awards 2016-2017
Ampersand given the exclusive distribution rights of Love Sweet Confectionery
Appointed exclusive distributor of Corny Big Cereal Bars
Ampersand add Scratch My Pork to their snack portfolio
Ampersand become a member of ESMA, Europe's leading distributor organisation for consumer goods
Appointed Irish agent for Rioja Vega wines
Ampersand take home two Gold Star winners at the NOffLa Irish Wine Awards
Appointed convenience channel partner for P & G brands
Ampersand obtain nationwide listings for NJOY electronic cigarette
Appointed agent for Republic Technologies brands; Swan Papers, Zig-Zag and OCB
Ampersand wins 7 awards at the Irish Wine Show with 2 Gold Star Best of Category Awards
Appointed official distributor of SKYCIG electronic cigarettes now re-branded to BLU by Skycig
Obtained IMB licence enabling distribution of OTC products
First company to launch electronic cigarettes onto the convenience market with Jasper & Jasper
Ampersand were appointed Convenience Channel partner by Beiersdorf for Nivea
New Consumer Division within Ampersand set-up
Acquired Villiger Cigar agency
Zig Zag Rolling Papers agency added to portfolio
Appointed distributor for Clipper range of lighters
New Corporate Image for TDL launched, now known as Ampersand
Wine Business Unit established in Dublin
Premium Cigar Market Leaders in Ireland
Duty Free Market Leaders in Ireland
Tobacco Distributors Limited (TDL) established in Dublin
JJ Fox & Co, specialist retailer of handmade cigars opens on Grafton St in Dublin