Guest Blog: Idle Man – Activewear Latest Fashion Trends

Admin Acti-Snack Aug 15, 2017

Activewear for men used to consist of scarcely more than a pair of old shorts and a ratty T-shirt, and it was reserved for those who actually exercise. However, in rec /...

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Round 1 of the Vitus First Tracks kicks off in Bellurgan Park

Admin Acti-Snack Apr 5, 2017

Bellurgan Park & Lumpers Forest 1/2nd April 2017 The winter is now behind us and the sweet smell of race season is in the air!!!! An 18th century house set o /...

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Acti-Snack bars shortlisted for the 2017 Free-From Food Awards

Maeve Haughey Feb 14, 2017

8TH February - Kestrel Food Ltd is delighted to announce that two products from the Acti-Snack range have been shortlisted for the Free-From Food Awards 2017, which will /...

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Kestrel Foods Feasting on UTV Business Eye Awards Recognition

Maeve Haughey Nov 25, 2016

Portadown-based snack company highly commended in two tough categories  Kestrel Foods Ltd was recognised among the best of Northern Irish businesses at last night’s /...

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Colin Ross makes it three in a row at Foxhunt 2016

Maeve Haughey Oct 19, 2016

This month saw the fifth edition of Red Bull Foxhunt take place in Rostrevor, Co Down. Colin proudly wore the Acti-Snack brand on his helmet as he took home the winning p /...

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Marathon Training

Cara Gribben Mar 17, 2016

Have you just signed up for your first marathon and don't quite know how to get in to training? There are some important steps which need to be followed when training for /...

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Kestrel Foods announced as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies!

Cara Gribben Mar 8, 2016

Kestrel Foods Ltd, the parent company of the Acti-Snack brand, has been named as one of Ireland’s ‘Best Managed’ companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Aw /...

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Colin Ross wins Red Bull Foxhunt for Second Year Running

Cara Gribben Oct 7, 2015

Well done to Acti-Snack's newest ambassador, downhill mountain biking champion Colin Ross, who last weekend won the Red Bull Foxhunt event for the second year running. /...

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Talent and tenacity displayed at Acti Snack Lough Neagh Triathlon

Cara Gribben Aug 26, 2015

Heather Foley from the promoting Hi Elbow Triathlon Club and Banbridge native Russell White were the clear winners at the recent Acti Snack Lough Neagh Triathlon, held at /...

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Triathletes limber up for Acti-Snack Lough Neagh Triathlon 2015

Cara Gribben Aug 10, 2015

On Saturday 15th August, the Acti-Snack Lough Neagh Triathlon, hosted by Hi Elbow Triathlon Club, will once again descend upon its namesake’s shores in Ballyronan, Co. /...

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Acti-Snack Lough Neagh Triathlon Launch 2015

Cara Gribben Jun 10, 2015

Dried fruit, nut and seed sports nutrition brand Acti-Snack has announced its title sponsorship of this year’s Lough Neagh Triathlon. The popular event will be staged i /...

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Vitus First Tracks Enduro Round 2

Cara Gribben May 15, 2015

Acti-Snack attended the Vitus First Tracks Enduro Cup Round 2 last weekend at BigWood in Warrenpoint. The Vitus First Tracks Enduro Cup is a Mountain bikers dream!  I /...

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Vitus First Tracks Enduro Cup Round 1

Cara Gribben Apr 13, 2015

After months of planning and many a late night the weekend of the 28th and 29th of March saw the inaugural round of the Vitus First Tracks Enduro cup roll into the stunni /...

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Kinvara Rock & Road Half Marathon & 10K Takes place

Cara Gribben Mar 16, 2015

The 5th Kinvara Rock and Road Half Marathon & 10K took place on 7th March 2015 in windy conditions in the seaside village of Kinvara in Co. Galway. Over 1600 particip /...

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Kestrel Foods announced as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies!

Cara Gribben Mar 16, 2015

Kestrel Foods has been named as one of Ireland’s ‘Best Managed’ companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme. The company, which demonstrated s /...

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Acti-Snack pick up Best Food Supplier Award at GNC supplier conference

Cara Gribben Feb 12, 2015

Acti-Snack were delighted to have been awarded ‘Best Food Supplier in GNC’, at the 2015 NBTY Europe Supplier Day. The award was presented to Ronan Gourley by Ian M /...

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Kestrel Foods Announces £750,000 Investment and New Jobs

Cara Gribben Jan 26, 2015

Kestrel Foods, the successful UK dried fruit and nut business, is investing over £750,000 in new processing and packaging technology to drive export sales, supported by /...

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RCSI’s Student Society of Neuroscience will host a seminar “Injury Prevention in Mixed Martial Art”

Cara Gribben Jan 23, 2015

On Saturday 24th January at the Royal College of Surgeons, Stephens Green, Dublin RCSI's Student Society of Neuroscience will host a seminar “Injury Prevention in Mixed /...

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New Year Nutrition

Cara Gribben Jan 9, 2015

As so many of us are changing our ways for the New Year it’s important to stick to this and not let the good habits die hard after a few weeks. Regular exercise and goo /...

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Kestrel Foods Finalists in EY Entrepreneur of The Year Awards

Cara Gribben Oct 29, 2014

Kestrel Foods, owners of the Acti-Snack and Forest Feast brands are proud to have been a finalist in the Irish 2014 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ awards. Known glo /...

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Acti-Snack “an integral part of Ulster Rugby’s nutritional programme”

Cara Gribben Oct 29, 2014

Acti-Snack aims to provide snacks which maximise on the intrinsic values of each ingredient to meet individual sporting nutrition objectives - carbohydrates for fuel, a /...

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Fit For YOU!

Claire McCabe Sep 4, 2014

We've been out & about having lots of fun with Acti-Snack lately so we thought we'd put together this little montage to show off what we've been up to! Let us know /...

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Acti-Snack, the Health Gauge & Frankenstein Food..

Claire McCabe Aug 27, 2014

When we visited The Natural & Organic show, held in London's Olympia, earlier this year we met up with the guys over at the Health Gauge who provide a great site ded /...

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Energy on the Go at the Lough Neagh Triathlon!

Claire McCabe Aug 18, 2014

Acti-Snack came on board as the title sponsor of the 2014 Lough Neagh Triathlon, which took place on Saturday 16th August in Ballyronan. The popular event attracted o /...

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Food For Thought – Eat Your Way To A Better Memory!

Claire McCabe Aug 8, 2014

We all know that eating healthily is good for your physical health but what about your mental health? The correct diet and exercise can not only lead to better moods, /...

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Energy On The Go For 2014 Irish Downhill Champs!

Claire McCabe Jul 23, 2014

We're still buzzing here in the Acti-Snack office about the 2014 CRC Irish Downhill Mountain Bike Series National Championships at the weekend! When the guys app /...

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Ulster Rugby Supercharge With Acti-Snack!

Claire McCabe Jul 22, 2014

  Acti-Snack are delighted to be pitch side with Ulster Rugby this summer! Our range of healthy dried fruit, seed and nuts snacks have been built into th /...

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Acti-Snack in the right gear at Festival of Cycling!

Claire McCabe Jul 9, 2014

Acti-Snack wheeled into the Dare 2b Yorkshire Festival of Cycling from 4th – 6th July to connect its range of healthy dried fruit and nut snacks to the huge audienc /...

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Triathletes: Get ready and set to take on Lough Neagh!

Claire McCabe Jun 26, 2014

This year’s Lough Neagh Triathlon, sponsored by Acti- Snack, is set to be staged in Ballyronan on Saturday 16th August. The popular event is a sprint distance race, inc /...

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Acti-Snack Proud Co-Sponsor of 2014 Irish Downhill National Championships

Claire McCabe May 29, 2014

Acti-Snack will be proudly supporting the Irish Downhill Mountain Bike Series, title sponsored by Chain Reaction Cycles, and run by Irish Clubs in association with Cyclin /...

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Kestrel Foods named as finalists in 2014 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year

admin May 7, 2014

Michael and Lorraine Hall, owners of Portadown based dried fruit and nut business Kestrel Foods have been named finalists in the prestigious EY Entrepreneur Of The Year /...

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Acti-snack at the home of Ulster Rugby

admin May 7, 2014

The Acti-Snack tour continued last week with a stop at the home of Ulster Rugby, Ravenhill, for the highly anticipated RaboDirect Pro 12 match versus Leinster. Ulster /...

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Kestrel Foods gets active in UAE with major deal for sports nutrition snack range

admin May 7, 2014

Kestrel Foods, Portadown based expert in dried fruit and nut products, has secured an export deal to supply its new sports nutrition snacking range, Acti-Snack, to the le /...

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Acti-Snack on Tour

admin Apr 29, 2014

This year’s visitors to the 2014 Virgin London Marathon and Natural & Organic Shows enjoyed a supercharged energy boost, courtesy of Acti-Snack making its debut at /...

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Acti-Snack for Natural Nutrition

admin Apr 25, 2014

Click below to watch the video from the Heath Gauge Click here to read full article /...

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Local business takes bite of sports nutrition market

admin Apr 25, 2014

Click on the link below to read the write up from Farming Life Read the full article here   /...

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Kestrel Foods on track with Acti-Snack

admin Apr 25, 2014

Pictured gearing up for the Acti-Snack showcase at the 2014 Virgin London Marathon Exhibition (9th – 12th April 2014) are 16 year old Esmée Hall and Ronan Gourley, Sal /...

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Acti-Snack Showcase at the Bike & Triathlon Show

admin Apr 3, 2014

Visitors to the Bike & Triathlon Show were in for a nutritious treat this year as Acti-Snack made its debut at the event. The show was a roaring success, attractin /...

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Acti-Snack fuels Lurgan Runners

admin Mar 4, 2014

On Sunday 23rd February, Acti-Snack proudly supported the Lurgan Park 10k, 5k and 1k buggy push in aid of the Southern Area Hospice. Over 230 runners took part, with e /...

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Innovative healthy snacking range Acti-Snack hits the market

admin Oct 29, 2013

Kestrel Foods has launched Acti-Snack, an innovative range of healthy mixed fruit, nut and seed snacks, in the UK and Ireland.   The range comprises five uniqu /...

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