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

Admin Acti-Snack Apr 5, 2017 0 Comments Posted in: Blog

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 on 390 acres of woodland known as Bellurgan Park was the venue for round 1. Deep in the heart of Co Louth half way between Belfast and Dublin 280 riders made their way to a brand new course /...

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

Maeve Haughey Feb 14, 2017 0 Comments Posted in: Blog

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 take place in London on March 28th, 2017. Acti-Snack Bar, Cacao, Cashew & Cranberry and Acti-Snack Bar, Fruit & Seed have been shortlisted amongst a number of industry leaders i /...

Kestrel Foods Feasting on UTV Business Eye Awards Recognition

Maeve Haughey Nov 25, 2016 0 Comments Posted in: Blog

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 annual UTV Business Eye Awards taking home two awards.   20-year old Kestrel Foods, and parent company of the successful Forest Feast and Acti-Snack brands, was Highly Commende /...

Colin Ross makes it three in a row at Foxhunt 2016

Maeve Haughey Oct 19, 2016 0 Comments Posted in: Blog

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 prize for a third year running! Well done Colin!!

Marathon Training

Cara Gribben Mar 17, 2016 exercise Marathon running Training 0 Comments Posted in: Blog

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 a marathon - be it your first, or if you are experienced. 1 - Build Up Slowly - A training plan should gradually build weekly mileage and distance of the long runs. This slow-but-ste /...

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

Cara Gribben Mar 8, 2016 0 Comments Posted in: Blog

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 Awards Programme. The company, which demonstrated superior business performance for the fourth year running, was recognised at an awards gala dinner in Dublin on 4 March 2016. The awards /...

Colin Ross wins Red Bull Foxhunt for Second Year Running

Cara Gribben Oct 7, 2015 0 Comments Posted in: Blog

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. Colin has won numerous Mountain Biking races in Ireland and has also represented Ireland at the world championships 6 times. In the Foxhunt event, 400 riders played the part of "the /...

Talent and tenacity displayed at Acti Snack Lough Neagh Triathlon

Cara Gribben Aug 26, 2015 0 Comments Posted in: Blog

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 Ballyronan on 15th August. The race made a return to hosting a round of the Triathlon Ireland National Series and held round 4 of the Super Six Series for the top Elite triathletes in /...

Triathletes limber up for Acti-Snack Lough Neagh Triathlon 2015

Cara Gribben Aug 10, 2015 0 Comments Posted in: Blog

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. Londonderry. With somewhere approaching 400 athletes on the starting line, this is sure to be one of the most highly anticipated and hotly contested events on the Triathlon Ireland Nati /...

Acti-Snack Lough Neagh Triathlon Launch 2015

Cara Gribben Jun 10, 2015 0 Comments Posted in: Blog

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 in Ballyronan on Saturday 15th August. Now in its 14th year, the Acti-Snack Lough Neagh Triathlon is part of the Triathlon Ireland National Series and is one of only six races hosting /...