Group Companies

Spring has officially sprung! As the Irish countryside become awash with green once more, let’s take a look at the brands which have sprung ahead this spring.

Bubble’s own Keelings have had the largest jump with a total of 15,115 new page-likes since the last count. Both Gino’s Gelato and The Jelly Bean Factory attempted to keep up with Keelings intense growth – and fell not too far behind – with their Facebook audience expanding by 10,387 and 9,991 respectively.

Barry’s Tea still claims the top spot despite only adding 156 new followers, they currently stand at 122,639. Brennan’s Bread continues to hold a strong second, a made a little ground on Barry’s, by adding 1,271 Facebook likes for a total of 111,998. Lily O’Brien’s (85,551), who gained 5,317 during this period, still sits far behind in third place.

Keelings, now at 78,747 likes, has surpassed Club Orange (61,710) & put some daylight between the two brands.  Indeed, Club Orange’s meagre gains of 462 during this period has also seen them fall behind the Jelly Bean Factory (61,832) – only just.

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Summer is slowly creeping up on us and Irish brands are carefully preparing their social campaigns for the coming months, expect your time-line to be filled with sunny images of BBQs, swimming pools and sand castles. But which brands can look back at the year so far and see the change of season as an opportunity to kick on, and which brands are experiencing a year to forget?

Well, there are no prizes for guessing who the past months biggest winners were; yup, once again Keelings, Manor Farm and the Jelly Bean Factory have reaped the reward of a hard months work. Bubble’s very own Keelings saw their Facebook audience grow by 3,580, while – fellow Bubble brand – Manor Farm continued their rise up the food-chain with an extra 2,484 followers. The Jelly Bean factory were the only brand who could keep up with the blistering pace, and they recorded an equally impressive score, which saw their total page likes jump by 2,067. Indeed, the consistentcy shown by these three bands means that they are already the front-runners in next month’s league table – And who would bet against them?

Barry’s Tea and Brennan’s Bread continue their dominance at the top, despite comparitvely meagre gains of 172 and 772 followers respectively. Their totals now stand at 122,272 and 110,552 respectively, but they enjoy a huge lead over Lilly O’Briens in third (80,109). This huge gap does provide the brands with room to maneouver going forward, however they can ill afford for complacency to sneak into their work or their growth could soon become a decline.

Club Orange are a brand which may welcome the summer break as a fresh start. Their work over the past month saw 28 new Facebook likes, which means they are now looking over their shoulder at Keelings. The lead Club Orange enjoyed over Keelings has halved over the past 2 months – from 4k to 2k, so without a reversal of fortune we could see a reversal of League Table positions.


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