Musgrave Group is to close three Holmes Wholesale cash & carry depots .

The depots in Coleraine, Newtownards and Cookstown will close by the end of the month and business will move to the Ballymena, Hillview, Belfast and Lurgan depots, with a loss of 23 jobs.

The wholesaler is part of J&J Haslett, which Musgrave Group acquired last September. It has since been reviewing the businesses .

"The new operating structure will provide a solid platform for future growth and a focus for investment in the business," said Neil Donnelly, general manager of Holmes Wholesale. "It will strengthen the business and ensure its competitiveness."