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Diarmuid Crowley
Supplier Spotlight - Wilde Irish Chocolates

Supplier Spotlight - Wilde Irish Chocolates

Ever thought about owning your own chocolate factory? Patricia Farrell followed her dream to create her very own unique, “non – touristy” Irish chocolate. Based in Tuamgraney in Co. Clare, Patricia Farrell along with the help of her husband founded the business in 1997. The name and inspiration comes from, you guessed it, Irish poet Oscar Wilde. Patricia uses his quote “I can resist anything except temptation” as motivation to create new irresistible flavours year in year out. Some of these include Seaweed & Lime Splash, Hazlenut Duet, Mint Crunch and Irish Cream Liquer. If Patricia can dream it, she...

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Supplier Spotlight - Mallow Mia

Supplier Spotlight - Mallow Mia

Linda McClean is a food scientist turned gourmet marshmallow maker from beautiful Donegal. After years living and working abroad, she moved back to Ireland and grabbed the chance to fuse her passions and start her own business. Mallow Mia marshmallows are handmade which adds to their authentic taste and flavour. Not your regular marshmallows the range spreads from raspberry swirl to Madagascan vanilla, with Toasted salted caramel being Linda’s star choice. In her words her products are a “fluffy, light as a feather, bursts of flavour.” As fresh confectionery they have less sugar than regular marshmallows & are naturally gluten...

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Fiona Scally
Supplier Spotlight - Supernature

Supplier Spotlight - Supernature

Noele McEvoy is the creative genius behind Supernature, a product that was born from Noele’s simple passion for making her own natural treats for one of her daughters, who was unable to have dairy, gluten or processed sugar. Creating something delicious with natural ingredients can be challenging but Supernature have hit the spot with tasting healthier versions of mainstream chocolate snacks with half the sugar and carb content; all organic, gluten, dairy and refined sugar free. (They are also vegan!)  “Supernature began because my daughter had to give up all dairy, gluten and refined sugar and I saw how hard...

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Fiona Scally
Supplier Spotlight – Juspy

Supplier Spotlight – Juspy

Supplier Spotlight – Juspy Juspy is one of our homegrown Irish products created by Limerick native and business powerhouse Leonie Lynch. It is a delicious cacao and collagen powder blend for those who love chocolate but are also health conscious. Leonie was looking for something that was nutritious, delicious and quick - but couldn’t find anything that fit the bill on the market. Juspy is a quick fix that doesn’t compromise on health benefits. In her own words: “Being healthy is easy when you have time, energy and a good night's sleep. In reality, most of us are too busy.”...

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