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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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Diarmuid Crowley
What Craft Food Traders Did Next

What Craft Food Traders Did Next

The summer is here and the light we were promised at the end of the Covid tunnel is finally glimmering through. While it may feel like we have changed shape several times over the course of the past year, it is exciting to see that life is coming back to some sort of normality. As we look forward to easing out of lockdowns it is necessary to stop, take a breath and look how resilient the world has been over the past year. Craft Food Traders was born out of necessity during the pandemic and has transformed into a one...

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