Winning the Irish Food Awards Foodservice Product of the Year was proof that our potato starch was an excellent product for food manufacturers seeking an Irish made, sustainable, flavourless, gluten free thickening agent and/or gluten free alternative for home baking.
With the seal of approval of industry professionals, we are now bringing our product to Irish consumers through retail channels. Evergreen (www.evergreen.ie) which has shops in Galway and an extensive online offering are now selling Meade Potato Starch 250g retail packs to consumers nationwide. Followers of a gluten-free diet to have a new staple in their cupboard, suitable for crisping up their frying, adding texture to their baking and instantly thickening sauces, stews and gravy.
Evergreen was the perfect partner to introduce our potato starch as they, like ourselves, are an Irish family business that believes in bringing healthy food to Irish consumers. Kieran and Aideen Hurley founded the business over 30 years ago and now have 8 stores in the Galway area as well as a brilliant online experience. They believe in championing Irish suppliers and products - just like ourselves!
It is well worth exploring their website which is packed full of awesome food and beauty products - be sure to check out our listing while you are on it - here. Their blog has loads of great behind the scenes features - including an interview with us which gives some insight as to why we are so excited about our sustainable, innovative and trendy product: https://evergreen.ie/blogs/health-advice/evergreen-behind-the-label-with-meade-farm