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Irish Michelin Chefs Selling Vegan Gravy

Irish Michelin chefs Gavin Cassidy and Eoin Lennon are selling vegan-friendly gravy.

What sets Porter & Nash apart from the rest is that they’re made with kombu seaweed, a natural product with an “umami” flavour.

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According to Vegconomist, the duo has received approval for EI competitive start funding after an initial €55,000 investent for the startup.

The gluten-free products come in three flavours so far; Roasted Garlic and Thyme Gravy, Roasted Veg Sauce, and Caramelised Onion and Balsamic Sauce.

Cork Veg Fest 2020 Cancelled Due To Covid-19

Cork VegFest has been cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

In a statement on their website, organisers released the following statement:

It’s been a confusing and stressful time for everyone and we hope you are doing OK.

In the face of the Covid 19 outbreak and working with the measures against the spread of the disease. With the safety of everyone that would attend as a priority we have decided to cancel Cork Vegfest scheduled for 25/04/2020 at Cork City Hall. All ticket purchases will be refunded.

We have been working on a possible alternative date for later in the year. We will be able to confirm that only when we are certain that gatherings of our size are deemed safe to attend and it is viable.”

The organisers thank everyone for their support and urge people to continue social distancing.

Meanwhile, dates for Dublin VegFest have since been released as the 19th and 20th of September at Leinster Cricket Club.

Interview: Personal Care Company Modern Botany

Natural personal care company Modern Botany is going from strength to strength. The environmentally-conscious Irish brand has just been shortlisted as a finalist in The Telegraph Stella Smart Beauty Awards 2018 under the Best Body Miracle Category, and they’ve been announced as one of the winners of an Irish Tatler Best Beauty Award.

They are on the cusp of expanding internationally, with their products gaining cult status and appearing in the pages of publications such as Vogue and Image. Modern Botany is young, but it is the result of 25 years of combined natural product science research by CEO John Murray and his co-founder, Dr Simon Jackson. With such experts at its helm, its successful trajectory is sure to continue soaring.

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