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The Happy Pear vegan food business is seeking investment from the public for an overseas expansion, tapped a Dutch crowd funding platform to sell shares.
Twin brothers and vegan influencers Steve and Dave Flynn announced the equity crowd funding drive on Wednesday “to enable international expansion” they said in a statement.
The 19-year-old company consists of a café, shop, an organic farm, a coffee roastery, 60 food products and several cookbooks. The food products are sold in SuperValu, Centra and other independent shops across Ireland and Northern Ireland.
The brand also offers healthy eating courses through its website and app, and has around 1.6 million followers across its social media platforms.
The shares being offered are redeemable ordinary shares and can be acquired via the Dutch online crowd investing platform, Broccoli, which works with environmentally and ethically focused-businesses.
Source:: Sarah Collins, Independent.ie, July 2023
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