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The Happy Pear Expands Into UK With Waitrose Deal

Published on May 16 2018 8:45 AM in Retail tagged: Trending Posts / Waitrose / SuperValu / vegan / The Happy Pear

The Happy Pear Expands Into UK With Waitrose Deal

The Happy Pear has confirmed that six of their vegan products will be distributed in Waitrose stores across the UK from 4 June.

The Happy Pear range of vegan products will help Waitrose 'ensure it’s well-placed to meet the increased UK customer demand for great-quality, meat-free meals, and options suitable for the whole family,' the wholefood and plant-based chefs said in a statement.

“We are chuffed to be entering the UK market with our products and really honoured to be working with Waitrose to expand its vegan range. Our great-tasting, vegan products are made from natural ingredients and are great for all lifestyles and those wanting to eat more veg,” said David and Stephen Flynn, The Happy Pear co-founders.

“We have been working with Waitrose since 2016, creating vegan recipe videos and on customer events, and this is a great, growing partnership, which supports our mission to help people live healthier and happier lives.”

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The Happy Pear’s expansion into the UK has been a key strategic goal for the business, which now employs around 170 people across its four locations including its flagship café in Greystones and multi-award-winning café at the Round Tower, Clondalkin, Dublin 22.

Additionally, it is launching two new Granola products in Ireland on Wednesday and its latest cookbook, published on 3 June, has gone straight to a No. 1 Bestseller.

© 2018 Checkout – your source for the latest Irish retail news. Article by Donna Ahern. Click subscribe to sign up for the Checkout print edition. 

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