UK couple turn COVID-19 downtime into vegan candy store
Vegan confectionery firm Sugar omen just lately launched within the UK. Founders Kay Tarry and Marc Teasdale began the sweet firm after Teasdale misplaced his job as a kitchen designer throughout the COVID-19 lockdown. The setback gave the couple the chance to appreciate their dream of working a vegan sweet retailer. Sugar Noms affords a collection of greater than 100 vegan sweets and treats, comparable to fudge made particularly for them on the Isle of Wight, in addition to meringue, toboggan, liquorice, cola bottles and wonky noms. The corporate affords gluten-free and palm-oil-free choices, clear labeling for allergens like nuts and soy, and even makes use of vegan and 100 p.c recyclable tapes and stickers.
“Our clients have full peace of thoughts that they’re shopping for the most effective confectionery accessible to vegans, vegetarians and allergy victims with out the danger of cross-contamination,” stated Teasdale. “We wished to supply reasonably priced goodies and every thing is personally examined, ingredient checked and liked by us, though it is a powerful job.”
The couple just lately relocated the corporate to the united states innovation middle in Redcar, England, the place they’ve arrange a Candyland workplace with extra house and the flexibility to prepare COVID-safe collections and tastings. Tarry and Teasdale plan to develop the enterprise additional by increasing outdoors the UK, making a YouTube channel and including sugar-free choices and bespoke marriage ceremony packing containers to their choices.