‘Crisps with everything’ after Veronica’s snacks raises €465k

‘Crisps with everything’ after Veronica’s snacks raises €465k View Gallery
From left: Brian Clune of the Boole Investment Syndicate; Veronica Kenneally, from Veronica's Snacks; Richard Bruton, Minister for Jobs; Julie Sinnamon, Enterprise Ireland; and Frank Walsh, Enterprise Equity Venture Capital

A Cork food company specialising in baked gluten-free crisps has closed a €465,000 funding round. Established in 2012, Veronica’s Snacks makes baked potato and vegetable crisps in four flavours, as well as baked corn crisps for children under the Cru

Founder Veronica Kenneally will use the investment from AIB Seed Capital, the Boole Investment Syndicate and chartered accountant Brian McGann, to develop new flavours and pack sizes, and expand overseas.

A graduate of University College Cork’s degree course in food science and business, mother-of-two Kenneally came up with the idea for the venture during a family picnic.

When her two-year old daughter eschewed the healthy food she had brought in favour of a bag...

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