Flour power: family milling business is going strong after seven generations

The Mosse family has a long tradition of flour-milling in Kilkenny, and Robert Mosse is keeping it up with his retail brand, The Little Mill,

3rd January, 2021
Flour power: family milling business is going strong after seven generations
Robert Mosse, managing director of Kells Wholemeal and The Little Mill: 'You need to be nimble in the food industry‘

Robert Mosse is probably understating things when he says that his family has been through “lots of twists and turns” in its business over the years.

The managing director of Kells Wholemeal, and its artisan retail brand The Little Mill, is the seventh generation to mill flour using traditional stoneground methods on the banks of the river Nore in Co Kilkenny.

“That kind of heritage gives you perspective,” he says. “You need to...

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