Kerry couple marry Irish black pudding with taste of the Orient

A marriage of cultures led Kerry-based husband and wife Bill and Leah Sweeney into the food sector, with the launch of Leah's Gourmet Foods 18 months ago.

14th September, 2013
Leah and Bill Sweeney: 'Nobody is going to have the enthusiasm for the product that you have for it yourself.'

Leah's Gourmet Foods

**What it does:** black and white puddings, rashers, sausages and cheese

**Why it works:** "It was only for that reason - the blending together of our two cultures - that we came up with puddings that were both traditionally Irish and traditionally Filipino. The most important part of this is our tagline, which is on every product is 'a fusion of old Irish and oriental recipes'." - **Bill Sweeney, ** co-founder

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