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SFA: Voya an export success story

The Sligo-based spa treatment and organic beauty range manufacturer is now exporting to 35 countries, writes Joe Griffin.

11th May, 2014
Kira and Mark Walton, founders of Voya. Picture: Suzy McCanny

Within a year of setting up their spa treatment and organic beauty range, Voya, Sligo-based husband-and-wife Mark and Kira Walton were already exporting to several overseas countries, including Britain, the US and Holland.

To set up a successful export-friendly business, entrepreneurs must be able to both survive and scale, said Walton. ''We have had to learn a lot about exporting products and international trade. Exporting to Britain and Europe is straightforward, even if there are...

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