Making It Work: Hamper range keeps Gourmet Tart customers coming back for more

Owners of the Galway baked goods company thought demand would dry up after Christmas, but the appetite for its products is still huge

16th May, 2021
Making It Work: Hamper range keeps Gourmet Tart customers coming back for more
Gourmet Tart Company was founded in 2001 by Michelle and Fintan O’Donnell. Picture: Martina Regan

Gourmet Tart Company is one of many Irish food business that pivoted into the hamper market during the pandemic, but the Galway firm stands out because it makes almost all of the items it offers in its own kitchens.

Set up 20 years ago by Michelle and Fintan O’Donnell, the business has a staff of around 80, many of whom work in a manufacturing facility in the Ballybane Industrial Estate in Galway city. There, they...

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