Making it Work: Laois food firm brings a taste of Africa into Irish kitchens

The Jungle Food Company claims its Flavour Safari sauces are the first of their kind and has reported a 59 per cent jump in sales over the last year

24th September, 2021
Making it Work: Laois food firm brings a taste of Africa into Irish kitchens
Flavour Safari was established by Michael Onalimi and now supplies more than 50 supermarkets across the country. Picture: Joe Keogh

With a blend of local Irish ingredients and authentic African flavours, a Laois-based food company believes it may have captured a new sweet spot in the country’s culinary landscape.

The Jungle Food Company, founded in 2015, has increased its sales by 59 per cent over the last year despite the impact of the pandemic with a range of African-inspired sauces.

Flavour Safari, the brand under which the company trades, was established by Michael Onalimi and...

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