Brexit fears push plant kit firm to grow new markets

18th August, 2019
Andrew Davidson and Niall McAllister of Quickcrop

Eleven years after they set up Quickcrop in Co Sligo, green-fingered entrepreneurs Niall McAllister and Andrew Davidson are bracing for Brexit. Based in Ballymote, Quickcrop sells complete kits to people in Ireland and Britain who want to grow their own fruit and vegetables.

“We’re very exposed to Brexit. The fall in the price of sterling in the last two years has cost the business substantial amounts of money,” said McAllister. “It’s brought our gross margin...

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