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Gallagher aims for a bite of the meat-free market

The managing director of Gallagher’s Bakery, which employs 300 staff at its Donegal-based manufacturing facility, has developed a range of plant-based products that replicate the taste and texture of chicken, pork, beef and duck

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
17th November, 2019
Declan Gallagher of Plant-It Foods; the firm will produce a range of plant-based products for a growing market Pic: Fergal Phillips

Donegal food entrepreneur Declan Gallagher is making a move into the meat alternatives market with a new venture.

The managing director of Gallagher’s Bakery, which employs 300 staff at its Donegal-based manufacturing facility, has developed a range of plant-based products that replicate the taste and texture of chicken, pork, beef and duck.

The new retail products are expected to be on shelves in Ireland early next year, with packaging currently being finalised.

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