Organic soap makers aim to clean up abroad

11th February, 2018
Deirdre Meany and Karen Cottier of Wild Oats Soap Pic: Mary Browne

Wild Oats founder Karen Cottier started making soaps as a hobby, selling initially to shops near her home in Lismore, Co Waterford.

“I had lived in Britain, working in marketing and then I did a degree in architectural conservation, but when we moved to Ireland in 2008, I think we ran over the Celtic Tiger on our way back because recession hit and I couldn’t find work.”

When Lloyd’s Pharmacy selected Wild...

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