Food firms step up to the plate

The food sector is booming, but challenges remain for those entrepreneurs working within it.

1st February, 2015
Robert Bullock runs Le Patissier, a high-end bakery that produces French pastries, cakes and dessertsMaura Hickey

Robert Bullock doesn’t hesitate when he’s asked what the most challenging part of running a food business in Ireland is. “Cashflow,” he says. “Cashflow is a nightmare. It’s only in the last few months that it has started to become a little less of a nightmare, but it is still a huge challenge.”

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