Tuesday July 7, 2020

Leon deal boosts King of Kefir’s reign Health drink firm plans to triple output

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

2nd June, 2019
Gerry Scullion, founder, King of Kefir: ‘It will take us from a cottage industry to another level of growth’ Picture: Iain White/Fennell

The founder of the fermented soft drinks firm King of Kefir is to triple his output having secured a deal to supply Leon, the healthy fast food chain which recently opened its first outlet in Dublin.

Gerry Scullion, who founded the business after he was made redundant during the downturn, said he would also be seeking investment later this year to further grow the company.

Demand for fermented foods and drinks – which include kombucha,...

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