Irish meat alternative producer Thank Plants receives €400,000 Redesdale investment

Rose Hynes, director of Dole plc, will also join the board of the plant-based start-up

Redesdale plans to make a second funding injection into Thank Plants in 12-18 months time.

Thank Plants, a Dublin-headquartered producer of plant-based meat alternatives, has been awarded €400,000 in funding from the Redesdale Food Fund.

Thanks Plants was founded by Aisling Cullen in 2020 and produces plant-based products including sausages and roasts made with seitan, beans and potatoes.

The products are available in more than 170 stores in Ireland, including Supervalu, Tesco, and many independent retailers. Thank Plants said it has firm plans in place for a step-up in nationwide ...