Beotanics, Pat Fitzgerald’s Kilkenny-based plant cultivation enterprise, is taking a look at alternatives in Africa.
Fitzgerald specialise specialise potentials in inquire, sourcing potential and uncommon or forgotten crops, which he as having latent potential.
As soon as he finds them, he gives the meals and beverage business with entry to a sustainable provide of distinctive varieties, which he has developed to be class leaders when it comes to yield, diet or perform. Via his work Fitzgerald has discovered contemporary alternate options to sugar and new sources of pure meals colouring, working with vegetation resembling candy potato and wasabi.
Beneath a scheme run by the departments of overseas affairs and agriculture, Beotanics just lately secured funding designed to assist Irish meals and drinks companies to sow business alternatives in Africa. Referred to as the