With baking products in demand during the Covid-19 crisis, sixteen-year old Tim O’Driscoll seized the opportunity to launch his baking mix business, which provides consumers with a cost-effective, easy and fun way to bake delicious homemade recipes from brown bread to chocolate cupcakes and more.

Based in Skibbereen, West Cork, the concept for Fastnet Foods grew originally from a school Home Economics project, in which O’Driscoll saw the cost and potential waste when buying ingredients for baking recipes. He began working on the business during school holidays and in his free time, conducting market research, testing recipes and engaging with the authorities in relation to health and safety regarding food produce.


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