Client Focus: keeping the nation refreshed during the crisis

VELVET CLOUD in County Mayo

A well-established supplier to the high end food service sector as a natural alternative to cow dairy, the family business lost half its weekly turnover when the crisis hit our shores. However, with the help of a Trading Online Voucher from Local Enterprise Office Mayo, the entrepreneurial producers were able to offer their product online for the first time.


A decent cup of coffee is one of the luxuries many have missed during lockdown. But Bean Delivered, a coffee subscription service, delivers different coffees from various Irish roasters to customers’ front door each month and it has been busier than ever as colleagues and friends are keeping in touch by virtual catch-ups over coffee brewed in their own homes.

NATNOOT in County Donegal

Established in 2014, Natnoot specialises in cold pressed juice drinks using locally sourced produce and superfoods. The company, headed up by Derek and Anna Walker, had been going from strength to strength since its inception but the onset of Covid-19 decimated a huge section of their business overnight.