Organic products are a huge boon for Irish farmers and small businesses.
That’s partly because they’re less expensive to produce than non-organic products.
But it’s also because they are a lot more cost-effective to sell.
There are now a few major companies that offer organic products, and the list of contenders is growing.
Here are the main players.
Organic Gardening and Food Products: Avant Gardening is a Dublin based company that makes organic Gardening supplies for the supermarket chain.
The Gardening products are made by the company’s Irish partner, Houghton Mifflin.
Avant’s founder, Patrick Breen, said that the company has been using its own methods to produce organic Garding products.
“We are very focused on using organic ingredients, not buying them from a supermarket, but from a farmer,” he said.
Gardening Products and Products from the European Union: Bunnings (formerly Bunnage) made organic products for the US grocery store chain Walmart.
Breen said that they’re using local ingredients, including organic potatoes, carrots, onions, celery and mushrooms.
Breen also said that Bunnages organic products are 100% organic, and that the Bunnies products are “so simple and so delicious.”
Organic Clothing: La Vina Organic produces clothing in Dublin and London for the brand BHLDN.
The company is also a supplier of organic clothing to H&M and Abercrombie & Fitch.
Organic Coffee: Coffee Bean supplies organic coffee beans and coffee beans to Starbucks.
Organic Tea: Tullamore makes organic teas in Ireland and is the only company in Ireland that produces and markets organic teases.
Organic Grocery: Stacey’s has a line of organic grocery store products that are sold in a range of grocery stores in Ireland.
Organic Shaving Soap: Groomer’s is a shaving soaps company that uses local organic ingredients.
Organic Hair Products: Girlfriend’s Salon offers a range of hair products made from organic ingredients including organic rosemary, rose petals and lavender.
Organic Vegetable Oil: The Organic Oil Company works with a local organic vegetable oil producer and is selling organic oil and shaving soaps.
Organic Food and Beverage: Fungi Organic is the only Irish company that produces organic beer and wine products, organic cheese, organic coffee, organic tea and organic soap.
Organic Jewelry and Accessories: Gemstone and Mascara sell organic jewelry and accessories and are producing organic jewelry in Ireland, the UK and Japan.
Organic Gifts: Loomer’s (and its sister company Lorna’s) sell organic gifts in Ireland and offer organic cosmetics and beauty products in the UK. 13.
Organic Furniture and Home Goods: Shoe Rack sells organic furniture and has organic bedding in Ireland with a range that is made from 100% natural organic ingredients and organic materials.
Organic Health Products: The Organic Health Foundation provides organic health products to supermarkets in Ireland and the UK and has made over $1.6 million in sales.
Organic Wine: Beaujolais a French wine distillery that sells organic wines in France and sells organic wines to grocery stores in Ireland and the UK, and is selling organic wine to the European Union through its Chennault distribution through its Le Cordon Bleu brand.
Organic Flowers: Nourishing Flowers an online nursery providing organic flowers for supermarkets in Wales and the UK have been selling organic flowers to retailers in Northern Ireland through their Le Cealla distributor since November 2016.
Organic Carpet: Leaside Carpet was established in Ireland in 2014 and has been producing organic carpets for restaurants in London and for supermarkets in Ireland since October 2016.
Leasides co-founder Anne Lorraine said that the company has been producing organic carpets for restaurant in England and g