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“I lost four stone in the first six months and really needed to look after myself. Discovering the ant-inflamatory properties of seeds, I started researching about their other nutritious benefits,” says Mr Thompson.
Placed in remission in February 2008, he won a national pitch competition to gain the funding needed to launch the company in April 2008. Within six months Mr Thompson had secured an order to produce 74,000 seed-filled, flapjack bars.
Now one-year into the business, Mr Thompson has contracts with 200 independent health food stores, scheduled meetings with other potential outlets, and a new range of yoghurt and carob topped bars, which will be ready for retailers this July.
“There are a million and one reasons why seeds should be included as part of a daily diet and I just want to get that information out there,” concludes Mr Thompson.
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