Connacht Tribune

Connacht Tribune

It took chef Owen McArdle 18 months to take apart a simple tomato sauce and build it together again to create a tasty alternative without sugar, salt and additives and packed full of fibre and protein.

While FeedThePulse sauces have yet to hit the shelves – and the company has no website or social media presence – the business was chosen as a runner-up in a European competition for innovative thinking in the world of nutrition.

This is Galway

This is Galway

Family business wins European food award – A new Galway-based food company has scooped a prestigious European award that recognises the most innovative trailblazers in food and nutrition.

FeedThePulse, a family-run company, was the only Irish company to be placed in the Unilever Foundry and Food Vision Trailblazer Competition.

The three winners were companies based in London, Scotland and Belgium. FeedThePulse was the only runner-up in the competition and won the company a place on the Food Vision programme as a start-up.

Claregalway.info

Claregalway.info

Female Entrepreneur is an expression Helen McArdle of Feed the Pulsehadn’t given much thought to over the years—even though she has almost always worked for herself. In 2010 Helen started McArdle catering with her husband, Owen and sons, Glen and Dan. They started to provide healthy meals for the elite sports men and women such as the Galway GAA and Connacht Rugby teams.