By Nisha Hussain,
A Nottingham based manufacturer that produces dairy free and Halal baby food products has successfully obtained funding with the multinational banking company Barclays as the organisation have the intention to take the business to the next level.
The firm “For Aisha” which was founded in 2015, is owned by Mark Salter. He had recognized a gap within the market for high quality, yet healthy, baby food using Halal meat derived from British farms, which is “Red Tractor Assured“.
Halal Baby Food
Savvy entrepreneur Salter mentioned “we are delighted to have secured this funding through the Enterprise Guarantee Scheme which will help us to not only expand our range of products but at the same time create three new jobs”.
“We will now be able to continue our exciting journey exporting our food worldwide, it’s so important, particularly at this time in our history, that the UK government and financial institutions are supporting SME’s to help our export trade. I couldn’t be happier with the service that our Barclays business account team have provided”.
The company was originally created in order to meet the demand for families with particular dietary needs. The company was developed throughout the previous three years and has since accepted an extra two members of staff.
The developing company Aisha is currently stocked and sold in leading retailers such as: Asda, Boots, Sainsburys and Tesco.
Richard Taylor, who is the relationship manager at Barclays, also commented: “Mark has seen some great early success in his business journey. This funding will enable him to take the business to the next level and I am delighted that we have been able to support him”.