Busi­ness suc­cess

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its gins, and is also re­leas­ing a spiced rum, called Swellies Spiced.

Rob added: “We work to use what we can from An­gle­sey – work­ing with Hootons on the is­land for the fruit.

“That is very im­por­tant to us and it is also what peo­ple are af­ter.

“They want to know about food miles and au­then­tic­ity.”

On the attempt to break into the Manch­ester scene, he added: “This is such a lively scene so we want to be part of that.

“The show went very well and we al­ready have some or­ders from that, and a lot more to fol­low up.”

Rob has been sup­ported by Cy­wain, a food and drink busi­ness sup­port ser­vice, which is a Men­ter a Busnes project funded by the Welsh Gov­ern­ment.

It pro­vides fully-funded sup­port and helps food and drink growth com­pa­nies to cre­ate jobs, in­crease sales and en­ter new markets

He said: “They have been a big help to me in get­ting the brand right.”

● Rob Lam­ing and Maria Jones and their Llan­fair PGin, which has re­cently been a hit on the thriv­ing Manch­ester scene

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