15 Feb 2021
The journey to happiness with Stephen and David Flynn from The Happy Pear!
The Happy Pear started out back in 2004 with Steve, Dave, a tiny shop and a dream of helping people to eat more veg. Fast forward 15 years, The Happy Pear now consists of cafes, food products, online courses, cookbooks, a farm, a roastery, and a hundred amazing employees with a community of over 1 million people living healthier!
Their latest book is The Happy Health Plan, with information and recipes distilled from their online courses that have helped over 50,000 people globally live healthier lives.
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We started the happy pear as a veg shop in 2004 age 24 to try to create a happier, healthier world and build community
It’s gone from Steve and me to now we have a team of 120 people and the business turned over €10 million last year.
We have almost 50 vegan food products in nearly 1000 stores in Ireland, 4 cafes, our most recent on in Dublin airport and the first plant based and fully compostable cafe in an airport globally. We have sold 1/4 million cookbooks (we have 5 x no 1 best selling cookbooks and have 5 online courses that we have partnered with plant based doctors and experts - that we’ve had 50,000 people through from 120 different countries.
We have over 1 million followers across all our social channels including nearly 30 million views on our youtube channel. We have a farm, coffee roastery, studio for filming and love what we do!