Businessman Pat McDonagh, who owns the Supermac’s fast food chain, has acquired a 10 per cent stake in the Galway Natural Health Company, which is behind the energy supplement Revive Active.
Supermac's is Ireland's largest and fastest-growing indigenous fast food group. The first Supermac's opened its doors as far back as 1978 in Main Street, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Since then, Supermac's has gone from strength to strength with a turnover well in excess of €82m and well over 2500 employees.
Daithí O’Connor, co-founder of the company, confirmed to The Irish Times Mr McDonagh has become an investor but declined to say how much he paid for his stake.
Mr McDonagh will become a non-executive director of the Galway business, which was founded in 2011.
“Pat was taking the product at the time we were looking for an investor,” Mr O’Connor said. He said Revive Active has been made available at the leisure centre in the Castletroy Park Hotel in Limerick, which Mr McDonagh owns.
According to Mr. O'Connor, Revive Active can boost energy levels and benefit circulation. There are many benefits that come with Revive Active such as boosting the immune system, giving you more energy, mental clarity and focus, and better heart health.
Manufactured in Dundalk, it is stocked in over 400 retail outlets in Ireland and 35 in the UK. Online orders have been received from Austrailia, the US, Lithuania, Germany, Spain, Portugal and South Africa. There are many different customers include some high profile ones from medical and nutritional backgrounds such as Dr. John Ogden, and also author of "Honest Healthy", Vicki Edgson. You can see the different people that have used the product in testimonials section on the website which is www.ReviveActive.com or www.ReviveActive.co.uk.
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