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Loanhead business’ investment boost welcomed by MSP.

Miles Briggs, MSP for Lothian, is welcoming in a Parliamentary motion lodged at Holyrood today the news that Loanhead business Healthy Nibbles has secured a major investment that will allow it to expand. The vending machine company that offers healthy snacks has received around £100,000 to develop its own branded products as it seeks to move into the hospitality sector.

Speaking today Miles said:

“ I congratulate the founder of Healthy Nibbles Sara Roberts on securing this significant investment in her business. I am pleased to learn that it will allow her to create new employment opportunities including a modern apprenticeship.

“ Healthy Nibbles is an innovative business that aims to cater for the growing demand for healthier snack products and I wish the firm every success as it looks to expand.”

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* Please see below a copy of the motion as tabled by Miles today.

Motion Number: S5M-07747

Lodged By: Miles Briggs

Date Lodged: 18/09/2017

Title: Loanhead’s Healthy Nibbles Receives Investment Boost

Motion Text:

That the Parliament welcomes the news that the Loanhead-based business, Healthy Nibbles, which is a vending machine company that offers healthy snacks, has secured a six-figure investment boost from private investors as it looks to launch its own branded product and expand; is aware that the founder, Sara Roberts, launched the business in 2014 after becoming frustrated with the lack of healthy snack options for people on the go; notes that the investment will create new employment opportunities as the firm looks to introduce its own raw chocolate trail mix and break into the hospitality sector; understands that Healthy Nibbles, which started out with just three vending machines, will have around 90 placed in business premises by the end of 2017, and wishes Sara and her team every success as they seek to grow the business.

Miles Briggs