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Queensgate Market stall holder entrepreneurs receive £50,000 investment from businessman Richard Reed
September 2012

Two young Huddersfield based entrepreneurs who started their business with a stall on Queensgate recently won £500,000 to invest in their business Twist Pasta Bar.

Huddersfield University students Adam Thompson and Jeff Postlethwaite appeared on the BBC3ís Be Your Own Boss, hosted by Richard Reed, co-founder of smoothies firm Innocent.

Twist Pasta Bar is a continuation on from the pairs Fasta Pasta Bar, which they set up on a stall at Queensgate Market selling primarily to students.
The Queensgate Market Stall proved an immediate success, selling over 1,000 pasta dishes in its first week.

Jeff and Adam intend to open their first Twist Pasta Bar in New Street Huddersfield in November.

Along with familiar pasta sauces like carbonara, the the pair have invented other fresh recipes, such as coconut, lime and coriander sauce.

Queensgate Market wish them every success in their continuing expansion.


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