Mason Moore | Hinckley Reporter | 23 December 2020
A HINCKLEY-FOUNDED bath salt shot company named SOAK Bath Salts, has been named as a finalist for two Centre of Excellence Awards this year.
SOAK Salts, which specialise in bath salt shots, has been listed as a finalist for two awards – the Best Business of 2020 and Entrepreneur of the Year for 2020.
The company was founded by the mother and daughter duo of 14-year-old business studies student, Beth Owens, and her mother, Cathy Homer, whilst Beth was off from school during the first national lockdown.
Throughout the lockdown, the venture was launched, and they completed diploma training with the Centre of Excellence.
Just a month ago, their official website was launched where site visitors can place orders, and orders have even came in from as far out as Norway and France.
Speaking to The Hinckley Free Press, SOAK Co-Owner, Cathy Homer, said: “We are absolutely delighted to have been nominated for Best Business 2020 with centre of excellence.
“During lockdown we completed all our diploma training with the Centre of Excellence and have used this to build our new business.
“We even created our own hand sanitisers which we donated to over 100 to key workers in the second lockdown.
“We have worked tremendously hard in the last few months since launching and we have a fantastic web developer, marketing expert, and videographer joining our team.”
This marks the first time that the company have been nominated for any awards since their launch.
SOAK Co-owner, Beth, being only 14, is ‘delighted’ to have her hard work recognised by the nominations.
The brand offer a wide array of salt-based products on their online store, such as bath salt shots, salt sachets, glass bath salt jars, however, they have received interest from stockists, which could see their products stocked in-stores by next year.
The company prides itself on being eco-friendly, cruelty free, vegan and carbon neutral, and was even endorsed by The Voice popstar Claudillea Holloway on social media just a week ago.