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London’s 101 Fastest Growing Food Processing Startups

At Best Startup London we track over 100,000 London based startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and organisations we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.

We’ve ranked the top 101 Food Processing companies in London. The companies, startups and institutions listed in this article are all exceptional companies, well worth a follow. We have included links to their websites, socials and CrunchBase (if you’re interested in their financials).

We selected the organisations listed in this article based on:

  • Track record
  • Executive leadership
  • Market share
  • Innovation
  • ESG rating

Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as CrunchbaseSemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.

Top Food Processing Companies & Startups (London)


Urban Legend

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Urban Legend is a food processing company, specializes in making low-fat donuts with low calorific value, but high nutritional value.


Raw Halo

FoundersMeg Haggar
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Raw Halo is an award-winning raw chocolate brand.


SimplyCook

FoundersHalvor Knoph, Oli Ashness, Sam Tierney
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SimplyCook offers home recipe kits with easy step-by-step guides to cook restaurant-quality food in less than 20 minutes.


Mindful Chef

FoundersGiles Humphries, Myles Hopper, Robert Grieg-Gran
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Mindful Chef delivers all the fresh ingredients you need to create delicious, heathy meals.


Livia’s

FoundersOlivia Wollenberg
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Livia’s specialises in creating “better for you” sweet treats.


Better Nature

FoundersAmadeus Ahnan, Christopher Kong, Elin Roberts, Fabio Rinaldo
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By leveraging proprietary technologies, Better Nature is one of the UK’s fastest growing clean-label meat alternative startups.


Gousto

FoundersJames Carter, Timo Boldt
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Gousto is an online meal-kit manufacturer and retailer, using AI and automation to provide extensive choice and personalisation.


Propercorn

FoundersCassandra Stavrou, Paul Fisher, Ryan Kohn
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“Done Properly” extends far beyond our popcorn


Pip&Nut

FoundersPippa Murray
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Pip & Nut Makers of delicious all-natural nut butter.


Minor Figures

FoundersJonathan Chiu, Stuart Forsyth, Will Rixon
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Minor Figures is a cold brew coffee that aims to make cold brew more accessible whilst upholding the quality and values.


BKD

FoundersAdelle Smith
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BKD provides fun baking events, classes, and parties as well as handmade and hand-mixed innovative baking kits for kids.


GROUNDED

FoundersGabriel Bean
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GROUNDED makes functional plant-based drinks without the cr*p.


Weedingtech

FoundersBen Goldsmith
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Weedingtech is a British company that designs and manufactures innovative weed control technologies for the amenity and utility markets.


SafetyNet Technologies

FoundersAran Dasan, Daniel Watson, Nadia Laabs
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SafetyNet Technologies designs and builds trusted and valued solutions that enable sustainable practices in the fishing industry


Kafoodle

FoundersKim Antoniou, Tarryn Gorre
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Award-winning B2B SaaS company in foodtech on a mission to improve health by connecting people with the food they need.


Doisy & Dam

FoundersEdward Smith, Richard Wilkinson
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Doisy & Dam makes and package everything by hand in the UK, using globally sourced ingredients and the highest quality organic chocolate.


Freed Foods

FoundersDaniel Zachmann, David Ventura, Tomas Mesa
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Free’d is the UK’s most exciting gluten free brand. With over 50 stockists throughout East and North London.


Rubies in the Rubble

FoundersJenny Costa
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Rubies in the Rubble is a sustainable food brand, making high quality relishes and jams out of surplus supplies.


Pronto Technology

FoundersJames Roy Poulter, Simone D’Amico
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Healthy meals to your desk or door, fast.


Oppo Ice Cream

FoundersCharlie Thuillier, Harry Thuillier
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Oppo Ice Cream provides a wide range of ice creams such as madagascan vanilla, mint choc swirl, and salted caramel.


Winebuyers

FoundersBen Revell
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Winebuyers is an exclusive online wine club with a simple mission.


HonestBrew

FoundersAndrew Reeve
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HonestBrew is an online craft beer retailer, sourcing and stocking the best craft beers from independent breweries.


Real Good Food

FoundersPeter Totte
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Real Good Food is a Cake Decoration, Food Ingredients and Premium Bakery.


The Ethical Butcher

FoundersFarshad Kazemian, Glen Burrows
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The Ethical Butcher is a startup specialised in the ethical meat industry


Zotto

FoundersFarry Qazi
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Zotto is the leading provider for enterprise applications for the hospitality industries, we provide integrated cloud based system.


Daisy Green Collection

FoundersPrue Freeman, Thomas Onions
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The Daisy Green Collection brings relaxed and buzzing Australian food and coffee culture to London.


Emily Crisps

FoundersEmily Wong
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Emily Crisps is a food start-up that aim to provide health-conscious consumers with the opportunity to indulge in ‘guilt-free’ snacking.


Hunter & Gather Foods

FoundersAmy Moring, Jefferson Webster
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H&G created the first Avocado Oil Mayonnaise in the UK and Europe that is free from sugar, gluten, preservatives and harmful oils.


AeroPowder

FoundersRyan Robinson
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AeroPowder is committed to ensuring that our future is built upon more sustainable foundations.


Coldpress

FoundersAndrew Gibb
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Coldpress 100% juices and smoothies retain the pure taste,


Serious Pig

FoundersGeorge Rice, Johnny Bradshaw
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Award-wining, all British snacking salami- all in the best possible taste.


Wrap It Up

FoundersFaisal Haque
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Established in 2006 and operating in the growing healthy fast food market.


Black Bee Honey

FoundersChris Barnes, Paul Webb
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Black Bee Honey is a british honey brand.


PACK’D

FoundersAlex Stewart, Luke Johnstone
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PACK’D is a food and beverage company.


field&flower

FoundersJames Mansfield
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A UK-based company that delivers grass fed, free range meat boxes.


Mercato Metropolitano

FoundersAndrea Rasca
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Mercato Metropolitano is a vibrant space where everyone shares the same passion for food and social relationships.


The Honestly Good Smoothie Company

FoundersVikesh Kotecha
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The Honestly Good Smoothie Company is on a mission to leverage data and bring hyper-personalised nutrition to consumers direct.


Bang Curry

FoundersMark Johnson, Shelly Nuruzzaman
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Bang Curry is an authentic curry kit company with a focus on easy cooking.


Kitchup

FoundersCharlie Patrick Jones, Emma Jones
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Kitchup is an online marketplace for kitchen space, matching businesses that need a commercial kitchen with those who have it.


Oree Boulangeries

FoundersLaurent Orey
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Oree Boulangeries is a bakery manufacturing company.


The Pressery

FoundersChi Wan, Natali Stajcic
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The Pressery will be launching a high-quality and pure, long-life almond milk for all your coffee shop needs.


Good & Proper Tea

FoundersEmilie Holmes
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Good & Proper Tea are London-based, premium tea specialists.


Purl Pops

FoundersParul Vatsa
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Purl Pops are a healthy snack made from roasted and popped lotus seeds.


Lucy’s Dressings

FoundersLucy Mackenzie
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Award winning dressings inspired in Lucy’s family kitchen in Suffolk, using her own unique recipes.


HigherSteaks

FoundersBenjamina Bollag
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HigherSteaks is about providing with that juicy, tender, and delicious meat they love but without harming their health, planet, and animals.


HeraSpace

FoundersIsaac Durá
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Heraspace is helping to do better management for the fishing industry.


Hummus Bros

FoundersChristian Mouysset, Noam Givon, Ronen Givon
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Hummus Bros is about feeding you homemade hummus with mouth watering toppings.


POPS

FoundersHarry Clarke, James Rae
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POPS is a pioneer produces a range of alcohol and alcohol-free popsicles.


Craft Clubs

FoundersJohn Burke, Jon Hulme
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Craft Clubs offers quality food and drink brands a powerful new way to reach consumers, both in their homes and online.


Great British Sauce Company

FoundersAndrew Rowson
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The award-winning Great British Sauce Co. produce a range of quality sauces inspired by modern British flavours.


Seedlip

FoundersBen Branson
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Seedlip is maker of the world’s first non-alcoholic spirits.


Tate & Lyle PLC

FoundersAbram Lyle
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Tate & Lyle plc is a British-based multinational agribusiness


NextChef

FoundersVictor Fortunado
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NextChef is the intelligent kitchen assistant for recipe management, team training, automatic allergen and cost calculation.


Righteous

FoundersGem Misa
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Their ambition is to make the world fall in love with healthy eating.


Mr Sherick’s Shakes

FoundersAndrew Sherick
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Mr. Sherick’s Shakes are a range of award winning luxury milkshakes distinct from any others.


Slurp Smoothie and Juice Bars

FoundersUnknown
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To roll out a retail and franchise chain of pressed juices and low fat frozen yogurt smoothies bars.


Sweetly Stevia

FoundersAlberto Ingber
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Sweetly™ Stevia is a London-based company specialising in high-grade stevia extracts supplied in 100% pure and 100% natural blended forms.


Planet Organic

FoundersRenée Elliott
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Planet Organic is a natural products retailer company.


EAT.

FoundersFaith MacArthur, Niall MacArthur
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EAT. is a retail company producing, making, serving, and creating food products for customers.


Heinz

FoundersHenry J Heinz
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Heinz is a food processing company that produces and markets gourmet soups, sauces, sides and pastas.


Pomodoro E Basilico

FoundersSara Mittersteiner
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A popular vegan artisan food stall.


Bakkavor

FoundersAgust Gudmundsson, Lydur Gudmundsson
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The leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China


The London Jam Factory

FoundersPierre-Louis Phelipot
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Homemade Jams and Preserves traditionnaly made with amazing combination of flavours.


Pull’d

FoundersUnknown
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Pull’d brings together a delicious fusion of fresh flavours, with influences from Asia, Latin American, Europe and of course, Australia.


Baker Street

FoundersUnknown
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Production and delivery of bread and desserts that are tasty.


Double Dutch Drinks

FoundersRaissa de Haas
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Double Dutch offers a range of two premium soft drink mixers that are specifically developed to enhance the flavours of gins and vodkas.


inSpiral

FoundersAndreas Binnewies
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inSpiral is a London-based vegetarian restaurant that specializes in organic food products.


GiveMeTap

FoundersEdwin Mensah
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GiveMeTap is a people-powered movement that incentives a free water refilling network to support projects in Africa.


Brake Bros

FoundersUnknown
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Brake Bros are the food wholesalers in the UK and are the catering and food suppliers of choice for thousands of businesses.


Rocketo

FoundersUnknown
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Rocketo is one of the world’s most upgraded dog foods.


The Turmeric Co

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The Turmeric Co produce a unique range of delicious turmeric shots; each shot provides a combination of nature’s fresh ingredients.


The Spice Tailor

FoundersUnknown
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The Spice Tailor is an original range of Indian sauces food production company founded by the TV Chef and cookery writer, Anjum Anand.


Kolak Snack Foods

FoundersUnknown
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Kolak Snack Foods manufactures and supplies crisps and snacks for retail, food service, catering, specialty food, and carry sectors.


Sustaination

FoundersEd Dowding
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Sustaination is an organization that makes it easy and profitable for food enterprises to find each other, talk, and trade.


Yucoco

FoundersUnknown
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Yucoco is here to recreate your wildest chocolate dreams.


Chikas

FoundersChika Russell
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Chika’s brings you the exotic flavours and taste sensations from West Africa.


TRS Group

FoundersUnknown
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TRS Group brought the finest authentic Asian foods to the UK.


Scratch Meals

FoundersUnknown
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Scratch Meals is a company that pre-packages individual healthy and ethnic meals for grocery stores.


Twinings

FoundersUnknown
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Twinings manufactures and supplies herbs, spices, tea products and Infusions materials.


Doughlicious

FoundersKathryn Bricken
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Doughlicious make award-winning gourmet dough which happens to be gluten-free. No additives or preservatives – just tempting treats with dairy-free, vegetarian & vegan options!


Wanis

FoundersUnknown
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Wanis International Foods is a leading world food and drink importer and distributor.


Bagel Factory

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Bagel Factory is a chain of convenience food outlets specialising in the production of freshly baked and filled bagels.


HP Foods

FoundersUnknown
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HP Foods Limited, formerly based in Birmingham, England, was best known as the producer of HP, Lea & Perrins and Daddies sauce brands.


Crické

FoundersUnknown
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Crické is a food and drinks company.


Eats Media

FoundersDerek Beckmann, Joe Ariel
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Eats Media is a company based out of 636 Broadway, New York, New York, United States.


Lexington Catering Ltd.

FoundersUnknown
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Lexington Catering Ltd. provides food catering services to blue chip businesses.


Potage

FoundersGeorgia Grace Cummings
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Potage is a Delivering delicious and nutritionally balanced meals company.


Charlie Bigham’s

FoundersCharlie Bigham
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Charlie Bigham’s is a maker and supplier of ready made meals and food products.


Tavern Snacks

FoundersUnknown
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Tavern Snacks sells a vast array of products such as crisps and nuts.


BioKind

FoundersChien An Chua, Rui Yan Lee
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BioKind protein is a natural, sustainable and traceable feed ingredient for aquaculture, livestock and pets.


Pick N Mix London

FoundersUnknown
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Pick & Mix London offers a range of classic sweets through online food delivery services.


Purely

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Purely has been created to bring more adventure to your taste buds.


The Jordans & Ryvita

FoundersUnknown
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The Jordans & Ryvita is manufacturer and seller of snacks, cracker bread, fruit ccrunch, cakes and bakery products.


Frankie & Benny’s

FoundersUnknown
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Frankie & Benny’s is a food and beverage company, it also trades on delivery services deliveroo and uber eats under the virtual restaurants.


Wild Harvest

FoundersUnknown
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Wild Harvest supplies the very finest seasonal ingredients to top restaurants around the UK.


CHAM

FoundersAlexandria Maria Wombwell-Povey
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CHAM is an inspire people to be healthier, by revolutionising the products


Bearfields of London

FoundersUnknown
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Bearfields of London produces award-winning premium quality Hams and Gammons from their BRC AA grade accredited premises in East London.


The Food Doctor Ltd.

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The Food Doctor is a nutritional therapists.


Fwip

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Fwip is an innovative ice cream company that serves and offers gelateria.


BBC Good Food

FoundersUnknown
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BBC Good Food is a global food media brand, with a monthly magazine, website, app, live events and series of books.


Jelly Drops

FoundersUnknown
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Jelly Drops is a food and beverage company, that manufacturer of water sweets intended for users to manage their daily water intake.

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