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Oxfordshire’s 37 Fastest Growing Food and Beverage 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 37 Food and Beverage companies in Oxfordshire. 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 and Beverage Companies & Startups (Oxfordshire)


Ivy Farm Technologies

FoundersCathy Ye, Russ Tucker
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Spun out of Oxford University, a purpose driven high-tech food company creating cultivated meat that’s better for animals, people and planet


First Line

FoundersE. Quinton Hazell
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First Line is an internationally renowned distributor of premium quality components


Ozo Innovations

FoundersRowan Gardner, Steve Gardner
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Clean Solutions for a Growing World


Seven Bro7thers

FoundersKeith McAvoy
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Seven Bro7thers is a Manchester based craft brewery run by seven brothers.


The Oxford Artisan Distillery

FoundersTom Nicolson
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The Oxford Artisan Distillery is the very first distillery creating spirits in this ancient city’s long and illustrious history.


Nom Foods

FoundersSteph Croft-Simon
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Their mission is to provide natural, healthy foods you can eat on the go.


Whittard Of Chelsea

FoundersUnknown
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Whittard Of Chelsea


Ella’s Kitchen

FoundersUnknown
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Ella’s Kitchen’s mission is to improve children’s lives through developing a healthy relationship with food.


Yumi

FoundersSebastien Vanderlinden
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Yumi creates and produces chewable vitamins and supplements.


Noble Foods Ltd

FoundersUnknown
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Noble Foods is a supplier of eggs and egg products in the UK.


Muller Dairy

FoundersUnknown
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Müller Dairy is a dairy company with the will to win, the drive to succeed and the ambition to get there.


One Love Organics

FoundersSuzanne LeRoux
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Natural organic skincare products


Spring Chicken

FoundersUnknown
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Making life easier and brighter


Peach Pub

FoundersUnknown
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Peach Pubs is a collection of pubs, restaurants and nightclubs that provide good stuff, fun, fresh food and drinks.


P.D Hook

FoundersUnknown
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P.D Hook is a poultry firm that provides chicks and chickens by rearing, breeding, hatching and growing services.


FlavorActiV

FoundersUnknown
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FlavorActiV is a food & beverage company that offers GMP flavor standards, craft beer sensory systems & continual tasting panel validation.


Tugo Food Solutions

FoundersUnknown
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Tugo is an award-winning B2B foodservice company at the cutting edge of food retail.


The Wonky Food Company

FoundersUnknown
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The Wonky Food Company creates delicious chutneys, relishes, jams and sauces made from fruit and veg.


Cooksmill

FoundersUnknown
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Cooksmill is a premier supplier of catering facilities that every foodservice business needs to run its business smoothly and effortlessly.


Box Bars

FoundersUnknown
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Box Bars – the bar company that wants to get to know YOU.


WALLAROO Foods

FoundersUnknown
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WALLAROO Foods is a Food and drinks company.


White Rabbit

FoundersUnknown
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White Rabbit is a plant-based pizza maker.


Surface Innovations

FoundersUnknown
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Surface Innovations is designs and supplies functional nanocoatings for the tailoring of surface properties of commercial products.


software for restaurants

FoundersUnknown
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Restaurant Software for Takeaways


Huffkins Bakery

FoundersUnknown
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Huffkins is a british bakery and cafe tea rooms that offfers cakes and snack items.


Box Marketing

FoundersUnknown
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Box Marketing workes with drinks brands to deliver high standards of execution and return on investment.


Brakspear

FoundersUnknown
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Brakspear is a family run pub company that offers great food, great drink and a place to enjoy the company of others.


British Bakels

FoundersUnknown
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Bakels technically based company, whose objective is to assist our customers develop, produce and sell (more) bakery products.


Aldens Oxford

FoundersUnknown
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Aldens Oxford is a family-owned business, supplying universities, hotels, pubs, and restaurants with fresh meat, fish, and poultry.


PLOTT Creative

FoundersUnknown
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PLOTT is a full-service branding & marketing agency, team is the ultimate specialist in leading food & drink household names, etc.


TellTheChef

FoundersUnknown
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TellTheChef is an online food pre-order system which collects food pre-orders from parties and other large groups of guests.


SmartEatOut

FoundersUnknown
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SmartEatOut is a group dining solution bringing together people and restaurants.


Connect Catering

FoundersUnknown
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Connect Catering provides contract catering services to businesses, industries, schools, colleges, nursing homes, and conferences.


Different Wines

FoundersUnknown
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Different Wines is a producer and seller of wines.


The Mill at Sonning Theatre

FoundersUnknown
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The Mill at Sonning Theatre is a theatre restaurant that offers drama, comedy and music with waterwheel bars and restaurant facilities.


GB chew

FoundersLucy Ponsonby
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Appreciably enrich the quality and flavour of healthy snacks with our 100% ORGANIC, PREBIOTIC RAW BARS.


Alatoni

FoundersUnknown
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Alatoni is a privately held company that supply chilled olives and antipasti lines for pre-pack, Deli counter and Foodservice.

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