in

Somerset’s 42 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 42 Food and Beverage companies in Somerset. 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 (Somerset)


Lux Rewards

FoundersJames Courtney, Jessica Saumarez, Joachim Bjorkmann
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

LUX is a rewards app that will connect fine diners with hand-picked local restaurants.


Seabrook Crisps

FoundersCharles Brook
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Seabrook Crisps provides Crinkle Cut, Lattice or Straight Cut crisps.


Watmuff & Beckett

FoundersAndrew Watmuff, Michael Beckett
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Watmuff & Beckett is a soup and risotto company with locally sourced natural ingredients.


Wild Beer Co.

FoundersAndrew Cooper, Brett Ellis
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

The Wild Beer Co was born out of a love of fermentation, barrel-ageing and most importantly, flavour.


33Fuel

FoundersErica Pole, Warren Pole
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

33Fuel creates sports nutrition for effective healthy lifestyle.


Morrisons Supermarkets

FoundersWilliam Morrison
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Morrisons Supermarkets is a online supermarket company that offers food and grocery services for retailers.


Morrison

FoundersWilliam Morrison
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Morrison Ltd is an online retail shopping platform selling consumer products from food & beverages to households.


Ordoo

FoundersTom Dewhurst
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Ordoo is determined to make someone’s day by saving busy people time collecting food and drink.


Thatchers Cider

FoundersWilliam Thatcher
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Thatchers Cider is a cider making, creating ciders that are smooth, fresh and full of flavour.


Yorkshire Water

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Manage the collection, treatment and distribution of water in Yorkshire.


Lay & Wheeler

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Lay & Wheeler is one of England’s oldest fine wine merchants, and is now setting out to change the way people buy and enjoy fine wine.


Gaymer Cider Company Ltd

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Gaymer Cider Company Limited markets and sells orchard ciders and cider products.


House of Bath

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

House of Bath operates as a homewares catalogue brand.


RouteMagic

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

RouteMagic is an end-to-end, fully digital delivery management, route planning & Electronic Proof-of-Delivery System.


West Country Vending Service

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

West Country Vending Service supplies, maintains, and operates vending equipment to clients.


AJ & RG Barber Limited

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

AJ & RG Barber Limited is the farmhouse cheddar cheese makers, to make the cheese, west country milk.


Pride Foods Ltd

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Pride Foods Ltd manufactures soft drinks.


Norseland

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Norseland produce and supplies cheeses for every occasion from slices to large blocks and snacking portions to supermarkets and retailers.


MyCookieDough

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

MyCookieDough is a dessert company that specializes in baked cookie dough desserts that are utterly delightful and soulfully delicious.


Essential Cuisine

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Essential Cuisine champion working kitchens, supporting professional chefs in creating dishes that enhance their skills and reputation.


Sopra Cheese

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Sopra Cheese Company is a tribute to The American Dream & that’s built on Italian and American values.


TasteTech

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

TasteTech is a manufacturer of food flavorings and ingredients for the bakery, confectionery, chewing gum and nutrition markets.


Sharpham Park

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Sharpham Park is an online store that sells a wide range of cereal, grain, pasta, pantry, spelt flour, drinks, and baking products.


Zenith Global

FoundersRichard Hall
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Zenith Global is a global food and drink company.


Wyke Farms

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Wyke Farms is a producer of cheese and butter in Somerset.


Ministry of Cake

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Ministry of Cake manufactures slices of own-label cakes and gateaux.


Wish4Fairtrade

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Fairtrade was first mentioned when we started selling chocolate online and giving part of the price to a hunger relief project.


Cup of Tea

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Cup of Tea is a specialising in the sourcing and distribution of some of the world’s finest teas.


Burrito boi

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Burrito boi offers online food delivery services of a variety of food such as burritos, sides, sauces, dips, and desserts.


The Fine Cheese Co.

FoundersAnn-Marie Dyas
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

The Fine Cheese Co. is a specialist food store which matures, sells, and exports artisan British Cheeses.


Highlight PR

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Highlight PR is a results-focused PR, content and social media agency, working in a number of key sectors including Baby & Parenting, etc.


Windhorse Aerospace

FoundersNigel Gifford
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Windhorse Aerospace has created the world’s first purpose-built UAV/Drone intended for humanitarian aid delivery – POUNCER.


Bakery Computing

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Bakery Computing provides evolving solutions to meet the changing demands of the baking and food industries.


Ilchester Cheese

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Ilchester Cheese is a producer of blended cheese in the UK.


Demuths Cookery School

FoundersRachel Demuth
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Demuths Cookery School specializes in plant-based cooking and offers vegan diploma programs, cookery classes, recipes, and cooking books.


Bioaqua Farm

FoundersAmanda Heron, Antonio Paladino
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Bioaqua Farm specializes in aquaponic education, design, development and installation of aquaponics systems for home and commercial farms.


Gerber Emig Group Ltd.

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Gerber Emig Group Ltd., manufactures fruit juice and juice drinks.


Purayou

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Purayou provides healthy, raw, and organic food to coconut milks and drinks online.


Seriously Scrumptious

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Seriously Scrumptious is a personal care items and gourmet chocolate which are handmade.


Marston Foods

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Marston Foods is a food production company offering for a growing market. Fabulous desserts hand made, hand finished.


Tiffin Group

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Tiffin Group is a chain of restaurants that provides various events, parties organizations, foods, beverages, and hospitality services.


Escapism Media

FoundersUnknown
FollowWebsite, Crunchbase, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin

Escapism Media is a developer of tablet touch screens for the retail and hospitality industry.

Somerset’s 12 Fastest Growing Fitness Startups

Somerset’s 5 Fastest Growing Food Delivery Startups