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Joe Wicks (L) and Gousto founder Timo Boldt

Meal kit supplier Gousto secures £18m cash injection Subscription

07 Jan 2019 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The direct-to-consumer business received the funding from fitness guru Joe Wicks, alongside a group of existing investors

Melrose & Morgan Hampstead store

Melrose & Morgan seeks £250k to fund two store openings Subscription

04 Jan 2019 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The business is offering investors 12.2% equity based on a £1.8m valuation


Pinkster Gin raises £1.1m private funding to boost growth Subscription

17 Dec 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

The Cambridgeshire brand wants to “fully capitalise on the pink gin boom”

White Rabbit Pizza Nick Croft-Simon left and Matteo Ferrari

White Rabbit Pizza Co secures £750k cash boost from angel investors Subscription

14 Dec 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Gluten-free startup White Rabbit Pizza Co has secured a £750k cash injection to underpin its expansion plans.


OMG Tea seeks up to £150k to increase distribution Subscription

07 Dec 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Organic matcha tea brand OMG Tea is in discussions with potential investors as it looks to secure up to £150k to drive marketing and distribution.

Big Drop

Big Drop Brewing Co nets £500k investment to boost expansion Subscription

05 Dec 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

The brewer secured the boost from private investors 

Henners vineyard

UK winemaker Boutinot to expand Henners vineyard after 'six-figure' funding Subscription

30 Nov 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Wine distributor and producer Boutinot plans to expand the 10-acre vineyard near Hastings


Boostball smashes £150k crowdfund target to drive new launch Subscription

30 Nov 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The energy ball supplier is launching a range of protein-rich nut butter pouches

company shop

Company Shop to double store portfolio following £4.2m cash boost Subscription

28 Nov 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The food surplus distributor is driving forward with expansion plans after securing funding from Lloyds bank’s commercial arm

Skinny Lager

'Skinny' alcohol brands look to the crowd to tap interest in healthier drinking Subscription

23 Nov 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Two ‘skinny’ alcohol brands are looking to raise expansion capital to cash in on growing demand for healthier booze alternatives.

sourced market co-founder Ben O’Brien

Sourced Market smashes £750k crowdfund target Subscription

23 Nov 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The upmarket retailer and deli business hopes to grow to 20 stores in the next five years


Grocemania raises £77k in crowdfunding for expansion Subscription

23 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The funds include nearly £20k from the firm’s director and founder

Farshad Kazemian of The Ethical Butcher

The Ethical Butcher seeks £350k to launch direct-to-consumer arm Subscription

16 Nov 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The meat wholesaler has launched a Crowdcube campaign to fund the new service for carbon negative meat

CafePod founders Brent Hadfield (left) and Peter Grainger

CafePod appoints advisors to secure £3m investment to fuel expansion Subscription

09 Nov 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The supplier has appointed boutique firm Bluebox to secure the funding from an investor, which would value the business at £30m

Noveltea - One use only

Noveltea secures £340k funding after rejecting Dragon's Den offers Subscription

07 Nov 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The alcoholic-tea start up rejected offers from three dragons on Sunday 4 November’s programme

Fit Kit shower gels

Post-exercise toiletries startup Fit Kit hits £150k Seedrs target Subscription

06 Nov 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

The unisex brand is hoping to take on the likes of Bulldog and Man Cave in the major mults

Pasta Evangelists

Direct-to-consumer start up Pasta Evangelists seals £1.7m cash boost Subscription

02 Nov 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The pasta supplier, backed by Prue Leith and Giles Goren, secured the investment in an equity fundraise led by Guinness Asset Management

Seven Bro7hers

Seven Brothers brewery seeks £500k to boost expansion Subscription

26 Oct 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

At the time of writing it had already raised £102k from private Crowdcube investors who were given early access

Pops ice lollies

Ice lolly maker Pops seeks £400k to expand production Subscription

26 Oct 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The supplier has seen 100% growth over the past year following a nationwide listing wityh Tesco

Magic Rock Brewing

Magic Rock Brewing invests in canning lines after securing £850k funding Subscription

22 Oct 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Yorkshire craft brewery has upgraded its production lines after funding was facilitated by HSBC UK and HSBC Asset Finance



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