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This article showcases our top picks for the best English Food and Beverage companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Food and Beverage industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top English Food and Beverage Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Deliveroo

Deliveroo

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Deliveroo is an online food delivery service that allows users to order restaurant meals using the web and mobile.

Collectiv Food

Collectiv Food

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Collectiv Food is an automated and sustainable food supply chain that provides businesses with transparency and lower costs of ingredients

Collectiv Food

Just Eat

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Just Eat provides convenient and easy access to a huge variety of delivery restaurants and order food online.

Collectiv Food

Too Good To Go

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Too Good To Go develops an app for fighting food waste and saving delicious food.

Collectiv Food

HungryPanda

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HungryPanda is a Chinese food and grocery delivery company with extensive market coverage.

Collectiv Food

THIS

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THIS is a plant-based product brand that provides alternative meat products for meat lovers.

Collectiv Food

Taster

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Taster is a food delivery company that operates dozens of restaurants that only exist on food delivery platforms.

Collectiv Food

Karma Kitchen

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Karma Kitchen is a provider of shared and private kitchen spaces used for businesses to grow and scale.

Collectiv Food

OLIO

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OLIO is a global food sharing app connecting neighbors, volunteers, and businesses.

Collectiv Food

Oddbox

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Oddbox is a provider of fruit and veg box delivery service intended to reduce food waste.

Collectiv Food

Slerp

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Slerp is an e-commerce platform for the hospitality industry.

Collectiv Food

Mindful Chef

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Mindful Chef delivers all the fresh ingredients you need to create delicious, heathy meals.

Collectiv Food

Unilever

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Unilever produces and supplies fast-moving consumer goods in food, home, and personal care product categories worldwide.

Collectiv Food

Arborea

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Arborea is industrialising photosynthesis to expand the world’s food supply

Collectiv Food

Dishpatch

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Bringing the UK’s best restaurants home. Exclusive menus, delivered across the country.

Collectiv Food

LEON

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Leon belives that food should taste good and do you good.

Collectiv Food

Pho

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Pho is a UK-based independent restaurant group that specializes in Vietnamese street food.

Collectiv Food

Feast It

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Feast It is an online marketplace that allows its customers to book independent caterers for their work or social events.

Collectiv Food

Pasta Evangelists

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Pasta Evangelists is freshly made by Italian hands every day.

Collectiv Food

YHANGRY

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YHANGRY is a private chef platform where users can book a professional chef to come cook for them at home.

Collectiv Food

Good Club

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An online store making sustainable staples accessible to every household

Collectiv Food

Gousto

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

Collectiv Food

Better Dairy

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Building the future of food, starting with dairy.

Collectiv Food

YETiCO

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We build software for card machines that solves real world problems.

Collectiv Food

Better Nature

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By leveraging proprietary technologies, Better Nature is one of the UK’s fastest growing clean-label meat alternative startups.

Collectiv Food

The Ethical Butcher

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The Ethical Butcher is a startup specialised in the ethical meat industry

Collectiv Food

TRIP

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TRIP is a CBD drinks and oils brand with products that brings an amazing flavor for a more productive and less stressed feeling.

Collectiv Food

CleanCo

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CleanCo produces low and no alcohol spirits.

Collectiv Food

City Pantry

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City Pantry is an online marketplace where users can discover interesting food for next event.

Collectiv Food

Kitche

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Kitche is a free app to reduce food waste and save money.

Collectiv Food

Vita Mojo

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Vita Mojo’s menu allows anyone to eat for anyones’ individualized needs.

Collectiv Food

Market Halls

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Market Halls are elevating street food, bringing you restaurant quality food with food hall prices and convenience.

Collectiv Food

Grind

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Founded in Shoreditch in 2011, Grind & Co. has since opened espresso bars, cocktail bars, restaurants and recording studios across London.

Collectiv Food

Mimica

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Temperature-sensitive labels and caps that indicate food’s true freshness

Collectiv Food

Black Sheep Coffee

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Black Sheep Coffee is a coffee shop chain.

Collectiv Food

mySupermarket

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mySupermarket designs a supermarket shopping and comparison website that helps users to compare prices across different stores.

Collectiv Food

HigherSteaks

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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.

Collectiv Food

Preoday

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B2B pre-ordering platform for integrated e-commerce solutions for businesses serving food and beverages

Collectiv Food

SENS Foods

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SENS Foods aims to make sustainable insect protein super-tasty and the most affordable high-quality protein.

Collectiv Food

Pip&Nut

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

Collectiv Food

Finisterre

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Finisterre is a cold water surf company that designs products for cold water surfers around the world.

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Mighty Pea

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Mighty Pea provides a smooth and creamy, dairy-free alternative to cow’s milk.

Collectiv Food

Piccolo

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Piccolo is an organic baby food range and guaranteed to tickle tiny tastebuds.

Collectiv Food

Dash Water

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Dash Water is a provider of mainstream fizzy soft drinks.

Collectiv Food

London Food Production

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London Food Production is a food delivery business offering healthy, high-quality lunches.

Collectiv Food

Honest Burgers

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A burger restaurant inspired by great British produce

Collectiv Food

BEPPS Snacks

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BEPPS Snacks are chickpea snacks with black-eyed pea inclusions that pack a flavourful punch.

Collectiv Food

Small Giants

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Small Giants is a pioneer in the development of insect-based food products.

Collectiv Food

Propercorn

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“Done Properly” extends far beyond our popcorn

Collectiv Food

HonestBrew

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

Collectiv Food

Pesky Fish

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Rebuilding the global seafood supply chain through tech and the transparency it enables. Currently based in UK.

Collectiv Food

Little Dish

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Make perfectly nutritionally balanced food for toddlers

Collectiv Food

MPowder

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MPowder is a producer of high protein vegan powders for women.

Collectiv Food

Deliciously Ella

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Deliciously Ella is a food company based in London.

Collectiv Food

NOVELTEA

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NOVELTEA is a premium alcoholic tea blend inspired by globetrotting travels.

Collectiv Food

ADONIS

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ADONIS is an innovation focused, plant based low sugar and keto snacking brand from London with mainly UK and EU wide distribution.

Collectiv Food

TRIBE

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Tribe Pack // Monday delivery of five nutrient-rich snacks and inspiration for runners. Run Tribe // Running community.

Collectiv Food

Everyman Media Group

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Everyman is an independent cinema group in terms of cinema venues, screens and admissions.

Collectiv Food

Pod Food Limited

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Pod Food Limited is one of the UK’s innovators of healthy fast-food.

Collectiv Food

CupClub

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CupClub is a returnable packaging service provider for drinks

Collectiv Food

East London Liquor Company

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East London Liquor Company is a distillery producing and importing a range of quality spirits including gin, vodka, rum and whisky.

Collectiv Food

Little Tummy

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Little Tummy is a meal plan delivery programme that provides parents with fresh, nutrient-dense and balanced baby food made from organic.

Collectiv Food

Ben & Jerry’s

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Ben & Jerry’s is a dairy company that produces ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sorbet novelty products.

Collectiv Food

AllPlants

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AllPlants is a VC-backed B-Corp on a mission to become Earth’s most forward-thinking food company.

Collectiv Food

Flight Club

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Flight Club is the home of Social Darts, Spectacular bar, Electric atmosphere, Mind-blowing experience.

Collectiv Food

The Wine List

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For the people who put off learning until tomorrow – knowledge & confidence for the wine explorers everywhere

Collectiv Food

The Vurger Co.

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The Vurger Co. is one of the UK’s fastest-growing vegan food brands.

Collectiv Food

Gresham House Ventures

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Gresham House Ventures is a growth equity investor and has made over 100 investments into growth businesses over 12+ years

Collectiv Food

MunchFit

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MunchFit is a food production company that provides customised meal plans for home delivery on subscription.

Collectiv Food

New Motion Labs

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Mechanical Engineering

Collectiv Food

Nix & Kix

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Nix & Kix make better-for-you soft drinks for the growing craft adult soft drinks market.

Collectiv Food

Nez

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Nez is a local marketing channel for the eating and drinking out of home sector

Collectiv Food

Incipio Group

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Incipio Group is a restaurant and bar chain intended to offer exciting social venues concentrated around food and drink.

Collectiv Food

Doisy & Dam

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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.

Collectiv Food

SUPERSONIC Food Company

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SUPERSONIC is a food-tech company and brand of products that replace traditional meals and beverages (meal replacement product)

Collectiv Food

GROUNDED

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

Collectiv Food

The Cookaway

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The Cookaway offers an exciting range of world cuisine menus put together by our expert chefs and available to buy as a recipe box.

Collectiv Food

CRU Kafe

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Organic, Eco-Friendly alternative to Nespresso

Collectiv Food

Camden Town Brewery

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Camden Town Brewery is one of London’s biggest breweries.

Collectiv Food

Feastr

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Feastr is a family of cloud kitchens, delivering restaurant quality food straight to your door.

Collectiv Food

Skinny Tonic

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Skinny Tonic uses the most natural ingredients instead of anything artificial or ‘nasty’. Sweetened by plants instead of chemicals.

Collectiv Food

Gunna Drinks

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GUNNA is an award-winning range of craft soft drinks, with less sugar, but more flavour.

Collectiv Food

The Five Points Brewing Company

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The Five Points is one of London’s best known craft breweries

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Rubies in the Rubble

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

Collectiv Food

Aduna

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Aduna is a African-inspired food brand

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Serious Pig

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Award-wining, all British snacking salami- all in the best possible taste.

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Eat Grub

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Eat Grub source and sell edible insects, host exciting insect food events, and develop delicious new insect recipes.

Collectiv Food

Redi

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Mobile click & collect for food

Collectiv Food

Harts Group

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Parent company of critically acclaimed Barrafina and Quo Vadis restaurants.

Collectiv Food

Something & Nothing

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Something & Nothing specializes in seltzer made from natural ingredients and low in calories.

Collectiv Food

AeroPowder

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

Collectiv Food

Wrap It Up

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

Collectiv Food

Sourced Market

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Sourced Market Bond incredibly proud of the suppliers that They work and believe Their role is seeking out & bringing to market the best.

Collectiv Food

Rejuvenation Water

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Enriched in amino acids, Rejuvenation Water is specifically designed to deal with the rigours of modern life.

Collectiv Food

Devo

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Devo enables convenience stores

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Hackney Gelato

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Hackney Gelato provides gourmet ice cream for Michelin starred restaurants.

Collectiv Food

Daily Dose

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Daily Dose produces 100% fresh unprocessed cold pressed juices.

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TheFoodMarket

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TheFoodMarket.com has a rigorous selection process; products must taste incredible, contain no unnecessary additives

Collectiv Food

Hunter & Gather Foods

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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.

Collectiv Food

Tuk Tuk Chai

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Tuk Tuk Chai is a drink beverage startup.

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Remeo Gelato

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Remeo Gelato is the leading brand of Gelato & Sorbetto in the UK.

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