As consumers look for more innovative, high quality and unique products when it comes to food, the number of fast growth food brands has exploded in the UK, with an increased focus on craft, health and sustainability.
With this in mind, Small Business is delighted to announce the Foodie 40, where we identify our top fast growth food brands in the UK.
In alphabetical order, we reveal a huge variety of fast growth food brands, ranging from gourmet popcorn, seaweed and noodles, to exclusive ingredient delivery boxes.
Check out the full Foodie 40 below, and click through our Gallery Series to learn more about each of these innovative businesses.
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Small Business’ Foodie 40 – the top fast growth food brands in the UK
- 1. Aye Pickled – gourmet pickles and live cultured ferments
- 2. Barenaked Noodles – low carb noodles
- 3. Bio & Me – granola that's 'good for you gut'
- 5. Brave – celebrating the humble pea
- 7. Crosta & Mollica – bringing the food of Italy to the UK
- 8. Döner Haus and Döner Shack – authentic Berlin Kebabs to the UK
- 9. Doughlicious – gluten-free, gourmet cookie dough
- 10. DR. VEGAN – the vegan supplement brand
- 4. Boundless – activated snacking
- 6. CHIKA'S – authentic African snacking
- 11. Eaten Alive – fermentation at its finest
- 12. Flower & White – gourmet chocolate treats
- 13. Free From Fellows – sugar-free vegan sweets
- 14. Fullgreen – the power of plant-based nourishment
- 15. Holy Moly Dips – delicious and nutritious dips
- 16. Howdah – authentic Indian snacks
- 17. Indie Bay – delicious and satisfying snacks, without the guilt
- 18. Jealous Sweets – sweets without the junk
- 19. Joe and Seph's Popcorn – a new popcorn experience
- 20. Kabuto Noodles – the original premium noodle brand
- 21. 8 Foods – biohacking health
- 23. ManiLife – Peanut Butter like no other
- 24. Mister Free'd – vegan tortilla chips
- 25. Nix & Kix – spice up your soft drink
- 26. Pasta Evangelists – authentic Italian pasta at home
- 27. Pip & Nut – all natural nut butter
- 28. PLAYin CHOC – organic dairy free chocolate
- 29. Popcorn Shed – gourmet popcorn treats
- 30. Pots and Co – exceptional puddings at home
- 31. PROPER – healthy popcorn
- 32. Purely Plantain Chips – plantain snacks
- 33. RE:NOURISH – plant-based soups
- 34. Shore – seaweed for snacking
- 35. Slim Jim Food Company – sauces from around the world
- 36. Soupologie – free-from soups
- 37. The Coconut Collaborative –yogurts and puddings made from humble plants
- 38. The Cookaway – recipe boxes from around the world
- 39. The Paleo Foods Company – revolutionary granola
- 40. The Wild Hare Group – ready meals, reimagined
- 41. White Rabbit Pizza – vegan pizza range
- 42. Wibble – modern jelly pots
- . Love Corn – crunchy corn with bold flavours