This article showcases our top picks for the best UK based Nutrition companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Nutrition industry, but are all exceptional startups and 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 for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top UK Nutrition Companies
AllPlants operates as UK’s vegan meal delivery service. All their packaging is 100% recyclable, partly compostable, and mostly reusable.
They’re creating delicious dinners to inspire more plant-based living, so people + planet thrive together. To start that journey, They’re delivering their hand-prepared meals to doorsteps UK-wide..
Huel’s mission is to make nutritionally complete, convenient, affordable food, with minimum impact on animals and the environment. Huel products contain all essential amino acids, essential fatty acids, fibre, phytonutrients, and at least 100% of “Daily Recommended Amounts” of all 27 essential vitamins and minerals.
Huel is high in protein and fibre, very low in sugar, is low GI and is made from sustainable ingredients (oats, pea protein, brown rice protein, flaxseed, sunflower, coconut, plus a bespoke vitamin and mineral blend). It suits a variety of dietary requirements as it’s 100% vegan.
Along with the seven variations of the Huel powder (including a gluten-free option), Huel has launched a number of nutritionally complete products, including a convenient Ready-to-drink format available in three flavours, the world’s first nutritionally complete granola and an on-the-go bar which makes for the perfect snack.. .
Nourished is the first company in the nutrition industry to offer truly personalised vitamin gummies. With innovative 3D printing technology and a vegan encapsulation formula, Nourished our are able to combine 7 different active ingredients into one delicious and sugar free gummy stack which has up to 70% higher absorption rates than standard isolated supplements.
All the ingredients used are sourced from high-grade vegan whole food sources and are third party lab-tested to ensure that every Nourishment has optimum efficacy and enhanced impact. All of the packaging used is 100% plastic free and sustainable, with the individual flow wraps being made from a unique wood pulp film which is home compostable in just 32 weeks.
Nourished is currently the UK’s highest rated vitamin, as reviewed by verified purchasers on Feefo and Trustpilot and has recently completed a large recruitment drive across their tech, marketing and operational departments to support the rapid growth of the business.. .
YgEia3 is the industry leader in scientific wellness testing. Working with corporations developing comprehensive wellness testing for each company, and saving companies on insurance cost, and having a healthier more productive workforce.
YgEia3 also works with individual athletes and several professional and collegiate teams worldwide.. .
Devenish is a farming and food company, delivering sustainable and innovative nutritional products and solutions for the feed industry, the food industry and for human health. With a growing world population to reach 9 billion people by 2050, sustainable food production is imperative.
As such, the Devenish strategy, ‘One Health, From Soil to Society’, focuses on the importance of optimising nutrient utilisation in soil, plant, animal, environmental and human health, as key and interlinked components of the value chain.. .
FitnessGenes is the first DNA-testing platform of its kind to eliminate guesswork from fitness and nutrition. With a simple DNA test and an intricate analysis of multiple gene variations, their team of genetic scientists reveal specific traits including metabolic tendencies, dietary sensitivities, fat burning capacity, muscle type, recovery time and more.
FitnessGenes then prescribes personalized, week-by-week exercise and nutrition programs based on your genetic profile and wellness goals. Featured on The Doctors, in Inc.com, InStyle, The New York Times, Men’s Fitness, Shape, SELF and more, FitnessGenes has received notable awards from the UK government and is working with several prestigious academic institutions to further their scientific innovation.
Billions of possibilities — only one you.. .
MPowder developed an e-commerce brand providing nutritional powders that tackle hormonal changes and provide women with insights, practices, and tools to empower them through menopause. MPowder sells its nutritional powders for the three stages of menopause directly to its customers via its website and is already receiving repeat orders.
The brand’s first powder ‘Peri-Boost’ is available now with two additional recipes to follow in the New Year. MPowder is also stocked on leading online beauty destination Cult Beauty following its launch in September.
MPowder has an active ‘Powder Room’ community of ‘Makers’ that trials product recipes, verifies efficacy, and provides detailed feedback on their lifestyle programs.. .
Atlas Biomed Group
Headquartered in the UK, Atlas Biomed analyses and interprets genetic data contained in saliva (the Atlas DNA Test) or stool (the Atlas Microbiome Test) and compares them with tens of thousands of scientific research papers and clinical guidelines. With the help of proprietary algorithms, the Atlas Biomed platform establishes a clear picture of a person’s health risks and provides personalised advice for health promotion, lifestyle improvement, and lifestyle disease prevention.
Neat was founded in the U.K. by former GB swimmers, Lee & Charlie.
Their goal: a protein powder that tasted great and wasn’t complicated. Neat was born and with it, a commitment to supporting every lifestyle with great products and additional advice and support.
When developing our products we took things back to basics, because simple is best. We created products that were easy to understand, great tasting and natural..
Backed by the founders of Hello Fresh and Fabulous Bakin Boys, ChewyMoon is the UK’s first customisable subscription snack box for kids. The snack box caters to the age-appropriate nutritional needs of the child, and has a flavour rating system.
We make it easy for parents to influence their child’s future eating habits by introducing nutrition and discovery of new flavours in a fun way. Priced at £4.99, there are five snacks in every box, one for each school day.
There is a large variety of fruit-based snacks on offer, each providing the child with one of his/her recommended ‘5 A Day’ portions of fruit and vegetables. ChewyMoon snacks cover the entire spectrum – sweet and salty, natural and baked and exotic and close-to-home.
Illustrated comics, collectible cards and toys depict the fight between the good and the bad. The snack box is designed to capture kids’ imaginations, creating a formative impact on kids’ eating habits for later life.
The driven and passionate founding team comprise a registered nutritionist with a background in child nutrition, a digital marketing expert with strong experience in selling kids food products to mums, an ex-investment banker with a track record in successfully launching new products and a performance designer with a specialisation in creating illustrations for kids.. .
WOOF & BREW Limited
WOOF&BREW is a beverage company that produces healthy and herbal doggy teabags. The company products are Bottom Sniffer, an iconic doggy beer that gives dog’s tail-swagger, Pawsecco, a still wine for cats and dogs, and Pawsecco Freeze Pops which won Best Treat 2018′ at PATS which are well received by the pet industry and stocked in food retailers and secures new partners.
Its services are available on subscription in recyclable packaging and delivered in letterbox friendly containers. Steve Bennett and Lisa Morton founded the company in Saint Ives, Cambridgeshire in 2013..
Daily Dose produces coldpress juice which is 100% raw, completely unprocessed and served in a stylish french square glass bottle. Through handpicking weathered fruit and reusing their glass bottles, Daily Dose have created a truly sustainable brand.
The London based juicery began trading this year and is now stocked in a number of independent cafes and restaurants. It also provides a white labeling service for higher volume customers.
The company was founded in year 2016.. .
The Wellbeing Network is dedicated to making it easy for you to maintain a happy, healthy lifestyle. We offer expert, professional advice, combined with a range of premium products designed to help you to optimise your health and wellbeing.
Our personalised service means that you can rest assured of getting the best treatment for your individual needs, whatever they may be. From vitamins and minerals, to sports supplements, nutrition advice and fitness tips, The Wellbeing Network offers everything you need to easily cultivate health and wellbeing in your life..
Nutrifiz provides a cost-effective, quick and convenient way to get a full spectrum of nutrition. They have created the world’s first effervescent wheatgrass tablet.
The Nutrifiz effervescent tablets were loved by the Angels Den team, most of whom began taking them on a daily basis as soon as they heard about the product. Nutrifiz, a Scottish business was funded by a Scottish investor, a testament to the number of exciting opportunities in Scotland..
Tribal Sports Nutrition
Tribal Sports Nutrition is a sports nutrition company that helps fuel competitive sports and active life. They are capitalizing on global interest and has joined forces with leading investment platform.
Tribal Sports Nutrition is set to take a unique position in the market, balancing the rapidly growing world of sports nutrition, whilst also addressing the growing demand for natural ingredients. Tribal Sports Nutrition was founded in 2016 and is based in Exeter, Devon..
No. 1 Sports Nutrition brand and retailer in the world online.
Founded in Cheshire, England in 2004 and now owned and operated by The Hut Group since 2011. An online sports supplement shop providing a wide range of products for nutrition, including whey protein, sports nutrition and body building supplements, amino acids for developing and enhancing muscle growth for a better healthy living.
Myprotein® is a member of ESSNA (the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance) which is the voice of the specialist sports and physique nutrition sector in Europe.. .
Whey Forward Health
Whey Forward Health is leaders in the field of dairy-derived nutriceuticals. we are proud to be pioneering the next generation of health products.
Our commitment to excellence ensures we remain at the forefront of scientific innovation and medical research. Our advanced formulae, backed by peer-reviewed medical data, are helping to promote our nation’s optimal health..
Spoon Guru is a London-based global AI nutrition technology start-up that has developed a unique Health & Wellness platform to cater for individuals with specific dietary food requirements or health objectives. A world leading end-to-end solution, Spoon Guru combines AI and machine learning with nutritional expertise to enable food retailers to deliver a highly personalised experience tailored to each consumer, based on their distinct and unique dietary, health and wellness needs.
The platform processes billions of data points on a daily basis and analyses every ingredient as well as its nutritional value to allocate the appropriate dietary tags to each product or recipe, enabling large and unstructured data sets to be easily searched and accurately filtered to deliver relevant choices. 64% of the world’s population now actively exclude foodstuffs from their diet (Nielsen).
72% of US consumers say finding healthy food is difficult whilst a staggering 76% of consumers have unintentionally consumed food that’s restricted from their diets. Spoon Guru enables retailers such as Tesco in the UK, Albert Heijn in the Netherlands, and Woolworths in Australia and New Zealand to cater for shoppers’ distinct and unique dietary needs – increasing the choice of foods available, whilst minimising the effort to find them.
Spoon Guru received a number of accolades including the Retail Week Customer Innovation Award for its partnership with Tesco, the Retail Technology Game Changer Award at the World Retail Awards, and the founders were presented with the Retail & E-Commerce Tech Founder of the Year at the 2018 BMW i UK Tech Founder Awards. In the US, Spoon Guru was chosen as a 2019 Red Herring Top 100 North America winner.
The company was also presented the Personalized Nutrition Initiative accolade at the Nutraingredients awards, and awarded a Gold Stevie by the American Business Awards® in the category of Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year.. .
Hexis Lab is a technology company working at the forefront of raw material innovation. Hexis Lab produce ground-breaking ethnically targeted skincare products to protect and repair sun-damaged skin and improve life well-being.
The company’s discovery platform utilizes big data cloud computing approaches and in-silico computer modelling to screen a huge database of natural plant derived compounds for activity against our selected cellular targets.. .
LYMA launched the world’s most advanced nutraceutical, heralding a new era for the supplement industry. LYMA’s game changing formula is the most scientifically validated nutraceutical ever produced, clinically proven to actively tackle inflammation, the root cause of ageing and disease.
Applauded by Oxford academics, researches and doctors, LYMA has created a new benchmark in Evidence Based Nutrition. Formulated using patented ingredients dosed at active levels, backed by over 200 clinical trials published in peer reviewed journals..
ZiO Health have developed novel biosensor platform technology that quantitatively analyzes parameters in different bodily fluids (and other fluids). We develop a range of portable testing devices for the home, hospital and environmental applications based upon ZiO’s proprietary biosensor technology.
We operate under two brands, ELAPTA & ELOSIA Elosia is a home urine test for measuring wellness parameters to give personalised nutrition and wellness advice. .
Nutrisure was founded in 2006 in Bath, England, by Martin Kemp, who remains a substantial shareholder. The company has grown rapidly to become the leading supplier of superfoods across Europe.
Superfoods are products, such as acai and cacao, which are highly sought for providing antioxidants, nutrients, minerals, or vitamins. Nutrisure wholesales these superfoods, including a line of ayurvedic herbs, in powdered and liquid form along with prepared products under the Naturya brand..
Equinox Kombucha is a unique and refreshing drink – fermented tea, flavoured using herbal infusions and fruit juices. Currently available in four flavours: Original, Raspberry & Elderflower, Wild Berry, and Ginger.
Equinox Kombucha is produced by Flower of Life Ltd, which was founded by Chris Peters, Robert Charles and Daphnie Charest.. .
William Jackson Food Group
Jackson Food Group is a sixth-generation family business. Abel & Cole, Aunt Bessie’s, The Food Doctor and Jacksons are our brands enjoyed by people up and down the country.
Jackson’s Bakery makes bread for the sandwich market in the UK and abroad. The Bakery also makes Jackson’s Yorkshire’s Champion Bread for sale in supermarkets..
Seven Seas Ltd. provides vitamins, minerals, and supplements worldwide.
It offers liver oils, health oils, jointcare products, multivitamins, skin nutrition products, pregnancy products, immune support products, cold and flu relief products, and pulse/cardiom products. The company’s products are used in various applications, such as everyday health, digestive health, exercise and sport, immunity, cold and flu relief, tiredness reduction, energy, brain health, hectic living, heart health, joint health, women’s health, pregnancy nutrition, new mums, skin health, hair and nail health, menopause, children’s health, teen health, 50+ health, and men’s health..
Cooking for Aisha
A range of nutritious Stage 2 & Stage 3 baby food pouches – packed full of natural, healthy ingredients that are vital for your little one’s weaning diet. Our exotic dishes are full of variety and flavour.
Our recipes help to develop your baby’s taste buds for a lifetime of food experiences. We carefully blend a whole range of pulses, fruits and vegetables with gentle spices and high quality British meat, to create nutritious baby foods filled with tasty goodness for your aspiring little foodie..
MaxiNutrition manufactures protein-enhanced functional nutrition products. Maxinutrition, the parent company of Maximuscle, Maxifuel and Maxitone, is Europe’s leading sports nutrition company.
Maximuscle is targeted at consumers who are focused on gaining muscle and increasing strength and power. Maxifuel was launched in June 2010 with a new range of products designed for endurance, targeting sports men and women to whom performance is critical.
Maxitone is a product range designed for healthy active women to aid toning and weight management.. .
Sport-ph produces and sells sports nutrition products. Investing in athletes and to create the number one sports nutrition and lifestyle brand for the future.
PhD Nutrition deliver innovative and inspirational sports nutrition products that not only taste great, but deliver serious results. Whether you are a world class athlete, or just beginning in the gym, PhD believe that your requirements are just as important as each others.
Internationally recognized for absolute quality and innovation, PhD Nutrition work with a number of selected brand ambassadors and sports teams, chosen for their ideals, ethics and ambition to promote quality PhD sports nutrition.. .
Food Secret Ltd.
Food Secret Ltd. provides an informative labeling solution outlining the nutritional value of your meal to empower you to make healthier choices for improving your lifestyle.
We love sharing our experience and knowledge, and we are actively present on social networks to engage in interesting chats about food, nutrition and much more.. .
Best In Bag
Best In Bag is a mobile trusted-adviser that rates and ranks the nutritional information of all your favourite products & recipes on a level playing field, based on your gender / diet / medical conditions & lifestyle preferences. Our proprietary algorithm assigns a numeric rank to each entity, calculated against your recommended daily intake values.
It then recommends healthier alternatives. Healthier eating has never been this easy.
Our Insight Reporting product offers FMCG SME’s a complete competitive breakdown of their market segment, as well as how their SKU’s compete on a nutritional level. It allows for an in-depth understanding of market changes and identifies opportunities and under-served market segments to persue..
The first application that buys supermarket products according to your preferences and your nutritional needs. Without having to spend hours every week.
Being the best nutritionist at your disposal 24h a day and your personal assistant that learns your tastes and preferences to offer you the best service to be able to enjoy more time. .
Newgen Direct Superfoods Plus Consultant Kerry Gaynor
Hi there future Entreprenuer I have a question for you, have you ever considered being part of the multi billion dollar health industry? Imagine been involved with a Company that is Certified Organic. A product that all people can take even if your pregnant, not synthetic made but a Superfood.
This is the next generation and a Company in the UK has cracked it, 17 months in the making. Heres what I can offer you and everyone that joins through our team.
Because we are serious about making money we will get you sign ups to help build your team, so then you make money and the trend continues. Do you get my point here? Now I’m not going to ask you to subscribe to an email and send you reminders because if you can’t see how good this is you probably will continue looking for years to come and still be in the same spot as you are today.
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This business and price is a dream come true. This includes hosting and theres no admin fees, you get free marketing materials in your back office to use.
If you can see what I sore before joining you will take advantage of this. If you want to join or have questions please email me first and I will send the link for you to sign up under.
They are building Dietio Mobile. Dietio Mobile is a platform for personal trainers to use with their clients.
It allows a personal trainer to set their client a detailed diet or exercise plan as well as stay in contact with them interactively throughout the day. Dietio Mobile helps a trainer track what their clients activities are away from their sessions to optimise results.
It is a subscription based service, personal trainers pay on a monthly basis depending on their client number.. .
Nutritionist Milena Kaler
Milena Kaler is a is a qualified London Nutritionist, weight loss and digestive health specialist, trained in the principles of Functional Medicine. She practices from 10 Harley Street, London, W1G 9PF.
Milena sees patients with chronic health conditions, as well as clients looking for support to optimise their health. Some of the areas Milena can help with include: weight loss, digestive, hormonal, immune and skin health.
Scientific and holistic in approach, Milena looks at all aspects of a client’s health. She embraces a systems-oriented approach aiming to get to the root cause of health and weight issues instead of simply focusing on the symptoms.
Milena sees every person as an individual with different problems and different goals. She takes time to listen to her clients’ specific concerns to develop customised nutrition and lifestyle plans, based on laboratory test results.
Having overcome her own chronic health and weight loss issues, Milena really understands how it is to feel overwhelmed by poor health and can relate to her clients when they first come to see her.. .
European Nutripharm (ENP)
European Nutripharm (ENP) is registered with the MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency) as a wholesaler and importer (WL19441 and MS19441). In addition ENP supplies selected nutritional products as a wholesaler.
The products offered are focused on products new to the UK market which already have a scientific evidence base to support their efficacy. European Nutripharm is a member of the HFMA (Health Food Manufacturers’ Association)..
CyanoFeed is looking to produce sustainable feed for fish farms using microalgae and cyanobacteria. As these are photosynthetic organisms, they can be grown in large quantities with few resources & a low cost.
Moreover, different strains can be cultivated to provide optimal nutrition for particular fish species, in contrast to current feeds, which require nutrients to be added in. As the feed is grown in controlled conditions, its availability and costs will not fluctuate with shortages due to adverse weather events..
Rick Miller Clinical & Sports Dietitian
Sports performance and fitness performance testing in London isn’t just for elite athletes anymore. At my Performance Lab at BelleCell in Central London testing they can conduct various physiological tests such as: VO2 max, Lactate Threshold, Substrate Utilisation and Energy Expenditure (such as resting metabolic rate and FatMax).
If you’re a fitness enthusiast trying to push the boundaries through exact fitness measurements or just trying to optimise your weight loss efforts, get in touch.. .
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