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Top 20 vegan foodtechs

Vegan

2021-11-10

Confido

12 minutes

Veganism is on the rise, with the number of vegans in the UK increasing by¬†40%¬†within the past 12 months alone. The meat substitutes market in the UK is already estimated to be worth¬†‚ā¨500m, making it the largest in Europe. Globally the vegan meat market is expected to be worth $8.3 billion by 2025.¬†¬†

The Vegan Society has registered around fourteen THOUSAND products with The Vegan trademark in 2019, which was an increase of 49% from 2018.  

More recently, 37% of Brits claim they have actively reduced or removed animal products from their diets within the last five years.  

With an abundance of vegan options available at our disposal, eating more plant-based meals is easier than ever before. And there is a huge variety of vegan foodtech companies to choose from! 

 

Here are our top 20 vegan foodtechs... 

 

Meal deliveries 

allplants 

About: allplants is a VC-backed B-Corp that believe eating 100% plant-based meals should be tasty, easy and convenient. Meals are made by chefs then delivered frozen to lock in the nutrition and taste. allplants ensure from food to delivery everything is sustainably produced and designed to protect the planet.  

Location: London, UK 

Company size: 11-50 employees 

Funding: allplants has raised a total of £52.8m in funding over five rounds. Their latest funding was raised in October 2021 from a Series B round. 


Tyme 

About: Tyme is a B-Corp that produces delicious ready-to-eat meals that require no prep or cooking. They are created by their nutritionists and handmade by their chefs and delivered to customers weekly. All of their packing is 100% recyclable and they strive to use the most sustainable solutions. 

Location: London, UK 

Company size: 11-50 employees 

Funding: Their latest funding was raised in March 2018. 

 


Meat substitutes  

THIS 

About: THIS is a plant-based meat alternative that is high in protein and tastes sensational. THIS only produce 1.2kg of CO2 emissions compared to the 50kg produced through beef production. Their food is high in protein, contains no nitrates, no antibiotics and most of their packaging uses 90% less plastic.  

Location: London, UK 

Company size: 11-50 employees 

Funding: THIS has raised a total of $28.4m in funding over five rounds. Their latest funding was raised in June 2021 from a Series A round. 



VBites 

About: VBites make vegan meat substitutes. They are a plant-nourished, vegan game changer, that is helping construct a compassionate, healthy and sustainable world through taste, one plant-based VBITE at a time. 

Location: Corby, UK  

Company size: 11-50 employees 

Funding: Funding information not available 



ENOUGH 

About: ENOUGH is a B2B ingredients company, working with a range of retailers and brands to bring a variety of delicious, nutritious and sustainable foods to market. Their purpose is to tackle the combined issues of feeding a growing global population and the unsustainable impact of sole reliance on traditional protein farming.  

Location: Glasgow, UK 

Company size: 11-50 employees 

Funding: ENOUGH has raised a total of $78.1m in funding over four rounds. Their latest funding was raised in June 2021 from a Series B round. 



Meatless Farm 

About: Meatless Farm is a British company that has developed an amazing plant-based mince, burger patty and sausage loaded with taste and texture. They're meat-free, not taste-free and their mission is to help people reduce their meat consumption by making swapping to Meatless easy.

Location: Leeds, UK 

Company size: 101-250 employees 

Funding: The Meatless Farm has raised a total of $37.2m in funding over three rounds. Their latest funding was raised in June 2021.  



Good Catch 

About: Good Catch produces plant-based seafood. Their blend of peas, chickpeas, lentils, soy, fava beans and navy beans deliver the rich flavours and flaky textures of seafood without the bycatch.  

Location: New York, USA 

Company size: 11-50 employees 

Funding: Good Catch has raised a total of $77.1m in funding over six rounds. Their latest funding was raised in April 2021 from a Series B round. 



Dairy substitutes  

Oatly 

About: Oatly creates 100% plant-based dairy alternatives. Their sole purpose as a company is to make it easy for people to turn what they eat and drink into personal moments of healthy joy without recklessly taxing the planet’s resources in the process.

Location: Sweden 

Company size: 501-1000 employees 

Funding: Oatly has raised a total of $441.4m in funding over five rounds. Their latest funding was raised in July 2020. 



Kinda Co. 

About:  Founder, Ellie, a life-long cheese addict began to develop recipes for plant-based cheese and thus Kinda Co. was born! Kinda Co. makes vegan cheese from nuts, it is both dairy-free and delicious. They currently offer 12 varieties of dairy-free cheese.  

Location: Somerset, UK 

Company size: 1 - 10 employees 

Funding: Funding information not available 



Mighty M.lk 

About:¬†Mighty M.lk are big on flavour, amazing nutrition and low impact on the environment. You may not have thought that m.lk made from yellow split peas and oats could pack so much goodness ‚Äď but they can! Their M.lk packs in way more protein and calcium than regular plant milk, plus split peas have a tiny carbon footprint so are super sustainable too.

Location: Leeds, UK 

Company size: 1-10 employees 

Funding: Mighty M.lk has raised a total of $1.7m in funding over three rounds. Their latest funding was raised in July 2020 from a Seed round. 



M*lkman 

About: M*lkman is a UK based Vegan milkman service. They produce a range of alternative Milk products which are sold nationwide in reusable glass bottles.  They stand for sustainability, quality and equality. They're the first in the UK to offer delivery on a commercial scale with non-dairy Milks in reusable bottles.

Location: London, UK 

Company size: 11-50 employees 

Funding: Their latest funding was raised in June 2018.  



Chocolate and sweets  

Doisy & Dam 

About: Doisy & Dam are a vegan chocolate B-Corp. They ethically source high-quality cocoa and use natural ingredients with no palm oil, additives or E-Numbers. All of their cocoa is sourced from Colombia and supplied by Luker Chocolate (the trailblazers in ethical chocolate). They buy through cocoa cooperatives instead of the stock market, which means more money goes back into the community. 

Location: London, UK 

Company size: 1-10 employees 

Funding: Doisy & Dam has raised a total of £775.8k in funding over two rounds. Their latest funding was raised in July 2021. 



Fellow Creatures 

About: Fellow Creatures are an ethical plant-based vegan-friendly chocolate company.  
They strive to reduce their environmental impact by ditching dairy and supporting cocoa farmers by paying more than the fair-trade price for their cocoa beans. 

Location: Edinburgh, UK 

Company size: 1-10 employees 

Funding: Funding information not available 



Candy Kittens 

About: Candy Kittens make irresistible gourmet vegan sweets using only the best ingredients. Being a vegan and vegetarian brand, they avoid ingredients that are harmful to the planet like animal gelatine and palm oil. They use recyclable plastic bags and have a carbon-neutral sweet production. 

Location: London, UK 

Company size: 11-50 employees 

Funding: Candy Kittens has raised a total of £100k in funding over one round. This was an Equity Crowdfunding round raised in December 2015. 

 

The Conscious Candy Company 

About: The Conscious Candy Company fills the gap in the market for delicious vegan pick & mix to be delivered to your door. Their massive 1kg pouches contain over 80 varieties of vegan sweets so you will be sure to find plenty of sweets to take your fancy. (sweet!) They also sell 200g bags, 500g pouches, vegan marshmallows, chocolate selection bags, chocolate buttons and more!

Location: Plymouth, UK 

Company size: Unknown 

Funding: Funding information not available 

 

 

Raw Halo 

About: Raw Halo make vegan, raw chocolate bars with organic ingredients. They ethically source their ingredients from small, organic farms and they’re partnered with One Tree Planted to plant one tree for every fifty bars they sell. Their packaging is 100% plastic-free, sustainable and recyclable. 

Location: London 

Company size: 1-10 employees 

Funding: Raw Halo has raised a total of £350.6k in funding over two rounds. Their latest funding was raised in December 2017. 



Cakes and bakery  

Oggs 

About: OGGS offer tasty vegan alternatives to support a plant-based lifestyle, with vegan cakes and aquafaba, the world's first liquid egg substitute. Their packaging is made with 100% recycled, plant-based or sustainably sourced materials.  

Location: London, UK 

Company size: 1-10 employees 

Funding: Funding information not available 



Supergood bakery 

About: Supergood Bakery make vegan baking gleefully easy with their healthy, gluten-free and dairy-free cake mixes and recipes.  

Location: London, UK 

Company size: 1-10 employees 

Funding: Superfood Bakery has raised a total of £585k in funding over three rounds. Their latest funding was raised in January 2019 from a Seed round. 

 

 

Wholey Moly 

About: The Wholey Moly team is on a mission to prove healthy doesn’t have to be boring. Their honestly good cookies are made from 100% natural ingredients, zero refined sugars and are vegan friendly.

Location: London, UK 

Company size: 1-10 employees 

Funding: Funding information not available  



Stacks of Goodness 

About: Stacks of Goodness helps you to make fluffy gluten-free plant-based pancakes, full of flavour, with the addition of delicious vegan protein. They have no added sugar and use the best suppliers and natural ingredients. 

Location: UK 

Company size: Unknown 

Funding: Funding information not available 

 

 

We want to do everything we can to help support these fantastic vegan businesses and the work they’re doing.       

If you belong to a tech for good startup and want to have a chat about how we could scale your Product or Tech teams, do get in touch at contact@confidotalent.com.        

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