27 Foodtech Startups in UK to Watch in 2020

UK's Foodtech sector is booming. This year’s list of the best 27 UK Foodtech startups is an eclectic mix of hyper-growth scaleups, small creative startups and everything in between.

The last update was made on January 24, 2023.

Curated by @gonsanchezs

UK 10+ employees Fast-growing

European tech moves fast

Get unique, authentic analysis every Friday.

Get the full list of 9,200+ European tech companies

Download a carefully-curated .csv of over 9,200+ fast-growing European tech companies you can research, apply to and do business with.

Learn more

Deliveroo owns and operates an online food delivery platform in the United Kingdom.

London   1001-5000   $1,531,597,403  


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

London   251-500   $137,678,825  


LIMA empowers businesses to work smarter and achieve more with technology tailored to customer needs.

Manchester     $14,809,640  


Our tagline is to be Stripe for fraud detection platforms. Transparent, asy to use, implement and cost-effective.

London   20   $1,730,233  


Micrima develops a non-invasive and a non-ionizing radio wave technology for detecting breast cancer.

Bristol   1-10   $15,028,248  

Sano Genetics

Sano Genetics is a personalised medicine research platform with data privacy and transparency at its core.

Cambridge   1-10   $659,241  


Definigen provides human cells to the drug discovery sector for use in lead optimization and toxicity programs.

Cambridge   11-50   $9,020,405  


Aceleron is an innovative UK-based advanced lithium battery developer aiming to accelerate the global shift to cleaner.

Birmingham   11-50   $194,102  


Using data to help motorists connect with brands at the key moments that matter all the way through their ownership lifecycle

Manchester   11-50   $1,704,189  

ROADMap Systems

RoadMap is founded on four patents licensed from the Cambridge Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics (CAPE) in the area.

Cambridge   1-10   $2,325,000  

The Parkmead Group

Parkmead is seeking to continue the significant progress the company has already made towards building an independent oil and gas company

Aberdeen     $66,000,000  

Stormburst Studios

A Birmingham-based startup which develops game-inspired software for business use.

Birmingham   1-10   $187,792  


Yodel is an independently owned parcel carrier, offering a wide range of delivery options to suit business needs.

Liverpool   5001-10000    


A platform to validate and develop early stage business ideas.

Bristol   1-10   $186,529  

Clear Water Revival

Clear Water Revival is a leading company in the design and construction of natural swimming pools and natural swimming ponds.

Bristol   1-10   $310,399  


ADFerTech develops innovative solutions for anaerobic digestion (AD) digestate.

Belfast     $81,868  


Eque2 provides business management software for construction and contracting industries.

Manchester   101-250    

Kineo Pacific

City and Guilds Kineo is a business consulting service showing how to improve through technology.

Brighton   251-500    

ICR Integrity

ICR Integrity provides integrity and maintenance solutions to defense, utilities, power, and oil and gas industries worldwide.



AppAttic's games engage users for positive behaviour change and provide data for research, potentially saving the health economy billions.

Belfast   43840    

Amphion Semiconductor

Amphion Semiconductor, an advanced microchip design company co-headquartered in Belfast and San Jose, CA.

Belfast   43840   $10,000,000  

Answer Digital

Answer Digital is a digital transformation company that delivers bespoke organizational, operational, cultural, and technological change.

Leeds   101-250    

Millstream Associates

Millstream provides a range of eProcurement systems and services to purchasers in the public sector.

Aberdeen   11-50    


Cabirya is the first free video-on-demand platform dedicated to EU Cinema.

Brighton   1-10    

Meta Downhole

Meta provides downhole isolation products using its patented METALMORPHOLOGY technology.

Aberdeen   11-50    

Pure Marine

Pure Marine is a technology company focused on generating electricity from off-shore waves.

Belfast   43840    


Concepts based Learning from best tutors around you in real time and get assessment report.

Liverpool   11-50    

Get the full list of 9,200+ European tech companies

Download a carefully-curated .csv of over 9,200+ fast-growing European tech companies you can research, apply to and do business with.

  • Company
  • Industry
  • Location
  • Money Raised
  • URL
  • Linkedin URL
  • Company Size
  • ... and more
Download for €39

⚠️ Price goes up to €99 on February 07

Our Clients

  • Company
  • Hopin
  • Glovo
  • N26
  • Curve
  • Pipedrive
  • TIER
  • Veriff
  • Wolt
  • Alan
  • Industry
  • Events
  • Food
  • Fintech
  • Fintech
  • Sales
  • Mobility
  • AI
  • Food
  • Health
  • Location
  • London
  • Barcelona
  • Berlin
  • London
  • Tallinn
  • Berlin
  • Tallinn
  • Helsinki
  • Paris
  • Raise
  • $125M
  • $169M
  • $100M
  • $59M
  • $500M
  • $250M
  • $15M
  • $100M
  • $50M

Explore other top startups across Europe

London Startups

Forget all about Brexit. Europe's tech capital is still booming with fintech at its core.

Berlin Startups

In Berlin, a new startup is founded every 20 minutes. What else is there to say?

Paris Startups

Under President Macron's new regime, the Paris start-up scene is flying higher than ever before.