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EIS Crowdfunding Opportunities in Catering, Food and Drink


Premium Berrywhite Natural Drinks Catering, Food and Drink EIS
Selling natural fruit drinks with no added sugar in 15+ countries and to companies such as Holland & Barrett, WHSmith, Brakes and Compass Group, Berrywhite have sold 500k+ units of healthier soft drinks to UK schools and hospitals. Est. 2012, the company has received 16 awards for product quality.
investment: £138,320 target: £150,000 pre-money valuation: £1,800,000
status: Expired
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Canny make and sell all natural flavoured milkshakes which are already being listed in stores across the UK and on Virgin trains. The 100% natural drinks provide 11 grams of protein per bottle and have less than 5% sugar, and will be launching a no refined sugar option this summer.
investment: £180,620 target: £100,000 pre-money valuation: £332,152
status: Expired
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TOAD is Oxford's first distillery, crafting gin, rye whiskey and vodka in bespoke stills using locally sourced populations of ancient heritage grain. Since launching in July 2017 they have achieved over £134k of revenue.
investment: £906,000 target: £750,000 pre-money valuation: £10,000,000
status: Expired
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Premium BANG! Curry Catering, Food and Drink EIS
BANG! Curry offers a variety of easy, quick and healthy, scratch-cooking products. It joins the ‘home cooking’ community with authentic curry meals, quickly and easily. It is operating in the UK market where 89% of people eat world cuisines. The company has acquired a brand with a small team, with listings in Morrisons, Wholefoods Market and Lakeland. It has a growing online community of over 8,500 and has sold over 100,000 products. The funds will be used on forming a sales team to accelerate growth, increase the UK and global marketing. The investment will also be focused on the working capital to support growth.
investment: £185,170 target: £100,000 pre-money valuation: £1,000,000
status: Expired
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Premium Ollybars Catering, Food and Drink EIS
Energy bars combining sport nutrition with healthy snacking. Ollybars have designed a natural whole food bar containing 80% whole fruit, seeds and nuts whilst being vegan and gluten-free. The bars are dehydrated to preserve the original nutrition and the packaging is bio-compostable. Their products are sold in more than 300 UK stores and the company nationally distribute and export to the EU. Ollybars are seeking investment to outsource their production due to demand exceeding supply.
investment: £120,070 target: £200,000 pre-money valuation: £980,000
status: Expired
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Premium ChewyMoon Catering, Food and Drink EIS
A 100% natural, healthy and nutritious snack company created for children. Chewymoon's snack boxes contain 1 of 5 a day foods and are less than 100 kcal. The boxes also comes with collectible stickers and cards for children to enjoy. Chewymoon has sold over 220,000 snacks directly from its website and is planning to expand into retail stores. Orders have increased by more than 400% from 6,135 orders in Dec 17 to 31,245 in Jun 18.
investment: £374,350 target: £250,000 pre-money valuation: £2,450,000
status: Expired
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Premium Napton Cidery Catering, Food and Drink EIS
A family-owned producer of cider drinks that use 100% British apples in all their products. Napton Cidery have created more than 16 distinct flavours of cider, in addition to their apple juice, vinegar and apple brandy. Sales have increased by 1000% from £6.8k in 2016/2017, to £68k in 2017/18. The company's profit margin per product is around 63% and they sell an average of 3000 litres per month. This investment round will result in Napton Cidery increasing their cider production to meet customer demand. Furthermore, they also intend to release a range of products in other beverage markets to attract new customers to the brand, as well as take advantage of the current fruit cider boom.
investment: £96,480 target: £120,000 pre-money valuation: £715,000
status: Expired
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Premium Playbrew Catering, Food and Drink EIS SEIS
Craft beer brewed for family and friends with inspiration from 1980's nostalgia and arcade games. Play Brew use a combination of US hops with British Malts and is brewed in the UK. The company has produced around 5,500 cans and their products are sold in 33 outlets. They are the only brewery serving the local community within a radius of 19.5 miles and are seeking funding to open a taproom as a means to expand and grow the business.
investment: £159,360 target: £140,000 pre-money valuation: £542,927
status: Expired
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Premium The Cheese Bar & Truck Catering, Food and Drink EIS
A street food company, specialising in cheese-based products, is now ready to open their second site after success of a 2016 Crowdcube campaign. The Cheese Truck Ltd are raising funds to open "The Cheese Bar" in Covent Garden by the end of 2018. Four more sites are planned before 2021. The original site in Camden has served more than 90,000 customers within a 50-seat area, with sales of £996k in Year 1 and a YOY increase of 20% in Year 2.
investment: £204,000 target: £200,000 pre-money valuation: £2,750,000
status: Expired
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Making wine more accessible by using smart technology to deliver it to customer homes. sipp's range consists of more than 140 wines and the company has over 3,000 customers that have placed more than 7,000 orders. This has resulted in over 47,000 bottles sold since launching in July 2017. The sipp app offers customers’ insights into the origin of the wine by scanning the bottle label; customers can also re-purchase the same wine via this method. Profit is generated via wine sales and subscription services. The sippCLUB service allows customers to receive 3 bottles of wine every month for £29, including delivery. The company also offers single bottles of wine that can be purchased through the website, or app without a subscription. Funds are being raised to scale the business further by investing in marketing campaigns to increase brand awareness and acquire more customers. By 2021, sipp aims to serve over 100,000 users on its platform. In addition, contributions will be used to develop their proprietary technology further.
investment: £357,797 target: £300,003 pre-money valuation: £3,480,159
status: Expired
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Lucy's Dressings Catering, Food and Drink EIS
Lucy's dressings aim to become the UK's leading dressings and sauces brand. They offer a wide range of award winning product ranges including gluten-free, low fat, vegetarian and low sugar options at affordable prices. As well as their retails range they also offer dressings for 3 restaurant groups, including Bill's and Gourmet Burger Kitchen.
investment: £226,150 target: £150,000 pre-money valuation: £1,194,086
status: Expired
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Wantsum Brewery Catering, Food and Drink EIS
Wantsum Brewery is a brewery based in East Kent and was created with the aim of creating more hoppy beers. Wantsum Brewery intend to open 2 Wantsum Ale Houses this year with a further 1 Ale House every year for then next 5 years. By doing this they are securing the distribution of their product direct to the customer through their own premises.
investment: £40,150 target: £250,000 pre-money valuation: £1,499,475
status: Funded
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