Clean Kitchen Club raises £2m funding – vegconomist
The young plant sector Clean Cooking Club’The latest funding round has been increased to £2m thanks to some of the UK’s biggest entrepreneurs.
Starting out selling burgers from a small delivery kitchen, Clean Kitchen Club has become one of London’s most popular plant-based restaurant chains in less than two years. In November 2021, Clean Kitchen Club closed its seed funding with a total of £1.4m raised.
Entrepreneurs whose investments have surpassed the £2million seed capital include former McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook, businesswoman and influencer Grace Beverley, as well as former Quorn chairman Clive Sharpe and Spencer Matthews, founder of CleanCO.
In 2021, Clean Kitchen Club has revealed plans to open a total of 40 new locations across the UK, including locations in Manchester and Brighton. Other plans include growing its catering business, which has already hosted events such as London Fashion Week, and launching a new range of ready meals in supermarket chains.
For the first time in company history, Clean Kitchen Club is now inviting its growing community to invest in a successful plant-based business. One week crowdfunding starts on the 8the from August and has already seen £2million pledged during pre-registration, as reported FOOD MANUFACTURING.
Commenting on recent developments, co-founder Verity Bowditch told FOOD Manufacture: “The desire of leading UK entrepreneurs, as well as brand fans, to invest in our business validates our determination to bring sustainable protein alternatives to the public. and tasty. .
“As more and more people are beginning to realize the need to lessen the impact of meat production on the environment, they are demanding a new and dynamic solution that fits perfectly into their lifestyle. We provide exactly that.