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Countless Nutrition startups are being launched every day.

Many fail because they did not learn from the success of other companies who've managed to rise above.

We just published this list of 29 well-known and fast-growing Nutrition companies that impressed investors.


29 Nutrition Startups

1) Impossible Foods

1) Impossible Foods

Impossible Foods focuses on the development of plant-based meat, dairy, and fish alternatives.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Redwood City
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Monte Casino, Patrick Brown
  • Number of employees: 501-1000
  • Funding amount: $1,587,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 16
  • Number of investors: 53

You can find their website here.

2) Clara Foods

2) Clara Foods

Clara creates true animal protein without using any animals at all, beginning with the world's first chicken-free egg proteins.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: South San Francisco
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Arturo Elizondo, David Anchel
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $56,750,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 15

You can find their website here.

3) Eat Just

3) Eat Just

Eat Just is a plant-based egg substitute that aims to give nutritious and healthful dietary options.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Josh Balk, Josh Tetrick
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $440,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 13
  • Number of investors: 35

You can find their website here.

4) DayTwo

4) DayTwo

DayTwo is the pioneer in metabolic disease precision nutrition, combining gut microbiome science, artificial intelligence, and virtual clinician assistance.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Walnut
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Eran Elinav, Eran Segal, Lihi Segal, Marius Nacht, Yuval Ofek
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $90,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 14

You can find their website here.

5) Journey Foods

5) Journey Foods

Journey Foods uses business software to tackle food science and supply chain inefficiencies, allowing enterprises to better feed the world's 8 billion people.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Austin
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Andy Renaud, Riana Lynn
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $2,505,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 9

You can find their website here.

6) Ynsect

6) Ynsect

The agro-food and environmental biotech industries are served by Ynsect's goods and services.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: France
  • City: Paris
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Alexis Angot, Antoine Hubert, Fabrice Berro, Jean-Gabriel Levon
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $399,281,338
  • Number of funding rounds: 10
  • Number of investors: 21

You can find their website here.

7) Kate Farms

7) Kate Farms

Kate Farms provides patients with nutritionally improved plant-based tube feeding and enteral formulas that are well tolerated.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Santa Barbara
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Michelle Laver, Richard Laver
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $104,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 13

You can find their website here.

8) JD Health

8) JD Health

JD Health is a pharmaceutical products e-commerce site.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: China
  • City: Beijing
  • Started in: 2019
  • Number of employees: 10001+
  • Funding amount: $1,830,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 5

You can find their website here.

9) Label Insight

9) Label Insight

Label Insight is a software-as-a-service firm that provides government, merchants, manufacturers, and app developers with food label data insights.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Chicago
  • Started in: 2008
  • Founders: Anton Xavier, Dagan Xavier, Dheeraj Patri, Ronak Sheth
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $35,497,921
  • Number of funding rounds: 12
  • Number of investors: 10

You can find their website here.

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10) Lenus eHealth

10) Lenus eHealth

Lenus eHealth is a B2B technology and innovation company that offers cloud-based SaaS to a wide range of health care professionals.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Denmark
  • City: Copenhagen
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Bertram Thorslund, Christian Høeg
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: € 50,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

11) Califia Farms

11) Califia Farms

Califia Farms is a natural beverage manufacturer.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Bakersfield
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Greg Steltenpohl
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $340,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 9

You can find their website here.

12) OZiva

12) OZiva

OZiva is a plant-based clean nutrition company that sells products for exercise, hair, skin, men's and women's health, and general wellness.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Mumbai
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Aarti Gill, Mihir Gadani
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $17,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

13) Epigamia

13) Epigamia

Epigamia is a high-quality, all-natural Greek yogurt that helps you make healthier choices without compromising flavor.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Mumbai
  • Started in: 2007
  • Founders: Ganesh Krishnamoorthy, Milap Shah, Rahul Jain, Rohan Mirchandani, Rohan Mirchandani, Uday Thakker
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $56,286,865
  • Number of funding rounds: 10
  • Number of investors: 8

You can find their website here.

14) eFishery

14) eFishery

eFishery is an agtech firm that provides a fish and shrimp farming integrated feeding system.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Indonesia
  • City: Bandung
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Chrisna Aditya, Gibran El Farizy, Muhammad Ihsan Akhirulsyah
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $20,216,007
  • Number of funding rounds: 7
  • Number of investors: 14

You can find their website here.

15) Open Farm

15) Open Farm

Open Farm is a pet food company that specializes on manufacturing high-quality, healthy pet food and treats.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • City: Toronto
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Derek Beigleman, Isaac Langleben, Jacqueline Prehogan
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $65,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 2

You can find their website here.

16) Simple Feast

16) Simple Feast

Simple Feast is a web-based cookbook platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Denmark
  • City: Copenhagen
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Jakob Jønck, Thomas Stilling Ambus
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $58,806,393
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 8

You can find their website here.

17) Fitterfly

17) Fitterfly

Fitterfly provides individualized and tailored wellness programs for diabetes, PCOS, pregnancy, weight loss, pediatrics, and nutrition.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Mumbai
  • Started in: 2016
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $6,100,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

18) Asana Rebel

18) Asana Rebel

Asana Rebel is a young and rapidly expanding health and fitness startup dedicated to delivering highly engaging health and fitness experiences.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Berlin
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Pascal Klein, Robin Pratap
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $24,800,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 9

You can find their website here.

19) YFood Labs

19) YFood Labs

YFood Labs is a food-tech company that creates smart food solutions for today's consumers.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Munich
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Benjamin Kremer, Noel Bollmann
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $22,600,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

20) FiNC

20) FiNC

To help people log, understand, manage, and improve their health and wellness, FiNC blends data analysis, rich information, and social aspects.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Japan
  • City: Tokyo
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Yuji Mizoguchi
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $80,507,590
  • Number of funding rounds: 10
  • Number of investors: 49

You can find their website here.

21) FITSO

21) FITSO

Fitso is a fitness-focused mobile app that aims to assist people in achieving their fitness goals.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Gurgaon
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Naman Sharma, Rahool Sureka, Saurabh Aggarwal
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $1,700,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 12

You can find their website here.

22) Sattviko

22) Sattviko

Sattviko is a traditional culinary product line that combines traditional recipes with cutting-edge food technology.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: New Delhi
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Ankush Sharma, Prasoon Gupta
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $2,605,127
  • Number of funding rounds: 11
  • Number of investors: 24

You can find their website here.

23) Virtuagym

23) Virtuagym

An online fitness platform for consumers and health sector experts.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: The Netherlands
  • City: Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2008
  • Founders: Hugo Braam, Paul Braam
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $10,244,624
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 3

You can find their website here.

24) Hoi Foods

24) Hoi Foods

Hoi Foods offers a wide range of multi-cuisine combo meals at reasonable costs.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Gurgaon
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Indrajeet Roy
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $2,949,339
  • Number of funding rounds: 7
  • Number of investors: 14

You can find their website here.

25) Sundose

25) Sundose

Sundose is a company that creates diet supplements based on research.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Poland
  • City: Lublin
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Greg Albrecht, Michal Golkiewicz, Piotr Smolen, Tomasz Styk
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $8,367,685
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 13

You can find their website here.

26) Power Gummies

26) Power Gummies

Power Gummies is a group of dedicated givers who specialize on nutritional supplements.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: New Delhi
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Divij Bajaj
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $1,580,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

27) Petbuddy Group

27) Petbuddy Group

Petbuddy Group (PBG) is a direct-to-consumer (D2C) pet care company with a mission to help pets, pet parents, and the environment.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Sweden
  • City: Stockholm
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Alex Baumann, Alex Retzlik, Erik Wide Gustafsson
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $2,294,193
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

28) Noblegen

28) Noblegen

Noblegen uses groundbreaking "cell-to-solution" technology to create nutritional and functional plant-based foods and components.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • City: Peterborough
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Adam Noble, Andressa Lacerda
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $28,718,227
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

29) GoodDot

29) GoodDot

Good Dot is a food-tech firm located in India that is delivering plant-based meat to the country.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Udaipur
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Abhishek Sinha, Deepak Parihar, Shruti Sonali, Stephanie Downs, Taranum Bhatia
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $1,940,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 2

You can find their website here.

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