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Unbeleafable wins New Product Award at the Sammies

Unbeleafable wins New Product Award at the Sammies

Another week, another win, and this time it was at the Oscars for the sandwich and food to go industry, otherwise known as the Sammies. Unbeleafable scooped the New Product Award at the glittering and glamourous awards ceremony at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London....

Shiny Happy People 😊

Shiny Happy People 😊

We are over the moon to share that GrowUp Farms has been recognised by the Sunday Times as being one of the best places to work in the UK for 2024, for the second year in a row! The Sunday Times Best Places to Work list is like the ultimate validation for companies...

GrowUp Founder Kate Hofman named in top 10 of tech trailblazers

GrowUp Founder Kate Hofman named in top 10 of tech trailblazers

GrowUp Farms founder Kate Hofman has been named in The Grocer’s top 10 women shaping the future of grocery technology. Talking about making this impressive top 10 of tech trailblazers, Kate said: “I’m both honoured and excited to be included on this list – and also a...

GrowUp Farms wins gold at Vegan Food and Living Product Awards 2024

GrowUp Farms wins gold at Vegan Food and Living Product Awards 2024

GrowUp Farms' Unbeleafable rocket and baby leaves salad was named the best vegan side at the prestigious Vegan Food and Living Product Awards 2024. The Unbeleafable range launched in Tesco stores across the UK last summer and the judges at the Vegan Food and Living...

Pioneering vertical farm GrowUp Farms wins sixth award in six months

Pioneering vertical farm GrowUp Farms wins sixth award in six months

Pioneering vertical farm GrowUp Farms has added another award to its trophy cabinet after scooping the Best SME of the Year accolade at the edie Awards last week. Now in its 17th year, the edie Awards are the UK’s largest sustainable business awards scheme and they...

Pioneering GrowUp Farms appoints Will Howard as new UK MD and CCO

Pioneering GrowUp Farms appoints Will Howard as new UK MD and CCO

Pioneering vertical farm GrowUp Farms has appointed Will Howard as its new UK MD and CCO.  Howard, former MD at baby-food brand Ella’s Kitchen, who joined GrowUp Farms in February, was brought in to help GrowUp unlock their purpose of providing “Better Food For All”...

Behind The Brand: GrowUp Farms The UK’s Fastest-Growing Salad Brand

Behind The Brand: GrowUp Farms The UK’s Fastest-Growing Salad Brand

The stories you don't know about some of the world's best and little-known brands “From a consumer point of view, everybody buys bag salad because it’s healthy and convenient,” says Kate Hofman, co-founder of pioneering UK vertical farm GrowUp. She then turns the...

Salad grower trials new water-saving technology

Salad grower trials new water-saving technology

New technology which its designers hope will have a major impact on reducing wastewater has been trialled at a vertical farm. Water treatment expert Salinity Solutions teamed up with indoor salad producer GrowUp Farms in Sandwich, Kent, for the 10 day trial....

How GrowUp Farms is growing UK salad supply year round

How GrowUp Farms is growing UK salad supply year round

From a small unit in London, GrowUp Farms has taken its vertical farming business to a larger site in Kent, where it supplies the likes of Tesco with British-grown salad all year round It’s winter, it’s wet, and it’s cold – yet in Kent, salad is growing. No, this...

GrowUp: Serving the UK the best in fresh food

GrowUp: Serving the UK the best in fresh food

  GrowUp Farms was founded in 2013 by Kate Hofman and Tom Webster. They wanted to combine new and existing technology to grow food that tasted better, lasted longer, and reduced the environmental impact of getting healthy food onto people's plates.  Their purpose...