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Gousto lands £10m from existing investors including BGF Ventures


Gousto, a food recipe kit service, has secured an additional £10m in funding from existing investors including BGF Ventures and Unilever Ventures.

MMC Ventures and the Angel CoFund, which had previously invested in the firm, were also joined by Barclays.

The company, founded in 2012 and headquartered in West London, had previously closed a £9m round in December last year.

Timo Boldt, CEO and founder of Gousto, spoke about the raise: “Gousto is on a mission to eliminate food waste. We can only achieve our mission if we make customers’ lives easier, better and more natural. This means giving customers the most recipe choice and discovery of new cuisines.We offer the fastest turnaround time and delivery options, delivering incredibly fresh, seasonal, and high quality food.”

The company will use the money to fulfill its mission of reducing food waste and accelerate its efforts to create a good experience for its customers.  “It’s really simple, but this way we please our customers, build a sustainable business, and do good in the world,” he added.

Gousto now employs approximately 200 people and has offices in Lincolnshire and London.