Gousto, a London-based recipe box delivery company achieved to raise £9 million in a new funding round, bringing the total amount of investment funding to £20 million. This latest investment includes £3 million from BGF Ventures alongside with existing investors MMC Ventures, Unilever Ventures and the Angel Co-Fund.
The company, which was founded in 2012, delivers ingredients boxes for specific, suggested recipes. It is consider as one of UK’s fastest growing technology-based companies. Last month it delivered something more than 300,000 meals to homes throughout the UK, up nearly six times on the same time last year! Earlier this year, the business launched a free iOS app where customers can plan, order and arrange delivery of meals. With the additional funding, Gousto is planning to strengthen its team of chefs and nutritionists, broaden its sales and marketing efforts to reach even more customers, and continue to introduce a greater choice of meal and delivery options.