Gousto, a trading name of SCA Investments Limited, is a British meal kit retailer that supplies subscribers with recipe kit boxes which include ready-measured, fresh ingredients and easily followed recipes.
Gousto is one of Europe's best funded and fastest growing technology companies.
Gousto was founded in 2012 by Timo Boldt and James Carter. The company is headquartered in London, London, United Kingdom.
Gousto is currently delivering some 4 million meals to 380,000 UK households each month and is on course to cross 400 million meals delivered by 2025. It offers a choice of more than 50 recipes each week and gives people the option to tailor what they get, with the whole system running in an automated packing process.
Gousto is the global leader in automation technology within the sector and all of the fulfilment centres will utilise the Company’s proprietary algorithms which maximise speed of pick, daily volumes and pick accuracy, whilst minimising cost and food waste.
Gousto is backed by BGF Ventures, MMC Ventures, Perwyn, Unilever Ventures, Angel CoFund and others. The company raised GBP25M ($33M) in a new round on Oct 30, 2020. This brings Gousto's total funding to £155M ($195M) to date. The latest round lands the company a valuation of over $1B post-money.
Gousto has been voted best recipe kit service by the Independent, the Guardian, the Metro and Time Out London. The company won Retail Business of the Year at the 2015 Startups awards, the Angel-VC Deal of the Year at the 2015 UK Business Angels Association Awards.