Kate Farms

Kate Farms is a medical nutrition company offering the higher standard of enteral formulas, broadly covered by insurance and nationally available.

Kate Farms' mission is to make nutrition the foundation of health through advanced, plant-based nourishment so that we all can live our best lives.

Kate Farms was founded in 2012 by Richard Laver and Michelle Laver. The company is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California.


Kate Farms produces plant-based organic and clinically demonstrated formulas for tube and oral feeding to help nourish those with chronic illnesses and acute conditions. Kate Farms' full product portfolio is USDA Organic and Non-GMO Certified, vegan, gluten-free and kosher.


Kate Farms formulas are made for tolerance with easily digested organic pea protein, fiber and phytonutrients, and without common allergens, artificial sweeteners or flavors. The formulas are made for children and adults, to be used as the sole source or as supplemental nutrition, for oral or tube feeding. 


Kate Farms can be accessed in more than 800 U.S. hospitals, including the top children's hospitals, and availability is increasing daily. 


Kate Farms is backed by Novo Holdings, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, PacWest Bancorp, Main Street Advisors, David Roux the co-founder of Silver Lake, and others. The company raised $75M in Series C round on Sep 19, 2022. This brings Kate Farms' total funding to $188M to date.



  • Year founded: 2012
  • Funding Info: $188M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Santa Barbara
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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