August: The journey begins for entrepreneur Nicci Clark. With a background in critical care nursing, she starts a pioneering diet company, Nourished, specialising in nutritionally balanced fresh meals delivered to the door. Soon it becomes very apparent her fresh healthy soups are a winner. Customers including the cast of Downton Abbey crave her soups long after their health programmes have finished.
July: Nicci becomes a fully qualified nutritionist.
January: 3am Nicci has a lightbulb moment in the Nourished kitchen. Her brainchild; grab and go soups in a heatable bottle.
November: Inspired, she travels to the U.S.A in search of a heatable bottle, only to find it doesn’t exist…anywhere in the world.
July: Nicci decides she will be the one to create the world’s first heatable, fully recyclable bottle for soup, and Re:Nourish is born.
January: After 9 months of design and hundreds of prototypes, the first Re:Nourish bottle is born.
March: She presents her soups to the world at the IFE Excel London and Re:Nourish wins Best Health and Wellness Food.
April: Planet Organic’s London stores begin selling Re:Noursh.
September: Waitrose stocks Re:Nourish in all 314 stores. The first new brand ever to get full national listing.
October: Karen Holland joins Re:Nourish as Chief Operating Officer.
December: Re:Nourish wins Grocer Top Product Launch of the year.
January: CO-OP launches Re:Nourish in their food to go stores. Ocado launches Re:Nourish. Selfridges launch Re:Nourish.
FEBRUARY: Re:Nourish is Finalist for Grocer Gold Start Up Of The Year (The Oscars for food and drink). Louise Steer Joins Re:Nourish as Director of Operations.
3 soups become 5 soups in Waitrose.
Covid19 lockdown hits the UK. Re:Nourish donates 10,000 bottles to hospitals and those in need.
August: Re:Nourish secures Brakes contract.
Doehler Ventures and a private angel invest in Re:Nourish. Belief in the little bottle keeps growing.
Re:Nourish goes platinum. 1 million bottles sold in the UK.
Our first extensive OOH advertising campaign, ‘We’ve got the bottle’ launches across the UK.
January: Re:Nourish launches into Wholefoods, Amazon Fresh, CLF.
February: Re:Nourish is now the fastest growing soup brand in the U.K after growing a whopping *248% (Neilsen data February 2020 - February 2021) during a pandemic. We've certainly got the bottle and the U.K loves us!
April: RE:NOURISH is now recognised as officially Carbon Neutral Packaging. We are proud to be offsetting our small carbon footprint with a clean water project in India and recycling ocean plastic in the Philippines. Since the start of Re:Nourish our bottles have always been fully recyclable and made from PP not PET including bottle label and cap. We do not mix our plastics. More good news ...2 New flavours "Hearty" Mexican bean chilli & "Uplift" red Thai noodle launch into retail bringing the total to 8 Souperstars!
JUNE: Finalist for Grocer Gold Awards " SME Brand Of The Year." Fingers crossed for the winner announcement in October
July: RE:NOURISH launches into Hong Kong with 6 of their best selling soups- First ever U.K soup brand to be listed there! Find us in CitySuper retail stores.
SEPTEMBER: RE:NOURISH launches into the UAE- Dubai & Qatar- Doha. This is the first fresh UK soup brand to launch into these countries. We are proud to be expanding our Souperstar community and excited to become a global recognised brand for all the right reasons including health and sustainability.