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The Snack Challenge Podcast

The UK's best Food & Drink Business Podcast out there – live product reviews – live interviews with top British FMCG entrepreneurs. See us taste their products, hear their success stories, how they cope with the ups and down of the hustle and their tips for winning in start-up life. Advice, tips and the secret ingredients for combining inspiration with business success. You’ll be inspired to take your business from seed to fully-fledged start-up and connect with the ever-growing community of Food and Drink innovators. Whether it’s Healthy Snacks, Craft Drinks, Naughty Treats, Vegan Solutions or the best Pub Munches, we’ve got it all here ready for you to try with us!

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Episode Fifteen - No Guilt Bakes


15 Mar 2021

Rank #1

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Episode Fourteen - Squirrel Sisters


10 Feb 2021

Rank #2

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Episode Thirteen - Dr Wills Sauce


12 Jan 2021

Rank #3

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Episode Twelve - Purely Plantain


20 Oct 2020

Rank #4

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Episode Eleven - Olly's Olives


15 Oct 2020

Rank #5

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Episode Ten - Ugly Drinks

In this episode we speak to Hugh Thomas of Ugly Drinks, he talks about how he started a business with his best friend and what it's like taking on the giants of the soda industry.


3 Aug 2020

Rank #6

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Episode Nine - Plant Pops

In this video we talk with Anushi Desai the founder of Plant Pops popped lotus seeds, how she left her role in finance to become the Director of her own business and how her snacks because such a success. These snacks are popular in India and were a childhood favourite for Anushi growing up she was so surprised when her old colleagues had never heard of them!


13 Jul 2020

Rank #7

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Episode Eight - Pep and Lekker

In this video we chat with Susan Gafsen, founder of Vegan Snacks brand Pep & Lekker. Vegan high energy snacks, filled with energy boosting nutrients & protein to help you throughout the day or when exercising. Susan set up the business after finding the vegan snackiung options for her son weren't as healthy as she originally thought so set out to make her own. She now has her amazing products listed in Sainsbury's, Ocado and Planet Organic.


10 Jun 2020

Rank #8

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Episode Seven - Calyx Drinks

Join Rich & Raphael, the founder and Managing Director of Calyx Drinks. Calyx make vegan, organic and healthy floral drinks that are packed with antioxidants and other good stuff. You'll love the citrusy sour flavour of hibiscus, not to mention its amazing colour. From a mother's love to manufacturing success, this episode is packed full of raw success, energy and ideas on how on what it takes to win in the fast-paced world of UK food & Drink start-up.

1hr 3mins

28 May 2020

Rank #9

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Episode Six - Love Cocoa

Fresh from the best Food & Drink Business Podcast in the UK - James Cadbury, inspired by his great, great, great grandfather, John Cadbury, is following in the footsteps of his ancestors. We talk with James and share his contemporary twist on chocolate classics. Pairing real chocolate heritage with E-commerce success and quintessentially English food pairings, James tickles our taste buds and shares great insights from his story which will be invaluable for budding entrepreneurs; and those looking to understand what it takes to make it in the UK Food & Drink start-up scene.


19 May 2020

Rank #10