39. Sauce Shop Sauce Shop is injecting some spice into the food market with its flavoursome, UK-made condiments – and they’re all sustainably sauced. Helena Young December 15, 2021 2 min read About us Startups was founded over 20 years ago by a multi-time entrepreneur. Today, our expert team of writers, researchers, and editors work to provide our 4 million readers with useful tips and information, as well as running award-winning campaigns. This article was authored by: Helena Young Senior Writer Founder(s): James and Pamela DigvaFounded: 2016Website: sauceshop.coIs there anything more disappointing than ruining a perfectly good meal with a cheap, tasteless sauce? Pam and James Digva would probably say no. The two self-professed foodies founded Sauce Shop in 2014 from their own kitchen, after growing tired of dull, tasteless condiments.Their range covers everything you’d like to find in a well-equipped kitchen, with ketchups, BBQ sauces, hot sauce and mayonnaise. Sauce Shop’s Nottingham-based production facility is at the centrepiece of the Digvas’ vision, with all their craft sauces and seasonings being made there. Sauce Shop’s Nottingham-based production facility is at the centrepiece of the Digvas’ vision However, from their humble origins, a sauce empire is spreading. The business has grown into a team of 34 chefs and food lovers, with products now being sold at Sainsbury’s, Co-Op, Whole Foods and Amazon. After officially becoming the second-fastest growing BBQ sauce brand in grocery last year (who knew that was a thing?), the business is practically spilling off the plate. The business has grown into a team of 34 chefs and food lovers. But it’s not all red, white and brown – most recently, the brand announced it had gone green, achieving carbon negativity as part of a wider project to reduce the company’s environmental impact.There’s certainly lots to find appetising about Sauce Shop, so you’d better get your hands on some jars soon – things are only just hotting up for this startup! What Does Your Business Need Help With? Project Planning Creating a Website Business Loan Business Bank Account Get Started Startups.co.uk can help your business succeed At Startups.co.uk, we're here to help small UK businesses to get started, grow and succeed. As well as rounding up some of the biggest success stories in our annual Startups 100 list, we have resources to help new businesses get off the ground. Share this post facebook twitter linkedin Tags startups100 Helena Young Senior Writer Helena "Len" Young is from Yorkshire and joined Startups in 2021 from a background in B2B communications. She has also previously written for a popular fintech startup.Included in her topics of interest and expertise are tax legislation, the levelling up agenda, and organisational software including CRM and project management systems. As well as this, she is a big fan of the films of Peter Jackson.