Personal Trainer and Nutritionist Liam Sherriff established Natural Nutrients when he became frustrated with the lack of natural supplements available to his clients.
Liam and his team developed a range of ‘clean’ supplements, which are already stocked in high-end outlets such as Fenwick’s Food Hall in Newcastle.
The products include Grass Fed Whey Proteins, Vegan-friendly Faba Bean Protein Powder and a range of vitamins and minerals. Natural Nutrients does not use any artificial sweeteners or bulking agents in its products.
Liam Sherriff, MD, said: “Despite our organic growth over the first three years we had reached a point where we were desperate to expand the business but for every idea, plan or development we had in mind - we needed financial support to do it.
“Following the investment from Northstar Ventures, we’ve managed to move into larger premises, we’ve hired three new members of staff and our product developments are well under way.
“We also plan to open a Health Shop and Shake Bar at our premises in Durham, which will allow customers to come and buy products direct, receive nutrition advice and grab themselves a healthy shake, smoothie or snack on the go."
Rebecca Roberts, investment manager at Northstar Ventures, said: “Liam and his team have already achieved an impressive amount in their first three years, establishing a unique brand that offers something new to the health and fitness market – a product that tastes great whilst being good for you!
“The supplements industry is worth an estimated £400m in the UK alone, yet there was little on offer for customers wanting to purchase clean, free-from, products. We believe Natural Nutrients is able to lead the way by developing its range of natural supplements and we’re pleased to be able to support its ongoing growth. ”
Liam said: “Northstar has been very supportive so far. We were delighted that they believed in our ideas and have given us this opportunity to grow our business. We see this as a long-term relationship and are looking forward to their continued support.”
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