Circular Economy | Naked Kimchi Co

At Naked Kimchi & Co, led by CEO Katerina Hayes, we're spearheading a culinary revolution, one mouthwatering bite at a time. Our mission is clear: harness the bounty of the British farm harvest to craft irresistible, lacto-fermented delicacies that not only tantalize taste buds but also combat greenhouse gas emissions. We envision a Scotland where sustainability and cultural richness permeate every aspect of our food system, setting the benchmark for circular economy practices.

With an unwavering commitment to enhancing gut health, our probiotic-rich offerings embody our dedication to community and the environment. Our journey is marked by continuous innovation and research, focused on reducing food waste while promoting optimal gut health. Through our farm-to-fork approach, we've cultivated robust partnerships across the supply chain, particularly with local farmers, ensuring the delivery of fresh, flavorful, probiotic-packed ferments to hospitality establishments throughout the UK.

At Naked Kimchi & Co, we take pride in our contribution to the local economy by offering employment opportunities to refugees and fostering a diverse, inclusive workplace. Join us in our mission to transform eating habits, where sustainability and flavor are the cornerstones of every meal.

Naked Kimchi & Co B2B Offering

Welcome to Naked Kimchi & Co, where we blend age-old fermentation wisdom with modern culinary innovation to create exceptional vegan and gluten-free kimchi. Our products are a testament to sustainable practices, healthful living, and cultural richness.

Our Products:
We specialise in artisanal, vegan, gluten-free kimchi, crafted with the finest locally sourced ingredients. Our range includes classic kimchi, with turmeric and seaweed, offering a diverse palette to suit every taste.

Why Partner with Us?

  1. Quality and Consistency: Each batch of our kimchi is produced under strict quality control measures, ensuring consistent taste and texture that your customers will love.
  2. Health and Wellness: Our kimchi is packed with probiotics, aiding in gut health, immune support, and overall wellbeing, aligning with the growing consumer trend towards health-conscious eating.
  3. Sustainability: We are committed to a 'farm to fork' philosophy, sourcing ingredients locally to support regional farmers and reduce our carbon footprint.
  4. Community Impact: As part of our social responsibility, we provide employment opportunities to Ukrainian refugees, promoting diversity and community engagement.

B2B Services:

  • Customized Orders: We offer a variety of packaging sizes from 1kg to 20kg catering tubs, tailored to your business needs.
  • Reliable Supply: With over two years of experience in supplying to the hospitality industry, we guarantee a steady and reliable supply.
  • Competitive Pricing: Our direct sourcing and efficient production methods allow us to offer competitive pricing without compromising on quality.

Case Studies:
Our successful partnerships with Bread Meats Bread, Mikaku Glasgow, Meadow Road Cafe, and Strathclyde University showcase our capability to meet diverse culinary needs and enhance menu offerings.

Join Our Network:
Partner with Naked Kimchi & Co and enrich your culinary offerings with our healthful, flavorful, and sustainably produced kimchi. Let’s work together to delight your customers and contribute to a healthier, more sustainable world.

For more information or to discuss a potential partnership, please contact us at hello at

Thank you for considering Naked Kimchi & Co as your kimchi supplier.

Naked Kimchi & Co Story

In the heart of the United Kingdom's vibrant vegan and gluten-free culinary scene stands Naked Kimchi & Co, a testament to the passion and ingenuity of its Founder and CEO, Katerina Hayes. A serial entrepreneur, impact investor, and circular economy expert, Katerina's journey into the world of premium food and drink is as rich and fermented as the kimchi that defines her brand. Her story is not just about food, it's a narrative woven through generations of Eastern Europe and Asian tradition, a lifelong journey of culinary exploration, and a profound commitment to sustainability and wellness.

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  • Winner Great British Businesswoman Award in Food and Drink 2023/2024

  • Supported by Royal Bank of Scotland

  • Best Company to work with

  • Business Getaway Glasgow

Were to Find Us

Independant Restaurants, Cafe and Local Shops

Bread Meats Bread

Glasgow & Edinburgh

Mikaku Glasgow

Strathclyde University Student Union

Roots & Fruits Great Western Road

Meadow Road Cafe

The Dorky French Bakery

Kenoway Cafe Partick

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To become our next business partner

  • For Your Health

    Relish the benefits of fermented foods, known for enhancing digestion and boosting mental clarity.

  • For the Planet

    For the Planet: Choose a brand that cares for the Earth with sustainable practices and eco-friendly packaging.

  • For the Community

    Be part of a movement that supports local agriculture and provides meaningful employment.