Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Organic baby food producer
  • Year established:
    2005
  • Website:
    https://www.ellaskitchen.co.uk/
  • Contact
    • Ella's Barn 22 Greys Green Farm, Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 4QG

About Ella's Kitchen Group Limited

Established in 2009 and based in Oxfordshire, Ella’s Kitchen is the UK’s number one baby food brand. They make 100% organic, healthy food for babies and kids with absolutely nothing else added - no sugar, salt, additives, or concentrates.

Staff at Ella’s Kitchen are driven by their mission to help every little one grow up having a happy, healthy relationship with food. Everything they make is ‘kids first’ and designed to help children grow up loving tasty, healthy food.

Training and development is important at Ella’s Kitchen - one example of this is that the company hosts a management training course to ensure all new managers have the right tools and techniques to be successful.

Chief Executive Officer Mark Cuddigan is described as playing a huge part at Ella’s Kitchen, sitting in the open plan barn offices amongst the team and making himself available to all employees across the business.


What is it like to work for Ella's Kitchen Group Limited

Leadership
Leadership
The senior leadership team are called ‘Little Huddle’ and are responsible for leading by example and representing internal teams. They ‘huddle’ once a week to make key strategic decisions and agree routes in going forward.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The company sets itself 20 commitments based around the sustainable sourcing of ingredients and providing decent livelihoods and working conditions for everyone at Ella’s. This includes the sourcing of meat and dairy in line with higher animal welfare standards.
My Company
My Company
The company have implemented a wellbeing calendar, the first six months of which focuses on training within nutrition, personal finances, working smarter not harder, feedback skills training, learning how to shine offline, mental health training and more.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Gym
    Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

  • Development
    Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Male : Female:

    24% / 76%

  • Average Age:

    37

  • Staff Turnover:

    5%

  • Staff:

    68

  • Earning £35,000+:

    72%

Regional Engagement

In the press

Accreditation

Want to get on the list or be accredited?

Start your engagement journey today and find out what you need to do to earn a Best Companies accreditation or a place on the Best Companies lists.