About Kendamil

Kendamil is the only British Infant Formula manufacturer

Our range of Kendamil infant formulas are made from full cream sourced locally from farms based in Cumbria and Lancashire. All the farms we source from are Red Tractor approved.

Kendamil is a brand from Kendal Nutricare located in Kendal near English Lake District.

Kendal Nutricare is a British pharmaceutical research company, specialising in the manufacture of world class health care products for the entire lifecycle, from infant formulas and cereals to adult formulas, as well as pharma grade Anti Allergen and Lactose free powders to Complete meals.

For over 55 years the factory in Kendal has produced for famous brands such as GSK, Boots, Meiji, Nutricia, United Pharmaceuticals, H J Heinz, Hero and Danone. The company is managed by an experienced team and is backed up by highly qualified process engineers, operative technicians, laboratory microbiologists and research scientists. Many of them with over 25 years experience in the health care industry.

We export to global markets under the following accreditations: BRC Grade AA, Halal certification and international ISO 14001. The UK Authorities inspect the factory each year under the European regulation 853/2004.

We continue to drive improvement by reinvesting in sustainability programmes, new technologies and partnering with leading British Universities, Colleges and research centres.

Our History

1900 Glaxo introduce roller dried infant milk

1930’s Glaxo refine formula to include Vitamin D for bone development

1962 Glaxo establish Kendal factory

1968 Glaxo buy Farley’s brand and consolidate food business Farley Health Products in 1976

1986 Boots buy Farley Health Products

1993 BS5750/ ISO9001 accreditation

1994 H J Heinz buy Farley’s Health Products

1999 Kendal becomes Centre of Excellence for Infant Formula and Cereals.

2000 ISO 14001 (environment) accreditation

2003 ISO 9001 2000 accreditation

2007 BRC accreditation grade A

June 2015 Kendal Nutricare Ltd. buy H J Heinz factory in Kendal

November 2015 China Registration with CNCA

2016 BRC accreditation grade AA level 7

May 2016 Kendamil starts to supply NHS

July 2016 Kendamil launched at CBME Shanghai

August 2016 Kendamil 900g launched in EH Booths

August 2016 Kendamil Mehadrin launched in London, Manchester and Liverpool

September 2016 Kendamil 400g launched MENA

May 2017 Kendamil available in Morrisons

August 2017 Kendalife adult formula launched

August 2017 Kendamil available in ASDA

January 2018 CFDA approve Kendamil in China as 1st brand.

February 2018 CFDA approve Kendamil Organic in China as 2nd brand.

April 2018 Kendamil Organic infant formula 800g launched in Sainsbury’s