Kendamil is the only British Infant Formula manufacturer
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, from 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.
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