Childs Farm

When former investment banker Joanna Jensen, 48, could not find toiletries suitable for her young daughter’s sensitive skin, she started to make them herself. The Hampshire-based company was born on the Jensen family farm in 2010 and has since raised £2m from 25 backers, including angel investors and private equity veteran Andrew Leek, 43. It produces a range of hair and skincare products suitable for babies and children, in particular those suffering from sensitive and eczema-prone skin. The products are stocked in all major UK retailers, including Boots and the big 4 grocers. Sales reached an annualised £5.3m last year, when it became the country’s second-largest baby toiletries brand — behind only the American giant Johnson & Johnson.

This profile reflects the company at time of publication and does not reflect any changes that may have subsequently occurred. Fast Track and its sponsors do not endorse, guarantee or recommend investment in any of the companies.

Company details
Year2018
CompanyChilds Farm
ActivityChildren's toiletries maker
LocationHampshire
Sales £000s†5,291
Staff18
Founded2010
Websitewww.childsfarm.com

If applicable:

* supplied by company † annualised figure