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Get Wonky - Making juice out of misshapen produce

by Maciej Kacprzyk in 

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On 15th May 2018 we successfully raised £17,262 with 35 supporters in 42 days

At Get Wonky, we make delicious, sustainable and vegan friendly fruit juices made from misshapen fruits that would otherwise be discarded.

by Maciej Kacprzyk in

Have you heard that every day we discard over 4 milllion apples?

Land, water and fertilizers are all being put to inefficient use. This drives me crazy, so I’m on a mission to fix it.

My name is Maciek and with my partner Karina we created Get Wonky drinks. Drinks made from misshapen produce that otherwise would be wasted.

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When I learned about the size of the problem, I decided to ditch my law career and start the mission against the waste.

When I was a child, my nan treated me with apple pies, jams and juice made from produce that was picked up from our garden, irrespective of its size or shape.

At Get Wonky, we’re working to reduce food waste in the UK and Europe and we’re on track to save 600 tonnes of wonky produce by January 2019,  we’ve saved 150t already.

We established a network of 17 growers that bear the brunt of strict market rules. We pay them 70% of market price for their produce that would otherwise be discarded.

We package our drinks in bottles made from recycled glass that cuts plastic waste by 70%.

Our Cold-press juices are vegan friendly and free from any additives or gluten. That’s a lot in one bottle, isn’t it?

Initially our team of two focused on the food service sector, now with the team of 8 we are aiming at the retail and convenience sectors. In 6 months, we have sold over 100k units. We deliver to independents, Universities and contract caterers. We deliver to companies like Microsoft, Visa and KPMG.

Our profits are used to save more fruit and support charities such as FareShare where we delivered over 7000 bottles last Christmas.

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We can see the rapid growth of low sugar drinks, therefore we’re now pitching for 25k to introduce cans as we see a £3m opportunity for a sustainable and natural sparkling drink in the next 3 years.

Recently, we won the Great British Entrepreneur Award and just made it into the Final of Shell Young Entrepreneur of the year award. We are suported by the largest entrepreneurs accelerator in Europe powered by Natwest.        

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So, if you've got no interest in being innocent but you're very happy to be Wonky please help us to make it into the finals and give wonky fruit a chance.  

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Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

£5 Reward

We are on a mission to create a sustainable future - thank you for your help!

£10 or more

£10 Reward

LAUNCH TICKET: 1 Launch Party Ticket

£15 or more

£15 Reward

SAMPLE PACK: GET WONKY Sample Box Delivered (UK only) (4 x 250ml)

£20 or more

£20 Reward

Wonky t-shirts were a hit in our previous Crowdfunder, so we’re bringing them back for an updated Voom edition (edizione limitata voom). Please specify the style you prefer (slim fit or regular fit) and your size.

£25 or more

£25 Reward

You will receive a case (12 bottles) of your choice

£40 or more

£40 Reward

Wonky t-shirts were a hit in our previous Crowdfunder, so we’re bringing them back for an updated Voom edition (edizione limitata voom). Please specify the style you prefer (slim fit or regular fit) and your size. On top we will add you a case of wonky drinks (12 bottles) of your choice.

£75 or more

£75 Reward

You will receive 4 cases (48 bottles) of your flavour of choice

£240 or more

£240 Reward

CATERING PACK: 26 cases + POS Kit (£9.99/case + VAT Wholesale Price) + 2 Launch Party Tickets + 1 wonky t-shirt!

£935 or more

£935 Reward

WHOLESALER PACK: 52 cases + POS Kit (£8.99/case + VAT Wholesale Price) + 4 Launch Party Tickets + 2 wonky t-shirts!

£1,459 or more

£1,459 Reward

LARGE WHOLESALER PACK: 184 cases + POS Kit (£7.92/case + VAT Wholesale Price) + 4 Launch Party Tickets + 2 wonky t-shirts!

£5,299 or more

£5,299 Reward

BIG GUN WHOLESALER PACK: 4x184 cases + POS Kit (£8.99/case + VAT Wholesale Price) + 4 Launch Party Tickets + 2 wonky t-shirts! (Requires head office approval: +44(0)2920385718)

£11,129 or more

£11,129 Reward

EXPORT PACK 1: 20Ft container 9x 184 cases + POS Kit (£6.72/case + VAT Wholesale Price) + 10 Launch Party Tickets + 10 wonky t-shirts! (Requires head office approval: +44(0)2920385718)

£22,999 or more

£22,999 Reward

EXPORT PACK 2: 40Ft container 20x184 cases + POS Kit (£6.24/case + VAT Wholesale Price) + 10 Launch Party Tickets + 10 wonky t-shirts! (Requires head office approval: +44(0)2920385718)

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