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Disrupting food waste recycling and bio-economy-Onsite/automated/anaerobic

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Company Overview

The global bio-based chemicals market is estimated to be $49.0 Billion in 2015 and is projected to reach $84.3 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 11.47% between 2015 and 2020. By 2020, most countries have set targets to ban the deposit of food waste in landfill/sewer, a hard and expensive target to meet with existing solutions.

Our breakthrough/patent-pending technology combines novel business model to safely and completely maximise value recovery from unavoidable food waste onsite, eliminating the impact of food waste on the environment and creating novel biochemicals and bio-energy.c01a9ff21d8ef8b0b179d5669214412f.jpgInteliDigest has established significant traction from hospitality and food sector with NHSHighland, Nourish Scotland and Sheraton Hotel signed up for trials and adoption of our product-IntelliAD.

We have won IET Innovation Award (Energy, 2017), Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation-Climate KIC 1& 2 Award and Investing Women AccelerateHer Award. Finalist for Pitch@Palace, Global Game Changers Award, Converge Challenge and VIBES Award.

IntelliDigest has recently been awarded 100,000 SMART Award by Scottish Enterprise and the CEO, Ifeyinwa Rita Kanu is currently undergoing the prestigious Royal Society of Edinburgh Enterprise Fellowship sponsored by Scottish Enterprise/European


8000 Users
25 Employees
$55,000,000 Sales
Cash Flow Positive


  • Scottish Enterprise SMART Award (Grant) of £100,000 approved as part of Seed Fundunding raise of £500,000. Support us to unlock this fund!

    November, 2018
  • Selected for Edinburgh Business School Incubator; providing office space and wider networking opportunity

    December, 2018
  • 50% funding awarded by Scottish Enterprise to recruit 2 graduates through the ScotGrad Scheme. Support us to unlock this fund!

    November, 2018
  • Exhibiting at the Casual Dining Show 2019-

    December, 2018


John Burnside
John Burnside
Environmental and Sustainability Manager
"As well as the potential of developing a more efficient food waste recycling system, we anticipate that adopting IntelliDigest product, we could charge our electric vehicles by utilising electricity generated onsite via the mCHP. This will enable us to be less dependent on grid electricity, a great motivation to decarbonising our heating and transportation by gradually transiting to use of electric vehicles and vans powered on greener energy. NHSH is currently having challenges with recycling their food was"