Kendal Mint Cake was the original ‘energy bar’, it has climbed Mount Everest, crossed the Antarctic and even helped keep the army on the move.

Together with Quiggins, an original manufacturer and also an informed sport BRC AA grade production facility, we have created a great range of outstanding evolutionary products for today’s sport nutrition, supplements and vitamins sectors, that are not only packed with additional benefits but taste fantastic too.


In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare writes the phrase:
‘what’s in a name?’

Our name suggests what we do, and where we’re
from. However, the more interesting story can be
gleaned by asking the questions ‘why?’ and ‘how?’


Kendal Mint Co. (KMC) is a new, young, dynamic
Cumbrian business, paradoxically, producing a product
that is more than 100 years old -

The much loved British icon KENDAL MINT CAKE.
Made with sugar, glucose, water and peppermint oil, as
well as a tasty treat, when consumed, it also provides a
very welcome boost of energy.


Kendal Mint Cake proved so effective as an energy source that
it has been included in the rations of expeditions the world
over. Most notably, the imperial trans-Antarctic expedition led
by Ernest Shackleton in 1914.

Mint Cake has also conquered Mount Everest! Quiggins,
Kendal Mint Cake was taken on a successful ascent of the
world’s tallest mountain by Sir Chris Bonington in 1975. In the
same year, Quiggins Mint Cake was taken
down the world’s deepest pothole, called Everest in Reverse’,
in Papua New Guinnea!

More latterly Actor Ewan McGregor and Charlie Bowman
included Kendal Mint Cake in their supplies for their 2004
round the world motorcycle trip ‘The Long Way round.’
Wind the clock forward to 2019, and we could see clearly
where the future for Kendal Mint Cake lay.


Today, growing numbers of people are more active than ever
before. Drawn to the beauty and open spaces of places like
the Lake District, but also urban streets and local parks. All
manner of activities are enjoyed by all ages and abilities.

Running, cycling, swimming, climbing, the list goes on. And for
every activity, whether elite, enthusiast or just for fun, there is a
need to fuel the body in the correct way.

Kendal Mint Cake can fulfil that need with updated,
rejuvenated, ’recharged’ products for the lives we live today.