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Gluten-free noodle firm Mr Lee's Noodles to sell £5m stake


Gluten-free noodle firm Mr Lee’s Noodles to sell £5m stake in deal that could value the business at £30m

A healthy noodle firm founded by an entrepreneur with a life-threatening illness is poised to sell a stake in a deal that could value the business at £30million.

City sources said Mr Lee’s Noodles has hired advisers from Bluebox Corporate Finance to sell a £5million holding to fund expansion.

The firm was founded by Damien Lee in 2015 when he was diagnosed with stage-four chest and stomach cancer and given just a few weeks to live.

Mr Lee's Noodles has hired advisers to sell a £5million holding to fund expansion

Mr Lee’s Noodles has hired advisers to sell a £5million holding to fund expansion

The technology entrepreneur realised that as well as undergoing chemotherapy, he had to adopt an ultra-healthy diet, but he craved instant noodles, his favourite ‘guilty pleasure’. 

That’s when he came up with the idea of revolutionising them by creating a gluten-free version. Since then, the company has grown rapidly.

Quorn owner Monde Nissim and Kellogg’s have been tipped as potential buyers of the stake.



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