Food & Drink

Food and drink is at the centre of everyone’s life, it is a way of bringing people together, defines cultures and provides a livelihood for billions of people. Many social enterprises are centred around food because of the power that it has to transforms lives as well as create something wonderful. From delicious chutneys that tackle food waste, artisan chocolates who employ the talent of young people with autism and tea shops that employ refugees, these products offer a unique story and a fantastic product.

 


 

cafe direct

Cafe Direct

Cafédirect believes in delivering ridiculously good tasting hot drinks by being a ridiculously good business, that goes above and beyond standard Fairtrade credentials. Unlike any other coffee company, Cafédirect invests up to  50% of its profits into the Cafédirect Producers’ Foundation, a UK charity that works directly with farmers to improve sustainability and livelihoods, right […]

Toast Ale

Toast Ale

Award-winning craft beer brewed with surplus fresh bread. They give 100% of profits to Feedback, an environmental charity campaigning to end food waste. By enjoying Toast, but you’re helping to make the food system work for people and the planet, not for profit. Browse Toast Ale products on Social Supermarket here.

A London-based tea company offering a variety of loose whole leaf tea blends including the traditional English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Green tea and Peppermint tea as well as specialist Indian tea blends including Spicy Chai tea and Cardamom tea. They also offer a tea bag range of all the tea blends in biodegradable tea pyramids and a […]

Tea People

Tea People

Tea People sell a wide selection of tea from finest premium single estate teato a range of flavoured tea and herbal infusions or ‘fun teas’ as they like to call them. Tea People was founded to address the issue of educational development in and around the underserved tea growing region of Darjeeling and is hence set up as a social enterprise. They have pledged to put aside […]

Jerry-Bottle

Jerry Bottle

Jerry Bottle is a social enterprise trading reusable water bottles for Waterfall Charity. Love water, wrap a beautiful Jerry bottle around it. All profits from the sale of our beautiful reusable water bottles go to making clean water projects all over the world. They are working with driven, accomplished people, so that their projects are […]

Frank Water

FRANK Water

FRANK Water sells a range of refill bottles, cups & caps as well as its own range of bottled spring water in glass. FRANK-branded mains-fed watercoolers are available too.  Their social enterprise donates 100% profit to their charity. Since 2005, FRANK Water has funded safe drinking water and sanitation for nearly 360,000 people in 386 communities. They work with some of the most remote and marginalised communities in India and Nepal […]

Rise Bakery

Rise Bakery, based just off Brick Lane in East London, bake a range of delicious brownies which you can order online straight to your desk or door. They make perfect gifts – for birthdays, thank you gifts, father’s day or mother’s day! They’re also great as corporate treats. Impac Rise Bakery is a social enterprise […]

Harry Specters

Award-winning flavours and positive social change, that’s Harry Specters. Mona, Shaz and their son Ash, who has autism, are behind this social enterprise. They create delicious chocolate bars, selection boxes, truffles and much more. Since the company inception in November 2012, they have a total number of 260 beneficiaries which mostly includes young people with autism. They contributed […]

Growing Communities

Growing Communities

Feeding urban communities in a fair, sustainable way and supporting local organic farmers with fair prices. Their veg scheme in Hackney, East London, brings you fresh, organic, seasonal veg and fruit every week. You can select the size of bag of veg or fruit you would like to buy, then collect it on the designated […]

One Drinks

One Drinks is the UK’s leading ethical drinks brand. Every bottle of One Water, Juiced Water, Origins or Gin funds life-changing water projects in the world’s poorest communities. As well as being approved by the Sustainable Restaurant Association, One Drinks is a Carbon Neutral Company, signatory to the UN Global Compact and one of the […]

Calon Wen

Calon Wen is an organic dairy cooperative of 20 families farming across Wales.  They produce cheese, milk, butter and frozen yogurt. The cows graze over rich organic pastures that have not been treated with sprays or chemicals. Calon Wen pays their farmers for quality rather than the quantity of milk they produce which means farmers are not pushed […]

Arthouse Meath

Arthouse Meath Chocolate

ARTHOUSE Meath is a collective of artists living with complex epilepsy and learning disabilities all of whom require varying levels of support.  The artists work alongside instructors to create artworks which are developed into designer products for sale. All artwork derives from the skills each artist brings to the enterprise and every contribution holds real value. […]

Rubies in the Rubble

Rubies in the Rubble

Using wonky fruit and veg, Rubies in the Rubble creates luxury chutneys and relishes. Rubies in the Rubble tackles the issue of food waste. They make delicious chutney and relishes from perfectly good fruit and vegetables that are slightly malformed and would have otherwise be discarded. Browse Rubies in the Rubble products on Social Supermarket […]

Aduna

Aduna

Aduna is an Africa-inspired health food brand and social business. Their mission is to bring you the natural vitality of Africa’s ancient ingredients, selling baobab, cacao and moringa powder while creating sustainable livelihoods for small-scale producers. More than 70% of Africa’s one billion plus population live in rural areas. The majority depend on farming to create income to support themselves […]

Manumit

Manumit coffee

Manumit coffee create excellent coffee at their Cardiff based roastery whilst also combatting modern slavery.  Manumit offers dignity & hope to survivors of modern slavery through training & employment. Their coffee is roasted by men and women who have suffered horrendous exploitation at the hands of traffickers and modern slave traders but are now rebuilding […]

Ginerosity

Ginerosity

Ginerosity is the world’s first social enterprise gin. Produced at the acclaimed Summerhall Distillery in Edinburgh, Ginerosity is a premium London dry gin – beautifully balanced and deliciously complex. The perfect ethical gin! They pour their profits into helping young adults access education, training and employment. To buy from Ginerosity, please click here  

Inside Ground

Inside Ground coffee

The next generation of speciality coffee roasters driven by a desire for change – championing an innovative approach in rehabilitation to transform lives on the inside. With 20 years experience of working with coffee, the founder of Inside Ground has a passion for good coffee. They offer three different roasts of ethically sourced coffee. They’re […]

Libbertea

Libbertea

Libbertea – buy direct from Libbertea here About  Ethically and responsibly sourced tea leaves from the finest tea gardens. From black tea, fruit infusions, green tea, white and Oolong tea, there is a wide variety. Libertea also sell a range of teaware and gift sets. Impact As a not-for-profit limited by guarantee enterprise, LibberTEA will donate […]