Essential Trading is a leading distributor of ethical and sustainable wholefoods, ecological household products and cruelty-free body care items. Our unique range includes nearly 5000 organic and fairly-traded products from principal brands, plus our own range of ethical store cupboard staples, exclusively manufactured in house. All of our vegetarian, vegan, GM-free products reject unnecessary additives and are enjoyed by an increasing number of health food enthusiasts and plant-based diet devotees across the UK.
Essential Trading have become one of the largest worker co-operatives in the UK and a true pioneer in sourcing foods from around the world. By not selling to supermarkets, we support independent retailers and upkeep the local economy. As a unified team, all at Essential share passions for hearty and healthy food, an environmental consciousness and an egalitarian co-operative structure.