A leading European organic and fair products wholesaler, Essential Trading manufacture and distribute sustainable organic whole foods, ecological household products and cruelty free body care items across Europe and internationally.
Essential Trading product portfolio covers over 6000 lines including: convenience, ingredients, organic & fair, special diets, vegan & vegetarian, ecological products, Demeter, speciality foods and free from.
Our own award winning Essential brand contains no artificial colours, flavours or modifiers. Our tinned pulses contain no sugar or salt, our fruits are packed in fruit juice, and our muesli is made with 100% high quality ingredients. Everything we supply is traceable, wholesome, packed with goodness and nothing else.
We offer the complete package for your business which can be tailored to your individual needs – a dedicated international customer service team, a multilingual private label service, contract mixing service, retail, catering and bulk product sizes. We are always happy to offer advice on the products that we stock.
Collectively owned by every member and operating on a non-hierarchical and egalitarian basis, Essential Trading is a UK based worker co-operative. Since 1971 Essential has supplied and promoted the most ethical natural products available. Pioneers in the movement to boycott genetically modified foods, Essential aims to protect the environment, move towards an organic future and to support and develop Fair-trade opportunities.
Essential Trading has established trading relationships with co-operative producers and distributors both locally and globally. We believe that good food is of the utmost importance and that using our power as ethically minded consumers we can change the world for the better.
Also you can now place your order online! Our new and improved website enables you to log-in and place your order, search our full stock files, check the latest prices and search for upcoming promotions. You can also register your business to be advertised as an Essential stockist and upload photos of your shop.
If you would like any further information on any aspect of our service, or would like to arrange a meeting with a representative of Essential Trading, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Visit us in Hall 6 stand 218 for more information.
Essential Trading Co-operative offers you products from these product groups:
- Fair (503)
- Vegetarian (1265)
- Vegan (1515)
- Manufacturer (2093)
- Wholesaler (512)
- Importer/exporter (840)
- Joint stand organizer (100)
- Fresh food (940)
- Frozen food (433)
Grocery products Cooking and baking (1748)
- Corn, pulses, other milled products (523)
- Bread, baked products, raising agents (282)
- Farinaceous products (223)
- Tomato products, prepared sauces (226)
- Spices, salt, ready-made products (416)
- Vinegars, seasonings (221)
- Olive oils (254)
- Other cooking oils (340)
- Convenience groceries, instant and semi-instant meals, tinned foods (321)
- Sweeteners (242)
- Grocery products Snacks and sweets (1085)
- Grocery products Drinks (1171)
- Other grocery products (1439)
- Non-Food (421)