* Indicates provides organic options
** Indicated provides only organic options
Camcattle breed Red Poll cattle, one of the oldest breeds in East Anglia, and supply local butchers and restaurants. Camcattle boast high quality beef with a much lower carbon footprint than regular beef, making them both a sustainable choice as well as one favoured by food lovers.
Facebook page: Camcattle and Camlamb
Cambridge Organic Food Company **
The Cambridge Organic Food Company has a reliable weekly wholesale delivery service into Cambridge. They are able to collate wholesale orders from many of the individual suppliers listed below and deliver directly to you.
Some of their suppliers include :Capel Mushrooms, Cobs, Dynamic Organics, Prospects Farm, Home Farm Nacton, Waterland Organics and Wild Country Organics.
Capel Mushrooms **
Capel Mushrooms based in Suffolk are available through Cambridge Organic Food Company on a wholesale basis. For info on Capel Mushrooms click here
Cobs bakery uses local flours to produce the Windmill and Classic ranges of additive-free organic breads for delivery around Cambridge. For wholesale enquiries email them.
Suppliers of meat who have a commitment to reducing the impact of their business, you can read more about their policy here. They are committed to caring about their environmental impact right from the start, which means supporting farmers to use lower carbon impact methods and practices.
Dynamic Organics **
Dynamic Organics is a 3 acre market garden producing a variety of spring, summer and winter vegetables grown using biodynamic principles.
Produce available through CambridgeOrganicFarmCompany
Email: email@example.com to organise direct delivery
Or contact COFCo: 01223 873300; www.cofco.co.uk
Local supplier with a strong ethical and environmental policy sourcing food both locally and from abroad. Details on their ethics can be found here.
Phone: 01223 414140
British grown beans and pulses, some grown very close to Cambridge. Dried beans, peas and quinoa for cooking, a growing range of ready-to-use canned beans and peas and ready-to-eat snacks. Wholesale and online retail.
Home Farm Nacton **
Home Farm Nacton comprises 2,900 acres of high quality agricultural land on the historic Orwell Park Estate, on the north bank of Suffolk’s Orwell estuary. For wholesale deliveries contact Cambridge Organic Food Company.
Phone: 01223 873300
Letheringsett Water Mill
Letheringsett Water Mill grinds out over three and a half tons of flour a week, all grown from English wheat, including spelt wheat. The mill is also a top tourist attraction, winning an award for seven years running. The mill now is recognized as one of the great Norfolk mills and their flour and bread is sought after all over the country. It is the only working watermill in Norfolk.
You can see the Mill working most Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 11am till 3pm. Their shop is open Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm and Saturdays 9am – 1pm. A list of their retailers and bakeries they supply can be seen here.
Tel: 01263 713153
Natural Beverage Company
Suppliers of fairtrade drinks. They produce smoothies and fruit juices and also supply other fairly traded soft drinks.
A national organisation, but with a depot in Norwich. They supply cooking oil, collect waste oil and organic waste and convert it into bio diesel and gas!
Prospects Trust **
Based at Snakehall Farm, Prospects Trust support up to 15 co-workers per day by providing real work experience and training on an 18 acre organic farm.Email for information on wholesale orders.
Rainbow Wholefoods *
Shop Rainbow Wholefoods, Labour in Vain Yard, Guildhall Hill, Norwich NR2 1JD Wholesale contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 01603 630484
With their shop in the centre of Norwich, you can find many vegetarian, vegan, GM- free and organic products. You can eat upstairs in the independently-run Wild Thyme restaurant that is completely vegetarian. The wholesale side now supplies over 5,000 products, 2,800+ of which are organic.
Rawr Chocolate *
01223 798 555
Small, Cambridge-based company producing fairtrade, handmade, organic, dairy-free raw chocolate with no artificial anything. All Rawr products are made with ingredients sourced from ethical companies and are without additives. More information about the product ranges and where to find them can be found on their website, Facebook and Twitter.
Suma is a wholefoods supplier with a very strong commitment to sustainable and ethically sourced products which you can read more about here. They have a huge range of products from baby care and household goods to bulk commodities and chilled foods.
The Whole Leaf Company
An excellent idea- turning palm leaves into full compostable disposable tableware! By using leaves from palms grown for the betel nut they are making a useful product from something that would otherwise be burnt, and reducing the use of plastics for disposable tableware. Their products are produced rural India, providing a fair wage and living conditions to workers.
Waterland Organics **
Based in Lode at Willow Farm. Contact Doreen or Paul for info on wholesale orders.
Tel: 01223 812912
Wild Country Organics **
Wild Country Organics is a modern organic family farm run by Dr Adrian Izzard. The farm is located seven miles south east of Cambridge in Abington and has been organic since 1998. In the summer the farm specializes in producing a wide variety of tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, aubergines, and salad leaf.