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Essential Trading Co-operative
Organic food (Environment)
Essential Trading is a Bristol based workers co-operative that specialises in supplying organic, GMO free, fair trade, vegetarian and vegan wholefoods to the independent trade sector in the UK and abroad. Currently celebrating 40 years of trading ethically, the wholesalers has recently invested £100,000 in solar panels at its warehouse in its latest effort to minimise its environmental impact.
Apart from being environmentally friendly, Organic food doesn't use hydrogenated fats and controversial additives including aspartame, tartrazine, MSG, leading to a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Lending in this sector include food shops, butchers and restaurants.