Aduna is an Africa-inspired health food brand and social enterprise. Aduna’s African superfoods Baobab fruit, Moringa leaf and Super-Cacao are available as pure powders for boosting food and drinks, raw energy bars made from cold-pressed fruit & nuts with no added sugar and Super-Teas, delicious organic infusions powered by African superfoods. Wherever possible, Aduna source their ingredients directly from small-scale producers in Africa. 850 women in Upper East Ghana are receiving sustainable income flows through Aduna’s baobab supply chain, enabling them to provide basic needs for their families.
Belu is a UK based bottled water company that operates to the highest environmental and ethical standards and donates 100% of its profits to WaterAid. Belu is the only water brand certified carbon neutral to PAS 2060 standard. Their mission is to show that a business can deliver an environmentally improved and sustainable offer in the market.
Brewgooder is the craft beer brand on a mission to end water poverty for 1 million people. Launched back in 2016, Brewgooder uses 100% of profits generated from their beer, merchandise and events to fund clean water and sanitation projects in some of the poorest countries in the world. In just 2 years, Brewgooder drinkers have helped provide over 40,000 people with consistent safe water access, and have supported entire communities to take their first steps out of poverty. Brewgooder Lager is a crisp,
zesty, 4.5% beer brewed with the finest malts and hops. #DrinkBeerGiveWater
Cafédirect Handpicked is part of the Cafédirect family. Cafédirect is proud to have a pioneering history of bringing the first Fairtrade certified coffee to the UK. Since then they’ve grown into an ethical hot drinks brand with a mission to use business as a force for good. They’re also the first UK coffee brand to be B Corp certified. Cafédirect now works with more than 40 producer organisations in 14 countries. Cafédirect champions the work of small farmers and deliver delicious products, always committed to having a positive impact on people and the environment.
What if your morning coffee could change lives? If we all changed where we bought our coffee, we could change the world. With the support and power of The Big Issue, Change Please empowers homeless people with the skills, equipment and specialty beans they need to become fully-fledged baristas so they can serve coffee that tastes good, and does good too. By purchasing coffee from Change Please you can support their work and those they exist to help.
Divine Chocolate is co-owned by the 85,000 farmer members of Kuapa Kokoo, the cooperative in Ghana that supplies the cocoa for each bar of Divine. As owners, they get a share in the profits, a say in the company, and a voice in the global marketplace.
Forty Hall Vineyard
Forty Hall Vineyard is a pioneering urban food project that is re-introducing commercial-scale wine production to London for the first time since the Middle Ages. Aside from producing delicious, quality wines, Forty Hall Vineyard is a unique, multi-award-winning social enterprise offering mental health and wellbeing benefits to local people. Volunteering enables people to keep fit, socially connected and enjoy the outdoors. It also enables more vulnerable people to gain confidence and to feel less isolated.
All profit from sales of FRANK Water refill bottles and cups fund safe water, sanitation and hygiene training (WASH) for marginalised communities in India & Nepal. Since 2005, FRANK Water has reached more than 386,000 people in 440 villages across India and Nepal. As well as taps and toilets, FRANK Water supports people to access government support and take ownership of their land, health and education. FRANK Water works with partners to manage water resources and encourage global water security.
Fruitful Office promotes health and wellbeing at work by delivering delicious fresh fruit to thousands of workplaces each week. They source most of their fruit from the UK and Western Europe to help support UK producers and minimize fuel emissions from long-haul transportation, never buying air-freighted fruit. For every fruit basket sold, the organisation plants one fruit tree, providing income support to local communities in Malawi.
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 which crafts delicious chocolates whilst creating employment opportunities for young people with autism. They are involved in every aspect of the business – from making and packaging the products to administration, design and photography. The chocolates have won numerous taste awards and hundreds of young people with autism have a brighter future.
Jerry Bottle is a social enterprise trading reusable water bottles for Waterfall Charity. They give 100% of their profits to fund water projects in India and Tanzania and campaigning for a reusable and sustainable economy. They want to bring water to those that don’t have it by making it more special to those that do. Join in with the jerry movement. Tell your family, friends, and colleagues about jerry to help them reach more people and do more good.
Farmer-owned Fairtrade nut company, Liberation Foods aims to change the world, by selling nuts produced by co-operatives of small-scale growers and farmers who own a 44% share of the company. Liberation supplies most of the Fairtrade nuts available in the UK.
Premium hand-made gluten-free French macaroons. The only patisserie in the world to be able to Pantone match macaroons exactly to your brand colours. Miss Macaroon reinvests all of its profits into training and employing long term unemployed young people in retail and catering.
NEMI Teas is a London-based tea company offering a variety of whole leaf tea blends as loose tea and in biodegradable tea pyramids along with a Chai Syrup for chai lattes, iced teas and chai cocktails. They are strong believers in creating positive change through business and provide employment to refugees to help them better integrate in the UK. They employ refugees to run tea stalls across London food markets, festivals, events and conferences which allows refugees to boost their English skills, regain confidence and work on skills required to enter the UK job market.
Roasters of specialty coffee at Aylesbury Prison, teaching coffee skills to young offenders and supporting them towards employment when they leave prison. The company runs coffee shops in London and on-site coffee kiosks in corporate offices, and supplies coffee directly to consumers through a subscription package.
Tea People addresses the issue of educational development within the impoverished areas in and around tea growing regions of the world. They empower local communities, providing them with access to equal opportunities. They improve educational infrastructure and facilities in areas most in need; improve the quality of education in secondary schools; and support students, especially girls and young women, into further education – those who would otherwise not be able to afford it.
Toast Ale is on a mission to prove the alternative to food waste is delicious and pint-sized. 44% of the bread baked in the UK is wasted. Toast Pale Ale is an award-winning craft beer brewed with surplus fresh bread and 100% profit to charity. It’s the best thing since… well, you know.
Breadwinners is an ambitious grassroots charity that employs refugees who sell the highest quality organic bread on farmer’s markets across London. Their focus is to couple their successful market stall model with work experience and mentoring support for young unaccompanied people seeking asylum. These are children who left behind their families to seek refuge in the UK and look for a fresh start.