News & Events News & Stories Member News The Zepbrook Buy Social Range We're proud to announce our partnership with Zepbrook wholesalers which will allow businesses in and around London to easily buy their office refreshments and supplies from social enterprises.We've been working with Zepbrook to create a Buy Social range of products including, tea, coffee, water, beer, soap and snacks all with incredible social impact. It's a fantastic opportunity to raise the profile of the sector and create new business opportunities for our members. To see the whole range and place any orders visit - zepbrook.co.uk/social-enterprise Commenting on the initiative, Social Enterprise UK Chief Executive Peter Holbrook said: “Social enterprises are tackling many of society’s greatest challenges; they are inclusive, diverse and are providing practical solutions to big issues within our economy and our society. Initiatives like this are vital in making these products easy to buy and accessible to the growing number of customers who want to buy products with a great social impact” CEO of Zepbrook, Adam Warren said: “We believe that we can help support other social enterprises in the excellent work they do by creating a simple route to market. Zepbrook have been working with Belu for a number of years, and have worked with them to grow the volume of Belu sales, contributing to the fantastic work they do in supporting WaterAid. We look forward to growing the range of social enterprise products available allowing Zepbrook customers in London to change lives through their purchasing decisions.’ Featured social enterprises are: Aduna – an Africa-inspired health food brand creating sustainable livelihoods for small-scale producers. Belu Water – Water retailer which donates 100% of profits to WATERAID Café Direct – Coffee retailer investing 50% of profits back to farmers to improve sustainability and livelihoods across the coffee growing world. Change Please – Coffee retailer which invests 100% of their profits to train people who are homeless to be baristas CLARITY Employment for Blind People - employing, training and supporting people with disabilities to create high-quality toiletries, soap and cleaning products. Divine Chocolate – co-owned by the 85,000 farmer members of Kuapa Kokoo, the cooperative in Ghana that supplies the cocoa for each bar of Divine. Harry Specters – Dedicated to crafting the most delicious chocolates that create employment for young people with autism. Liberation Nuts – Buy their nuts from the co-operatives of small-scale growers and farmers who own a 44 percent share of the company allowing small-holder nut producers to earn a decent, secure income and plan for the future of their families and communities. Rubies in the Rubble - Award-winning relishes, ketchups and mayo from ingredients that would otherwise go to waste, often for simply being the wrong shape, size or colour. Tea People – Use 50% of their profits to fund educational development in and around the underserved tea growing region of Darjeeling. Toast Ale - Toast ale is an award-winning craft beer brewed with surplus fresh bread that would otherwise be wasted. All profits go to the charity, Feedback, to end food waste.