Participating businesses and where you can find their products
Without the support of the businesses listed below, it would not be possible for Viva! to bring so many delicious products to our Incredible Veggie Roadshows. For this we are truly grateful to them, as we are to our sponsors, stallholders and team of volunteers.
Unit 4, Westwood Industrial Estate, Pontrilas, Hereford HR2 0EL Tel: 01981 242962 www.aconbury.co.uk
Products: Mixed Sprouts
Vegetarian and vegan. Rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants (which are a natural defence against free radicals) and live plant enzymes (which help maintain a healthy digestion, help boost energy and wellbeing).
Available from: All good health and organic shops, Holland & Barrett, selected Asda and Waitrose stores, Fresh & Wild, Booths supermarkets, vegetable box schemes, from Goodness Direct via mail order www.GoodnessDirect.co.uk.
Arthur St Trading Co Ltd
Unit 2, 23 Arthur Street, Hull HU3 6BH Tel: 07949 805695 www.arthursorganics.com
Products: Organic Hummus, Organic Hummus with Sundried Tomato
Vegetarian and vegan. Organic, wheat free, gluten free, freshly made! No hydrogenated fats.
Distributed by: Any independent wholefood shop that is supplied by Suma Wholefoods and Goosemoorganics
(Arthur St Trading are a Soil Association registered workers co-operative operating a local delivery service supplying a wide range of organic fruit, vegetables, groceries and household goods – using a solar powered veg float!)
The Booja-Booja Company
Howe Pit, Norwich Road, Brooke, Norfolk NR15 1HJ Tel: 01508 558888 www.boojabooja.com
Products: Hazelnut Crunch, Around Midnight Espresso, Ginger Wine, Cognac Flambed Banana and Champagne Truffles.
Vegetarian and vegan, 100% organic, dairy free, wheat free, gluten free, GMO free.
Available from: independent health food stores and outlets. Also available via mail order/online from
Viva!, 8 York Court, Wilder Street, Bristol BS2 8QH Tel: 0117 944 1000 www.viva.org.uk
Also available from Booja Booja: Raw, Cacao Nibs and Beans and the delicious dairy-free ice cream STUFF IN A TUB available in Keep Smiling Vanilla M'Gorilla, Hunky Punky Chocolate, Coconut Hullabaloo, Pompompous Maple Pecan and Feisty Winjin Ginger.
Crazy Jack Organic (Community Foods Ltd)
Micross, Brent Terrace, London NW2 1LT Tel: 0208 208 2966 www.crazyjack.co.uk
Products: Crazy Jack Dried Apricots, Nuts, Seeds, Rice, Pulses, Grains, Herbs & Spices (Apricots and Almonds sampled)
Vegetarian and vegan, organic, sulphur-free (Apricots)
Available from: All leading supermarkets and health food stores. Mail order from www.naturallygoodfood.co.uk
Also donated: Hambleden Spices paprika, tarragon, chilli powder, cumin powder (for tastings and cookery demos)
4 Gainsford Street, London SE1 2NE Tel: 0207 378 6550 www.divinechocolate.com
Products: Divine Dark Chocolate with 70% Cocoa
Vegetarian and vegan, fair-trade, all natural ingredients and no hydrogenated fats. The cocoa comes from the Kuapa Kokoo farmers' co-operative in Ghana which receives a fair price for the cocoa in Divine, co-own the company)
Available from: Asda, Co-op, Morrisons, Sainsbury's, Tesco, Waitrose and Oxfam stores nation-wide as well as independent wholefood and health food stores.
Essential Trading Co-operative Ltd
A Bristol-based worker co-operative
Tel: 0117 943 0800 www.essential-trading.coop
Products: Oatly Healthy Oat Organic drink and Alpro Soya Dairy Free Alternative to Milk (+ Calcium + Vitamins) –
Essential also stock over 6000 organic and fair-trade, vegetarian and vegan products.
Vegetarian and vegan, GMO free (NB: this relates also to products sampled)
Available from: independent health food stores, delicatessens and quality food outlets nationwide.
South March, Daventry, Northants NN11 4PH Tel: 0871 8716611 www.GoodnessDirect.co.uk
Products: Whizzers Chocolate Beans
Vegetarian and vegan, dairy free, wheat free.
Available from: www.GoodnessDirect.co.uk online home delivery service.
Also donated: Plamil egg-free mayonnaise (for Chilli Non Carne tastings and cookery demos), Mori-Nu Firm/Soft Silken Tofu and Clearspring Marukura Sweet Mhite Miso (for cookery demos)
Unit 16, Cirencester Business Estate, Elliott Road, Love Lane, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 1YS
Tel: 01285 651910 www.justwholefoods.co.uk
Products: Vegebear Fruit Jellies
Vegetarian and vegan, free from artificial colourings, flavourings and GMOs
Available from: most independent health food stores
Barnard Road, Bowthorpe, Norwich, Norfolk NR5 9JB Tel: 01603 744788 www.kettlechips.co.uk
Products: Kettle Crispy Bakes tomato with basil and green peppercorns
Vegetarian and vegan, gluten free, wheat free
Available from: all major supermarkets and some independents
Lyme Regis Fine Foods Ltd
Unit D, Station Industrial Estate, Liphook, Hampshire GU30 7DR Tel: 01428 722900 www.lymeregisfoods.com
Products: Orange Marzipan Bar, Fruitus bar and Seven Seed & Nut Bar
Vegetarian and vegan
Available from: Asda, Sainsbury's, Tesco, Waitrose, Holland & Barrett and local independent health food shops
2 Rollins Street, London SE15 1EW Tel: 0800 731 3549 www.merchant-gourmet.com
Products: (pasta tasting and cookery demo) Sun Dried Tomatoes in Oil
Available from: Sainsbury's, Tesco or from www.merchant-gourmet.com
Merchant Gourmet offer a huge selection of delicious, unusual ingredients from around the world, including Camargue Red Rice, Pumpkin Seed Oil, Porcini Mushrooms, Chestnuts and many others.
3 City Limits, Danehill, Reading, Berkshire RG6 4UP Tel: 0118 923 8767 www.organico.co.uk
Products: EcoMil Almond, Hazelnut and Quinoa Drinks
Vegetarian and vegan, organic (Almond & Hazelnut), dairy-free
Available from: almost all health and organic food stores including Planet Organic, Wholefoods, As Nature Intended, Holland and Barratt as well as Waitrose, Ocado and Goodness Direct
Also donated: Danival Ravioli Stuffed Tofu (for hot food tastings)
Vegetarian and vegan, organic, ready-meal range in long-life jars available. Available from: health food stores
The Redwood Wholefood Company Ltd
Redwood House, Burkitt Road, Earlstrees Ind Est, Corby, Northants NN17 4DT Tel: 01536 400557 www.redwoodfoods.co.uk
Products: Vegi-Deli Sage & Marjoram Sausages, Vegi-Deli Lincolnshire Style Sausages, Vegi-deli Cheatin' Chicken Style Pieces, Cheatin Ham Slices, Vegi-Deli Sage & Onion Slices and (for Chilli tasting/demo) Vegi-deli Cheatin Vegetarian Mince
Vegetarian and vegan. Free from hydrogenated fat, cholesterol, GMOs, dairy, artificial colours and preservatives.
Available from: Holland & Barrett and independent health stores plus online at www.redwoodfoods.co.uk
Lacy Way, Lowfields Business Park, Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 9DB Tel: 0845 458 2290 www.suma.coop
Products: Mushroom Pate, Herb Pate
Vegetarian and vegan
Available from: independent health food stores and delis
Also donated: Tinned Kidney Beans, Tinned Sweetcorn, Tinned Tomatoes (for Chilli Non Carne tastings and cookery demos); Organic Vegan Green Pesto (for Sundried Tomato & Asparagus Pasta tastings)
Tropical Wholefoods (Fullwell Mill Ltd)
Unit 5d Southwick Industrial Estate, Southwick, Sunderland, SR5 3TX Tel: 0191 548 0050
Products: Organic Fair-trade Mango
Vegetarian and vegan – just 100% pure fruit. Organically certified.
Available from: health food stores, Oxfam stores, selected Morrisons stores, delicatessens and online from www.tropicalwholefoods.com or www.goodnessdirect.co.uk.
8 The Charne, Otford, Sevenoaks, Kent TN14 5LS Tel: 07810882802 www.vegetalia.co.uk
Products: Pates (Tofu & Miso, Mushroom, Seaweed, Herb & Olive)
Vegetarian and vegan. Organic. Wheat-free.
Available through distributors: Essential Trading Co-operative, Infinity Foods, Rainbow Wholefoods and Judge's Bakery as well as direct from Vegetalia.
Also available from Vegetalia: Meat alternatives (Seitan and Tempeh), health drinks, ready-to-eat seaweeds, pastas and Tahini with seaweed
Tyn Y Llidiart, Corwen, Denbighshire LL21 9RR Tel: 01490 412297 www.wholebake.co.uk
Products: Premium Flapjacks – Berry, Cranberry, Pecan and Pistachio
Vegetarian and vegan, no hydrogenated fats, no preservatives, no artificial colours or flavours
Available from: Holland & Barrett and independent health food stores
Other foods sampled:
- Chocolate soya milk (Alpro)
- Onion bhajis, samosas and pakoras (Daloon sampled but widely available from supermarkets, some health food stores and Chinese/Indian take-aways – just check ingredients listing for hidden animal products)
- Tortilla chips (Makro sampled but widely available although vegans need to watch out for hidden ingredients such as lactose)
- Water biscuits (Carrs)
- Breadsticks (widely available though some contain cheese or milk powder).