Local suppliers

Hello, I am Rebecca Hughes, True Food's buyer. I'm responsible for sourcing all of True Food's local goods.

Bread & Bakery Goods

Aston's Bread – owned and run by Syd Aston, they are based on Sheepdrove Farm, Lambourne, Berkshire. They deliver fresh, organic bread daily to our shop. They have supplied us with bread since 2013.

Dairy

Village Maid Cheese – Anne and Andy Wigmore supply us with the delicious Wigmore & Spenwood cheeses. They are based in Riseley, Swallowfield, only 10 miles away.

Meat

Rother Valley Organics – based near Petersfield Hampshire, they supply us with a large range of whole chickens and various chicken cuts. Please come in to browse our full range.

 

Fruit & Vegetables

Green Broom Co-operative – based on the Hardwick Estate, South Oxfordshire. They cultivate their crops by hand without the use of fossil fuels, herbicidies, pesticides, fungicides or artificial fertilisers.

Tolhurst Organic – based on the Hardwick Estate, just outside the village of Whitchurch on Thames, south Oxfordshire. Tolhurst supply us with a great range of seasonal, local fruit and vegetables.

Ways and Means Trust (Greenshoots) – based in Rotherfield Peppard, are a small local charity that supplies us with a select range of seasonal fruit and veg.

Drinks

Drovers Hill Farm – based in the Chilterns, Drovers Hill Farm supply us with their locally pressed homemade apple and pear juice.

Love Kombucha! – Based in Henley, Mel directly supplies us with her homemade kombucha, in a range of nutritious flavours.

Toiletries

Balm of Gilead skincare – a beautiful and fragranced range of handmade soaps from Mavis who is based in Maidenhead. She has been making her soaps since 2012.

Midori House – based in Reading, Berkshire, Michael and Lisa supply us with a delightful range of handcrafted, natural soaps with no nasties.

Food

John Letts – based in Oxfordshire, John supplies us with a large range of heritage flours, such as spelt, maslin, rye and wholemeal. Please pop in to see our range.

Mill Green Honey – Nigel Holt produces this very local honey from Caversham, you can’t get more local than that.

Organico – based in Lower Earley, south Reading. They supply us with our lovely fish range, some of the pasta sauces and Christmas food.

Tutu – has been supplying us with her delightful range of Ethiopian sauces – Misr Wot and Mabaya Sauce. Based at the Global Café, London St, Reading, Tutu runs her Ethiopian Café.

General

Berkshire Logs – supply us with an eco friendly local range of logs, kindling and briquettes. They are located on the beautiful grounds of Yeldall manor in Hare Hatch, Reading. They work together with Chissock Woodcraft and Yeldall Manor, which is a Christian drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre.

Conservatree Print & Design – we use this fantastic local company for all our printing needs.

Earthwise Trading – based in Oxfordshire, they supply us with a range of resuseable sanitary wear. Please pop in to see our full range.

Helen Lunn cards – we are lucky to have this Reading based artist to sell her cards at our shop. We have a large range of original and printed cards.

Did you know that Ella’s Kitchen, Moo Free Chocolate and Doves biscuits are based in Reading? We stock a lot of their products, please pop in and view our full range.

If you would like any more information on our products or would like to place an order with us, please contact Rebecca Hughes at buyer@truefood.coop.

We are looking for new suppliers of different types of local food. So if you know of a local, organic, sustainable food producer, please contact us.

We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you in our shop soon!