Zero waste foods

If you want to reduce plastic packaging and avoid waste by buying only what you need, True Food is the shop for you.

We stock over 60 packaging free, zero waste foods: dried fruit, nuts and seeds, beans and pulses, rice and grains, cereals and flakes and even chocolate buttons. If you can't see what you want, contact our buyer and she will see if we can order it for you. 

Bring your own clean containers or use the recycled paper bags we provide. Either weigh your containers at home and mark the empty weight on them, or do this before you fill them in store.

We stock the following organic zero waste foods:

Dried Fruit:

  • Apple rings
  • Apricots
  • Banana chips
  • Currants
  • Dates -  medjool and pitted plain (deglet nour)
  • Figs
  • Mango strips
  • Mixed peel
  • Prunes - pitted
  • Raisins 
  • Sultanas 
  • Sun-dried tomato halves

Nuts and Seeds:

  • Almonds - ground, whole skin-on, flaked, blanched
  • Brazil nuts
  • Cashews - whole
  • Chia seeds
  • Four seed mix - sunflower, sesame, pumpkin and linseed/flaxseed
  • Hazelnuts
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sesame seeds - whole brown
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Walnut - halves and pieces

Beans and Pulses:

  • Aduki beans
  • Black (Turtle) beans
  • Butter beans
  • Chickpeas
  • Green lentils
  • Mung beans
  • Puy lentils
  • Red kidney beans
  • Red split lentils

Rice and Grains:

  • Brown rice - long grain, basmati, short grain
  • Buckwheat groats
  • Cous cous - wholewheat
  • Pot barley
  • Quinoa grain - red and white
  • White rice - basmati, arborio (risotto)

Cereals and Flakes:

  • Bran flakes
  • Brown rice flakes - gluten-free
  • Millet flakes
  • Muesli - super, vitality and plain base
  • Oats - jumbo and fine (porridge)
  • Quinoa flakes
  • Quinoa - puffed
  • Toasted wheat flakes

And finally:

  • Chocolate buttons - 73% dark (vegan) and milk
  • Durham Wheat Pasta - wholewheat and white fusilli
  • Nutritional Yeast flakes (B12 added) (not organic)
  • Raw Cane Sugar
  • Spelt Pasta - wholewheat fusilli

We buy most of our loose foods from Infinity Foods, a workers cooperative and wholesale distributor of ethical, organic and natural food.