how we work

We operate according to a set of key principles and monitor and measure everything we do against these to track our impact on the food system and to ensure our activities and practices are fair and transparent.

  • We are mission driven - trading for social purpose, not just to maximise profit
  • We are committed to transparency, trust and cooperation throughout the food supply chain
  • We source food sustainably, using the food zones as a framework
  • We trade fairly
  • We champion ecological food and farming
  • We promote a diet that is good for people and planet
  • We operate in a low carbon way
  • We build a strong community in support of this work
  • We strive to change the wider food system