There's always a demand for teas, coffee and juices, and we try our best to source products that are fairly-traded or organically certified. Where possible, we set up direct links with suppliers in order to give the best price to them, and to you, the customer.
We offer a range of herbal, fruit, green and rooibos teas.
A few of our suppliers include Manchester's own
Mr. Scruff, Just Change, Pukka Herbs, and Simon Levelt, who've helped to establish health and education facilities for their farmer suppliers and local communities. We believe that the drinks you buy really can make a difference to lives.
We also sell coffee from our fellow co-operative the Co-op, and we support the Zapatista
movement by selling their ground coffee and beans.
Juice-wise, we have local links to JP Juices who package lunch-box friendly fair trade juices in Wythenshawe. Further afield we support Chegworth Valley, a family fruit farm in Kent who make a wide variety of delicious juices.
We keep competitive on price whilst still promoting our ethics,
and selling great tasting products!
Coffee means ‘life’ for the Oromo people, and from ancient times they
have used coffee as food, drink, trade, spiritual nourishment and as a
tool for peace-keeping. Ethiopia is the “birthplace of coffee” and all of
the great Arabica coffees can be traced back to the Oromia region. The altitude, climate, soil and terrain in these highland plateaus give a
natural advantage, which – alongside the skill and dedication needed to harvest and process the Arabica beans – yields some of the world ’s finest coffee.
Oromo coffee not only ensures a good price for smallholder farmers belonging to Oromo Coffee company the Oromia Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union in Ethiopia, it also supports a livelihood for communities in the UK. Read