• Nationwide Delivery
  • Next Day Delivery Available
  • Friendly Customer Service
  • Worker Co-Operative

Buy wholesale from a long-standing & ethical worker co-operative

We offer one of the largest ranges of organic, ethical and sustainable products with nearly 5,000 items from numerous brands. Some are household names but many smaller producers are unique to us. Not forgettingĀ our own brand of ethical store cupboard staples and huge retail pack range created right here on-site!

We have a bespoke online ordering system with custom functionalities adaptable to your needs. Placing your order online gives you flexibility, access to the latest prices and promotions, and as orders are available to view, you can save time in re-ordering.

Minimum Order Values and Delivery Days

Minimum Order Values

We can deliver to most parts of the UK either in our own fleet of vehicles or by using an external transport company. Our drivers are members of our co-operative which helps us to ensure the highest quality in customer care and driver welfare.

Please note: This map is a guide only, your minimum order value is postcode-based and we will confirm this value as well as your delivery day upon set-up of your new account.

Essential Trading Delivery Areas and Pricing

Delivery Days

  • Bristol - Any week day
  • Surrounding Bristol/Bath areas - Monday & Wednesday
  • Monday - Cornwall, Gloucestershire, Derby, Nottingham, Manchester, Northampton, Peterborough, Sheffield, Swindon & York areas
  • Tuesday - Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Wales
  • Wednesday - Bath, Devon, Somerset
  • Thursday - Dorset, East Devon, East & West Sussex, Hampshire, Somerset, Southampton, Wiltshire
  • Friday - Birmingham, Herefordshire, Oxfordshire, Worcestershire

If you have any further queries please contact our New Business desk on 0117 9430 812 or email newbiz@essential-trading.coop.

Our dedicated customer services team are available throughout the day via phone or e-mail to take your order and answer any queries you might have. They have extensive product knowledge and are happy to give advice on best-selling products, new lines and product availability.

If you're local to us you can also use our collection service from our warehouse.