We’ve been nuts about plant-based food since our birth in ’87. With 30 years’ experience, we’re the experts. With a larder full of some of the most vibrant, exciting and tastiest ingredients around, and the expertise of three decades behind us, we’re here to help you create healthy, innovative and exciting menus that wow your customers.

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Our Executive Chairman Tim Kelly was recently interviewed by The Times.

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Everybody’s talking about plant based food...

We love getting foodie with our customers about plant based eating, which is why we put you first every time.


  • "Over the years, I have used Vegetarian Express in many of the outlets and businesses I have worked in. They have always lived up to their promises of delivering fantastic products and ingredients at great prices. They are always at the forefront of any new items or ingredients coming to the market and support and help with ideas, knowledge and their many years of experience is only ever an email or phone call away. It’s been great to see what is a great business grow, but even better to see the service stay as good as when I first used them."

    Dan Kelly, Director - Food Vacherin Limited

  • "What sets Vegetarian Express apart from other companies? Quite simply they take the time to get to know you and your business needs – Coupled with great product knowledge and a willingness to go the extra mile."

    David Cavalier, Director - Cavalier's Kitchen

  • "My relationship with Vegetarian Express goes back over many years, their expertise in sourcing new ingredients to match emerging trends is an enormous help to chefs. They are always forward thinking, proactive and offer dynamic support to our chefs creating innovative menus and solutions for today’s busy kitchens."

    David Mulcahy, Craft and Food Development Director - Sodexo UK & Ireland

  • "Vegetarian Express is a proactive and innovative supply partner and work really closely with us in our business to help drive innovation forward within our vegetarian categories. The specialist ingredients and advice we receive from them has been key in ensuring we deliver the latest trends and reflect the high street. I would have no hesitation in recommending Vegetarian Express to any business."

    Donna Franklin, Head of Food - The Brookwood Partnership

  • "I have been using Vegetarian Express for over 15 years, not only are their products authentic and high quality but their range is extensive. The team are commodity purveyors specialising in ethnic produce right through to top regional UK specialities such as Cornish sea salt as well as consulting on innovative and new food solutions. Vegetarian Express is an essential arm of my supply chain."

    Hayden Groves, Executive Chef - BaxterStorey (National Chef of the Year 2013)

  • "I have used Vegetarian Express over the past ten years in various sites across London. Nothing is too much trouble and they are always willing to support and source new products requested, along with the vast list of products they already have in stock. Quality and service is reliable as well as consistent."

    Jim Wealands, Executive Chef - Lusso

  • "Vegetarian Express, a great innovative company which really helps our chefs stretch the boundaries of our vegetarian, vegan and allergy food offering."

    John Woodward, Group Executive Chef - De Vere Venues

  • "Vegetarian Express products have played a key part in our food development plan and I look forward to continuing to work with them and develop food concepts utilising such great ingredients. I have always found the team at Vegetarian Express very knowledgeable on product lines and innovative when bringing new products to the business. It is refreshing to work with a quality food supplier who understands the needs of not only the chefs using the products, but the needs of the end user."

    Lloyd Mann, Food Service Director - ISS Catering Services

  • "Amazing fresh spices, grains, pulses and made to order mixes, really set Vegetarian Express apart – they are the first port of call for the modern Baxterstorey chef."

    Matt Hay, Chef Director - BaxterStorey

  • "When it comes to top quality vegetarian produce Vegetarian Express undoubtedly lead the way, their professional support and personal service is second to none."

    Paul Gayler, Director - Feedback Consulting

  • "I have been using Vegetarian Express since the company began 25 years ago. Over the years we have relied on them to consistently bring us new ideas and innovation – their passion for food and products reflect this."

    Peter Joyner, Food Development Director - Elior UK