Find out more about some of our stallholders and what they have to offer at VegfestUK Bristol 2012...
Amy's Kitchen is a family firm with a broad range of vegetarian and vegan foods that are healthy, tasty, nutritious and mostly ready to eat. A wide selection of tinned soups (nearly all vegan) is particularly welcoming as well as a huge range of burgers, pies, Indian meals, pizzas, desserts, burritos and a whole lot more. . www.amyskitchen.co.uk
‘The thing we have to solve is how to make care and compassion more valuable than self-importance and impermanent things. The ultimate solution is broadly awakening the enlightened mind of spiritual consciousness.’ – From A Talk by Harry Palmer
Beanie's - Beanie's is a Vegan Society approved, family business that imports FRY'S Vegetarian Foods. Recommended as a BEST BUY by the Ethical Consumer, FRY'S are also Halaal, Shuddha and Kosher. Beanie's will be sampling and selling FRY'S at their stall (at a discount!) and introducing 4 new products - Pops, Pies (x2) and Tenders! www.beanieshealthfoods.co.uk
Bessant & Drury's - Bessant & Drury's "Dairy Free" Ice Cream - Newly launched! Made from the superfood ingredient coconut milk; this deliciously smooth frozen dessert is available in 4 fabulous flavours. Vegan friendly & completely free from: Dairy / Lactose / Soya / Nut / Additives & Gluten. Visit www.bessantanddrury.com for more details or call 07557 682240.
Bute Island Foods
Bute Island Food is thrilled to be back for another year at VegfestUK and present three new 100% dairy-free products. Melty Red Cheddar and Mild Cheddar styles are perfect for melting onto pizza, pasta and of course Sheese on toast! The eye catching Red Cheddar style has a wonderful medium strength “cheesy” tang, and the Mild Cheddar style has an excellent mellow flavour.Also, don’t miss out on the New Sweet Chilli flavour which is deliciously smooth and creamy, with a mild, yet cheekily well-balanced hint of spice! www.buteisland.com
Chipstix - Introducing Chipstix - the perfect café snack which is suitable for Vegetarians & Vegans! Visit www.lovechipstix.com and sign up for our free sample giveaway + watch the short demo video, and then come and see us at VegfestUK in Brighton or Bristol to secure an excellent ‘trade show’ discount!
Cristina Menicocci - NO added sulphur and LOW added sulphur wines from Italy. Vegan, Organic and Biodynamic certified. Registered by The Vegan Society. Door to door delivery service (free delivery available). Come over for a tasting, get a 10% discount to spend today and a FREE DELIVERY voucher for online orders! Competition: Win one bottle!!! www.veganitaly.com
CUPP TEA BAR are the first ever ‘Bubble Tea’ mobile van to hit the UK. We specialise in Taiwanese Bubble Tea and super healthy ‘Fresh Fruit Iced Tea’. Come and see us in our 1979 Citroen HY ‘cocktail van’ and try a new, exciting tea beverage with a twist.
Deliciously Raw is the home of inspired raw vegan food for the ultimate foodie experience, for people passionate about food who want to eat healthier but don’t want to compromise on taste. Offering food, classes and books on making raw food as delicious, impressive and comforting as any cooked food.
We are an energy company unlike any other – we take the money our customers spend on their electricity and gas bills and use it to build new sources of renewable energy, such as windmills. People:Power is at the heart of what we do – the more people who join us, the more green energy we can generate. Join us, it couldn’t be easier and takes less than five minutes.Call us free on 08000 302 302 (quoting VFV) or visit www.ecotricity.co.uk/vegfest
Excellart is a PR, marketing and design agency, also offering websites, online shops and social media campaigns for businesses and organisations of all sizes. Clients include The Vegan Society, Fry’s and VegfestUK. Vegan owned, strong ethical policy, established in 2005. We provide everything you could ever need to promote your business. www.excellart.co.uk
Fashion-conscience.com is the UK's leading ethical fashion site. Home to great selection organic, fair trade, sustainable products plus and a brilliant selection of vegan shoes and accessories shoes from top brands such as Melissa, Cri de Couer, Ethletic, Olsenhaus, Matt+Nat, Nica, Neu Aura, Melie Bianco and more...
GOOD Hemp - GOOD Hemp offer natural, delicious and nutritious hemp food products including GOOD hemp oil, hemp milk, shelled hemp seeds and hemp protein powders. The GOOD range is lactose, soya and dairy free and is a great source of protein, fibre and Omega 3 – Simply 100% Natural British Hemp. www.goodwebsite.co.uk
Goodlife - We want everyone to share in creating a good life and a good life starts from within! We make naturally delicious dishes from Mother Nature’s vegetables which are meat free, dairy free and free from anything nasty! Come and visit us at Bristol Vegfest where we will be cooking up delicious samples for you to taste! www.createagoodlife.co.uk
Goody Good Stuff - Goody Good Stuff is an all natural, meat free alternative to traditional gummy sweets. They are free from FAT, GMOs, SOY, GELATINE, EGG, NUTs, DAIRY, CASEINS & GLUTEN. The entire line is suitable for Kosher, Halal and Vegetarian diets with 4 flavours being suitable for Vegan diets too! www.goodygoodstuff.com
Hope Rescue - Save Our Strays – give them Hope
At Hope Rescue we are primarily a coordinating rescue, saving dogs from destruction and emergency situations, irrespective of their breed, age or medical condition. We find them spaces with reputable rescues or rehome them through our network of foster homes.
HUGLETTS WOOD FARM ANIMAL SANCTUARY
Established in 1994 and founded on the principle of Ahimsa, Hugletts Wood not only offers lifelong care and protection to the numerous cows and other animals and birds rescued from slaughter and abuse, but demonstrates a practical way of living without harm to any form of life, or the environment.
“InsideOrganics.co.uk will be offering the new Vega One Nutritional shake at their stall. Made from natural, whole food ingredients, Vega One is a convenient, all-in-one supplement which you can buy at our stall. We will also be joined by Darren Craddock, the formulator of the Enerhealth Botanicals range”.
Kinetic are a natural products distributor of ethical, natural and organic herbal and dietary supplements, superfoods and body care brands. Visit them at stall number 47-49 where they will be presenting JASON Natural Care, the pioneer of natural body care since 1959; Dr Bronner's Magic Liquid Soaps, certified fairtrade and organic; Nutiva, Organic Hemp, Coconut and Chia Seeds. www.kinetic4health.co.uk
Living Naturally - Living Naturally Soapnut Shells are the only organic detergent that grows on trees! Organic, Vegan, Hypoallergenic, Chemical & Cruelty Free! Great for all temperatures, all fabrics and all washing machines. Can be used in many other ways including: shampoo, pet wash & multi-purpose household cleaner! Try some today! www.soapnuts.co.uk
Nakd Wholefoods - You just have to try Nakd bars! Made from all-natural ingredients, 100% vegan, contain no added sugar or syrups - and some even count towards one of your five a day. Yummy and healthy - perfect for kids lunchboxes and snacking on the go! Visit us and find your favourite :) www.eatnakd.com
We are a small business that makes organic spreads, dips, salads, soups, cakes and other goodies. All of our products are vegetarian and we make lots of gluten-free and vegan options, so we can cater for most types of allergies. Our Natural Vitality range includes hummus, dips Spreads, cakes, and salads www.natural-vitality.co.uk
Seed and Bean Co.
Delightful award winning recipes and flavours, Handmade in England, always organic and mostly Fairtrade.
Come and try for yourself , maybe the Organic 70% Cacao Ecuador with Smoked Cornish Sea Salt or our 66% Sao Tome Cacao with Coconut and Raspberry ?10 Vegan Bars to try !
The ONLY British chocolate brand to have 100% Ethical Accreditation by the Good Shopping Guide 2011/12.
Redwood – Award-winning Redwood is the UK’s most ethical vegetarian food company according to the Good Shopping Guide! Famed for producing over 50 deliciously-different cruelty-free vegan foods under the Vegideli, Cheatin’ and Cheezly brand names, Redwood will be giving away free tasters at its stand. Everything is kosher certified too. www.redwoodfoods.co.uk
Dovedale Foods produces Sauces of Choice and Sauces for Kids, delicious cooking sauces which are all vegan and gluten-free. The Kids sauces all contain around 10 different fruits and vegetables, and all sauces are made with rapeseed oil for extra Omega 3. We also have some very tasty condiments and chutneys,
Severn Cider – Awarded five gold medals, we produce craft made whole-juice cider and perry. No water or colourings added, just pure pressed, fermented fruit. The fruit is selected from orchards that have been neither sprayed nor fertilised and made using years of experience. www.severncider.com
Supreme Master Ching Hai International Association - Do you know why there are so many disasters happening on planet Earth right now? You can find the answers in Supreme Master Ching Hai’s new book: From Crisis to Peace – The Organic Vegan Way Is The Answer. Make Good Karma: Be Loving. Be Veg. Be Green. Read online free at www.crisis2peace.org
Take Wrap and Roll- fabulous wraps salads and pancakes with homemade sauce at friendly prices. Hot mango chilli bites, while lemon and coriander puts summer in a wrap. Add the best of Bristol falafels or fresh rosemary butternut and your only problem is leaving room for pancakes and coffee.
The Black Fish is a young international marine conservation organisation
on a mission to build a grassroots movement for the protection of marine
wildlife. Using education, investigation and non-violent direct action,
The Black Fish campaigns to end illegal and destructive fishing
practices within Europe. Come to the talk on Saturday 26th May at 2pm or
visit us at our stall.
The Spark is the free ethical magazine which, for the last two decades has been promoting all that's best about the alternative West Country. The biggest green-issues magazine in the UK, each issue features stories on health, local food, community, family, activism, spirituality and a unique three-month events guide. www.thespark.co.uk
Topas - Topas was founded nearly 20 years ago by Klaus Gaiser. He developed the Wheaty product line, inspired by Chinese seitan and tofu. “Meat without Meat” - our slogan for all our organic, vegan, lactose & egg free meat analogues based on organic wheat-protein. Our meat-like products include vegan slices, sausages, steaks, kebabs and space bars. www.wheaty.de
Vegan.co.uk is a friendly online store which only stocks vegan products, we are very eco conscious when it comes to packing and wrapping too and have an online community including vegan news and a recipe section. Our slogan is "Friendly food at your fingertips."
Vegan Runners - A UK-wide running club registered with England Athletics with benefits of affiliated runners including discounts for events and businesses. By wearing the VRUK kit we help raise awareness of veganism and bring together likeminded people. In popular areas for members we hold training sessions and meet-up at events. See www.veganrunners.org.uk for details.
The Vegan Society - An educational charity that provides information and guidance on various aspects of veganism, including to new and potential vegans, caterers, healthcare professionals, educators and the media. There is plenty of information on The Vegan Society website: www.vegansociety.com
Vegetarian Living Magazine - Vegetarian Living is Britain’s best selling Vegetarian and Vegan newsstand magazine. Aimed at Vegetarians, Vegans, and anyone wishing to reduce their meat consumption, it’s not just about recipes. Every month there are interviews, offers, competitions, information, places to go and products to try, gardening information, what’s in season and more. www.vegetarianliving.co.uk
Vegfam - The Vegfam Stall is on the ground floor in the foyer by the main entrance and will have a tombola plus information about the charity and its work, plus an opportunity to make donations if you wish. See www.vegfamcharity.org.uk for charity details.
VegfestUK - You can find the VegfestUK stall by the entrance to the Main Marquee, where there are Goody Bags on sale for £5, plus or tombola £1 each, every ticket wins, and our fundraising buckets too. All proceeds go towards keeping VegfestUK events free to the public.www.vegfest.co.uk
Vegusto - At Vegusto, we are committed to ensuring the well-being of our customers. We ensure that our meat and dairy alternatives are made from only the highest quality ingredients. For example, our choice of coconut oil instead of palm oil, which not only encompasses numerous health benefits, but also guarantees sound environmental practices and sustainability. www.vegusto.co.uk
VEL Foods has a fine selection of speciality vegan food products for your family and friends. Our range includes easy to cook & healthy noodles (Sea-weed, Oats, Brown rice), ready to eat meat-and-egg-free alternatives like Fish pickle, Shrimp pickle, Tomyam and speciality sauces. Please visit our online shop at www.vel-foods.com
Viva!’s fight is a fight for life – for animals and ourselves. Through effective campaigning, we take the brutal reality of intensive farming to the people who can effect the most change: consumers. Our wide-ranging campaigns promote vegetarianism and veganism as the best ways to save animals from suffering, protect the environment, improve health and help those in developing countries.
The VVF promotes the health benefits of a vegetarian and vegan diet. The diseases that kill many of us prematurely can mostly be prevented by consuming a plant-based diet – the VVF explains why. We campaign on important issues including the harmful effects of dairy foods, heart health, diabetes and breast cancer and the dangers of eating fish and white meat.
Wild Futures Trading Ltd - The Tree-Top Café produces top-quality vegetarian/ vegan foods and will be supplying savoury and sweet options to tempt customers at VegfestUK! The Tree-Top café is a project of Wild Futures; a primate welfare charity based in the UK. All profits from the café go towards the charitable aims of Wild Futures. www.wildfutures.org
Yaoh - The UK's original hemp firm, with selection of hemp foods and bodycare available on their stall, all at a fantastic Buy One Get One Free special offer for the day. Products include hemp protein powder, dehulled hemp seed, hemp oil and their award winning hemp bodycare range - see www.yaoh.co.uk for details.