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The Great British Bake Off Goes Vegan!

First vegan contestant features on the flagship Channel 4 show

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Meat-based vs plant-based emissions

60% of food industry emissions come from meat – twice as much as plants

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Farewell to our wonderful Jaspa

After 32-years with Essential Trading, we mourn the passing of our friend and wonderful Buyer, Jaspa Beese

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Solar PV Installation Opportunity

Essential have always had an environmental-consciousness and in a quest to save energy, we originally installed solar PV on the roof of one of our units in 2011. Following a co-operative vote in September amongst all at Essential, we have now decided to double the amount of solar PV. We are aiming to have the completion of the 37.5KW installation up-and-running by the close of 2021.

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Master Thesis

Andreea Preluca's in-depth study into co-operative organisations.

Global News

UN Secretary-General António Guterres asked to adopt a plant-based diet.

Essential Trading have enjoyed a close working relationship with The Vegan Society for many years. Essential's vegan products have certification from the educational charity and we are keen to shout about their fine work. The following report is just one fine example.

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50 Years in the Making

Essential Trading celebrate a momentous anniversary.

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Organic September

The Soil Association's Organic September month is back again, bigger and better than ever before.

Local News

Going For Gold

Bristol's sustainable food leaders and organisations steer the city to victory with the aid of Essential Trading.

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The Rise of Milk Alternatives

Milk aliases and a story of a campaigner.

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New Rebel in the Kitchen!

As milk alternatives increase in popularity, read about one product making waves.