Top 10 impactful food and drinks brands for the holidays

ClearlySo Responsible Consumerism team’s shortlist of impactful food and drink brands to enjoy during the festive period and beyond!

By Hayley Collen and Letty Wheeler · December 9, 2020

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With so many food and drink options on offer during the festive period, why not try one of our top 10 impactful start-ups, which are offering consumers a way to eat and drink while supporting an important cause –

impactful food and drinks brands: nourished communities

Nourished Communities – the online market stall, supporting artisans, market producers and farmers, while delivering the finest quality seasonal home-grown produce and products from the English countryside

impactful food and drinks brands: nemi teas

NEMI Teas – a specialist tea company providing employment to refugees to give them local work experience and job readiness skills to enter the UK workforce and help them integrate into broader society

impactful food and drinks brands: the dusty knuckle

Dusty Knuckle – a bakery and café whose goal is to train young offenders into responsible professionals so that they can live with dignity, earn legitimately, and contribute to society

impactful food and drinks brands: yamo

Yamo – a Swiss foodtech start up, providing healthy food options for babies and young children made using high pressure technology and 100% natural and organic ingredients

impactful food and drinks brands: fat macy's

Fat Macy’s – a social enterprise serving delicious home cooked food and dining experiences at supper clubs, events and offices across London. Fat Macy’s also train and support young Londoners living in temporary accommodation and help them move into their own homes

impactful food and drinks brands: low intervention

Low Intervention – a tech-fuelled modern wine company on a mission to democratise access to wines with the lowest possible chemical or mechanical intervention – organic, biodynamic, and natural wines

impactful food and drinks brands: harry specters

Harry Specters – a chocolatier dedicated to crafting the most delicious chocolates that create employment for young people with autism

impactful food and drinks brands: oddbox

Oddbox – the veg box that makes sustainability easy, rescuing odd & surplus fruit & veg directly from farms and delivering it to your doorstep. The company is also offering a festive ‘Christmas box‘ this year with all your favourite festive fruit & veg essentials for a zero-waste, stress-free holiday feast

impactful food and drinks brands: better nature

Better Nature – a vegan start-up with a mission to take tempeh to the mainstream as an all-natural meat alternative with strong nutritional credentials

impactful food and drinks brands: redemption roasters

Redemption Roasters – the world’s first prison-based coffee company, selling speciality coffee from its roastery at HMP The Mount and training offenders in coffee industry skills with the aim of reducing reoffending in the UK