Become a UK Supplier

We are constantly looking for interesting and innovative additions to our range and welcome information from producers and suppliers who believe that their product is suitable for our business here in the UK.

Whole Foods Market is built upon win-win partnerships and long term business relationships that develop from both parties being able to share in open and honest feedback. We always aim to treat suppliers with respect, fairness, and integrity and look for the same in return. We also actively seek out partnerships that share our concern for education, social responsibility and environmental impact.  We have found that the most successful, long term relationships are made up of integrity, honesty, transparency and consistent open communication.

The next step in determining whether we can consider your product offer is to check that, as a minimum, it meets our industry leading Quality Standards – please click here to learn more.  These standards are researched, evaluated and constantly updated, by our Global Quality Standards Team and ensure that we stay ahead of the market in understanding the potential impact that certain ingredients have on both our health and our planet.  Once you have carefully evaluated whether your product would successfully pass these requirements we can start a conversation.

The next step is to contact our Regional Purchasing Team using the links below where someone will be able to guide you about further information requirements, current suitability and ultimately whether we can progress with a listing conversation.  Our product teams are broken out into the following departments so please follow the relevant email link below in order to send through more detail:

Grocery (includes dry goods, dairy, frozen, & housewares)  contact us by email

Beauty, Body Care & Nutritional Supplements                      contact us by email

Ready Prepared Foods & Bakery                                           contact us by email

Fruit & Vegetables (a.k.a. Fresh Produce)                             contact us by email

Meat & Seafood                                                                   contact us by email

Speciality (includes alcohol, cheese, charcuterie)                  contact us by email

 

All new items must be submitted directly to the responsible team by email.  Due to the high volume of new product information submitted to us, Whole Foods Market will only offer to contact you if we are interested and able to take conversations further.   If you do not hear from us your submission has not been successful in this instance.  Providing complete and accurate information in your product submission will certainly help to expedite the process. 

Thank you for getting in touch and we wish you every success with your business.