In an era where sustainability is not just a buzzword but a way of life. It is no surprise that consumers are seeking out brands that align with their eco-conscious values. The Marie Claire U.K. Sustainability Award has recognized the crème de la crème of sustainable food and drink brands of 2023.
These brands are not just delicious. They are doing their part to save the planet, one bite and sip at a time.
5. Fooditude: A Feast for the Future
Fooditude is a brand that proves sustainable eating can be both scrumptious and planet-friendly. Their commitment to minimizing food waste is nothing short of commendable. Fooditude sources locally grown, organic ingredients and transforms them into delectable dishes that are packaged in eco-friendly containers.
Their mantra is simple: Delicious food, less waste. With a menu that caters to diverse dietary preferences and restrictions, Fooditude caters to both your taste buds and the environment. From vegan delights to meaty indulgences, they have got it all.
They encourage customers to return their empty containers, which are then cleaned and reused.
4. Maison Mirabeau: Sipping Sustainability in Every Sip
When it comes to wine, Maison Mirabeau is a name to remember. These vintners are leading the charge in sustainable winemaking. With their vineyards nestled in the picturesque heart of Provence, they understand the importance of preserving the land.
Maison Mirabeau's commitment to sustainability is evident in its organic and biodynamic farming practices. Similarly, the brand has also gone the extra mile by creating lightweight bottles that significantly reduce their carbon footprint during transportation. The result? A guilt-free glass of wine that is as eco-friendly as it is exquisite.
3. Mindful Chef: Cooking Up a Greener Tomorrow
Mindful Chef is here to revolutionize the way we approach meal kits. This brand takes 'mindful' to a whole new level, ensuring that every ingredient is ethically sourced, and every meal is a breeze to prepare.
Thus, their commitment to sustainability extends beyond their ingredients. They have made their packaging 100% recyclable. And they are working towards a zero-carbon footprint.
2. Belu: Quenching Your Thirst, Quenching the Planet's Thirst
Water is the elixir of life, and Belu knows it. This British bottled water brand is on a mission to tackle the global water crisis one bottle at a time. So, they do not just offer refreshing and pure mineral water. Instead, they do it with a clear conscience.
Belu is the first and only bottled water brand in the U.K. to be certified carbon neutral, which means they offset all their carbon emissions. But that is not all. Belu has also donated over $6.5 million to WaterAid. Thus, helping millions of people gain access to clean water and sanitation.
1. Hotel Chocolat: Indulgence with a Heart
Hotel Chocolat is a brand that proves you can have your chocolate and eat it guilt-free too. Their cocoa beans are grown in their own sustainable cocoa farms in Saint Lucia, ensuring fair wages and ethical practices.
Thus, Hotel Chocolat's commitment to sustainability extends to its packaging as well. They have introduced 'Plastic-Free' packaging that is fully recyclable, compostable, or reusable.