Premcrest Fair Trade

Premcrest Fair Trade

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From us all at Premcrest, a very warm welcome.

We are one of the UK’s leading wholesale distributor of ethical, fairtrade, healthy, free-from, eco, organic and natural products with the good fortune of being based on the edge of the Yorkshire country side..

The company was founded in the late 60's and over the years we have developed our competencies, capabilities and supplier relationships that aid a competitive pricing structure, appropriate merchandising support and regular promotions.

We are privileged to work with experienced and committed professionals within the ethical products market place. The supply of ethical, healthy & green products form our raison d'etre and we remain true to our core fairtrade ethos; this passion, energy and focus is channelled into continuously introducing new lines that offer you a real point of difference. 

We are STS food safety accredited and operate a comprehensive HACCP system to ensure the best possible all-round service provision. Also, as part of our commitment to ethical sourcing, partnerships and practices we are an active ember of Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (SEDEX) a not for profit organisation with the purpose of driving improvements in the ethical and responsible business practices.

We have a wealth of knowledge to help ensure you get the best product for your customer base … we’d be delighted if you'd put us to the test!

Please call us on +44 1274 481 481 or if you find it easier contact us via the website and we will get back to you at the earliest opportunity.

Delivery & Order information


For UK mainland customers, we offer either our standard delivery or next day (guaranteed). Orders for next day guaranteed delivery must be received before 11am on the day. While we make next day orders an absolute priority WE CANNOT GUARANTEE at this stage that your order will be picked / despatched before our despatch cut-off time.

 The table below gives a breakdown of the carriage charges (if any) applicable to your postcode. Please note the totals shown below are excluding VAT.


UK Mainland*              Order value more than £150                   Free

                                  Order value less than £150                    £5.95 

Next Day*                   Order value more than £150                  £4.95

                                  Order value less than £150                    £7.95

Next Day*                   Delivery Between 9am - 1pm                 £14.95


*Next day orders must be received before 11am for guaranteed next day delivery.

*UK Mainland includes all UK postcodes except those listed below;


BT%                Order value less than £150                     £14.95 Carriage

                        Order value more than £150                   £10.00 Carriage


HS%                Order value less than £150                     £10.95 Carriage

                        Order value more than £150                   £6.00 Carriage


IM%                 Order value less than £150                     £14.95 Carriage

                        Order value more than £150                   £10.00 Carriage


IV%                 Order value less than £150                     £10.95 Carriage

                        Order value more than £150                   £6.00 Carriage


KA27%            Order value less than £150                     £10.95 Carriage

                        Order value more than £150                   £6.00 Carriage


KA28%            Order value less than £150                     £10.95 Carriage

                        Order value more than £150                   £6.00 Carriage


KW%               Order value less than £150                     £10.95 Carriage

                        Order value more than £150                   £6.00 Carriage


PA%                Order value less than £150                     £10.95 Carriage

                        Order value more than £150                   £6.00 Carriage


TR%                Order value less than £150                     £14.95 Carriage

                        Order value more than £150                   £10.00 Carriage


International    Europe                                     Box rate confirmed at checkout

                        Rest of the world                      Delivery charges will be confirmed upon order receipt.


 All our deliveries are sent via either Parcelforce or DPD (on a signed-for basis)


Orders and returns

Changes or Cancellations

Whilst we will try our upmost to accommodate changes to an order or cancel your order, in most circumstances this is not possible as we operate a ‘just in time’ pick pack and ship system and chances are the order will have already been shipped.

Missing or damaged orders

If your order hasn’t arrived, or arrives incomplete, please allow the following working day for the missing box/s to be redelivered. If you find yourself still waiting at the end of the second working day, please contact us either via email or telephone +44 1274 481 481.


If you order arrives and the goods are damaged, please follow our returns procedure below or call us on +44 1274 481 481


Returns procedure

If for whatever reason you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we operate a no quibble’s returns policy. All we ask please is that you observe the following: 


* Ensure the case(s) are sealed and in their original condition.

* Include invoice with the item(s) being returned (stating reason for return).

* Securely re-package the goods in readiness for their return


If you would like us to arrange collection, we will do so but please bear in mind that it'll be chargeable (at the rates set by our Logistics partner)...we operate a minimal mark-up policy and the margin does not allow for us to do this at our expense. 


Premcrest have been operating for over 40 years and we continue to add to our core offer of fairtrade, natural, eco, organic, special diet and fine foods.

We are well versed in working with overseas customers and are able to offer a omprehensive level of service and support. As part of our offer, you can be assured of the following;


  1. An independent, well-established company with excellent brand owner relationships to ensure the best prices and promotional support.
  2. A service level second-to-none - we endeavour to keep our out-of-stocks to an absolute minimum with regular Just in time deliveries.
  3. Committed to ethical sourcing and practices - we remain an active member of SEDEX.
  4. Ability to offer wholefood products, in bulk, mid-bulk and pre-pack sizes
  5. Capability to pre-pack dried fruits, nuts, seeds, snacks etc with your own name and/or logo on if required.
  6. A set of competitive and transparent discount arrangements which apply to the entire range.
  7. Full merchandising support / appropriate range advice.
  8. Friendly and efficient order service via website, email, phone and fax.
  9. Flexibility in ordering - many lines available in singles, with no surcharges.
  10. Hold full STS accreditation and comply with a comprehensive HACCP system as part of our Quality Assurance and Health and Safety procedures.
  11. Able to work with customer preferred agent or recommend our trusted partners.


Please contact us if you require a catalogue or wish to discuss your requirements in detail and we will happily assist.