Welcome to Chelmer Foods

Chelmer Foods Limited was established in 1992 in the market town of Halstead in North Essex, by current Chairman Roger Weaire. The business now operates from its offices in Braintree, Essex, with an annual turnover in excess of £70 million.

The company sources Dried Fruit, Nuts, Seeds and Pulses from over 20 countries and supplies to cereal manufacturers, bakeries, snack food packers/processors, food service suppliers, retailers and related industries.

Unrivalled senior management experience, strategic partnerships with our core suppliers and detailed understanding of the needs of our customer’s, remain central to our ongoing growth and development.

We are proud to have built the company into one of the UK’s largest independent importers and distributors of dried fruit and edible nuts.

  • In 2010, Chelmer Foods successfully took over the business interests of Flagship Fruit & Nut, further increasing our customer base.
  • 38,000 tonnes imported from over 20 countries in 2020
  • Import over 2000 containers per annum
  • Turnover in excess of £74 million
  • BRC Agents & Brokers certified
  • ISO:9001
  • Organic certified

Our dedicated buying team is constantly seeking out new purchasing opportunities through global sourcing, ensuring we can buy the best available products from approved suppliers at competitive prices