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Ratton Pantry is an independent, family owned business originally founded by two home bakers, Victoria and Sean, in 2020.

Recognising the need for good quality ingredients online, we set about stocking a selection of premium kitchen, pantry and baking essentials such plus a wide variety of premium Italian ingredients. What's more, we supply these goods in convenient sizes/quantities along with larger bulk amounts, ideal for the starter home cook all the way through to the more experienced enthusiast and businesses. We make buying flour, baking goods and Italian ingredients online easy.


We stock a range of premium flour brands including Shipton Mill® Non-Wheat Gluten-Free flours, Matthews Cotswold Flour, Wessex Mill, Marriage's, Foricher French Flours and Caputo Italian Pizza & Pasta Flours.

As our business has grown we've incorporated a large selection of premium imported Italian ingredients, ideal for creating authentic Italian dishes such as pasta and pizza. We're proud to offer Dallagiovanna flour, Rega and Solania San Marzano tomatoes and Latteria Sorrentina Fior Di Latte Cheese, to name but just a few.

We look to continually grow our range of products, so please get in touch if you have a suggestion of something you'd like to see us sell in the future.

Although initially geared towards home-bakers, it's worth noting that we also supply larger quantities to businesses such as cafes, cake makers, restaurants and pizzerias. You can read more about the benefits of setting up a trade/business account with us here. Please don't hesitate to contact us and we'll do our best to accommodate your requirements.


Ratton Pantry are passionate about both sustainability within our business and supporting sustainable brands. From using environmentally conscious packaging for our orders to working with a ever-growing number of flour mills producing organic and regeneratively farmed produce, we believe that we can all enjoy tasty and wholesome foods that are both good for us and the planet. You can learn more about sustainability at Ratton pantry here.

We aim to build a community of like minded individuals, sharing Journal articles and our best recipes and our favourite customer creations, whilst all along providing you with the ingredients and tools to literally 'feed' your passion and keep you stocked up through these uncertain times.

Aiming to serve both customers that live locally and those further afield, we offer an array of very competitively priced and fast shipping services for national orders along with a FREE local delivery service* to a wide range of addresses within the area surround our Eastbourne business including Pevensey, Westham, Polegate and more. Click here for more information on shipping and delivery services.


Located in our large modern warehouse unit in Eastbourne, Ratton Pantry dispatches hundreds of online orders per week but we also welcome customers down to our premises to browse, discuss and purchase our products. Both private and trade customers are encouraged to visit us to discuss their needs, we can then provide friendly advice and the opportunity for customers to walk away with anything they wish to buy.

Any walk in customer payments can be made in our shop, or alternatively customers can opt for our click-and-collect service by placing an order via our website beforehand and then dropping by to pick up their order at a convenient time for them.

Eastbourne shop opening hours 9am - 5pm Monday - Friday. Closed Saturday & Sunday.


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Ratton Pantry are based in Eastbourne, East Sussex, UK. Nestled at the foot of the South Downs National Park, we benefit from the stunning scenery that the Sussex countryside has to offer. The setting it not only stunning to look at but also provides the perfect setting for many local thriving brands and businesses, who together produce a huge selection of award winning Sussex products, including Long Man Brewery, To The Rise Bakery and Rathfinny Wine Estate.

Ratton Pantry's aim is to champion local Sussex brands and products through an ever expanding range of items.


Photo credit: Grenville Godfrey

The name Ratton Pantry comes from the specific 'Ratton' ward of Eastbourne in which the family business started in 2020. Ratton was once a grand manor house and an extensive Sussex estate. 

Dating from medieval times, home of the Parker family, (descendants include Earl Spencer, Princess Diana and the Princes William, Harry and George), for 300 years. In 1762 it was purchased by Sir George Thomas, once governor of Pennsylvania and the Leeward Islands.

Thomas rebuilt the manor in the Georgian style, which was subsequently destroyed by fire December 1891. It was rebuilt by 1899. The estate was broken up in 1918.

Ratton Manor was on the market in 1938, when is was described as having been beautified by Lord Willingdon 1886-1941, (Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon). In December 1940 when occupied by Canadian forces it was badly damaged by fire, it was subsequently destroyed.


Food Hygiene Rated 5 "Very Good"Registered under the Food Standards Agency to store and handle food goods. Eastbourne Borough Council, Food Registration Number: 129447

Ratton Pantry Ltd. Company No. 13440707

UK VAT Registration No: GB 396 3088 58


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