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Same Day Dispatch - Order By 12pm (Mon-Fri) | Next Day Delivery | Rated "Excellent" on Trustpilot ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Sustainability at Ratton Pantry

Here at Ratton Pantry, sustainability and being environmentally conscious is core to to our business and work ethic. We employ a number of working standards to ensure that we reuse materials and packaging where possible along with keeping wastage within the business to a minimum.

We collect a large portion of our cardboard packaging and boxes from local businesses, meaning that less of their material enters landfill and more is used instead to safely package our customer's orders. We shred any unusable boxes, which we then use to protect products for delivery when packaging orders.

Where possible, we also re-use or shred all boxes from our inbound deliveries.

When reusing materials isn't possible we make sure to use bought-in sustainable FSC approved packaging that is made up from recycled materials and is also 100% recyclable itself at the end of its life.

The majority of our orders are packaged with recycled paper packaging tape, which is made from recycled material and is itself fully recyclable after use.

Small amounts of bubblewrap, plastic shrink-wrap and plastic tape are used with some orders where extra protection is needed for certain products such as large sacks of flour, however we're constantly looking at ways to use more sustainable alternatives, whilst offering the same level of protection.

We've worked hard to offer sustainable delivery options. Most notably, we use DPD couriers for the majority of our shipments. DPD offset their carbon emissions with a series of initiatives, including a new fleet of electric vans.

We work closely and champion a number of sustainable and environmentally conscious brands and suppliers, who themselves operate in a sustainable manner. The flour mills that we work with, such as Matthews Cotswold, Stoates and Marriages are all working towards a more sustainable approach to farming and have achieved certifications from the Organic Soil Association, OF&G and the Organic Food Federation. As we move forward as a business, sustainable efforts will factor more and more into the decision process as to which brands that we decide to work with and offer to you as the customer.

 

Ratton Pantry are proudly partnered with Too Good To Go, as we do our bit to tackle the huge problem of food waste. Any short shelf life items, that are otherwise completely fine to consume, are listed on the Too Good To Go app at a heavily discounted price. Resulting in a completely win-win scenario, we are able to save food from becoming wasted and Too Good To Go customers can pick u  a selection of our great products at a snip of the original price.

Saving just one Magic Bag from being wasted saves 2.5kg of CO2e - the same as would be produced by charging 320 smartphones.