Welcome to Company Shop

Company Shop stops good food going to waste. Founded by John Marren over 40 years ago, we’re now the UK’s largest redistributor of surplus products. 

Surplus stock is inevitable in the food supply chain and we work with Britain’s biggest retailers, manufacturers and brands, to ensure that wholesome, surplus food reaches people’s plates.

We redistribute surplus through a national network of staff shops, standalone stores and ‘click and collect’ services, providing great offers to members that work in the food manufacturing industry and emergency services.

We’re stopping over 30,000 tonnes of food going to waste every year and delivering great value to customers, colleagues and food industry clients.

In December 2013 Company Shop also launched Community Shop: to ensure even more people, in disadvantaged communities, can benefit from the model.

Middleton Store Saves More than 2,000 Tonnes of Food Waste in First Year

Company Shop’s superstore in Middleton is celebrating a successful first year of operation, having prevented some 2,000 tonnes of surplus food reaching landfill. To mark the occasion, Mayor Ray Dutton joined Company Shop’s colleagues and members for an in store celebration... [More]


The Coalfields Regeneration Trust and Community Shop open first collaborative social supermarket to transform coalfields communities

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust, the only organisation dedicated to supporting coalfield communities, and Community Shop, the organisation using surplus food to build stronger individuals and stronger communities, have today launched their first strategic partnership project, opening the doors of their social supermarket, Community Shop Athersley... [More]


Our Day With the Queen

Company Shop Chairman John Marren blogs about the day he and Commercial Director Tom Rumboll were invited to Buckingham Palace to represent Company Shop as recipients of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise... [More]