Welcome to First Grade International. We are a leading global supplier of Coconut-based ingredients with industry staples such as Desiccated Coconut, Coconut Milk, Creamed Coconut, Coconut Oil and more. We also offer a wide range of Dried Fruit, Nuts, Cocoa, Chocolate and Plant-Based Alternatives to the UK and European food industry supporting small to large-scale manufacturing.
We supply some of the biggest food groups and manufacturers globally and have a number of accreditations including BRCGS Agents and Brokers Standard (AA Grade), Soil Association approval and membership of Campden BRI, Rainforest Alliance Mass Balance and the Nut and Dried Fruit Trade Association (NDFTA).
Our team have years of experience within the food industry and we offer an extensive range of high- quality products. These are sourced through long-term partnerships with respected growers and producers across the globe. Our suppliers are market leaders in their field, working with us to drive and continuously improve standards within the industry.
We source and distribute to over 30 counties globally, where we specialise in providing the finest raw ingredients to the food and beverage manufacturing industries. We have been careful to build a team of professionals who have been trained to seek out the highest quality sources of supply and build up partnerships with like-minded suppliers so we can guarantee high quality products, at competitive prices that are delivered on time, every time.
Coconut products are at the very heart of our business and with strong connections built with specialist producers across the Far East, we are ideally placed to offer a totally comprehensive range of coconut ingredients for all uses.
Our Dried Fruit department searches worldwide to find the best quality fruits at the most competitive prices. We have developed great partnerships with quality growers who can offer the very best quality in Turkey, USA, Chile, Greece, Australia, South Africa and China.
Our cocoa division started with humble beginnings in 2003 of 100kg orders of cocoa powder, which has now grown to over 5000 MT annually of cocoa based ingredients such as cake, liquor, butter, powder and now chocolate.