The company was formed in 1991 and incorporated in 1995. Though originally an importer into the UK ,  our sales are international now, with strength through Europe, Scandinavia and as far afield as Australia and China. We stand apart from our competitors by the vast range of product we distribute, and our commitment to quality control and food safety, we are BRC certified. Our policy is to work with the best factories and develop long lasting business relationships on a win/win basis. In many cases, these relationships are already on their second generation.  We are a small but efficient structure with 16 people ( 7 traders ) in a large open plan office in the wonderful city of Edinburgh. Welcome to our world.

The Value we add

We supply not only food commodities but also bespoke ingredients, quality control paperwork, logistic expertise, chilled distribution and storage. We generally hold £12m of stock. We offer very complete information about the products we sell and the factories where they are produced.  You can trade with us in English, Spanish, German, Mandarin, Hindi, Japanese or Taiwanese. We offer market information and weekly general trading conditions updates in video form in our News section below.

Experience and Innovation

As a company we have a good track record of success. In 2013 we were selected for Invertec’s top 100 fastest growing companies in the UK, as well as in the top 30 for growth in International sales by the Sunday Times and HSBC’s Fast Track Ranking. We were the company who introduced Goji berries from China to the mainstream European market. We are interested in working on new product development and contribute to the development of the products we sell.


  • Freeworld Heads Up 21/08/2017

    Freeworld Heads Up 21/08/2017

    Sanjoy and Adam discuss the latest news from the hazelnut market along with updates from all Freeworld’s major products

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  • Freeworld Heads Up 14/08/2017

    Freeworld Heads Up 14/08/2017

    Sanjoy and Adam discuss the currency situation, last week’s almond shipment figures and the mismatch in the cashew market

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  • Almond July Position Report

    Almond July Position Report

    The July 2017 shipment figure from California was released last night. Shipments 153.9M up 11% on last July. Total shipments for this crop finished at 2.1b lbs, up 16% vs last crop. Carry over into 17 crop will be 404m lbs. 17 crop is forecast at 2.25B Lbs (less 2% loss & exempt,) 17 crop […]

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  • Freeworld Heads Up 07/08/2017

    Freeworld Heads Up 07/08/2017

    Sanjoy and Adam briefly discuss the currency situation and give an overview of our major commodities

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  • Freeworld Seeds Report 31/07/2017

    Freeworld Seeds Report 31/07/2017

    Sanjoy and Alex discuss the latest news from the sesame, poppy, sunflower and pumpkin seed markets  

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  • Freeworld Heads Up 31/07/2017

    Freeworld Heads Up 31/07/2017

    Sanjoy and Adam discuss the currency situation and the brazil, almond, cashew and hazelnut markets

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  • Freeworld Heads Up 17/07/2017

    Freeworld Heads Up 17/07/2017

    Sanjoy and Adam discuss the latest news from the almond, walnut, apricot and brazil nut markets

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  • Freeworld Heads Up 10/07/2017

    Freeworld Heads Up 10/07/2017

    Sanjoy and Adam discuss the G20 summit along with the latest news from the hazel, almond, cashew and pine nut markets

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  • Californian Objective Almond Report

    Californian Objective Almond Report

    Sanjoy and Michael discuss the figures from the Californian objective report and their effects on the almond market

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  • 2017 Almond Official Estimate

    2017 Almond Official Estimate

    The Objective estimate for the 2017 crop is forecast at  2.25b.   Bearing acres are at  1,000,000 with the average yield at 2250 pounds per acre. Non Pareil is forecast at 900m lbs which us up 10.7% from last year.  This is a surprise as many thought NP would be down. The average nut set per […]

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  • Almond crop 2017 Objective report 06/07/2017

    Almond crop 2017 Objective report 06/07/2017

    The Californian Objective Estimate is calculated by sampling nut counts across a variety of areas in Californian. The bearing acreage is then multiplied by the yield.  The yield is calculated using the samples that are taken across California. The 2017 Subjective estimate used a bearing acreage of 1,000,000 and a yield of 2,200 pounds per […]

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  • Freeworld Heads Up 26/06/2017

    Freeworld Heads Up 26/06/2017

    Sanjoy and Adam discuss how political uncertainty is affecting the various major currencies and the recent movements in the sultana and pine nut markets

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