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Where can I buy Tropical Sun products?

Many of our products are available in major UK supermarkets including Asda, The Co-op, Sainsbury’s, Morrison’s and Tesco as well as a large number of independent stores across the UK. You can also buy directly from our online shop and from Amazon. Wholesale inquiries can be sent via our contact form

What are the origins of Tropical Sun?

Tropical Sun was founded in 1996 to bring the taste of home to the UK's thriving ethnic communities and the flavours of the world to the people of the UK. A fully independent, British family-run organisation, our offering was initially primarily Caribbean and African. Over the years, it has expanded to include foods from other sunshine regions such as South East Asia, USA and the Mediterranean. 

For a brief history of the company, we recommend reading Our Story

Does Tropical Sun give back to the community?

We pride ourselves on helping to build bright and prosperous futures for our local and international communities. Traditionally, we’ve been inclined to keep our community and charity work fairly low-key, but in response to inquiries from our customers, we’ve decided to publish details of relevant activities on our Community page.

Where do Tropical Sun products come from?

We offer several hundred products that are produced all over the World - in Africa, the Caribbean, Asia, the Middle East, South America and a number of other regions.

Are Tropical Sun products suitable for vegetarians and/ or vegans?

Many of our products are suitable for vegetarians and vegans, but not all. The majority of our vegetarian and vegan-friendly products feature the below logos on the packaging, but if in doubt, be sure to check the ingredients listed on the back of pack.

Tropical Sun Vegan & Veg Logos

Are Tropical Sun products gluten-free?

Many of our products are gluten-free, but not all. The majority of our gluten-free products feature the below logo on the packaging, but if in doubt, be sure to check the ingredients listed on the back of pack.

Tropical Sun Gluten Free

Are Tropical Sun products suitable for a halal diet?

Many of our products are suitable for a halal diet, but the majority are not 'halal certified'. Those that are suitable for a halal diet may carry the below logo on the packaging. If in doubt, please do make an inquiry through our contact form

Tropical Sun Halal Logo

Are Tropical Sun products suitable for a kosher diet?

Our products do not carry kosher certifications, but we do offer many vegetarian and vegan products that are considered passable by many non-orthodox adherents of the Jewish faith.  

Where can I find out information about stocking Tropical Sun products?

Please send your query and basic business information to us via our contact form. Our team will aim to respond within 2 working days.

I’m looking for support and/ or sponsorship for a project. Who should I speak to?

We are always looking for new and exciting ways to engage with our community and we welcome pitches and ideas from customers and like-minded organisations. We receive more support and sponsorship requests than we can feasibly engage with, but we read and consider each submission and endeavor to respond to everyone in good time. If you have a project that is need of some support and/ or sponsorship, then get in touch via our contact form

Where can I find out how to cook with a Tropical Sun product?

We have a recipes section on our website, and some of our products also feature serving suggestions on the packaging. Beyond that, any queries on specific products can be made through our contact form.

Where can I find the nutritional information for a Tropical Sun product?

With the vast majority of products, nutritional information can be found on the packaging and on the individual product pages on this website. There are some products, including seasonings, for which there is no legal requirement to list nutritional information. Any further inquiries can be directed to us via our contact form.

Where can I find a specific Tropical Sun product?

You can use the search function in the top right hand corner of our website, or explore the collections within the Product section of the site. If you cannot find the product you are looking for, then send us an inquiry using our contact form.

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