International Women’s Day

At Startisans, every day is Women’s Day! This international Women’s Day we are celebrating the startups, artisans and legends of london’s thriving food scene and those who support it.

From our inspiring young female startup entrepreneurs including Hedie of Husk and Honey making London’s finest granola, Lucy from ZigZag teas hand blending innovative teas and tisanes, Ping from The Ugly Dumplings hand crafting artisan Chinese dumplings and Numra from Bun Kabab recreating Pakistan’s finest street food…

… To artisanal business women: Sarah from the fantastic purveyors of Sorrel drinks Woodford & Warner, Lavinia Davolio from elegant Italian artisan confectionery Lavolio Boutique , Carol from Deeney’s– a market stall to café success, Kasia from Award Winning Fins & Trotters who has recently  made the successful transition to bricks and mortar restaurant Bona Sourdough and Gemma from Feed Me Primal supporting and promoting paleo and gluten free foods…

…To the legends of industry: Ellie Gill- founder of national campaign Love Your Local Market, Shalini Khemka- of E2Exchange and UK Business Angels Association, Food industry expert Jane Milton of Fresh banter and Great Taste lifetime achievement award winner Ann-Marie Dyas of the Bath Fine Cheese Company.

All these great women and many more make London and the UK food and business scene what it is today.  Ladies, we salute you!