Company information

Waitrose has grown into a global business from its beginnings as a single shop in Acton in 1904

Waite, Rose and Taylor

How it all began

Wallace Waite and Arthur Rose opened their first shop in Acton in 1904

Company history



Waitrose across the world

We export own-label and branded goods to more than 50 countries

Business to business


How to advertise with us

Omnichannel campaigns across our print titles and digital channels

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Roz Bado

How to supply Waitrose

Find out more about our work with regional, local and small suppliers

What we look for

More about our values


Our farming

We believe that the best quality food comes from livestock and crops that are well cared for

Leading standards

Fairtrade farmer


We're contributing to the wellbeing of communities where we operate – both in the UK and abroad

What we're doing

Fairtrade farmer


Find out how we're reducing our impact on the environment

Our progress