Social Traders — Our New Strategic Partner

We are delighted to announce our latest Foodbuy Strategic partnership with the amazing team at Social Traders.

Alongside our existing and long-standing Partnerships with OzHarvest and Supply Nation, we are excited to add this new partnership to our WorldFirstTM portfolio and to bring the power of these Australian social enterprises to our Member Clients.

The Social Traders organisation represents over 400 social enterprises, all certified to a consistent framework, and in working with the Foodbuy team to ensure we can develop new purpose-driven Supply Partner opportunities for all our Clients.

The organisation has a goal to grow the social procurement marketplace to $1bn per annum by 2030 and we believe, through our shared values, Foodbuy can play a part in supporting this important ambition.


“At the heart of our WorldFirst solution and embedded in our Foodbuy values, we believe in the power of Purpose-driven Procurement’. The addition of Social Traders as our latest strategic partner is an exciting and important component in how we support our communities to flourish and work with social enterprise to deliver their passion for a better and fairer tomorrow.”

~Andrew Brightmore
Executive Director, Foodbuy



The Foodbuy WorldFirstTM framework consists of 8 distinct pillars of focus. We believe they best represent our responsibility and opportunity to support Australian producers, our local communities and in playing our part in the global challenges we all face together.

Our team, working with our Supply Partners and our Clients, continue to invest, innovate and develop amazing supply chain solutions that help us bring “Purpose Driven Procurement” to the front of our organisations and to make a truly sustainable difference to the world we live in.

To learn more about our WorldFirstTM solution and the many programs, products and solutions within, please click here.

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