“Definitely the most vegan-centric food shop in Sheffield and a true must for anyone living here.” (customer review on happycow.net)
The Incredible Nutshell is an independent grocery shop specialising in delicious vegan, vegetarian and free-from foods, with a focus on products and brands that are harder to find or aren’t widely available in supermarkets. Our range of foods includes all sorts of groceries, ingredients, chilled and frozen foods, chocolate and snacks.
All the products we sell are suitable for vegans and vegetarians, and as of December 2015 we are proud to be Sheffield’s first and (as yet) only 100% vegan shop!
“Anyone near Sheffield. This place is a must!” (post in Vegan Supermarket Finds UK Facebook group)
We aim to make the shop a destination for people all over Sheffield and surrounding areas who are seeking all sorts of delicious foods which are suitable for vegans and vegetarians or ‘free from’, including gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free, egg-free and soya-free products. A number of products are also organic or Fairtrade.
Some of our favourite vegan products – and there are obviously a lot – include Vegenaise vegan mayos, Wilmersburger, Violife, Vegusto, Nutcrafter Creamery, MozzaRisella and Vegamigo cheeses, Violife and Tofutti cream cheese spreads, Tofurky sandwich slices and tempeh rashers, Taifun and Viana flavoured tofus, Sojade plain yoghurt, Wheaty smoked slices, salami slices and Spacebar snack bars, VeggieWorld vegan bacon, Primal Strips vegan jerky, Really Not Dairy chipotle mayo, Amy’s Kitchen vegan and gluten-free mac and cheeze, Natural Cool frozen vegan pizzas (with vegan cheese and pesto), Vegan Quorn pieces and burgers, Impulse tempeh, Schlagfix squirty cream, iChoc and Vivani chocolate bars, Vego hazelnut chocolate bars, RoundUp vegan waggon wheels, GoMaxGo chocolate bars (vegan ‘mars’ bars, ‘snickers’, etc), Pernigotti Italian praline chocolate…
“If you go to the nutshell you won’t be disappointed for sure! They pack a lot into a small space. Like really A LOT! ” (comment in Sheffield vegans & vegetarians Facebook group)
We offer local Sheffield (or nearby) products including fresh bread and crumble slices from local bakery Perfectionery (Sharrowvale Road), Just Preserves jams, chutneys and pickles, Savvy Spreads date and chocolate spreads, loose leaf teas from Birdhouse Tea Company, Catherine’s Choice jams and chutneys, Tanjero handmade soaps, High Peak Brew Co. beers and Ananda Foods ‘Round Up’ vegan wagon wheels and handmade marshmallows.
We also order some of our most popular vegan food products directly from Germany (where a lot of the best vegan products are made!), so you’re sure to find plenty of interesting things here that you won’t get in other shops or in the supermarket.
Regular gluten-free foods (all taste tested and approved by us!) include Doves Farm, Eskal and Buona Vita gluten-free pastas, Schar and Schnitzer gluten-free breads, a wide range of gluten-free flours for baking, tinned ready meals such as veggie chilli, green curry and hotpot, Diffatti gluten-free gnocchi, Amy’s Kitchen frozen ready meals, Wicken Fen veggie sausages, Lazy Day cake slices and Doves Farm cookies.
There are ready-to-eat lunch foods including wraps, pasties and sos rolls from Forest Foods, Delphi salad pots, soft drinks, crisps, flapjacks and lots of other sweet and savoury snacks.
“Absolutely over the moon with the range of gluten free, wheat free and all veggie products, not to mention fab incense and everything really! Already been in twice this week and sharing the news with potential new customers! Well done guys!!” (customer review on our Facebook page)
If you’re looking for vegan, gluten-free or dairy-free foodie presents for someone, we have a selection of delicious dairy-free and vegan chocolate bars, bags and truffles, gluten-free biscuits and cookies, or how about some locally-produced loose leaf tea or marmalade?
We are licensed to sell alcoholic drinks and offer a selection of vegan and organic wines, beers and ciders
and the popular vegan cream liqueur Besos de Oro.
We also have a wide range of eco-friendly and animal-free household cleaning products and toiletries, including Bio-D, Ecozone and Ecoleaf cleaning products, crystal deodorants, the Faith in Nature range of shampoos, shower gels and bath foams, Skin Blossom organic and vegan shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, bath soak and handcream, Hurraw lip balms, Natracare hygiene products, plus Suma and Tanjero animal-free natural soaps.
Other non-food items include Veganicity vitamin supplements, The Vegan Society’s Veg1 multivitamin, bamboo socks, animal-free incense sticks and candles, handmade cards and unique jewellery.
“Just paid my first visit to this wonderful shop. An excellent selection of products and brands. Particularly pleased to be able to buy several brands and items that I normally have to buy online, some with expensive delivery charges. Very friendly and welcoming, a pleasure to browse and to buy.” (customer review on our Facebook page)
We do get new products in regularly, so if there’s something you don’t see on these pages and would like to know if we stock it, or would like to request a special order, please ask!
If you’d like to check we have a particular product in stock before making a trip to the shop, please get in touch.