“The Incredible Nutshell is more than just a vegan grocery store, it is one of the best stocked vegan grocery stores anywhere in the UK” – Fat Gay Vegan writing in metro.co.uk
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.
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“Definitely the most vegan-centric food shop in Sheffield and a true must for anyone living here.”
(customer review on happycow.net)
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.
Some of our favourite vegan products – and there are obviously a lot – include Vegenaise vegan mayos, One Planet Pizzas, Mouse’s Favourite cashew camembert, Nutcrafter Creamery, Violife, Vegusto, MozzaRisella and Vegamigo cheeses, Violife and Tofutti cream cheese spreads, Engevita nutritional yeast, tinned jackfruit, Tofurky sandwich slices, sausages and tempeh rashers, Taifun and Viana flavoured tofus, vital wheat gluten (for making seitan), Sojade plain yoghurt, Wheaty smoked slices, salami slices and Spacebar snack bars, VeggieWorld vegan bacon, Primal Strips vegan jerky, Amy’s Kitchen vegan and gluten-free mac and cheeze, 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), Truffle Pig chocolate bars and truffles, Just Preserves jams, chutneys and pickles, loose leaf teas from Birdhouse Tea Company, Tanjero handmade soaps and Ananda Foods ‘Round Up’ vegan wagon wheels.
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 supermarkets.
Regular gluten-free foods (all taste tested and approved by us!) include Doves Farm and Buona Vita gluten-free pastas, gluten-free flours for baking, tinned ready meals such as veggie chilli, 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 and sos rolls from Forest Foods, pies from Vork Pies, soft drinks, crisps, flapjacks and lots of other sweet and savoury snacks.
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 jam?
We are licensed to sell alcoholic drinks and offer a selection of vegan and organic wines, beers, ciders and gin drinks and vegan cream liqueur Besos de Oro.
We also have a range of eco-friendly and animal-free household cleaning products and toiletries, including Bio-D and Ecoleaf cleaning products, Jason deodorants, Faith in Nature shampoos, shower gels and soaps, Hurraw lip balms, Inecto hand creams, body lotion and shower cream, Natracare hygiene products, and Suma and Tanjero animal-free natural soaps.
Other non-food items include Veganicity vitamin supplements and The Vegan Society’s Veg1 multivitamin.
“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.