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Welcome To Bear Healthfoods & Cafe-Bar
Founded 30 years ago as The Great Bear Trading Co-operative.
The Bear Cafe is set above the shop on the 1st floor in a large spacious airy room with panoramic views of Todmorden.
Serving global platters, daily specials, panini’s, soups & delicious cakes. The Bear Cafe offers fabulous homemade vegetarian food with influences from around the globe.
In partnership with Incredible Edible Todmorden, the cafe endeavors to use local produce whenever possible. Approximately 80% of the menus ingredients are sourced from within 30 miles, including organic milk from Cragg Vale, fresh organic bread daily from Saker, free-range eggs from Cluckers hens, cheeses from Pextenement Cheese Company and fresh produce when in season from the Bears own growing scheme in Eastwood, Todmorden.
The Bear Shop stocks organically produced, local and Fairtrade food,a huge deli section, Organic fresh fruit and veg with a popular veg box scheme, local organic milk and cheese and fresh locally made bread delivered daily, alongside an enormous range herbs & spices, organic wines, beers and cider. We also offer a broad range of complementary medicines, environmentally-friendly cosmetics Beauty Without Cruelty and toiletries, including products from Weleda, Biohealth, and Burts Bees. . Our Aromatherapist and homeopath can also provide free consultations while you shop.
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The Bear also offers an outside catering service, providing imaginative dishes influenced from around the globe, and using high quality, locally sourced ingredients wherever possible.
Vegetarian, vegan and special diets catered for and typical menus include salads, tarts and pies, asian finger foods, tagines, curries, casseroles, soups and delicious cakes. All made fresh for your order and available for collection or delivery.