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Celebrating black-owned businesses: Chocofruit | City Pantry

We're shining a spotlight on some brilliant black-owned food businesses this October. Next up is David, owner of Chocofruit!

Chocofruit is a street food and events business specialising in delicious sweet treats, owned by David Kah. We caught up with David to find out more about Chocofruit, how the business has adapted over the past few months, and the importance of learning about black history.


What inspired you to open a food business?

I have always loved retail and selling things, from a young age. I have always dreamed of owning my own business and creating an environment that I would like to work in and be part of. An environment of positive, empowerment and creating great products and raving fans.

21st October 2020 • 5 min read • food Continue Reading
The best festive DIY meal kits for home delivery | City Pantry

Get creative this Christmas with our popular DIY meal kits. Whether you want to craft the perfect cocktail or build your own gingerbread house, we've got the perfect recipe kits for you and your WFH teams!

19th October 2020 • 5 min read • food
Spooky Halloween food hampers for home delivery | City Pantry

Trick or treat? We'll help you provide the latter! While many teams continue to work from home, we've got plenty of tasty Halloween-themed Pantry Packages for them to enjoy!

16th October 2020 • 5 min read • food
Celebrating black-owned businesses: Treats Club | City Pantry

It's Black History Month and we're celebrating some amazing black-owned food businesses. This week we caught up with Lungile from Treats Club.

12th October 2020 • 5 min read • food
Celebrating black-owned businesses: Mama's Jerk | City Pantry

This October, we're celebrating some incredible black-owned food businesses, and to start things off we caught up with Adrian from Mama's Jerk.

5th October 2020 • 5 min read • food
Meet the vendor: Wasabi | City Pantry

We've recently partnered with Wasabi to bring your colleagues delicious office lunches. We caught up with the Wasabi team to find out what's been going on behind the scenes.

24th September 2020 • 5 min read • food
The nation’s takeaway divide: the unhealthiest regions revealed

City Pantry and Just Eat reveals the nation's takeaway divide, by looking at which cuisines and eating habits saw the biggest rise during lockdown.

17th September 2020 • 5 min read • food
Charity Spotlight: City Harvest

In 2019 we partnered with City Harvest to ensure last-minute cancelled food orders didn’t go to waste. Following Saturday’s UN Day of Charity, we wanted to shine a light on what this brilliant organisation does for vulnerable people and the planet.

7th September 2020 • 5 min read • food
The benefits of organic food: Organic September

Protecting bees and helping out the planet - organic food and farming has many benefits. Read on to find out why Organic September is important.

3rd September 2020 • 5 min read • food
Q&A with Bad Brownie: postal treats, corporate orders, and thoughts on the future

Paz from Bad Brownie sheds light on the impact of lockdown and how the business has pivoted in order to cater to the 'new normal'.

25th August 2020 • 5 min read • food
City Pantry & Sustainability: what we're doing to help the planet

Earth Overshoot Day is upon us again and we're reflecting on what City Pantry is doing to improve our sustainability now and into the future.

20th August 2020 • 5 min read • food
Q&A with Country City Catering: lockdown, hampers, and predictions for the future

We spoke with Kate Hole from Country City Catering about how the business pivoted during lockdown and what might be in store for the future.

18th August 2020 • 5 min read • food
The best bank holiday food boxes to help your employees unwind: Pantry Packages

The upcoming bank holiday might look a little different this year, but you can still make it a good one for your teams with boxes of tasty treats from Pantry Packages.

5th August 2020 • 5 min read • food
Catching up with Pizza Pilgrims: adapting during COVID-19

We caught up with James, co-founder of Pizza Pilgrims, to talk about lockdown, pizzas in the post, and plans for the future.

4th August 2020 • 5 min read • food
Introducing Pantry Packages | City Pantry

We've launched Pantry Packages - a range of curated food boxes delivered straight to your colleagues' homes. The ideal way to keep positive company culture going while your teams work from home.

30th July 2020 • 5 min read • food
The best DIY meal kits for virtual team building

Making DIY restaurant meal kits with the family has become a popular lockdown pastime. But did you know that it's the perfect socially distant team-building exercise too?

28th July 2020 • 5 min read • food
VAT Reduction: A Healthy Hospitality Industry is Good for All

City Pantry’s Managing Director Ben Carter tells us how the government’s recent decision to temporarily reduce VAT for the hospitality sector is a positive step for the industry.

15th July 2020 • 5 min read • food
COVID-19 and the hospitality industry: July 2020 report

Our new report looks at how food businesses have adapted to the new normal and what their predictions are for the future of the industry.

13th July 2020 • 5 min read • food
Celebrate Pride Month as a team with rainbow treats from Pantry Packages

Pride Month parades may have been cancelled, but we’ve got a range of colourful treats to help you celebrate as a team at home. We've also brought together some useful resources to help you foster inclusivity beyond the month of June.

18th June 2020 • 5 min read • food
How to support hospitality businesses during Coronavirus (a guide for individuals & companies)

The hospitality sector has been one of the hardest-hit industries due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so here’s how you can support your local restaurants, bars, cafes, and small businesses while the UK remains in lockdown.

14th May 2020 • 5 min read • food
Celebrate National Vegetarian Week as a company (at home) with Pantry Packages

National Vegetarian Week champions the benefits and deliciousness of a meat-free diet, and now your teams@home can join in too with these veggie-friendly Pantry Packages food and drinks boxes, delivered straight to their doors.

12th May 2020 • 5 min read • food
Where to find the best pies in London

No pie-dea what to have for lunch? Choose ultimate cosiness with a classic pie and all the trimmings! From all across the city, we've rounded up where to get the best pies in London. 

27th February 2020 • 3 min read • food
The best Middle Eastern food in London to deliver to your office

Falafel flatbreads, lamb Koftas, halloumi pittas and all the hummus you could ever dream of... are you drooling yet? We've found the best Middle Eastern food across the city so you don't have to! 

18th February 2020 • 3 min read • food
The best Japanese food in London to deliver to your office

Bored of desk sandwiches? In our opinion, Japanese cuisine is the perfect food for work – upgrade your office lunches with our top picks inspired by the Land of the Rising Sun.

6th February 2020 • 3 min read • food
The best pancakes in London delivered with City Pantry

For a breakfast really worth getting out of bed for, discover our favourite pancake spots in London that you can get delivered direct to your desk with City Pantry. They do say to eat breakfast like a king, after all...

5th February 2020 • 3 min read • food
The 5 best savoury pancakes for Pancake Day

Oh crêpe, Pancake Day is coming! Want a change from lemon and sugar this year? We've got stacks of savoury pancakes to butter up your team!

4th February 2020 • 3 min read • food
5 healthy lunches that aren't salad

Step aside salad! Eating healthy just got more exciting. Check out our options for healthy lunches that aren't salad.

30th January 2020 • 3 min read • food
5 best healthy and delicious breakfasts in London

It's no secret that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Start your day right with tasty breakfasts to give you the energy you need to power through the morning!

23rd January 2020 • 3 min read • food
The best Chinese food delivered in London | City Pantry

Get your chopsticks ready with our guide to the best Chinese food you can get delivered with City Pantry.  

21st January 2020 • 3 min read • food
4 Unexpected Benefits of a Healthy Diet

It's no secret a healthy diet has lots of great benefits that reach far beyond weight loss and longevity. Read on for four additional unexpected benefits of a healthy diet.

14th January 2020 • 5 min read • food
Help your office hangover with these foods

With holiday season comes an increased risk of office hangovers. Make them more bearable with these hangover breakfast options delivered to your door!

12th December 2019 • 3 min read • food
The best office catering options in Glasgow | City Pantry

Delicious office catering options from Glasgow's best restaurants delivered straight to your office from City Pantry, hassle-free!

10th December 2019 • 5 min read • food
Festive treats to WOW the office

It's the merriest time of the year, get jolly by ordering tasty holiday treats into the office, delivered by City Pantry.

6th December 2019 • 3 min read • food
The best office catering options in Reading | City Pantry

Hassle-free and delicious catering options in Reading delivered straight to your office with City Pantry. Let's do lunch the right way!

3rd December 2019 • 5 min read • food
The best office catering options in Liverpool | City Pantry

Liverpool's best office food delivered straight to your door! Let us take the stress away and help you create a delicious lunch experience.

27th November 2019 • 5 min read • food
Warm and Comfort Foods for Winter | City Pantry

Bundle up! It's almost December! To keep you warm, we curated lots of cold-weather food options to brighten and warm up your day.

22nd November 2019 • 5 min read • food
The best office catering options in Edinburgh | City Pantry

We're dedicated to do lunch the right way! Hassle-free and delicious catering options in Edinburgh delivered straight to your office with City Pantry. Order up!

19th November 2019 • 5 min read • food
The best office catering options in Leeds | City Pantry

Help us revolutionise the way office food is done! City Pantry offers lots of delicious and hassle-free catering options delivered to your office. Dig in!

14th November 2019 • 5 min read • food
The Best Thanksgiving Menus in London | City Pantry

Thanksgiving is around the corner and it calls for a feast with the team to celebrate successes as the year winds down. Let us help create the perfect Thanksgiving lunch for your team, brought to you by the team at City Pantry. 

7th November 2019 • 3 min read • food
What to order from the Chilango menu | City Pantry

There's few things better than mouth-watering Mexican food. Read on for our Chilango menu favourites and get 10% off your next order with City Pantry!

29th October 2019 • 2 min read • food
The best office catering options in Birmingham | City Pantry

Let's revolutionise the way office food is done - because sharing great food and eating together benefits everyone!

24th October 2019 • 5 min read • food
Our Guide: Best Pasta in London | City Pantry

With so many pasta options in London, we've rounded up our top ten favourite pasta restaurants in London!

17th October 2019 • 5 min read • food
Halloween Treats: Sweets to WOW the office | City Pantry

It's the spookiest time of the year, get in the bewitching mood by ordering ghoulishly-tasty Halloween treats into the office, delivered by City Pantry.

11th October 2019 • 3 min read • food
Enter the City Pantry Burrito Challenge in Birmingham

Do you have the fastest rolling hands in Birmingham? 

4th October 2019 • 2 min read • food
London neighbourhood guide: Where to eat in Camden | City Pantry

With so much to do and see in Camden, we're here to take the hassle out of choosing where to enjoy a great meal. The best part? You can even get most of them delivered straight to your office with City Pantry.

19th August 2019 • 4 min read • food
The best Indian takeaway in London

For when you just want to sit on the couch with some chicken curry and naan (or order lunch into the office), City Pantry is here to help with a list of the best Indian takeaway in London.

9th August 2019 • 5 min read • food
The best healthy lunches in London

Proving that eating healthy doesn't have to be boring, we've rounded up our favourite healthy lunches in London. Get most of them delivered to your workplace with City Pantry. 

2nd August 2019 • 5 min read • food
London neighbourhood guide: Where to eat in Covent Garden | City Pantry

Taste your way through Covent Garden with our top picks - and get most of them delivered straight to your office with City Pantry.

31st July 2019 • 4 min read • food
The best brunch places London has to offer | City Pantry

From smashed avos to omelette sliders, City Pantry rounds up the top brunch in London.

25th July 2019 • 5 min read • food
The best cheap eats in London | City Pantry

 The City Pantry team round up their favourite affordable food in London for under £10, £8 and £5. Bag a bargain with these delicious cheap eats in London. 

19th July 2019 • 3 min read • food
Our guide to socially-conscious restaurants in London | City Pantry

Here at City Pantry, we love supporting restaurants that are sustainable, ethical and socially responsible, which is why we've put together a top list of social enterprise restaurants that encourage doing good while eating great. 

9th July 2019 • 4 min read • food
The 5 most decadent chocolate treats in London

(but secretly just another excuse to order more chocolate treats to the office with City Pantry)

5th July 2019 • 3 min read • food
City Pantry's 10 most ordered meals in June

We delved into the data to find the ten most-ordered meals from the City Pantry website. 

3rd July 2019 • 3 min read • food
The best American food in London to celebrate fourth of July

Think fried chicken, burgers, red-velvet cupcakes and more, delivered to your office with City Pantry.

28th June 2019 • 3 min read • food
Our guide to the 5 best summer party pop-ups

Discover the best food pop-ups in London, and get them delivered to your office with City Pantry. 

27th June 2019 • 3 min read • food
The best Wimbledon-themed treats this summer

Beyond strawberries and cream, let the games begin with these Wimbledon-themed treats. 

21st June 2019 • 3 min read • food
London Pride: Rainbow food for every mood

Discover the very best rainbow foods to celebrate Pride this month. 

12th June 2019 • 3 min read • food
Best salads in London that aren't just lettuce

Discover the best salads in London and get them delivered to your office with City Pantry. 

31st May 2019 • 3 min read • food
Best sandwiches in London you can get delivered | City Pantry

Our definitive guide to the best sandwiches in London, all available for delivery with City Pantry. 

24th May 2019 • 3 min read • food
The best ice cream parlours in London | City Pantry

Unusual, inventive and inspired - these are the best ice cream parlours in the capital. Discover some of our favourites, brought to you by the City Pantry team.

22nd May 2019 • 3 min read • food
London neighbourhood guide: Best lunch in King's Cross

Discover the best lunches in King's Cross and get them delivered to your office with City Pantry

10th May 2019 • 3 min read • food
Our guide to the 10 best pizza places in London | City Pantry

If you're big on pizza, pizza doesn't come much bigger than this. Check out the City Pantry guide to top London pizza delivery. 

1st May 2019 • 4 min read • food
London neighbourhood guide: Best lunch in Soho

Discover the best lunches in Soho and get them delivered to your office with City Pantry.

5th April 2019 • 3 min read • food
Our ultimate guide to the best burgers in London | City Pantry

Get the best burgers in London delivered to your office with City Pantry. 

3rd April 2019 • 3 min read • food
The best places for a healthy lunch in Manchester | City Pantry

Searching for healthy food in Manchester? You're in luck. Swap office food for good food with City Pantry. 

22nd March 2019 • 3 min read • food
Manchester food guide: Top spots for lunch in Manchester

Discover the top lunch spots in Manchester and bring them into your office with City Pantry. 

15th March 2019 • 4 min read • food
London neighbourhood guide: Best lunch in Shoreditch | City Pantry

Discover the best lunch spots in Shoreditch and get them delivered to your office with City Pantry. 

12th March 2019 • 3 min read • food
London neighbourhood guide: Best lunch in Hackney

Discover the best lunches in Hackney and get them delivered to your office with City Pantry. 

8th March 2019 • 3 min read • food
Our tasty guide to the top 10 burgers in Manchester | City Pantry

Consider this your burger bucket list, because no Manchester life is complete until you've tried them all. 

5th March 2019 • 3 min read • food
Best breakfast in Manchester guide | City Pantry

Start your day in the tastiest possible way with our City Pantry guide to Manchester's breakfast scene. 

21st February 2019 • 3 min read • food
International Women's Day: Top female restauranteurs in London | City Pantry

Celebrate International Women's Day and discover some of London's best women-led restaurants. You can also get them delivered to your office with City Pantry. 

18th February 2019 • 3 min read • food
Our guide to the 6 best burritos in Manchester | City Pantry

Taste your way through some of Manchester's most brilliant burritos with City Pantry. 

14th February 2019 • 3 min read • food
The 10 best poké bowls in London

Say Aloha to some of London's best poké bowls that you can order direct to your office with City Pantry. 

8th February 2019 • 4 min read • food
The 10 best pizza places in Manchester | City Pantry

City Pantry's definitive guide to perfect pizza in Manchester. Grab a slice. 

25th January 2019 • 4 min read • food
The seven biggest myths about vegan food | City Pantry

We're debunking all those popular myths about vegan food this Veganuary - discover some of the best vegan bites in London with City Pantry. 

9th January 2019 • 3 min read • food
The best vegan-friendly restaurants in London | City Pantry

Going meat-free? Discover some of London's best restaurants for vegans you can now deliver right to your desk with City Pantry. You're welcome! 

4th January 2019 • 4 min read • food
London's best vegan pizzas you need to try | City Pantry

Pizza is still on the menu if you're vegan and we've found the city's best options, delivered right to your desk with City Pantry.

21st December 2018 • 3 min read • food
Top 15 gluten-free friendly restaurants in London | City Pantry

Go against the grain with the City Pantry guide to London's best gluten-free restaurants. 

11th December 2018 • 5 min read • food
The best vegan burgers taking London by storm | City Pantry

Being vegan in London has never been easier. Or tastier. Discover some of the best meat-free burgers in London that you can order to your office with City Pantry. 

6th December 2018 • 4 min read • food
The best Margherita pizzas in London | City Pantry

It's an Italian classic for a reason. Discover our top picks of the best Margherita pizzas in London you can order with City Pantry. 

2nd December 2018 • 3 min read • food
Our Guide: 10 best croissants in London | City Pantry

The perfect croissant can be difficult to find in London. Difficult, but not impossible. Here at City Pantry, we've scoured the city to bring you our favourite croissants in London.

26th November 2018 • 4 min read • food
London's best Christmas sweet treats for your office | City Pantry

Festive cupcakes, brownies, mince pies and so much more, delivered right to your office with City Pantry.

9th November 2018 • 3 min read • food
The best food to beat the flu this winter | City Pantry

Hello winter. We really haven't missed you. Avoid the sniffles with these cold-busting foods, brought to you by the City Pantry team.

9th November 2018 • 3 min read • food
The best places for Thanksgiving food in London | City Pantry

It's time to finally find out just what 'candied yams' are, thanks to the City Pantry foodie guide to Thanksgiving

30th October 2018 • 3 min read • food
London's spookiest Halloween food you need to try | City Pantry

No tricks, just some of London's best treats to get you in the spooky mood this Halloween, brought to you by the City Pantry team.

11th October 2018 • 5 min read • food
5 of the best cooking classes in London | City Pantry

Get your chef's hat on, the City Pantry team have rounded up London's finest cookery courses. 

9th October 2018 • 3 min read • food
The best spots for sourdough bread in London | City Pantry

These are the bakeries which rise to the occasion. Discover the City Pantry guide to the best sourdough in London. 

4th October 2018 • 3 min read • food
5 best vegetarian restaurants in London | City Pantry

Overwhelmed by menus boasting herbal-infused quinoa and avocado milk? Here at City Pantry we've narrowed down the top vegetarian restaurants in London for all your clean-eating needs. 

31st August 2018 • 5 min read • food