‘Tis the season to celebrate independent London.
KERB’s Christmas Market is a Christmas gift guide with a difference, celebrating the small, independent food businesses that make up the KERB community with hand-picked products from our traders, alumni, team and impact partners. From delectable hampers full of edible treats to sustainable stocking stuffers, we’ve got something for all the food lovers in your life…
Chai time. Pick from Masala, Kedak or Kesar chai and enjoy the authentic blends from the comfort of your home, courtesy of Chai Guys.
Bad Boy Pizza Society cook up a mean slice and even meaner merch. Their ‘Soil to Slice’ tee from a BBPS x Wildfarmed collab illustrates the beginnings of a pizza slice.
Hand-picked by Claudia from our food team is On the Table’s Signature Hamper. Co-founded by OG KERB trader Bill or Beak, On The Table curate luxury hampers full of small-batch, sustainable produce that you’ll actually use.
There’s nothing better than a gift that gives back and this one can be sent straight to your door. Get your bake on, with the The Connection at St Martin’s mail box cinnamon crumble mince pie kits.
Spicing up your stockings and bringing the heat home. Only Jerkin’s sauces are back, packing a punch with lip-smacking flavours.
A well-kneaded night out. Their Christmas Supper Club will be raising funds for charity ‘Warm Spaces’ and explores sustainable eating with a feasting style menu for you to kick-start your Christmas.
What do you buy the person with everything? Cheese socks of course! If you camembert having to pick from their selection of merch, why not add one of their art prints to your basket too.
Forget mass produced Christmas chocolates and opt for something extra special this year, with a hand packed box of Chocolate and hazelnut choux buns. Baked fresh, every day in London.
When you’re on the move tasting London’s best food talent, Outlery’s collapsible cutlery becomes a necessity. Our Head of Food, Charlie, is never without his reusable cutlery and is always ready to dig in when he sniffs out new foodie talent.
Elevate your grill game with Prairie Fire’s spice mixes, rubs and sauces. Spicy BBQ turkey sounds good to us!
Dive head first into the new year with this soup-er calendar, picked by Sam in our Food Team. With seasonal soups for every month of the year SSSSSOUPSSSSS is the perfect statement piece to stick on the front of your fridge.
Father and Daughter duo, Chubby Dumpling have bottled up their famous, handmade sesame chilli sauce for all of your dipping, dousing and drizzling needs. Visit them at a KERB Market to pick up a bottle!
Replace the Santa hats with one of Wheelcake’s. As an homage to their favourite childhood treat, Wheelcake created an entire range of merch in collaboration with artist Yu-mei Huang.
It wouldn’t be a KERB gift guide without an alumni mention! BAO are here to save the day (or the morning after) with their ridiculously tasty emergency noodle kit.
Bees & Refugees honey is the perfect addition to your Christmas Hamper. The brand from Syrian refugee and entrepreneur Ali Alzein is in great company on the ANQA Marketplace online store for refugee businesses.
Christmas Curry? Sorted! One of KERB’s founding members, The Bowler, has a spicy side-hustle with sauces to give new life to your Christmas leftovers and transform your turkey.
Spicy wings ain’t the only thing Baked Bird can do well, they’ve also got a range of merch (including Snapbacks, Baseball Caps, Bucket Hats and tees) all embroidered with their cheeky chicken logo. Be quick, they’re throwing in a bottle of I’M SO BUFF buffalo sauce with every purchase for xmas.
Independent London’s answer to the Christmas stocking. A printed tote bag of course! Why not pack up all your stocking goodies in a stylish Soft Serve Society tote?
Money’s tight this year, so spend it wisely and support the independents.