Local Suppliers

We strive to use independent companies to supply our café. We’re also proud of the working relationships we’ve developed with suppliers over the years of working with them. Where possible we will always support Co-operative and independent business’. 


Black Cat Cakery

We’ve been working with the wonderful Erikas’ (Erika N and Erika V) at Black Cat since they first started. As a small independent cake company specialising in vegan cakes they also offer sugar & gluten free baked delights. 

Visit Black Cat Cakery

Lily & Dilly

We’ve been working with Lily & Dilly for just over a year now, another independent company supplying us with some of the most deliciously light vegan sponges and wacky combinations.

Visit Lily & Dilly

Alphabet Brewing Co., BEATNIKZ REPUBLIC, Shindigger

 Manchester craft beers COMING MAY 2019. You can also find more Manchester Craft Beers in the Shop.


Trove Artisan Bakery

Freshly delivered daily, we use Levenshulme based Trove's wholemeal sourdough and their white sourdough on our breakfast and to go with our soup. You can also find an array of Trove's bread in the shop.

Visit Trove

Barbakan Delicatessen

Our ciabatta bread is freshly delivered daily from Barbakan Deli in Chortlon. We’ve been working with this independent supplier for years and proudly use their products.

Visit Barbakan Delicatessen

Ancoats Coffee Company

It’s also organically grown and certified by the Rainforest Alliance and roasted in Ancoats. Ancoats Coffee Co work directly with coffee beans farmers to find the perfect bean and trade fairly. We use their Warehouse City Espresso, that changes seasonally. The current espresso: Sweet, nutty and with a hint of fruit, this coffee offers great value for money and it’s a good choice for your everyday pick me up. 

Visit Ancoats Coffee. Co.

local suppliers


Suma like Eighth Day, is a Co-operatively run vegetarian business based in Elland, Yorkshire. This long running Workers' Co-op supplies a wealth of Organic and Fairtrade products that make their way in to the food we serve every day.

Visit Suma


A local Manchester based family business, we order a lot of our ‘dry’ cooking ingredients from this long running independent company.

Visit Amato

Have a Banana Trading Co

As they’re across the road, it would be rude not to buy from the lovely staff from Have a Banana. This long-running independent business is where we get all of our fresh fruit & vegetables.

Visit Have a Banana Trading Co


Our Ethos

What are the ethics that are central to our co-op and find out how they shape the policies we make, affect the way we work, source our products and drive our business.

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Want to know what is going on at Eighth Day? You can find information on upcoming events such as tastings, sampling sessions, film nights and special Cafe evenings.


If you like cooking or are just looking for a bit of inspiration, take a look here for a wealth of healthy, veggie, vegan and specialist diet recipes, tried and tested over the years.