BEIRUT’S BEST BIO
Beirut is where the Mediterranean Diet was born, so it’s no wonder that all those who like their food fresh, healthy and organic (or bio) live a very good life here. From farmland to your fingertips, these are some of the absolute best in town
A free-from bakery and pastry shop offering gluten-free and lactose-free bread and desserts without any refined sugars. All products are gluten-free, dairy-free and refined sugar-free. They include healthy fats, such as coconut oil and olive oil, and healthier sweeteners, such as organic coconut sugar, organic brown sugar and lots of fruit purées.
Available categories: Baked Goods, Baguettes and Pain De Campagne: vegan, gluten-free, lactose-free, Zaatar Crackers, Hazelnut Cookies, Trail Mix, Marbella Vegan Cake, Sesame and Tahini Cake, Perfectest Cookies, Brownies, Orange Almond Cake and Olive Soft Boule Seeded Bread.
Born from the passion of clean eating and the holistic well being it brings to people’s lives, its concept is simple – to offer and create nutritious, healthy and great-tasting meals delivered to your doorstep. After working with people who have food allergies, its team of experts was able to successfully develop an organic, balanced menu, low in carbs, free of gluten, dairies and refined sugars.
Available categories: Organic kitchen delivering nutritious meals free of hormones, antibiotics, gluten, dairies, refined sugars and vegetable oils.
SOUK EL TAYEB
With a vision to celebrate food and traditions that unite communities and support small-scale farmers and producers, the market hosts over 100 producers from all over Lebanon every week, with different food products (Fruits, Vegetables, Mouneh, Lebanese dishes, Honey, Olive and Oil, Pastries, Saj, Sweets, Marzipan and others) as well as traditional and special handmade crafts (kids’ books, soap, glass and pottery).
It all started four years ago as a blog and grew fast. Bake Free Phuket, Thailand was established in 2015 and now Bake Free Lebanon has arrived. The gluten-free facility/workshop is located in Qurnat Chehwan-Lebanon.
Available categories: Desserts, Breads and Savory Food that are 100% gluten-free.
A cruelty-free, plant-based cuisine that cooks, caters and delivers everything from savory dishes to cakes. Its goal is to get both vegans and non-vegans to enjoy plant-based meals without having to compromise on taste.
Available categories: Cakes and Vegan Meals (Meatless Shawerma, ‘Peperoni’ Pizzas, Vegan Burgers, Vegan Tacos, Vegan Cakes, Vegan Pies etc…).
Bestselling item: Chocolate Cake
A NEW EARTH – ORGANIC & ECO-LIVING STORE
A one-stop organic store carrying organic fruit and vegetables, bread, only organic meat and poultry, and organic or wild fish from British waters. The range of groceries offers gluten-free, dairy-free, raw food, vegetarian and vegan healthy options, while the health and body-care section showcases beauty brands and a wide range of health supplements.
Available categories: Organic Groceries, Fruits and Vegetables, Beverages, Meat, Fish and Poultry, Dairy, Baby Food, Vegan Products, Baby Body and Hair Care, Supplements, Gluten Free Section, Paleo Products, Eco Household Products.
Available brands: Biona, Organic Traditions, Iswari, Bonneterre, Weleda, Ella’s Kitchen
Bestselling item: Superfoods
Additional services: Delivery, certified nutritional therapist, plat du jour, online selling platform through eddress.com
A leading organic food provider in Lebanon, delivering fresh farm produce in the healthiest organic manner, led by celebrity chef Joe Barza. The central farm is located in the village of Sghar, Batroun, and is home to poultry and goats, rabbits, geese and over 40 kinds of fruit trees. It is also where the Farm Restaurant welcomes its guests for a Lebanese set menu on weekdays and for a generous lunch buffet and playful kids’ activities on weekends.
Available categories: Fruits, Vegetables, Lebanese Mouneh, Meat and Poultry, Wine, Fresh Juices, Plat Du Jour, Sandwiches, Salad Bar, Bakeries, etc…
Additional services: Open buffet on Sundays, central kitchen, delivery center for plat du jour and a farmers market.
Biomass has pioneered organic farming in Lebanon since 2007. Offering more than 200 certified organic products according to the European Regulation for Organic Farming, it works with collaborators and partners across Lebanon, Europe and the Americas to provide you with the best in organic food.
Available categories: Fresh Produce (Organic Fruits and Vegetables), Fresh Organic Eggs, Organic Chicken Meat and Organic Grocery Items ranging from Snacks (Potato Chips, Popcorn) to Ketchup, Goat Labneh, Quinoa, Oat Flakes, and a selection of Rice, Lentils, Oils and Vinegars and other healthy goodies.
Additional services: The Biomass farm-to-table restaurant, “Tawlet Biomass”, in partnership with Souk El Tayeb, offers a healthy brunch and lunch buffet on weekends during the Spring and Summer seasons. Farm Tours are also organized and guests can visit an on-site farm shop.
For more than 60 years, La Vie Claire has been committed to developing, distributing and advising on organic and natural products for a healthy lifestyle that are respectful of our planet.
Available categories: Organic food, fruits and vegetables, Fresh Bread, Organic gluten-free products, Wellbeing & Beauty, Eco-Products, Creamery, Fresh section, Drinks, Special diets, Baby products, Body and Beauty products, Health – Alternative Medicine, Household products
Available brands: La Vie Claire, Le Potager
Additional services: Expert advice in the shop, Delivery, Fidelity card, Online shopping
Live Organic SAL is a family-owned business operating the largest certified organic (by CCPB) and natural specialty grocery store and the only HACCP-certified retailer in Lebanon.
Available categories: Beverages, Spirits, Asian Section and Macrobiotics, Baby Food, Bakery, Body Care Products, Candy and Snacks, Condiments, Dairy Products and Alternatives, Cereals, Fruit and Vegetables, Grains and Pulses, Meat, Poultry and Fish, Pasta, Oil and Vinegar, Natural and Organic Supplements, Household Products
Available brands: Bioitalia, The Canadian Organic Popcorn Company, GoGo Quinoa, Diet-Foods, Dream, Sarchio, Glutino,Taste of Nature, Kind Bars, Simply Protein, Made Good
Additional Services: A fully equipped nutrition clinic for private consultations
Terroirs du Liban, by Fair Trade Lebanon, is a socially engaged brand offering authentic and natural Lebanese food products, committed to: guaranteeing 100% natural products, valuing local Lebanese products sourced from local and rural food-processing cooperatives and promoting ethics and transparency by applying the principles of Fair Trade.
Available categories: Beverages, Mouneh Products: Olives and Oils, Spices and Condiments, Distillates, Grains and Pulses, Jams and Spreads, Fruit Syrups, Seasonal and Fresh Produce, Wine and Traditional Soaps
Available brands: Terroirs du Liban, Coteaux Les Cèdres
Bestselling item: Goat Labneh, Zaatar Qawzah, Makdouss, Pomegranate Molasses, Fleur de Sel, Honey, Frikeh, Goat Keshech
Nature at Home is the first ‘Well-Being’ online market in Lebanon committed to offering everything you need for a healthy and joyful life.
Available categories: Beverages, Organic Fruits and Vegetables, Eggs, Gluten-Free, Milk-Free, Super Food, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wheat Free
Available brands: Adonis Valley, Kamel Farm, Markal, Naturalia, etc…
‘Bites of delight’ is the first factory in Lebanon that offers gluten-free, vegan, yeast-free, preservative-free, dairy (lactose) and egg-free snack options. Products are constantly tested for their gluten content and the production process is over-viewed by licensed dietitians and food service professionals.
Available categories: The boxes Gluten-free/vegan vanilla biscuits, cranberry biscuits, dark chocolate biscuits and anise biscuits.
The crackers Gluten-free/vegan thyme crackers,coffee crackers, cinnamon crackers, ginger crackers and molasses crackers.
The sticks Gluten-free/vegan thyme sticks, olive sticks, super-seeds sticks.
The ready mixes Gluten-free chocolate and vanilla sponge cake ready mixes
Eshmoon is a brand of holistic products, made of natural, organic ingredients that range from cosmetics and personal care items to culinary food products. Its range of chocolate is 100% organic and made from natural, unprocessed cacao powder and coconut butter/oil and sweetened with locally sourced molasses or honey. All the products are dairy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, organic and vegan.