New Forest Shortbread | Local Produce

Environment & Sustainability

Award Winnning Shortbread From The New Forest National Park


New Forest Shortbread maintain a faithful commitment to our homegrown brand. Set deep in the heart of the New Forest National Park, we ensure a conscious concern for the food we produce, the welfare of our team, working environment and the important relationships with our local suppliers, businesses and friends.

We continually strive to improve our strong social and environmental policies that ensure New Forest Shortbread meets the domestic and international standards of our products, whilst simultaneously looking after our staff and protecting the beautiful flora and fauna all around us and the wider environment.

Our Environmental Policy

New Forest Shortbread is passionate about our local surroundings, the forest all around us and the natural world beyond. Inspired by the nature we live and work amongst, we are truly committed to protecting the environment.

The company commitment will be ensured by means of constantly monitoring a programme of continuous improvement.

In particular, New Forest Shortbread specific aims are to:

  • Assess and manage environmental impact of all our operations;

  • Ensure that energy, water, raw material and waste levels are all monitored, kept to a minimum and reduced where possible;

  • Comply with all relevant quality and environmental legislation and affect changes as appropriate;

  • Support pollution prevention and minimisation programmes;

  • Communicate our policy to employees and to make available to all interested parties.


New Forest Shortbread are sealed and boxed, on the day they are baked. All packaging is sustainable and widely recyclable.

We are teaming up with Enval! Watch this space, more to come in 2024!