At Penningtons, our team have a wealth of experience in the wholesale beverage industry. Whether you are a start-up and need advice, or an established business wanting to serve great tea and coffee, we are here to help. It is not just about providing you with great ingredients, it is also about support, service and building long standing relationships. We supply wholesale coffee to hotels, restaurants, cafes, bars, bed and breakfasts and all sorts of other hospitality businesses. Outside of the tourism industry we work with businesses, charities and community groups where we supply coffee beans in bulk, personalised coffee products and custom made branded packaging. The wholesale coffee supplies we provide include our specialty hand roasted coffee beans, ground coffee, coffee bags, compostable coffee pods, compostable coffee cups and guest room single serve sachets. Our coffee beans are each specially selected from countries all over the world, roasted in small batches and blended to make delicious rich coffee. Choose from our whole roasted coffee beans or the perfect ground coffee for you and your guests coffee making pleasure. Whatever your coffee requirements, we are the wholesale coffee supplier for you. In addition to being a coffee wholesaler, we also supply a wide range of wholesale teas. We are picky about the tea leaves we use and our loose leaf tea blends are created by our discerning palette to ensure the tea you offer is a delicious cup every time. As well as traditional loose leaf teas such as English Breakfast tea and Earl Grey tea we supply award-winning plastic-free tea bags and caffeine free tisanes, fruit and herbal teas including peppermint tea and chamomile tea. As specialists in all things coffee and tea with decades of experience behind us, we have become experts in all sorts of coffee-related accoutrement. We help train budding coffee entrepreneurs with barista training, we can provide coffee machine servicing, we offer compostable coffee cups, single serve tea, coffee and hot chocolate sachets, we have a range of barista coffee accessories such as jugs and thermometers and a whole load of coffee syrups, stands and pumps.


Friendly expert advice
With over 30 years’ experience in the industry, our product offering, attention to detail and impartial advice help you to serve great tea and coffee. This doesn’t happen by accident but comes with ongoing support from us. We offer free no limits barista training and support. Gina qualified as a City and Guilds trainer with a distinction.


Great value
We think quality in the cup is paramount. We buy our raw green beans from the best suppliers. All our coffees are ethically and responsibly sourced. We select teas from only a handful of suppliers, specially chosen for their quality and consistency. We strive to provide quality product at affordable cost.


Rapid delivery
A weekly delivery schedule into various parts of the Lake District National Park ensures short lead time from order to delivery. If you are in the Kendal area, you are more than welcome to call into the Roastery for a brew and collect your order in person. For all other orders or if something is needed urgently we will dispatch via a carrier service at cost.


Penningtons Tea & Coffee has over 15 years of experience with the top brands of professional coffee machines. With a 99% first fix track record this cuts equipment downtime and your possible loss of sales. We are only ever a phone call away. Call us on 01539 728090.

Coffee machines

The machine world is a jungle, but with our wealth of experience it doesn’t have to be. We supply and install a wide range of espresso and bean-to-cup machines, grinders and boilers. Relationships with manufacturers built up over decades mean we secure machines at competitive prices.

Barista training

At Penningtons coffee roasters we have an unrivalled passion for quality. Good barista training is key in helping you produce great coffee in a variety of beverage styles day in day out. Whether you are a new start-up or want to brush up on your barista skills, we have the course for you. Good coffee doesn’t happen by accident, let us help you.

Customer Case Studies

Don't just take our word for it; here are two case studies from customers who recognised the value and service proposition from PENNINGTONS. Download the case studies to read about their experience.

Hand Roasted Coffee

PENNINGTONS coffees are hand roasted in small batches to ensure customers get the freshest cup, full of flavour.

Loose Leaf Traditional Teas

We hand pick and blend black teas from the World's best growing regions.

Fruit, Herb and Floral Tisanes

Want to offer a caffeine free drinking experience? We have a wide selection of tisanes to choose from.

Guest Room Products

A wide array of single serve PENNINGTONS coffee, tea, hot chocolate, milk, sugar and biscuits make a stylish addition to guest bedrooms.

Hot Chocolate

Our highly popular Hot Chocolate - ideal for shops, cafes, hotels and guest rooms.

Pods and Pod Display Boxes

Our leading compostable coffee pods for use in restaurants, bars and cafes. Branded guest room presentation boxes offer a touch of luxury.

Birchall Teas

These tagged and enveloped teas are a plastic-free and colourful addition to your beverage offering.

Syrups, Stands and Pumps

Made in the UK from natural sugars, free from artificial colour. Bottle is recyclable. Syrups offer you the chance to be that bit more experimental with your drinks. They can be used to flavour coffee, hot chocolate, lattes, milkshakes and sodas. Also available in sugar-free.

Hot Beverage Options

From matcha to luxury high cocoa content hot chocolates and chai, we've got you covered.

Compostable Takeaway Cups

Show off your quality teas and coffees and your green credentials with our branded compostable cups and lids.

Brilliant Display Ideas

Don't be shy, our teas make a great display feature front of house.

Vending Milk and Chocolate

Bean-to-cup machines need high quality milk and chocolate powders to ensure the best beverage selection.

Keep it Clean

Full suite of products available to keep your machines in pristine working condition.

Barista Kit

Barista's love their kit. We've got jugs, thermometers, knock-out drawers, brushes, scales and all sorts of helpful tools and gadgets.

Brew Dunking

We have our Oat Crunch biscuit 2x packs (SAS dunkers) and Lotus (infantry dunkers).