Our Roots

Joseph Flach came to London from Germany in the 1880s and in 1882 he set up his business importing and wholesaling botanicals. Joseph Flach & Sons Limited (JFS) was incorporated in 1927.

Since inception JFS has survived many serious economic recessions and countless changes in fashion, need and trading habits. Today we remain a successful and vibrant family business, trading across the world in botanical products and related merchandise.

We have customers on six continents, many of whom have worked in partnership with us for many, many decades and we constantly receive new enquires from all around the world.

Our long strong roots also connect us to a robust and extensive supply chain with many suppliers who have, like our customers, been with us for decades.


To encourage and enable the use of natural plant based sustainable products.
To run a successful enterprise so we can invest in the future creating long term, valued employment with equal opportunity for all, fair reward and development of all to their full potential.
To build a happy and satisfied community of staff, suppliers and customers that feel respected, valued and supported in a pleasant working environment where good manners, thoughtful behaviour and humour abound to make all engagement a positive experience.
To support the development of a useful society through the generation of tax revenue and giving back through charitable activity.


Each year all our staff can nominate a charity of their choice and JFS donates to them on the team’s behalf.
We support The Peterborough Soup Kitchen. We support various projects through Power For The People, this has included helping to fund a solar powered water well system in a Kenyan village with no robust water supply

The Company

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We supply high quality botanical raw materials in wholesale/bulk to businesses around the world. Take a look at the products and let us know what you are interested in, along with the desired quantity and delivery details. We'll then provide a bespoke quote.

    Please note we are a wholesaler.
    Our minimum order quantity is based on supply of multiple original whole bags (bags are typically 20 to 25kg per item).
    Our current minimum order value £300 in goods.