YUM - "Yummy For Your Tummy"
CHOP - Nigerian Slang for "Eat Your Food"
Our mission is to create authentic meals bursting with African flavours.
We present meals that excite your palate, created with all natural ingredients. They are free from any added preservative, colouring or flavourings.
All of our meals are packaged in environmentally friendly tubs which are recyclable and biodegradable.
Yumchop food tubs are clearly labelled with allergy and nutritional information.
They are convenient and can be warmed from frozen following the instructions on the tubs.
These are the things we believe in. #YumChopBeliefs
Our meals have no added preservatives, additives or artificial colourings. We believe in using only natural spices and herbs such as ginger, hot scotch bonnet, garlic, bay leaves and OTHER natural flavourings.
We strongly believe in giving back to our community in any way that we can. Community for us is important as it inspires us to keep creating amazing blends of food, bonding of different cultures. We work with local Social Enterprise – MK Melting Pot – Supporting the unemployed through providing Employability skills training and experience in meal preparations.
We like to be at the cutting edge of the sector and use technology to make life easier for customers, exemplifying the use of our Kiosks to deliver meals hot to customers in a timely fashion.
LOOKING AFTER THE ENVIRONMENT
Our packaging is 100% paper based, recyclable and biodegradable. All of our food ranges reflect our commitment to environmental sustainability, minimising our carbon footprint.
The tasty bit
Our chef-made dishes contain the tastiest, most exciting blends of spices and ingredients we can find.
Instantly freezing our meals ensures nutrition and taste is locked in – so it tastes just as good in your kitchen as it does in ours.
Reasons to choose Yumchop frozen convenience meals
Our recipes are assembled and tested to ensure that you receive delicious tasting food every time.
Recyclable packaging, and responsibly-sourced, ingredients
Outstanding customer service, ensuring that your needs are always taken care of.
Comes with easy-to-follow instructions, pre-portioned meals ensuring a stress free meal time for you.
You’re in control with our subscription, change your meals from month to month, pause or cancel for free
Quality pre-measured ingredients ensuring that no food goes to waste.
Abi and Michael have been married for over 21 years and have been blessed with 2 boys. They both grew up in West African households, specifically Nigeria, with the privilege of having had family cooking traditions passed down from grandma and mum. This led to an archive of incredible and joyful memories, most of which have been formed from the passion of cooking delicious variations of traditional foods within the family.
Over the years, the kitchen has been our favourite place in the house; where we have the freedom and creativity of combining multi-cultural traditions to create incredible dishes that we share with extended family and friends through numerous get-togethers and barbecues. We also realised – from the same friends and family – that although many people love eating delicious home-cooked meals, many didn’t like the hassle involved in meal preparation nor the time it takes to cook.
For us, hours in the kitchen came to us naturally and is our passion, love and joy. Our scrumptious meals are filled with homeliness, warmth and surprise, creating a spark and bringing people together.
We enjoy travelling and we love meals from different cultures. One of our signature dishes was born in 2007 when Michael discovered an incredible blend of Jamaican Jerk Sauce and African spices with Nigerian smoky Jollof rice. So, we started the journey of creating a fusion of African meals and flavours with meals from other cultures.
We had the big idea of making African ingredients and meals mainstream in an innovative way. Whilst there are many independent providers of African cuisine through pop up shops and restaurants, they are still hugely underrepresented in the mainstream market. With much research and feedback, fast forward to 2016 when we launched Yumchop, providing hassle-free, frozen ready meal cuisines from around the world with an African twist, bringing ease, convenience, and satisfaction to serving food.
As an existing supplier to Universities, the likes of Imperial College University, London and NHS Hospitals through our Automatic Vending Machines, we are now looking at bringing our meals to your homes, on your dinner table.
We want to share our passion and love for food through our flavoursome, authentic and delicious meal range because we believe that eating should give you a sense of intense satisfaction, joy and comfort! Sharing our meals at the family table or with friends, creating a community aura that is warm and filled with popping flavours.
Made by our chefs
Our chefs do all the cooking for you, so that you can lay back and enjoy
Heat & eat
Our meals are flash frozen to retain quality and taste. Ready from frozen in minutes
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