Spill the Beans

Wimborne's Independent Health Food Store, Since 1976

CALL US ON:   01202 888 989

6A & 7 West Street, Wimborne
Dorset, England BH21 1JN

Our Story

Spill The Beans is one of the most photographed and best documented independent health food shops in the Southwest. With great fondness for our continued journey, we are proud to share some of our favorite moments...




Spill the Beans circa 1976, the year of the long hot Summer!

Our first venture was a market stall with a small selection of whole foods. The range grew with time and we succesfully established ourselves in a number of Dorset's prominent market towns. Working, come rain or shine, for nearly 30 years.

At that time there was only a handful of health food shops outside London, and seeing an opportunity, we opened our Wimborne shop 'Spill the Beans' in 1977 and in the following year our second shop 'Purbeck Wholefoods' in nearby Wareham. 

Spill the Beans has always been a family orientated enterprise with three generations of Drennans currently involved in the business. Alongside the family we have a fantastic team (the Beanies!) comprised of like minded people equally passionate about quality, natural produce ethically grown and fairly traded. Some of whom have worked with us for over 20 years.

For a small shop we have so much choice! The shop's shelves are loaded with quality produce, organic food and for those with special dietary requirements we have an extensive 'free from' selection. There are always excellent offers on supplements and herbal remedies to keep your family healthy.  

We look forward to continuing to promote healthy eating from our high street shops where we host events and showcase new products. For those who are sometimes too busy or too far away to make it to our shops but want to support a small independent family business we have launched this brand new website with lots of exciting products to buy online and information to keep you up to date with all the news from Spill the Beans and Purbeck Wholefoods!



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