SOP was established in 1971 as a packer and processor of edible oils based in Runcorn, Cheshire. It moved it's head office to Hertford in 2003 from where it started to import and distribute a wide range of Oriental and Asian Foods.
2020 marks a significant phase for SOP as we have now moved to our new purpose-built headquarters and distribution centre in Harlow, Essex.SOP is ready to continue their planned expansion of bringing authentic Asian & Oriental products to the UK & Abroad.
Nishiki is a premium, medium grain variety of Japonica rice that becomes fluffy and slightly sticky when cooked. Use to make sushi and onigiri rice balls, or serve alongside other Japanese meals such as teriyaki chicken or salted salmon.View Now
Known in Thailand as Kow Mun Pboo. Red Rice has a long, skinny grain with a deep red, almost brown bran. The rice is milled to remove the outer husk but the outer skin layer or bran is not polished off, unlike with white rice.View Now
Thai Hom Mali White Rice is a long-grain variety of fragrant rice (also known as aromatic rice).View Now
Thai black rice is a type of whole grain glutinous rice usually eaten in Thailand for dessert. Unlike Chinese black rice, also known as forbidden rice, black rice from Thailand is variegated in color, with a nutty taste and sticky texture when cooked.View Now
Thai Hom Mali Brown Rice is a long-grain variety of fragrant rice grown in Thailand. It has a distinctive fragrance, reminiscent of pandan leaves. Hom Mali is one of the most popular varieties of fragrant rice because of its aroma, soft texture, and versatility in going well with multiple types of cuisine.View Now
SOP offers a range of products including oil, spices, butter and vegetable ghee, fish sauce, rice, canned fruits and an assortment of pickles, pastes and chutneys to name but a few. We are stockists of many leading family brands familiar to most Thai, Indian, Malaysian and Chinese households and our specialist knowledge enables us to source the highest quality products from approved suppliers throughout the Far East. Our experienced and energetic team is committed to providing a level of service that far exceeds our customer’s expectations.Contact Us
Brands available include Khanum, Golden Swan, Squid Brand, Lee Kum Kee, Koh Kae, Yeo’s, Golden Orchid, Kissan, Mae Ploy, Vitasoy, Zanae and OKF. Visit our products page for a full list of brands and products available.
Curry for dinner?
Check out our recipe section for creative ways to use our products as well as a few traditional recipes.