59 Black Owned businesses in the UK

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Hey there!
Thanks for swinging by this page, trust me you made an awesome decision dropping by here. I’m very excited to be sharing this last of AH-MAY-ZING black owned businesses in the UK today that are making us proud. You totally need to check them out.
Well I think it’s high time I stopped all the jabbering, so here it is the list of 59 incredible black owned UK businesses. 
Have fun!!!!  And support them too.
Spill The Tea is an all-natural, loose leaf tea brand.
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New Beacon Books is the UK’s longest running independent book store specialising in African Caribbean literature, cards and artwork.
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Jamaican Valley produces and distributes blends of Jamaican herbs and spices.  
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Detola and Geek offers African inspired handmade fabric lampshades, cushions & other home decor products.
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INOIR is trend in fashion designed for a lounge athletic aesthetic that is worn in other settings, casual or social occasions.
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Afrocenchix blends natural and organic ingredients with expertise to make hair care as simple as possible.
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Moor Hair is a beauty supply store that offers hair and skin care products with a natural twist.
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Ayannas offers classic Jamaican dishes in a modern and elegant environment.
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Joy’s Health Sanctuary offers fresh, healthy and natural juices, smoothies and food.
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Amédée offers African inspired children’s clothing and accessories with the occasional adult feature.
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Nia Ballerina has designed a children’s musical jewelry box with a Black ballerina.
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Nice Nails Baby is a nail salon that provides fabulous nails, 3D nail designs, great waxing, beautiful tinting, and stunning eye.
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Me by Amma Gyan produces handmade pouffes, bags, purses, and leather jewelry for men and women.
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Kelechnekoff Studio offers a range of pole fitness and twerk lessons.
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Ebony Status delivers fresh Caribbean fruits and vegetables to your door.
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The Wild Peanut makes flavoured gourmet peanut butter with no preservatives and no additives.
 Black Owned Businesses
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Sinclair London is a women’s only luxury tailoring brand.
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Sunu Ker creates 100% natural, plant-based beauty products and handmade accessories inspired by African beauty.  
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Brown coconut oil offers Handmade organic brown coconut oil.
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Vanessa Ofori style is textiles, rich colours, print and attention to detail. The inspiration behind her collection was West African textiles and urban style.
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Momineral Mineral Makeup is specifically formulated for dark skin to even the skin tone, provide nourishment and protection while enhancing natural beauty.
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Elizabeth’s Cake Emporium creates amazing cakes that dazzle the eye and the taste buds. The company has a prestigious list of clients including royalty, celebrities, TV shows, five-star hotels and glamorous West End stores.
 Black Owned Businesses
Jamaican Patty Co. offers simple takeaway for traditional Jamaican patties, plus soups, coffee, juice and imported cakes.
 Black Owned Businesses
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A Company that has created a brand concept consisting of makeup, bespoke cosmetics and skin and body care products. The company’s portfolio is composed of completely natural products and services that embraces and caters to every skin tone and complexion.
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Antidote Street
Born out of a desire to revolutionise black hair and skin products in the UK, Antidote Street is an online platform offering a curated selection of hair and grooming products. They also provide useful tips, advice and product reviews via their blog.
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Inspired by the birth of the founder’s daughter and the desire to find a natural hair crème for her, MourMourCreme offers a range of homemade hair, beard and body products using only raw, unrefined and natural ingredients. The products are suitable for all hair types and suitable for babies, children and adults.
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Yako Beauty
A London based hair care brand delivering a range of products made natural plant and fruit extracts, nurturing oils, antioxidants and vitamins and without parabens, silicone and sulfates. The hair care products are created with a diverse range of hair types and textures in mind as well as environmental sustainability, packaging the crèmes in recyclable tubes.
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A UK based company providing a range of high quality cosmetics including lip creams, eyeshadows, loose powder and lashes. Happy shopping!
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XSandy’s Hair and Beauty
A wholesale and retail hair distributor, founded by Sandra Brown-Pinnock, creator of the " Xsandy’s” brand of hair extensions offering a selection of hair, body and men’s grooming products as well as hair extensions and wigs. Worth mentioning thatXsandys’s is the only black-owned hair and beauty store in South East London! Well done Sandra, this is very inspiring!
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A UK based business aiming to promote healthy hair growth offering a hair butter made using natural ingredients, minimal chemicals and additives where possible. The business also aims to support the Sickle Cell Society (SCS) by donating 5% of all revenue to the SCS.  
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Offers a range of holistic natural hair and organic skin care solutions developed as an extension to the holistic hair care and wellbeing services provided through Almond & Avocado Ltd. Most of the ingredients used in the products are inspired by or can be sourced in the Caribbean and a percentage of sales are donated to Alopecia UK.
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If you need to book a braider, loctician or natural hair stylist, this is the place to go! Afrocks is the number one online platform connecting individuals looking for natural hair and afro hair services with top-quality, pre-screened mobile stylists in London. Afrocks provides a seamless booking process and secure payment: Book your hair appointment in just a few clicks and get your hair done from the comfort of your own home.
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A design and print company based in South East of London providing bespoke services to small, medium and large scale companies and organisations. Services include logos, banners, brochures, greeting cards, souvenirs and much more.
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GB Designs
A freelance creative design company based in London offering branding, corporate identity and creative consultancy. The company specialises in business cards, leaflets, logos and more, including custom Snapchat filters.  
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Obeejool Photography Studio
Photography studio of photographer Gerald "Geez” Marie-Nelly situated in East London specialising in portraits and product photography. Obeejool offers portraits for portfolios, family and newborns and social media profiles as well as product shoots for e-shop sellers, bloggers, start-ups and existing brands. Pure talent, big up FWI and Martinique!
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Artist Kirsty Latoya is a 24-year-old artist from South London who specialises in digital illustration and traditional art in the form of drawing. Her online shop sells a selection of products including tote bags, prints, phone cases and greeting cards. She is currently accepting illustration commissions and is open for collaborations with brands and other artists.  
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Creative Curls
Artist Erina Nyonyintono specialises in acrylic portraits predominantly focusing on her Ugandan heritage, promoting a positive light of Africa as a whole. Her paintings and prints are available to purchase via her online shop.
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MaarifaHub is an app devoted to allowing users from the African diaspora to engage, interact with and support their community. You’ll be able to read articles promoting positivity about men and women working for the betterment of the Black community and stay up to date with blogs by our contributors who cover topics to spark meaningful conversations.
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A social enterprise designed to crowdfund for a different UK Black-owned business every month with the aim of bridging the gap between willing contributors and businesses in need of financial assistance.
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Project Embrace
A project with the goal of making afro textured hair more visible in the media as beautiful hair to boost the self-esteem of young black girls and women so that they are empowered by their unique beauty and given the confidence to embrace themselves and believe in their talents to achieve greatness. You can buy positive affirmation "Empower Dressing” products via the online shop.
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Feeling overwhelmed by the idea of going back to natural hair? Fear not as there is now an app for that. AppFrolution is a powerful and essential application to document and organise my hair journey, from scheduling your haircare to check and tracking length, ‘A Hair Diary on your Mobile’ available in French and English.
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Dark Sugars Chocolate
A "Cocoa House” in Brick Lane, London, bringing you quality chocolate made using Ghanaian cocoa beans. A huge selection of chocolates is available to purchase online via the shop, including a range suitable for vegans.
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Lynch & Mason
A luxury menswear tailoring brand specifically designed for tall gentlemen. With subtle classic designs and luxury fabrics, Lynch & Mason was created to meet the demands of the tall, confident, well-groomed gentleman.
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The Maroon Boutique
An online boutique selling clothing, accessories and art with free shipping within the UK.
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1Figures London
An online store selling casual wear, classic headwear and accessories.
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Tribal Twist Clothing
A ‘tribally modernised’ clothing brand by Joy Kamau with the aim of reinventing ‘traditional clothing’ by creating beautifully finished garments to fit in with day to day life. Clothing, bags, shoes and accessories can be purchased via the online shop.
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An independent family run online boutique and gift shop offering urban chic silver jewellery, gifts and accessories for the frugal fashionista as well as jewellery parties for groups of 10 or more.
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Bokit’la is the first french Caribbean street food based in london. Sharing a taste of Guadeloupe by preparing fresh baked dough, known as Bokit. Seriously, check them out. Food is amazing and owners are very very friendly!
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Tasty African Food
Offering the delivery and catering of high quality, authentic African food at affordable prices. Also, the official caterers of the Nigerian Carnival in the UK with over 10 branches dotted around South East London and Kent.
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A location based app and social network for discovering African and Caribbean Food in London. The app gives you a map or list view of African and Caribbean restaurants, takeaways, pop-ups and supper clubs near you.
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A London-based online marketplace bringing fresh, authentic modern African and Caribbean food to your doorstep.
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Chosan by Nature
Exotic organic drinks inspired by African tradition using fruits and plants indigenous to Africa. The drinks are low in both calories and sugar and completely organic, without any preservatives, artificial additives or colourings. 5p from the sale of every bottle of drinks in the Chosan range is donated to food producers in Africa.
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A London-based creative company bringing innovative ideas to life through purposefully designed branding and websites.
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Kingman Cleaning Solutions
A domestic and commercial cleaning solutions company using the industry’s most effective tools, vetted cleaners and a trained property maintenance team and a focus on providing a more restorative approach to cleaning.  
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Dar Leone
A London based, online homeware boutique that designs a globally inspired, range of interior, homeware and lifestyle products including furniture, soft furnishing, wallpaper and crockery.  
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A video magazine dedicated to contemporary youth culture & empowerment. The platform profiles young urban creative talent within music, fashion, arts & business globally.
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The Jeli
A literary publisher for black millennials publishing eBooks and celebrating the art of storytelling across the African Diaspora.
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Black British Bloggers
An online network connecting and generating opportunities for Black British bloggers, founded by Mariam Bashorun. The network also has a Facebook group where opportunities are posted and bloggers can share their latest work.
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Melan Mag
An online magazine primarily (but not exclusively) for women living in London featuring news, information and pieces on notable black role models, fashion, health and beauty, travel and lifestyle, all with an appreciation for the black person, culture and experience. Founded by Joy Joses, Melanmag is on track to become a reference in the online space.  
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