About Us

About Livefoods Direct Ltd

Livefoods Direct was established in 1981 and was formally known as The Mealworm Company. Due to adding a greater range of product, and diversifying into breeding crickets, locusts and adding a range of dry goods, it rebranded and changed its name to Livefoods Direct in October 1999. Based near Sheffield in South Yorkshire we currently run from 4 sites with our main factory being approximately 45,000 square feet.

Quality and Freshness

All of our produce are handpicked daily and being DEFRA registered you can be assured our quality, freshness and cleanliness are not only guaranteed first class but are officially licensed and monitored as well.

Our “Live Arrival Guarantee” means that if your order arrives and the insects are dead, we will replace as soon as possible without charge providing we are notified within 24 hours of receipt. If your order is incorrect please notify us within 24 hours of receipt of order.

Why choose Livefoods Direct?

Livefoods Direct is Britain’s foremost supplier of livefoods and associated products. The company specialises in breeding a wide range of invertebrate species including mealworms, locusts and crickets to less familiar kinds such waxworms.

Each week throughout the year Livefoods Direct breeds anything from 1.5 to 3.5 tonne (peak season), of mealworms per week making us the largest producer of mealworm in the UK. Alongside this we produce up to 1,000,000 Banded Crickets, 500,000 Silent Crickets, 500,000 Black Crickets and 150,0000 locusts per week.

Livefoods Direct Sales/Customer Service Team

Here at Livefoods Direct we are a close-knit and skilled team committed to maintaining high levels of quality and service. Among those who may deal with your order or inquiry are Anne-Marie, Carly, Elke or Larissa who are available to contact via the phone from 8.30am till 4.30pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am till 4pm on Friday. We are not just online like other internet companies therefore you can contact us in person if you need to speak to us.

We listen to customers feed back on google and have stores on Ebay and Amazon so you can pay by Payal if you wish Our Ebay shop

If you would like to collect your order and recycle your packaging for further discounts just call and we will have your order packed and ready for you to pickup.

Secure and Legal

Our computer system is PCI compliant meaning that your payment details are always secure.

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