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CommonwealthFirst is CWEIC's flagship initiative to help SME’s trade and invest across the Commonwealth.

Over three years, 100 leading UK SMEs have been selected to become CommonwealthFirst Export Champions. Export Champions are provided with unique access and support in their quest to win new business in the fast growing Commonwealth markets. Their success will be showcased as an encouragement to the wider UK business community.

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Giving Tree Ventures

Giving Tree Ventures make healthy and innovate fruit and vegetable crisps with flavours including broccoli, pumpkin, mixed vegetables, mango, strawberry, apple and peach. Their freeze or vacuum dried products count as one of your five a day and are rich in antioxidants, potassium and fibre.

Key customers are retailers such as Whole Foods, Planet Organic and Ocado with end consumers anyone looking for a healthier alternative to normal crisps, especially parents looking for healthy snacks for their kids.

Its freeze drying process is an innovate technology used by Nasa to deliver long shelf life food to astronauts. For the first time the company is bringing this to the consumer at a manageable retail price.

Having already made their mark in Malta and Cyprus, CommonwealthFirst looks forward to helping the business extend its reach into Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Canada.