This year has seen award winning vegan, genderless and inclusive skincare brand, THE GRUFF STUFF’s exciting expansion into several markets including, Belgium, Luxembourg, Czech Republic, and Germany. The help and support of The Department for International Trade has been instrumental in the brands expansion into these territories.

A lifeline to small UK businesses, The Department for International Trade, is a United Kingdom government department responsible for striking and extending trade agreements between the United Kingdom and foreign countries, as well as for encouraging foreign investment and export trade.

“Derek Swan, our International Trade Advisor from The Department for International Trade has been incredibly supportive of the brand. He has introduced THE GRUFF STUFF into several markets, more recently, Belgium, Luxembourg, Czech Republic and Germany. These introductions have led to meetings with distributors and retailers alike throughout these territories.” David Sparkes, co-founder, THE GRUFF STUFF.

THE GRUFF STUFF is an ethically and responsibly sourced range of results driven skincare that is ideal for all skin types, including sensitive skin. Offering consumers products that are vegan, free from gluten, parabens and mineral oil with packaging made from recycled materials.