Who Are Mediterranean Direct?

Based in Blackburn, Lancashire and Bologna, Italy, Mediterranean Direct Ltd is one of the UK’s most establshed online delicatessen, providing high quality, artisan produced Italian & Spanish food and wine.

Each of our products has been sourced by our Italian-based team, led by Umberto Carboni (award-winning chef) and selection is based on five key criteria:


Our range of over 700 products includes numerous award winners and an extensive selection of premium organic products.


We work very hard to balance quality with value for money. Visit other online delis and you will see we compare very well.

Sustainable Production

We select farmers and artisan producers who actively use integrated, environmentally sustainable methods.


The vast majority of our products can only be purchased in the UK through Mediterranean Direct


It’s never easy to describe taste on a website of course. What we can say is that all of our products have been through extensive taste tests (we participated, but it wasn’t just us!). In fact 18 of our products have won Gold Stars at the Great Taste Awards, widely considered to be the “Oscars” of gourmet food in the UK.

We welcome feedback on any area of our service but in particular we love knowing what you think of the products and we actively seek quality comparisons.

Customer Service

We take customer service extremely seriously because we know our customers appreciate quick, friendly and accountable communication.

Whatever your request may be, whatever information you require, whatever feedback you’d like to give us, someone from our dedicated customer services team will get back to you within 24 hours, usually within 2 hours.

You can contact us on 01254 964569 or customerservice@mediterraneandirect.co.uk

5 thoughts on “About

  1. chrisvolley7 says:

    Put in an order 5 days ago. Very speedy delivery via dpd. Well packed.
    Food of high quality.
    Very impressed during this troubled times. We will be back.

  2. Abid dar says:

    Excellent products, superb service – every item was carefully wrapped in paper and delivered very speedily. Highly recommended!

  3. kebhack26 says:

    I discovered this website during lockdown and now have made three orders over a few weeks, addicted to their olive oil, cheese and charcuterie especially the fennel salami. Definitely somewhere I’ll continue to shop ?

  4. lyndakarpen says:

    Love your website. My husband loves Razor Clams and when I saw them on here I had to buy them. He had them in Spain and fell in love with them. He is a Pescatarian and eats no meat.

  5. Michael says:

    Can only add to ALL of the above comments. Just received a further delivery this morning…. well packed , superb quality of the items , excellently delivered . Approaching ‘ retirement and love to be in the kitchen , looking forward to some great ‘ eating ‘ …

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