Who we are, and what we do.

The office consists of John Baker (M.D.) and Mrs Lesley Bell (Office Manager). Who have worked together for many years and have become a well knit team. We also have Rebecca Yelling who is currently on maternity leave and her temporary maternity replacement who is Laura Beard. Additional to this we have Sarah Salmon who looks after remote selling and representation. Company Secretary is Mrs Jenny Burns.

As B&NP Ltd we have been independent for just over 23 years , John and Lesley previously having worked for a large multi national company .

As the company name would suggest we supply basic raw materials to Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic, Food and Confectionery manufacturers here in the U.K. and worldwide.

We are based in Basingstoke in Hampshire and have warehouse facilities available in Blackburn in Lancashire, also in Middlewich in Cheshire and Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

We characterise our business as Barks, Herbs, Roots, Leaves and Extracts.

The largest of these products is Witch Hazel Distillate which is manufactured By American Distilling Inc. of East Hampton, Connecticut, USA, who are the worlds largest manufacturer of witch hazel products and we are proud to represent them in Europe and South Africa.

For more detail on Witch Hazel (Hamamelis) please see your dedicated website at where you will find full analytical details on the various grades and technical data on specifications and health and safety.

Initial contact on virtually any subject can be made with Lesley on her email

Botanicals & Natural Products Ltd.

Sterling House

Stroudley Road



RG24 8UG

Telephone: +44(0)1256 843828