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When Did it all Start?

Founded in 1991, Hygia has been an integral part of the catering community with a rich history and an exciting future. Hygia has gained the reputation for outstanding service and commitment to customer satisfaction throughout the south of the UK. With award winning products and an unrivalled service, our customers see us as a source to fulfil their needs.

What Makes us Different?

We've provided you with a virtual shop which is both helpful and informative. Helping customers is what matters to us the most and we want you to identify your hospitality, care or cleaning requirements easily with our help. We've thought about how you order, what you order and why you order and we've resulted in making your experience on our website as simple as it possibly can be whilst integrating as much user friendliness as humanly possible.

Our aim is to provide you in the most informative way of new and innovative products from manufacturers around the globe! We want your business to thrive with a little help from us by opening your eyes to the creativity of some of the best manufacturers in the world. Our content is being updated daily with 100's of products being added and new or more descriptions being written based on customer experience. We are adding as much rich content as possible, we know a picture paints a thousand words and this is why our imagery is as rich as can be. We include more informative pdf's and videos from manufacturers on as many products as available and we work hard to ensure you can take world class creativity and implement this into your business seamlessly.

At Hygia, we proudly model our organization in a manner that is professional, service orientated, helpful and most of all useful.

  • We provide exactly what it says on the label
  • We go out of our way to ensure customer satisfaction
  • We provide expertise to ensure you get exactly what you need
  • We make everything easy for you to understand.

When you work with us expect

- An experienced Polite & Professional Team who are wanting to assist you

- Over 15,000 Products immediately available to order

- Next Day Delivery on Most Items

- Local Area Sales Managers who will visit and assist you with all our support

- Whatever It Takes to meet your expectations

Our Senior Team

Our team of directors are a combination of professional people with backgrounds in the catering and hospitality Industry. Together they provide over 100 years of experience within the Catering and Janitorial Industry

Our Staff

Our friendly staff have worked within the catering and janitorial industry in a number of roles, they understand the needs of our customers and the requirements to ensure success in the industry.

Our Board

Our board of Directors are a family who have come from a wide range of Industry. Their combined knowledge brings innovation and exciting challenges to the company to ensure you get a first class response to all of your requirements.


In 1991, Hygia opened its doors in Bournemouth as a manufacturer of cleaning chemicals. Our chemicals were bought by customers all over the country and could be found in Government institutions, hospitals, education facilities, Hotels, Restaurants and bars. Having the knowledge and expertise of chemicals we started to provide other products to local customers which eventually broadened into a complete range of products and services.

Today we are proud to be a one stop shop to the industry, having over 26 years of trading with combined industry leading knowledge of over 100 years.