Meet Pauline Dogniez — founder of Miel Des Collines harvesting limited batches of the highest-quality raw Manuka honey from her small collection of beloved beehives in Raglan! For Pauline, her journey began in 2014 when she came to New Zealand as part of her world travels. Although she did not anticipate that she would become […]
Category: Supplier Stories
Made In Bay Of Plenty: Small Batch Nut Butters & Spreads
Meet the team! Let’s meet Nick Parker — the owner of Small Batch! A creator of delicious artisanal batch-crafted nut butters and spreads, in the beautiful surroundings of Mount Maunganui🥜 Nick, a passionate lifelong foodie, took over Small Batch in 2020 and has been hand-crafting delightful treats ever since! We are proud of the innovative […]
Made In Coromandel: Opito Bay Salt
Meet the team! Let’s meet Erin and Perry – founders of Opito Bay Salt! The remote, wild, and crystal blue waters of Opito Bay is a dream come true for the founders and the inspiration behind their award-winning 100% natural solar evaporated artisanal Coromandel Sea Salt They are converting chefs and everyday cooks with their […]
Made in Canterbury: Make It Raw
Meet Julia Warren — founder of Make It Raw! Focused on creating a range of tasty and wholesome nutritious snacking options that are both raw and gluten-free. We love including their delicious range of crackers as part of our gift baskets. This is Make It Raw’s story: Julia started Make It Raw in 2011, seeing a […]
Made in Wellington: Superseed Crackers
Meet the team! Nikki Van de Laar — founder and Masterchef at Superseed Crackers! The home of handmade and gently baked crackers containing only organic seeds, nuts, herbs, olive oil and seasoning.
Made in Hawke’s Bay: Maud and Harry’s Walnut Company
Maud and Harry’s Walnut Company was born in 2011 from a dream to showcase the amazing humble NZ walnut. Originally established to use the surplus walnuts from the large trees on their driveway, the ‘home of walnut brittle’ has become a ‘must stop’ at the Sunday Hawkes Bay Farmers’ Market.
Made in Kāpiti: Sone’s Sauce — Artisan And Authentically Thai Cooking Sauces
The amazing Sone of Sone’s Sauces is an instantly recognisable face to many on the Kāpiti Coast. Known for her amazing positive energy and her incredible sauces, Sone lovingly handcrafts each batch of her all-natural sauce range.
Made in Taranaki: Juno Gin — A Recipe For Happiness
Meet the team! Juno Gin is the handiwork of husband-and-wife duo Jo and Dave James. They met at primary school in New Plymouth and four years ago, this unassuming couple, left their careers and combined their science backgrounds and passion for gin to start dreaming and experimenting to craft their ideal gin. “I love gin,” […]
Made in Auckland: Award-winning Honest Chocolat
Meet the makers! The journey to award-winning bean-to-bar chocolate that started in a converted garage in Snells Beach. 🤩 Nico & Emily Bonnaud, the team behind the beautiful award-winning Auckland craft chocolate business Honest Chocolat, started in 2016 as a side project to their full-time occupations — Nico a pastry chef, and Emily an Interior […]
Made in Wellington: Meet Max Fuhrer, Arobake
🥖 Meet the team! Max Fuhrer — Arobake founder & Master Baker (Aka chief, cook and bottle washer!) — started his baking journey in 1989 in a small bakery in Aro Valley in Wellington. Fast forward 30+ years later – a bigger bakery and shop across the road from the original, a team of 30, […]