Products We Love

Healthy Dog Food: Halina's 3 Top Picks for Canine Cuisine

21 April 2017

Meet Flossie: the latest addition to our Commonsense family! She may be great with customers, but her shelf-stocking skills still need a bit of work... Flossie’s arrival got us thinking more about dogs and what they eat: how can you tell if you’re feeding your dog high quality food that doesn’t.....

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Ask Teva: 8 Easy Wine Picks for Vino Rookies

31 March 2017

Wine: either you LOVE it, or you know hardly anything about it. So what do you do if you’re in the second category, and you're heading to dinner with the in-laws or going to a BYO date with someone you'd really like to impress?  You have two choices. You can either (a).....

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Sixth Sense: the Magical Commonsense Coffee from Good Fortune

17 November 2016

As part of our 25th birthday celebrations, we've been lucky enough to be given some extra love by some of our favourite local foodies: Wellington Chocolate Factory, Garage Project and Good Fortune Coffee Co. ..

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Cheese Appreciation Month: 6 Cheeses We LOVE

11 October 2016

Local and organic cheese is one of our passions, whether it’s lovingly melted on pizza, perfectly paired with fruit and wine, or counterpointing the crispness in a good Greek Salad...

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New In-Store: Kokako's Limited Edition Purosa Estate Coffee

28 July 2016

We are delighted to announce that our Mt. Eden store is now stocking Kokako’s very special, limited edition Purosa Estate coffee!..

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Ecostore's New Bottles Are Fighting Climate Change

1 July 2016

They're called CarbonCapture Paks, and they're helping Ecostore to save over 639 tonnes of CO₂ from being released into the atmosphere each year. It's happening already; since the bottles were launched, EcoStore and its customers have avoided over 1.5 tonnes of carbon emissions from fossil derived plastics...

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New In Store: Cricket Flour!

7 June 2016

We are very excited to announce that we now stock Live Longer cricket flour - a certified organic, sustainable source of protein made entirely of crickets!..

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New In Store: Bio Inside Organic Snap Frozen Veges

26 May 2016

We are very excited to have a selection of Bio Inside snap frozen vegetables available in our Kilbirnie, Wellington, Mt Eden, Johnsonville and Kapiti stores (coming VERY soon to Lower Hutt as well). ..

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Flours & Grains A-Z

23 July 2015

Looking for only gluten free options?  See our Gluten Free Flours and Grains A-Z...

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Sprouting Guide for Seeds & Grain Grasses

19 October 2014

Sprouts are delicious, rich in nutrients and easy to grow.  A wide variety of seeds and beans can be sprouted.  Some common ones are:..

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