Groceries

Angel Food

When Alice Shopland went vegan in 2004 she discovered that there was a serious lack of vegan cheese options in New Zealand. Having been a serious consumer of cheese in her pre-vegan days, she knew she'd discovered an important hole in the market!..

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A Cracker of a Nut

Malcolm and Jenny Lawrence grow BioGro certified walnuts in West Melton, near Christchurch. We buy their organic walnuts, Kerakel, but there are never enough for the demand, so we also buy Wild Walnuts from them...

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Baron Hasselhoff

Clayton McErlane shares the life-long passion for food that so many of our suppliers and chefs burn with.  It is a wonderful thing to see someone who dreamed of working with food since childhood now creating their own amazing products and running their own business...

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Coral Tree

Kim Baker has grown apples for many years on his BioGro certified property, Coral Tree, near Levin.  His tree-ripened apples are used in his apple juice and also in his cider vinegar, which we sell in bulk in our Wellington City, Hutt and Kilbirnie stores...

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Kerikeri Teas

Husband and wife team Gary & Tracy have run Kerikeri Organic Tea for eight years, and their business is now the largest certified organic and fair trade tea company in New Zealand...

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Kiwi Organics

Bridget and Mike Parker are the biggest suppliers of organic corn in the country and they have a gluten free mill in Gisborne. They are growing red, blue, yellow and white corn – fabulous colours...

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Kokako

Kokako is a boutique coffee roasting business that also produces an excellent natural drinking chocolate.  Our Auckland store stocks their delicious coffee and grab-and-go cold brew bottles, and all our stores have their drinking chocolate...

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Ritual Tea

Ritual Tea believes in a great cup of tea! A cup of tea that is made using natural, organic and Fairtrade certified ingredients. Ritual Tea is imported from the first organic certified tea garden in Sri Lanka and then hand-blended in the Hutt Valley by company creator Katie. ..

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Little Bird Organics

Megan May and Jeremy Bennett started Little Bird Organics in Febuary 2010, and they became a staff and customer favourite right away! Jeremy is an architect and the designer of their brand. Megan grew up on an organic market garden, has a degree in Environmental Science, is now the chef behind.....

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Lothlorien Winery

The Lothlorien story began in 1971 with a group of youthful idealists buying an old dairy farm and beginning to plant an orchard. Now under the care of Dale DeMeulemeester and his partner Jo, the orchard has been successfully producing for over 40 years...

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Mountain Valley Honey

Mountain Valley Honey’s 1500 hives are way off the beaten track, on Department of Conservation land in the Marlborough Sounds and on forestry land in the Mount Richmond valley between Nelson and Blenheim. Nicky and Murray Elwood run the business...

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Pasture Poultry

Pauline and John Blaikie at The Willows Organic Farm are our main egg suppliers.  Their farm is at Rewa, north of Feilding. Their chickens are AsureQuality certified and spend their days roaming the paddocks, and lay in houses named after royal residences including Balmoral and Clarence House. ..

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Sunset Valley Wines

Ian and Ros Newton have built up a boutique vineyard on the rolling hills of the Upper Moutere Valley.  It’s a most attractive property which is widely planted in native trees and shrubs.  Their wine is all certified organic by BioGro. ..

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The Wellington Chocolate Factory

The Wellington Chocolate Factory is New Zealand's first bean-to-bar chocolatier using 100% organic and fair trade ingredients.  Rochelle Harrison single-handedly began the business, and when you pick up one of her gourmet chocolate bars you're holding two days of her work and a whole pod of organic cocoa beans. ..

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Vynfields

2015 Update: Kaye and John have sold Vynfields but we continue to stock their fine wines and note here the story of their initial work. Kaye McAuley and John Bell founded the elegant Vynfield vineyard in Martinborough, and their wine is as elegant as their vineyard. ..

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