Like us, our producers are family run businesses who are all passionate about their products. They usually market directly to quality delis and restaurants or through farmer’s markets. In several cases, you are buying directly from the farmers themselves. We’d like you to meet some of them.
Cedar Creek Farm Bush Foods
Peter and Shauna’s small specialist farm based business produces a quality range of gourmet jams, sauces, condiments and chutneys using home grown produce and incorporating Australian fruits, herbs and spices.
Maleny Avocado Oil
This versatile nutrient booster is not only tasty, but good for you inside and out! Produced by Bede and Marion Mackenzie using avocados from their own farm, this oil can enhance your cooking and your health.
Fat Hen Farm
Alan and Bronwyn Wood harvest the olives from their own olive grove to produce their quality range of products. Excellent taste and premium quality is most important to them, therefore all their products are handmade without artificial colours, flavours, preservatives or chemicals.
Sunshine Coast Brewery
This award winning brewery is fast gaining a reputation as one of Australia’s premier boutique breweries. This family operated company handcrafts it’s beers using only the freshest and best quality locally produced ingredients. A brewing process free of chemicals and preservatives delivers a pure, crisp and natural flavour.
Hayley and Adam offer an extensive range of organic and wildcrafted teas using the finest local and imported ingredients. A tea lover’s delight, these teas are both refreshing and invigorating. Enjoy one of the simple pleasures of life!
The Bee Man
This tasty 100% pure honey comes straight from Charlie and Gail’s own hives which they situate in local forests close to their farm in Pomona, in the Noosa hinterland.
Noosa Natural Chocolate Co.
Rob and Andrew have produced a range of delicious, guilt free nutritious treats. Indulge your taste buds enjoying confectionary that contains beneficial antioxidants, is gluten free and contains no artificial colours or flavours.
Nestled in the heart of a natural macadamia growing region, Nutworks is the Sunshine Coasts very own macadamia nut processing factory. Producing a range of mouth watering unique and boutique products, their macadamias, chocolates and confectionary will have you coming back for more.
The Australian Nougat Company
This family run business has been making ‘melt in your mouth’ French style nougat from their Eumundi premises since 1985. Hand made with all natural and locally grown products, these delicacies contain no artificial colours or preservatives and are wheat and gluten free.
John has developed nutritious and delicious wholefood snacks using locally grown chic peas and broadbeans, which are slow roasted until golden and then tossed in a tasty, natural seasoning. This process takes place in picturesque Maleny, overlooking the Glasshouse Mountains. Full of goodness and taste, these snacks are gluten, preservative and colouring free.
The Sunshine Coast's iconic Buderim Ginger has a global reputation for producing the 'world's finest ginger'. Grown locally on the Sunshine Coast, their ginger is a taste sensation.
Produced in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Gourmet Afrika's products are made using 100% natural ingredients and herbs and spices from their own garden. Specializing in South African fare, Gourmet Afrika are in demand by many retailers across the country.
Co-owners Sabine Wienand, Wiruungga Dunggiirr and Hugh Longstaff are on a mission...to place Australia's best produce on the tables of the worlds dining elite. Based in Maleny, the team behind Basically Wild are interested in incorporating the best elements of the Australian bush into beautiful sauces and spices which can be used by everyone. All products contain only the finest, natural Australian grown ingredients and are certified Gluten Free.
A family owned and run business, Olives Direct proudly acknowledges its Sicilian history, utilising family recipes which have been passed down for generations. Established in 2005, Olives Direct had a vision of providing fresh and high quality olive products to consumers at wholesale prices.
A local family of Czech heritage, the owners and producers of STROM date the origin of their product back to 140 years ago in a Czech forrest, where locals discovered an irresistable essence from the European Beech Tree. Migration to Australia and the surplus of unique ingredients which can be found on our South East Coastline provided the inspiration for this high end spirit which uses distinctly Australian flavours to create a silky smooth unique taste.
Noosa Lime Co.
Scott Ewington is passionate about two things. Family and Limes. Combining the two, he has come up with a fantastic and fresh range of products made with love and enthusiasm. The essence of Noosa in every bottle.
The Coffee Place
Based on the outskirts of coastal Maroochydore, The Coffee Place specializes in specialty roasted coffee beans. Also supplying local hospitality, retail and corporate businesses with the equipment to brew the beans they so lovingly roast, The Coffee Place also runs professional Barista training courses.
Owner Megan Twiname and her partner own a beautiful block of acreage in the Noosa Hinterland on which they grow and produce all of their own chillis for use in their products. With a history in the wine industry, a set of good tastebuds and a passion for locally sourced products, it's no wonder their gourmet sauces and chutney's are winning awards left right and centre.
Zehnder Gluten Free
For the Zehnder family 'Gluten Free' is less about making a product type and more aobut creating nutritious, tasty and wholesome foods for everyday. With a growing list of clientel who are fiercely loyal, the Zender family hope to one day be synonymous with some of the best GF products in the world.
Country Harvest Australia
Clean, Green and Yummy. Three words Country Harvest Australia want their products to be associated with. Based in Maleny, they are focused on bringing the taste of our local bush to your kitchen. Producing only the finest quality ingredients, Country Harvest Australia have been a fixture on the local market scene since 1993.
Kin Kin Tea
Organically sourced and grown on a small family farm north of Noosa, the Kin Kin Tea company also uses solar and wind power to dry and produce the tea they package. A beautiful family owned and run company focused on green and organic production, you can taste the care and love that goes into that cuppa.
Established by Peter Heinegar and Sally Hookey in 2005, Hinterland Feijoas is one of the first Feijoa orchards in Australia and certainly on the Coast. The certified organic jams, chutneys and glazes the local couple come up with are versatile and fresh whilst packing some serious punches in the flavour department.
Using only the finest grade ingredients, Candy Addictions specialize in colourful and yummy hard rock candy which brings out the kid in all of us. Hand crafted and made everyday in the Montville store, Candy Addictions is a must for anyone visiting the beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland.
Cassies Country Kitchen
Specializing in handmade gourment condiments from the Mary Valley, Eddie and Anita Neeser are the mastermind team behind these beautiful Gluten and Wheet Free products. Using all local ingredients and packing more than 80% fruit into each jar, Cassie's Country Kitchen packs the best of the Mary Valley into a jar for you to take home.
Sweet Tempered Chocolateria
The brainchild of Dylan and Kate Tasker, Noosa's Sweet Tempered Chocolateria can be found down a little alleyway off Noosa Junction. A naughty but very nice treat, the Tasker's chocolates are a true delicacy.
Named after the pristine hinterland environment in which they are created, Maleny Cuisine's award winning products speak for themselves. Caringly prepared from natural ingredients only, you can be confident in their uncompromised sense of quality manufacturing.