‘Nana Dunn & Co’ was created in 2019 by cousins Laura (granddaughter to Nana Dunn) & Heidi (Nana Dunn is Heidi’s Great Aunty Melba), who wanted to keep the Pickled Onion magic alive! The Pickled Onion recipe dates back to 1935 and was used for many years by Nana Dunn who would distribute her wares to friends and family members.
Becca - Pretty Fly
Pretty Fly was started by Becca in 2017, she noticed a gap in the market for locally produced, well made merino socks. She wanted to see a shift in perspective from cheap products only contributing negatively to the environment to a product that you can wear lots and wash less that will also last a lifetime.
Hannah - Real Rad Food
Hannah a passionate plant-based creative, began sharing treats to instagram as a way to meet more like-minded people. The more Hannah shared, the more she realised she was becoming part of a greater movement; a movement towards real food and conscious consumption. These two values became the foundation for Real Rad Food, which Hannah made an official brand in 2017.
Alex - AlfaBees
A family beekeeping business based in Papamoa, AlphaBees goal is to offer the most natural products directly from the hive to you.
Cheryl - No3
With two delicious boys, and talk of a third, Cheryl instead created a business. No3 has been like addition to the family; like a child, it's experienced growth spurts and milestones, and is evolving and developing. The entire range is plant based and vegan, designed to be useful, premium quality, and caters to people who care about the health of their skin.
Leah & Paul - Daffy And Yarn
Daffy & Yarn design and create NZ giftware, promoting the choice-ness that is New Zealand. They are proud to be a Kiwi business, and give back to our beautiful country by giving 50% of their profits to Kiwi kids in need.
Lucy & Hayden - Tomorrow's Concrete
Tomorrow's Concrete delivers a stunning & exciting product that transforms your interior space. They are shifting from the term ‘house proud’ to ‘house loud’ with statement pieces which are designed to be seen.
John Ross - Heilala Vanilla
Heilala Vanilla’s origins began in 2002 as an aid project founded by New Zealander, John Ross, and his family. The Kingdom of Tonga had been ravaged by Cyclone Waka. Partnering with a local family in the village of Utungake, together they established a small vanilla plantation that robustly grew into the world renowned humanitarian vanilla brand, Heilala Vanilla.
Louise, Brian & Miss Mac (7) - Real Pasta
A passionate, food loving family based in Tauranga. Their pasta is made using local free range eggs, (most) doughs are solely made from flour & egg. They have achieved a gorgeous, silky smooth pasta that is light and won't leave you feeling groggy after polishing off a bowl.
Annette & Matiu - Ohiwa Black Diamonds
Located on the Ohiwa Harbour, in the beautiful sunny Eastern Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. Annette and Matiu's truffles are grown in unique volcanic soils on oak and hazel nut trees. Their truffiere has been producing Black Perigord Truffles for over 18 years.
Suzie - Slab Ceramics
Suzie is a budding ceramicist and artist from Papamoa. She specialises in hand built and wheel-thrown ceramics. Her passion and inspiration for creating pieces comes from the wabi-sabi way of thinking, the idea that there is always beauty in imperfection.
Renee - The Lactation Station
Renee Ball founded The Lactation Station while at home with her baby daughter. The Lactation Station loves to help mothers on their breastfeeding journey by suppling delicious cookies that aid in increasing milk supply, as well as tasting great.
Daisy - Salt Bags
Daisy's family from Mount Maunganui are ocean athletes, lovers of salt and sand dune dwellers. Daisy believes the ocean is the life blood of the planet, it provides and heals. Her bags are reusable, worm and soil friendly, plant based, petroleum free, lightweight, strong, durable and 100% home compostable; natures perfect way of recycling.
Sarah - Sage & Grace
Sarah is a trained nutritionist and knows the power of our food choices so has always picked her ingredients from a place of love. Choosing organic, wholesome options to nourish those who eat them. She spreads love through food that is as healthful as it is tasty, for a happy inside and outside.
Mavis - Milly's Fine Foods
A regular at the Tauranga Farmers Market, her famous chutneys and sauces are made in Katikati with locally sourced produce.
Brieanne - Boo & Co