GuideLevel-Up Your Pantry With Artisan Food Producers That Deliver

 For the people buying specialty truffle oil instead of matching tracksuits in lockdown… we’re looking at you. 

If your chain supermarket just isn’t quite hitting the mark with specialty foods, you’re in luck. We’ve combed the interwebs for downright delicious artisan food producers and stores that deliver to your door.

Some food for thought though—when it comes to changing alert levels, and increased demand on our food suppliers, take it easy, be patient and most of all, be kind. Our advice is to check out a supplier’s socials or website for their latest delivery info.

But with that said, one of the best things you can do when choosing where to drop your coin, is shop local. So from organic grocers to raw treats and craft coffee, here’s exactly how to take your pantry to the next level.

Grocery and Meals

GoodFor

Helping you make the most of slow living, GoodFor is bringing sustainable bulk-food shopping to your doorstep in one easy click. Shop their range for nationwide delivery here

 

The Kai Box

Keep up the health at home with The Kai Box, a plant-based meal delivery service. From breakfast boxes to meal kits, get your foodie fix delivered nationwide here

 

Homegrown Kiwi
Looking after the Wellington region when it comes to fresh, locally-grown fruits and veg is Homegrown Kiwi. Pick up a box of the good stuff here

 

Commonsense Organics 

With stores in Auckland, Wellington and Kapiti, Commonsense Organics have the locals sorted for nutritious foods. They also deliver nationwide but suggest only picking up non-perishables this way. 

 

Green Dinner Table 

The team at Green Dinner Table are serving up chef-quality vegan meals to enjoy in the comfort of your own home. They deliver to Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Central North Island regions.

 

The Pantry

Keeping the foodies of Invercargill nourished, The Pantry is a specialty food and grocery store stocking everything from bulk goods to home brewing essentials. Locals can pick up in-store, or they deliver nationwide.

 

Wholegrain Organics

North Islanders are sorted with handmade bread, muesli, pizza bases and much more available to be bought online at Wholegrain Organics, an organic bakery and vegan café based out of Palmy. 

 

Be Free Grocer

Shop all your specialty grocery needs from rice and pasta through to baking, cleaning and personal hygiene products over at Be Free Grocer—and the good news is they also deliver nationwide. 

 

Grater Goods Vegan Delicatessen

Christchurch locals are in luck because Grater Goods is bringing the party to your plate with their range of vegan cheeses, meats and treats available for both pick-up and local delivery. 

 

Frances Nation

Sending cosy homewares and grocery essentials nationwide, Frances Nation satisfies both your practical and more indulgent shopping needs. 

 

The Good Food Co.

It's 100% worth adding The Good Food Co. to your shopping list if you live in Dunedin. They deliver artisan foods, vinegars, chutneys, bread mixes and much more around the area. 

 

Huckleberry

Shipping nationwide, Huckleberry offers a large selection of local produce, organic grocery items, baking supplies, cosmetics and homecare to peruse online.  

 

Piko Wholefoods

Whether you’re after homemade baking, organic produce or locally-made treats, Piko Wholefoods has a delicious selection to choose from—and they’ll deliver all across the country. 

Sweet Treats

Real Rad Food

Real Rad Food are known for their mouth-watering raw treats, from snickers slices to raw balls. You can pick these up, plus rad ball mixes and protein powder, for nationwide delivery. 

 

Peanut Butter

Because everyone deserves top-notch, handcrafted peanut butter in their life, you’ll want to score a jar—or several—from our favourite NZ producers. Add to cart a mega 1.8kg jar from Bay Road Peanut Butter, or opt for a chocolate variation from Fix & Fogg.

 

The Caker 

With The Caker's DIY kits, you can move on from banana bread and experiment with some more creative flavours. Whether you’re a chocolate fiend or prefer a fruity taste, there’s something for everyone. 

 

Chocolate 

For us, chocolate is definitely a daily essential. So much so that we wrote a whole article on our favourite artisan chocolate producers—the perfect way for shopaholics and chocoholics to get inspired. 

 

The Oatery

Helping the nation to take their breakfast to the next level, The Oatery puts a serious spin on your regular granola. Expect more luxurious options including spiced and cacao flavours, available for delivery across the country.

 

Make It Raw

Offering nutritious handcrafted crackers, sweet breakfast bars and raw desserts, Make It Raw are bringing health to your house with nationwide delivery.  

 

Chunk’d Cookies

Banish those 3pm blues by stocking up on a range of Chunk’d Cookies, delivered nationwide from their base in Wellington. What’s more, all their cookies are vegan—winning. 

 

J'aime Les Macarons

Whether you want to treat yourself or send someone special a sweet surprise, J'aime Les Macarons is the perfect solution. Nationwide delivery, authentic French macarons and epic flavours like Birthday Cake—what more could you want?

 

Savoury Bites

The Artisan Hub

Change up your regular cheese selection with an online trip to The Artisan Hub. Our advice? Opt for a sampling box or monthly cheese delivery nationwide. 

 

Mediterranean Foods

Whether you’re jumping on a new TikTok pasta trend or need to stock up for aperitivo hour, Mediterranean Foods are delivering nationwide and have all your foodie needs covered. 

 

Local Bakeries 

If you’ve realised sourdough is simply not going to happen, keep tabs on your local bakeries for their click-and-collect or delivery info. Aucklanders can try Daily Bread and Dough Boys, Wellingtonians have Sixes & Sevens, while in Christchurch you can check out the best local bakeries here.  

 

Sabato

Those living in Auckland can indulge in some fine Italian fare thanks to Sabato, who are offering both contactless pick-up and local delivery around central Auckland. 

 

Vetro Mediterranean Foods

If you’ve been eyeing up that truffle oil or extravagant sea salt, here’s your sign to add them to your cart. Vetro Mediterranean Foods are sending out their specialty oils, baking goods, pasta and kitchen essentials nationwide. 

 

Drinks

Cocktail Kits 

Bring the bar home with a cocktail kit. Delivering everything you need to have a good time nationwide, check out Black Pineapple Co. or Cocktail Collective for the goods.

 

Artisan Alcohol 

If your top shelf is looking a bit thin, consider backing local and restocking with Kiwi-made spirits. Don’t worry, we’ve done the hard yards and rounded up our favourite artisan alcohol producers here

 

Plant-Based Milks 

Skip the supermarket selection of plant-based milk and go straight for the good stuff with these local brands. Sunny South Oat Milk, Mylk Made and Boring Oat Milk are all shipping across New Zealand. 

 

Craft Soda 

Karma Soda, Good Sh*t Soda, Almighty and Six Barrel Soda Co. are here to add a little spice to your at-home drinking life. Plus, they’re all shipping nationwide.  

 

Local Coffee

For those wanting to master top tier caffeine at home, why not pick up a bag of your favourite beans online? If you’re wondering where to start, here’s your guide to New Zealand’s best coffee roasters

 

Words by: Jess Willemse 

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