Here is our pick of the best places to find independent food producers in Nelson, from bakers and cheesemongers to pickle makers and vegetable growers.

The Neat Taste Trail of Nelson Tasman

A woman about to eat a meal at a table inside Moutere Inn in  the Tasman District.
A journey of edible delights and surprises for your tastebuds.

Kiwi Spirit Distillery

Bottles of spirits lined up on a wooden table on a sunny day.
Place Golden Bay
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At Kiwi Spirit Distillery in Golden Bay, you’ll find craft gins, spirits and liqueurs made with local botanicals and more than a dash of good taste.


The coffee machine inside Tasteology with take away cups stacked on the top.
Place Nelson Tasman
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The outside of the building is simple and understated in white and sage green, the inside overflows with colour.

Old Factory Corner

Cheeses on display in fridge at Old Factory Corner, Nelson Tasman.
Place Nelson Tasman
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Old Factory Corner in Appleby is a one-stop-shop for local produce, waste-free shopping, and specialty food vendors.