Cooking up something special in the Bay

A specialty food store is where you’ll find the most exquisite culinary treats and fresh organic produce. The Bay’s sunny climate, fertile soil, and clever foodies produce delicious artisan products that will leave your tastebuds wanting more. You will also find a wonderful selection of imported gourmet ingredients to inspire and elevate your next home cooked meal.

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This quintessential community deli is brimming with cheeses, charcuterie, freshly-made pastries, sandwiches and locally-grown fruit and vegetables. They serve the best food nature provides with as little interference as possible, and their cinnamon rolls and coffee are superb!

17B Minden Road, Te Puna



Vetro, on Tauranga’s Third Avenue, specialises in Mediterranean foods and local artisan products. They stock the very best olive oils, nuts, pasta, antipasto, dried fruit, herbs and spices, chocolate, seeds, grains and European wines, plus all those other hard-to-find ingredients.

111 Third Avenue, Tauranga

Be Organics


This beautifully curated store on Tawa Street, Mount Maunganui, offers quality, fresh, organic products and bulk wholefoods. Pick up frozen berries, dairy products, seeds, grains, bread, spray-free fruit and vegetables, micro greens, pantry staples, confectionery and more.

6 Tawa Street, Mount Maunganui

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If you love cooking, you’ll be in heaven exploring this store in Gate Pa. They stock an expert range of kitchenware and gourmet products like sauces, spices and condiments. Try the Bay’s own Solomon Gold chocolate and discover must-have kitchen utensils and accessories.

Gate Pa Shopping Centre, Tauranga

Cols Butchery


This butchery and deli on Maunganui Road offers the best cuts of top quality meat alongside fresh produce and Mount Sourdough bread. Enjoy handmade gourmet sausages, grass-fed beef, rolled roasts and chicken wings. Their bacon is legendary and their friendly service is top-notch.

237 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui

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Having recently won Bin Inn Store of the Year 2023, Wholefoods Bin Inn Papamoa offer bulk food, brewing supplies and specialty grocery items, this is the place to head if you’re looking for affordable organic, gluten-free, allergy-friendly and international ingredients. Bring your own jar and fill it with delicious peanut butter from their in-store machine. Plus you can grab a coffee and sweet treat from their instore cafe run by The Coffee Project.

30F Gravatt Road, Papamoa