Our Ingredients

Almonds are a versatile tree nut. They come whole, blanched, slivered, flaked and ground, so make a useful ingredient adding texture and taste to meals. Plus, like fruit and vegetables, almonds are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals beneficial to health. Enjoying a healthy serving of nuts regularly as part of a healthy diet… View Article
Erythritol is in a group of foods called sugar alcohols that taste sweet but don’t contain as many calories and have a lower impact on blood glucose. Sugar alcohols should not be confused with artificial sweeteners because although they both reduce calories and glycemic index, sugar alcohols come from natural sources like fruits and vegetables!… View Article
Lupin is uniquely high in protein (40%) and dietary fibre (30%) low in fat (6%) and contains minimal starch and therefore has a very low Glycemic Index (GI). In terms of nutritional and health benefits on offer, lupin seed is an attractive ‘GM free’ alternative to soybeans. The most exciting story to emerge in recent… View Article
Stevia is perhaps unique among food ingredients because it’s most valued for what it doesn’t do. It doesn’t add calories. Unlike other sugar substitutes, stevia is derived from a plant. The prized species, Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni), grows in Paraguay and Brazil, where people have used leaves from the stevia bush to sweeten food for hundreds of… View Article
Cocoa powder is an unsweetened powder produced by grinding cacao beans and pressing out the cocoa butter. The resulting cocoa powder is low in fat, but has an intense chocolate taste. It most commonly used in baked goods, where it is mixed with sugar and other fats, like butter or coconut oil. Cocoa is rich… View Article
Many people ask, “What is xylitol?” To put it simply, xylitol is a natural sweetener with many other health benefits. Xylitol is a sugar alcohol that has a crystalline, granular structure with a sweetness comparable to sugar. It naturally occurs in many fruits and vegetables and is produced by the human body. Xylitol is generally… View Article
Coconut flour is a soft flour produced from dried coconut meat. It is a natural byproduct of coconut milk production. Coconut Flour is one of the few ingredients of ours that is not Australian Grown (Because there is no such thing as Aussie Coconuts!) Where does our Coconut Flour come from? Kokonut Pacific – here… View Article
Rice flour is made from finely milled rice. It is different from rice starch, which is usually produced by steeping rice in lye. Rice flour is a particularly good substitute for wheat flour, which some people believe irritates their digestive system. Rice flour is also used as a thickening agent in recipes that are refrigerated… View Article
Sunflower Seeds come from, of course, sunflowers! The yellow flowers produce small edible seeds which are grey or greenly coloured and are found naturally in dark green, grey, or black shells called “husks”. There is evidence that sunflowers were cultivated by native americans as long as 3000 B.C! However, they were first discovered and taken… View Article
Flaxmeal is the by product of when Flaxseeds or Linseeds are crushed for their oil. The leftover meal is gluten-free, and extremely rich in protein, soluble & insoluble dietary fibre. Where does our Flaxmeal come from? Founded in 1992 by Fred and Coral Davies, Stoney Creek Oil Products is based on the Davies family farm… View Article