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Closing Our Showroom to the Public

19 November 2013

Every new beginning comes from another beginning’s end… Our tiny showroom has been a destination for devoted foodies since 1994. However, we have decided to close our retail shop to the public in order to focus on our distribution to the food industry. So please note that The Grocer is now a trade only warehouse…

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8 Top Risotto Tips From Gabriele Ferron

13 August 2013

As promised to our Ferron Master Class attendees, here are some of the tips from Gabriele Ferron himself about how to cook great rice. Always toast the rice until it is hot to touch, but not brown. Don’t use butter to toast the rice, it will burn. Instead use extra virgin olive oil. Only a…

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Italian Christmas Catalogue 2013

11 July 2013

Customers who would like to order any of our gorgeous, handmade Italian Christmas products this year including panettones, panfortes and other classic Italian gifts can do so by contacting the office on 08 9284 7100 or through our showroom in Claremont. Feel free to browse through the catalogue by clicking here. Orders need to be…

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Open on Saturday for Massive Stocktake Sale 2013

25 June 2013

In our showroom in Claremont, we are having a massive stocktake sale this week only. There is 75% off a range of items, 50% off even more items and 10% off everything else in store. The sale ends this Saturday 29 June where we are open from 10am until 2pm. Don’t miss it.

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Join the Risotto Revolution

29 May 2013

If you love cooking real Italian risotto, then check out and help to rid the world of gluggy, uninspiring risotto. They answer all your questions about how to cook the perfect risotto every time, even using the non stir method, invented by risotto masterchef Gabrielle Ferron. You’ll also find great recipes, instructional videos and some history…

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Nicholson’s Fine Foods Hibiscus Flower Sauce

9 April 2013

For all of those that have been waiting patiently for Nicholson’s Fine Foods Hibiscus Flower Sauce to arrive back into stock, the wait is over. This product is a beautiful garnish for desserts but it really shines when used in the bottom of a glass with champagne or sparkling wine or in a cocktail. We have limited quantities so get…

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Country Cuisine New Labels & Products

15 February 2013

Our long beloved range, Country Cuisine, have had a recent face lift. All Country Cuisine stock that you purchase will now be arriving in their new yellow-labeled jars that are more in sync with their down-to-earth range of pantry staple condiments. Along with this re-branding comes some new products too including:  Mustard & Dill Sauce Tomato Relish Spicy…

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Movember a Great Success

10 December 2012

Thank you to everyone who donated to our Movember team last month. We were very proud to be able to raise $3,500 for the cause. In Australia over $24 million dollars were donated this year – globally over $125 million dollars were donated. That’s an amazing response! Well done Mo brothers and sisters. Next year,…

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Movember at The Grocer

5 November 2012

Three of our Grocer team have become Mo Brothers this November by joining the Movember movement and growing a fabulous moustache. To follow their progress, go to The Grocer’s facebook page. So far 139,677 Australians are participating to help raise funds and awareness for men’s health. To learn more about Movember or donate, click here.

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Christmas Products

12 September 2012

Christmas is an exciting time for good food. There’s lots of new things to try, gifts to choose and baking to do. Our Italian Christmas specialities have arrived in the showroom, but they won’t last long. We have a range of goodies from the following Italian icons: Flamigni Fiasconaro Sinatti Gilbert Perbelini For the rest of…

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