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February 16, 2017

Hello,

It’s been a long time coming, but at last, we can finally say it... in ten days time, on Sunday 26 February, Taste Integrity will be open to take your orders and we can’t wait!

How do we select our producers?

There are five things central to what we look for when sourcing all new producers to make sure that only the freshest, best quality food makes it to you.

Here’s a little rundown of what makes our producers so special, and how choices we make about who we work with has an impact on everything we do.

Philosophy - We believe in reducing the food-chain and making it more efficient, meaning you get truly fresh, locally sourced and competitively priced food – and the farmer gets a better deal.

Proximity - The vast majority of  your Taste Integrity produce, will come from within 150 kilometres of Auckland. Our three main growers are located in Dairy Flat, Kumeu and Coatsville! Being local means the food available through our unique producer network is the very freshest you can get. With no lengthy food-chains, your order is prepared just for you and you can shop for products that wouldn’t survive the lengthy supermarket chain.

Quality - Our farmers and foodmakers care a lot about the methods behind what they make. It’s their personal passion that leads to the creation of a product that has been lovingly crafted, (usually over several years) to be the very best it can be.

Sustainability - Our producers focus on sustainability, environmental farming practices, organic methods, and of course, taste. It’s important for us that we work with people and businesses who hold truly sustainable values at heart, which is a major reason why our producers are…

Small-scale - We believe supporting small-scale farming paves the way to more sustainable food production. And you can really see the difference this makes. The farms you buy from with Taste Integrity have smaller strips of land, wild flowers, and crops being rotated from one strip to another. It’s sustainable stewardship – and by shopping with Taste Integrity, you’re supporting the local ecosystem and the people and businesses that make it possible.

We’re always looking for more growers to join the Taste Integrity family. If you’d like to supply us, or know someone who you’d recommend, drop us an email - hello@tasteintegrity.co.nz

Over the next ten days, building up to when we launch, we’ll be sending you emails, covering the topics most important to you, all of which are the reasons why Taste Integrity was created.

Have a delicious day.

Your Taste Integrity Team
www.tasteintegrity.co.nz






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