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  • Julie Martyn, Artisa Cheese

    Julie channeled her scientific research background to develop Artisa’s cheeseboard-quality cultured cheeses: creamy but sliceable, beautifully flavoured, and made entirely from plants.

  • Lucy Edwards, Girls & Boys gelato

    The largest variety of creamy plant-based ice creams in Melbourne can be found at Fitzroy’s ever-popular gelato shop, Girls & Boys. From Cookie dough & Honeycomb to Lychee & Raspberry — they cater for all tastes!

  • Kim Natale, Robinvale Estate Olive Oil

    Some of the olive trees at Robinvale Estate were planted in the 1940s! Today Kim and her parents Ralph & Glenda produce 4 different types of olives — most of them for oil, some set aside for pickling.

  • Elina Garreffa, Tabletop Grapes

    Elina and Gino produce table grapes — both fresh and dried fruit — on their sun-drenched Mildura farm. Their chemical-free drying operation spans 4 decades and 400 acres!

  • Darren Minter, Minter Magic

    Darren, or ‘Dags’ Minter, grows almonds on 180 acres in the prime almond-growing environment of the Mildura region. Australia is now the world’s second-largest exporter of this precious seed!

  • Simon Paul, Lauds Plant-Based Foods

    After friends and family kept asking for more of their homemade oat-based cheeses, Simon and Dani felt it only made sense to share their delicious products with the rest of Australia!