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New year, nourish me

As we step into the new year, it's time to embrace a fresh approach to our meals — one that not only fuels your body but also satisfies your taste...

styling tips for a gorgeous platter

  'Tis the season for joyous gatherings and delightful feasts! Score the perfect blend of sweet and savoury snacking with our Platter Starter Box. Packed with organic goodies like pea chips,...

dirty dozen: the most pesticide-laden produce [plus clean 15 list]

In an ideal world, everyone would be able to eat organic food all the time. But we understand that’s not always possible (although we’re doing everything we can to make...

so what's the difference between organic and non-organic?

This is a question that we commonly see and get asked. In a world that is becoming increasingly conscious of food choices, not just in the way it impacts our...

is organics sustainable? yes, it's sustainable - here's why

There always seems to be a debate around organics and whether it is sustainable. Our society is becoming increasingly more conscious of the food we chose to eat, we are...

no, oats are not gluten free - here's why

Can oats be gluten free? There’s a lot of confusion around oats and whether they can actually be gluten-free or not – well, in New Zealand and Australia, oats cannot...

5 ways to eat organic on a budget

Not so long ago, all food was organic. But enter the industrial revolution and food production changed to make it cheaper and faster to produce. Unfortunately, this came at a...

a basic guide to our most trusted organic flours - what does what?

In a world filled with flowers and flours it can be overwhelming to know where to begin. So below is a little guide on each of our most trusted flours....

how to shop organic on a budget

With the cost of living proving to be quite stressful for many kiwi households, food is one item that seems to take up a lot of the spending.   I...

versatile pantry staples to stock up on!

We have all had days that get away on us where we haven’t been able to make it to the supermarket, but we still want to throw together something delicious...

biodynamic stir

All organic farming methods start with the concept; if you have a healthy soil, it will produce healthy plants which in turn leads to healthy animals and healthy people.  There...

20 easy lunch box ideas for happy healthy kids

Coming up with kids school lunch box ideas, it’s a bit of a balancing act really between packing something that’s as equally nutritious as it is interesting - so your...

All About Chickpeas + 6 Ways!

Whether it be dried, roasted or tinned…..black, green, red or brown…. chickpeas are an understated legume that are very clever little plants! Being versatile, with properties rich in protein and...

10 functional foods for super smoothies

Getting the whole foods, clean eating thing down is one triumph you may have already concurred, but functional foods are a whole new realm. Let us introduce you these nutritional...

5 quick summer salads you'll actually want to eat

You can’t really mess up a salad recipe - they’re more a method of ‘throwing something together’ than anything else. They’re also really adaptable, so pretty much anything goes! Of...

Sugar free flavour boosters to curb any sweet tooth

It’s completely possible to create delicious food, with ample flavour and character, without relying on highly processed sugar. Here's a little inspo for you.   One of the best ways...

9 healthy desserts perfect for dinner parties

Looking for something delicious and healthy for your festive gatherings? We've got 9 delicious, healthy desserts that are free from all things - so they can be enjoyed by all...

Simple Whole Foods Hacks You Need to Know!

We often choose less healthy options not because we want to, or necessarily because we crave them, but because of the convenience they provide. Milk, tomato sauce, jam, ice cream...

4 healthy rice cake ideas

Stuck for healthy snack options for work or uni? We’ve got a bunch of healthy rice cake ideas for you to give a go this week – they’re super delicious...

6 summer dinner recipes in under 30 minutes

Weeknight dinner: you want it fast, and you want it easy. You’re thinking takeout. Well, think again. With these quick summer dinner recipes you can put that iPhone down and...

6 super simple healthy pasta meals

You don’t need to spend hours in the kitchen to create healthy meals that you actually want to eat. These 6 healthy, super delicious pasta meals prove it. Protein packed...

Superfood spices and easy ways to use them

Often when we think about superfoods, açaí bowls and obscure powders and tonics found only in health food stores might come to mind… But what many of us don’t realise...

8 feel good healthy dinner ideas

It's getting chilly, so we’ve rounded up 8 delicious comfort food recipes that will warm and nourish your insides. Check out these 8 feel good healthy dinner ideas below!   These meals...

Supporting in Conversion to Organic. How we're working with Chilean farmers to grow organic almonds.

You might remember when almond butter went up a tonne last year, we do. Well rather than risk that happening again, we began working with an almond farming company in...

5 easy ways to use the superfood psyllium husk

Need more fibre in your life? Rather than spending money on supplements - many of which are loaded with artificial additives, take psyllium. Just 1 tablespoon of psyllium husk contains...

How to cook quinoa plus 5 meal prep ideas

Quinoa at one point hovered on the fringes of our eating culture but at some point in the 1990’s that changed. The ancient super pseudograin satisfied our hunger for health...

7 nutrient-dense alternatives to white rice

7 nutrient-dense alternatives to white rice   White rice has long been a pantry staple, and for good reasons: it’s versatile, filling, affordable, and easy to cook. So you've seen...

Why is fibre good for you? Essential for health & wellbeing

As many of us acknowledge the power that our health has on our overall quality of life, small but subtle changes can push us closer to the nirvana of health....

Hemp - What's this superfood and why is it good for you?

Let's talk about Hemp!   With a multitude of health benefits and a rich nutritional profile, hemp seeds are an up and coming superfood, and rightly so. People are increasingly...

Why You Should Choose Organic Nuts Over Non-Organic

Why you should choose organic nuts We all know nuts are great for your health. These little powerhouses are not only delicious, they’re packed with protein, fibre, omega 6 and...

8 nutritious dinner ideas that won't cost the earth!

Have you ever sacrificed your food budget to add it to your shoe budget? We’ve all been there (“they were on sale, it would’ve been rude not to…”). Well thankfully...

So what is Banana Blossom? PLUS 8 ways to use it.

What is Banana Blossom?   Banana Blossoms are exactly as their name suggests, the flower blossoming under the banana bunch. Like bananas, they are wonderfully edible but unlike banana in...

What's Really In Your Breakfast? Everything You Need To Know About Oats

The humble oat…well, one would think. Turns out some oats are humbler than others – and organic oats…the humblest of them all. They come with no added extras, like synthetic...

7 Ways With Tomatoes & The difference between passata, paste & chopped tomatoes?

Toma-toes or To-ma-toes? Tomatoes are a staple in most Kiwi's diets - we guarantee that you'll find one in every pantry. You might have one favourite dish you repeatably make...

5 Ways With Black Beans

Did you know? Every year Kiwis send a whopping 157,389 tonnes of food waste to landfill. That amount of food could feed the population of Dunedin for nearly three years!*....

5 Easy Recipes Perfect For Returning To Learning

As we head back to work and school, we’re all on the lookout for ideas and inspiration to fill those lunch boxes. It can be challenging packing something that’s equally...

Five Immune Supporting Superfoods

Never has the subject of immune systems and immune support been such a hot topic as it has been over the past two years.   With awareness around new, or...

6 Ways To Use Apple Cider Vinegar At Home

Ah the many uses and wonders of apple cider vinegar. A staple for every home! In this blog we are sharing some of our favourite ways to enjoy this age-old...

10 ways to eat healthy that doesn't cost the earth

The cost of food now is top of our minds as we stroll the supermarket aisles. Healthy eating and home cooking for the family can still be achieved with our...

Organic Farming it all starts with the soil

Climate change. These two words have been brought up in conversations from time to time in the past few years, but more recently, has been the hot topic of interest....

Eco-conscious eating: why more people are choosing a low carbon diet

Eco-conscious eating: why more people are choosing a low-carbon diet With the growing focus on sustainability in our society, there’s a new food megatrend on the block and it’s here...

Natural versus organic food, it pays to know the difference

There has been an explosion in recent years in the 'better for you' category of foods. Consumers are seeking healthier, additive-free food and their demands are being met with an...

Are you using cacao or cocoa?

‘Cacao’ and ‘cocoa’ are not just two ways to say the same thing. Sure they share the same origin, but the difference is more complicated than that. And it’s in...

Meet Alex - Our CEO and proud organic and regenerative farmer

How it all beganIn 2016, disillusioned with the treadmill of big corporate life, traffic, “keeping up with the Jones’” and a lack of space for our girls, we decided to...

Positive impact days at Ceres

Every year staff at Ceres Organics get 4 positive impact days to create positive impact – whether that’s for their family, themselves, their community or the environment.In this journal we share...

Meet Noel - one of our founders and proud social change creator

Noel shares his story about his path to the founding of Ceres Organics.I was 21 when I read a book that awoke something in me which at the time I...

You've heard about eating organic is good for you, here are the reasons why you should choose organic

You would've come across many articles and opinions on organic vs conventional methods. Organic isn't just about the food, but also the overall impact it has on the environment. Our...

A Beginners Guide To Composting

Composting! A hot topic on everyone's lips and we are not surprised why. Did you know According to 'Love Food Hate Waste NZ' New Zealand households throw away 157,389 tonnes...

Organic vs biodynamic what does it all mean?

Organic. Biodynamic. As the world moves towards a greater eco-consciousness and sustainability, we’re hearing these words more and more. Though still an emerging movement, biodynamic products are making their way...

Our new mustards - crafted in France

Ceres Organics has always worked hard to find products from producers who know how to grow and process food in traditional and authentic ways.Quality and maintenance of food value are...

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