There is no shortage of fine food purveyors in the Bundaberg Region. From smoked seafood and sourdough bread to delicious condiments and honey, juices and soft drinks, nuts and spices. From free-range eggs and milk to coffee, gin, cider, rum and beer.
We couldn’t possibly list them all, so we’ve selected just a few of our favourite local gourmet food businesses that can help you stock your basket.
Choose from snacks and housemade goodies that are ready to go, or buy the ingredients to make your own.
Please check the current opening hours of business.
Cha Cha Chocolate
“Like a kid in a candy shop” is a saying that surely must have been written just for Cha Cha Chocolate.
Owner Melanice, personally selects and sources all of her products from around Australia and overseas, and hand-makes the smoothest fudge you’ve ever tasted.
You’ll have a hard time choosing what to put in your basket when you visit this store. Or why not put your trust in them to create a gift basket of sweet treats for you!
23 Targo Street, Bundaberg
Stepping into Nana’s Pantry is like getting a warm hug from your grandma.
The store stocks a mind-blowing array of food staples, wholefoods, condiments, coffees, teas, herbs, spices and lollies. Their housemade gelato is world-class and available from a number of other local cafes.
They offer free recipes and weekly demonstrations from a visiting nutritionist. Dietary requirements like gluten-free, keto, paleo, vegan and dairy-free are also catered for.
38 Electra Street, Bundaberg
One Little Farm
Florist. Farmer. Green Grocer. One Little Farm stocks the freshest ingredients for your picnic basket or kitchen table.
The fourth-generation farmers offer everything from fresh flowers and vases to gifts, produce boxes and packaged foods, including their very own Bunda Ginga products.
Their products are lovingly grown, hand-picked and packed. Order ahead for quick pickup or browse instore. Delivery available.
If it’s in season and they don’t grow it themselves, their first priority is sourcing it locally.
If you’re dining on local produce at a Bundaberg café or restaurant, there’s a fair chance it’s been sourced from One Little Farm.
Shop 3, 133 Bargara Road, Bundaberg East
For more than 60 years, the Steinhardt family has been proudly growing food in Bundaberg. They are industry leaders when it comes to eco-management and sustainable farming.
Many stores around Bundaberg stock their nutritious, tasty macadamia products. But if you want to sample their full range of salty and sweet snacks before heading out on a picnic, we recommend stopping in at their farm gate on Goodwood Road.
4625 Goodwood Road, Alloway
Targo Street Bakehouse
This is one Vietnamese bakery that will transport you to the streets of Ho Chi Minh city. Their banh mi is delicious – particularly the traditional crunchy pork belly with pickled carrot, their own secret pork mince pate, coriander, fresh chilli and cucumber.
Hannah Vu runs the shop with her parents, making all their family recipes. The result is a harmonious collision of Asian, French and Australian influences.
Enjoy high-quality pastries, sweets and cakes. Fresh bread rolls filled with lemongrass chicken, rice paper rolls and sushi.
They also bake sourdough bread and traditional Aussie meat pies. There is something for every member of the family at Targo Street Bakehouse.
7 Targo Street, Bundaberg
Red Shed Seafood
There is something undeniably special about fresh seafood. Nothing beats heading to the beach with a bag of cooked prawns to devour on a fresh bread roll with avocado, lettuce and seafood sauce.
Red Shed Seafood prides itself on selling sustainably caught seafood of the freshest quality. If it’s available locally and in season, they’ll have it.
As well as stocking a stunning array of reef and estuary fish, Red Shed sells prawns, bugs, crab, scallops, cuttlefish and squid tubes (and plenty more). Even the fish in their freezer is filleted on site.
5E Quay Street, Bundaberg East
Agnes Water Foodworks
Take the time to truly appreciate this supermarket – Agnes Water Foodworks has amassed a long list of national and state accolades, and for good reason. It punches well above its weight.
Here, you’ll find everything you need to fill your picnic hamper or prepare a fantastic Sunday spread.
Cooking not your thing? The deli here stocks a diverse range of quality pre-made meals, including pastas, frittatas, pies and salads.
With an impressive selection of organic produce, Agnes Water Foodworks is proof that quality food and good customer service can be found in delightfully far-flung regional Queensland.
Lot 1 Round Hill Road, Agnes Water
Olsen’s Corner Foodworks
Olsen’s Corner is Bundaberg’s best grocery store and a foodie heaven for anyone who’s travelled to Europe and longs for a premium delicatessen.
You’ll find everything you need to create a delicious cheese, antipasto or charcuterie board – salami, prosciutto, jamon, silverside, Tiaro leg ham, brawn and other lunch meats. Better yet, have them make one for you.
This is a one-stop-shop. Whether you need the basic essentials or are planning a special soiree, Olsen’s Corner has you covered.
56 Walker Street, Bundaberg