Our Products

In addition to the large variety of quality food, cookware and tableware products for which The Essential Ingredient is known for, our Orange store also stocks a range of locally produced foods and ingredients. All of our local brands are sourced within 100 miles of our store.

The Smoking Brothers

Made right here in Orange, The Smoking Brothers create a range of barbecue sauces. The Maple BBQ can be used as a sauce or marinade. Perfect with pork or beef.
Try the smoky chipotle ketchup or chipotle hot sauce on burgers, hot dogs & chips.
The spice rub is ideal on everything- poultry, red meats, seafood & vegetables.

Tall Poppy Gourmet

Made in Cowra, Virginia produces a delicious range of condiments & sauces. Her products are great to use as a mid-week meals, salad dressings, to add to cheese boards, over desserts, on sandwiches & in tarts.

La Barre

Produced in Yass + Billimari, La Barre produce an extensive range of finishing vinegars & infused olive oils. The finishing vinegars are ideal drizzled over roasted vegetables & salads.

Abilene Grove

This award winning premium cold extracted Extra Virgin Olive Oil is produced on a small grove situated at Borenore. The olives are harvested at their peak & processed immediately producing a fresh fruity oil with an intense flavour.


Mustard seed oils with a spicy flavour which are excellent for stir fries, curries, pickles, fish & salads.

Paling Yards

We stock a ride range of Paling Yards including their salad dressings, extra virgin olive oils & dukkah.

Maya Sunny Honey

Locally made in Mudgee. Choose from saffron honey, macadamia crunch, honeycomb or white stringy bark.

Burtons Lane

An Indian Curry Paste, Brinjal Pickle & Tomato Kasaundi made in Millthorpe, from a recipe passed down through generations. Use to make curries, dahl, add to rice dishes & roast vegetables.

Whisk & Pin

A delicious range of rocky roads, biscuits, cake mixes & preserves from Katoomba. There is something for everyone in the Whisk & Pin range.

Zokoko Artisan Chocolate

Zokoko are dedicated to making amazing bean to bar chocolate, reflective of its origin. Zokoko chocolate has a depth of flavour that is both rich & intense but incredibly satisfying. They source the finest cacao beans from around the world and use traditional artisan methods to make their chocolate unique. We are loving the Mbingu Tanzania 52% chocolate bar.

Spencer Cocoa

The cacao beans are sourced from Vanuatu & the team from Spencer Cocoa in Mudgee then turn it into a delicious chocolate bar. Available in milk or dark.

Fish River Roasters

Fish River Roasters coffee is roasted in Bathurst. We stock a selection of their blends in whole bean, espresso or plunger grind. Their drinking chocolate is also a staff favourite!



Saltbird is the brainchild of local food lover, Rachel Blanchard who had had a lifelong love affair with salt.  Try using her salt blends when cooking or as a finishing salt at the table.



Rosnay was created by the Statham family in 1997, and produces certified organic wines, olives, and figs. Our favourite product is their fig preserve. We love to spread it on sourdough & top with crumbled goats cheese.

Judy's Chocolat

Judy creates a selection of hand made chocolates in Mudgee, NSW

Hungry Bee Honey
Remy & Max

Remy and Max was created to seamlessly enhance your daily tea ritual. Each tea mix has been handcrafted locally in Orange from premium loose leaf tea free of additives & preservatives. Available in loose leaf and pyramids.