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    Post Places for PB food etc in Australia- list

    Hi,

    Not sure if there's a thread already like this (I searched and didnt find one).

    I'm new and thought that building a list of places/ sources for primal foods, meats, good spices etc in Australia would be mutually beneficial for all of us Aussies. Breaking it down into states and cities and stuff within posts is probably a good idea.

    Here's my contribution from what I've found in my (aprox) 3 weeks of being primal so far.

    Sydney, NSW:
    - Grassfed beef: Hudson meats in Surry Hills is almost exclusively grassfed. Additionally, I just asked my local butcher, Michael's Meats (very well priced, in the Surry Hills shopping village) whether his meat was grassfed and he said that almost all of it is, excluding scotch fillets and a couple of others (just ask him on a case by case basis). Additionally, Eveleigh Markets near Sydney uni on a Saturday has a grassfed beef stall (Greenhill Organic meat) but I haven't yet tried them out.
    - Spices: Paddy's Markets in chinatown has an excellent spice stall near the edge of the produce section.
    - Unforgettable, amazingly priced, crushed vanilla beans: You'll never need to buy expensive vanilla beans or use that gross liquid stuff again. It's black as it is meant to be and smells and tastes heavenly. I ordered at like 9am and received it the same day that afternoon. Organic Vanilla Powder 30-90g - Professional Whey Protein Powder & Sports Supplements at Wholesale Prices
    - Coconut milk + cream with no additives/emulsifiers etc: Ayam-brand coconut milk in the Asian section at Woolworths
    - Organic dates: Coles but not Woolworths.
    - Fivefingers The Adventure Megastore - Home of Adventure in Sydney City. They are Australian priced though so cost way more than in the USA. I got my KSO treksports there because I was too impatient to import.

    Canberra:
    - Coconut flour: Healthy life, Woden Westfield.

    Please add on so I (and hopefully others) in Aus can expand our repetoire.

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    Brisbane - Grass fed Beef: Super Butchers have a wide selection of grass-fed beef.

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    I noticed organic coconut flour, and a few other non grain flours as well, at IGA Deakin (ACT) today... crazy price though.
    Lost the weight using CW. Now I just want to be healthier.
    Lisa's primal-ish when she feels like it journal.
    Feel free to read and/or comment, but don't expect me to listen.
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    Victoria Market in Melbourne covers all organic and fresh needs from eggs, chocolate, coconut oil, veg, fruit, meat and fish. Do my weekly produce-shop there. I buy Banaban CO in bulk (5 liters) from an Oz EBay-store. I use ValueHealth at Westfield Doncaster or Chadstone for all my organic salts,skin care, shampoos, and organic oils for both food and skincare. I use ErePerez online shop for make-up.
    I get my organic wines from either 1st Choice or Dan Murphy.
    I get my Swiss-supplements from Coles or Woolies when it's on special.
    I buy organic shredded coconut, Macro-brand, from Woolies.

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    These guys are brilliant for chemical free, grass fed beef and lamb delivered throughout QLD.

    Mitchell Grass Meats

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    Got mg KSO's from Adventure Megastore too. Excellent customer service!

    Grassfed meat is pretty easy to get in Oz, but if you are in Sydney then Sydney Meats, Farm Fresh to your Door have hormone and antibiotic free grassfed beef, lamb and goat from farms in Bowral.

    Oh and ALDI now sell grassfed beef cheap

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    Quote Originally Posted by sroelofs View Post
    Oh and ALDI now sell grassfed beef cheap
    Really?! I haven't stepped foot in an ALDI in years! I'll definitely have to check it out if it's stocking that kind of thing nowadays!

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    struggling to find grass fed ghee and butter here. I got some allowrie ghee from coles' (also saw beef drippings) and some mahajara's choice from woolworth's. anyone know if these are grass fed? the MC tastes better so far.

    also can't find kimchee/sauerkraut (except from a can).

    loving the grass ged beef/kangaroo free range chicken and wild salmon prices though!

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    Quote Originally Posted by maxshralp View Post
    struggling to find grass fed ghee and butter here. I got some allowrie ghee from coles' (also saw beef drippings) and some mahajara's choice from woolworth's. anyone know if these are grass fed? the MC tastes better so far.

    also can't find kimchee/sauerkraut (except from a can).

    loving the grass ged beef/kangaroo free range chicken and wild salmon prices though!
    Where? I've never seen ghee in my supermarkets! What section is it in?

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    You can get bottled ghee in the indian food section of Coles or cold ghee in the dairy section next to the lard/drippings. Not sure about the other supermarkets but I'm sure the'd have it too.
    Became Primal August 2011

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