1) Breadman Organic Bakery breads are now available nationwide. The only 100% vegan bakery in New Zealand specialises in traditional German-style rye bread. Bestselling rye sourdough is made from just three ingredients: rye, water and salt. $6.90 for a 700g loaf from health food stores, some New World stores or online. breadman.co.nz

2) Fix and Fogg Everything Butter has hemp, chia, sesame, sunflower, flaxseeds and pumpkin seeds with peanuts and almonds all packed in a totally yummy, crunchy spread. Great just on toast or crackers, but also try it atop your winter porridge. $7 for a 275g jar. fixandfogg.com

3) You had me at ginger beer with 30% less sugar, but then Monsoon Ginger Beer upped the ante by creating delicious flavours such as ginger beer with cardamom for an earthy, smoky note and ginger beer with lemongrass for freshness. $2.15 for a 250ml can from monsoondrinks.co.nz

4) The latest from Forage & Ferment Mexi Kraut is a probiotic explosion of green cabbage, carrot, onion, jalapeno, garlic, oregano, lemon verbena & NZ sea salt – a delicious raw sauerkraut bursting with spicy Mexican flavour. $13.99 for 390g. forageandferment.co.nz

5) Oyster Mushroom Crispy Chips from Mushroom House are crunchy fried snacks that are dangerously moreish. The deep umami flavour bomb comes from Phoenix and Pleurotus Pulmonariush mushrooms cooked in sunflower oil. $10 for a 100g pack. mushroomhouse.co.nz