The Horowhenua Taste Trail is self-drive adventure through Horowhenua’s specialist food producers. This event celebrates the richness and diversity of all that is grown and produced in this bite-sized region. Horowhenua boasts some excellent food producers! Each year we aim to celebrate producers that demonstrate excellence! We are delighted to have producers on the trail that demonstrate nothing but the best!
Woodys Free Range Farm - Produce free range heritage breed pork, bacon, sausages and ham from Large Black and Berkshire pigs. Their pigs are grown on the farm, and their pork products are made locally.
Turk's Poultry: a family business which has been in operation for over 40 years. Turks free range chickens are corn-fed which means they produce healthy chickens with delicious flavour and goodness and their products are enjoyed throughout New Zealand
Woodhaven Gardens- a family run commercial growing operation. They have production in excess of 1000 acres, producing and distributing vegetables both nationally and internationally. Woodhaven is recognised as one of the leaders in the industry.
Levin Eels: a family owned eel processing and eel export business based in Levin. They export live and processed eel to various international markets throughout Asia, Europe and North America.
Thoroughbread Foods: Thoroughbread is a family owned gluten free company. Through the love of food and their passion for health, they strive to make the best products possible .Their range includes a variety of breads, a Paleo range, a Gluten Free Range, Pizza Bases and Chocolate Chip Cookies.
Tendertips Asparagus - One of the largest asparagus growers in New Zealand whose produce is enjoyed in New Zealand and Japan, a family run operation located between Levin and Foxton.
Genoese Pesto- A family owned and operated local business, manufacturing premium pestos from herbs and all natural ingredients.
RJ's Licorice - A well known local organisation whose locally made licorice is known and enjoyed throughout New Zealand and the world.