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Pandemic Pack Cookbook Available Online

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Pandemic Pack Cookbook Available Online

Kia Ora! You may have heard that before the lockdown we had teamed up with a group of local small businesses called the Pandemic Pack and had planned joint deliveries with them of Yum Jars and their products which included sweet treats, fresh bread, and even coffee! As soon as the lockdown was announced we did some investigating and unfortunately found that we would be unable to operate while NZ was at the Level 4 stage. However we knew this would be hard for many of you (ourselves included!), as cooking is hard if you're not doing it every day,...

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Yum Jar Closed for Lockdown

Posted by Ottilie Smith on

In light of PM Jacinda Ardern's announcement on Monday, I am sorry to say we will be forced to close during the level 3-4 shutdown...

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Safety + Delivery Zone Expansion + Saving Local Business + Updated Subscriptions

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Kia Ora Yum Jar Friends & Whanau, We hope you are all looking after yourselves and each other during these uncertain times. Aroha to all! Firstly, I want to assure you I am keeping our kitchen and hygiene processes as clean and safe possible, in line with recommendations from the Ministry of Health and the Restaurant Association of NZ.  As many of you will know, Yum Jar is owned and operated solely by myself, Ottilie (hi!). While Yum Jars are prepared in a spacious shared commercial kitchen, the space is large, the appliances and equipment we use is just ours, and there are only 2-3 of us...

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It's Booch Time!

Posted by Ottilie Smith on

It's Booch Time!

Good evening everyone! Just a quick post this evening to let you know Plimmerton Kombucha is now available to order on our website! Scroll down to the new menu on the homepage and you will see it. Choose from Berry or Lemon & Ginger with your next Yum Jar delivery! We sampled these this week and are thrilled with the taste. They are super refreshing, with the flavours from the natural ingredients perfectly balanced with the fizzy tang of Kombucha. Best of all, you can rinse and return your bottles to us so we can return them to the guys at PK for...

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2020 on a roll!

Posted by Ottilie Smith on

Hello from Yum Jar HQ on this extremely windy afternoon! I'm so happy that we have had a great start to the year, but I can't believe it's already February tomorrow!  The new EV is going really well, no problems so far, and it goes from Brooklyn to Petone, back to the CBD, then Newtown, Miramar, back to Petone, and Brooklyn again without needing a charge in between! Honestly, it is really the best investment ever, and it has made such a difference to both the carbon emissions we (no longer) emit, and the over all cost of our deliveries! Context: we used to...

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