Recipes by Africola!

South African by birth, Duncan was head chef at The Goose at Britwell Salome, Watlington, Oxford when it was awarded a Michelin star in 2005. In early 2010, he arrived in South Australia and opened Africola in 2014. Over the years, Duncan has become Adelaide’s (un)official spirit animal – mythical beast, troublemaker, conversation starter. His … Continued

Australian Organic Awareness Month

Drakes proudly support Australian Organic Awareness Month September celebrates Australian Organic Awareness Month, which is all about raising awareness and educating consumers about the important values associated with certified products. Australian Organic Awareness Month is Australia’s largest campaign promoting the certified organic industry, across all categories, including fresh produce, food and beverages, cosmetics, skincare, garden … Continued

WIN the ultimate summer prize with Streets!

WIN the ultimate summer prize with Streets! Do you want the chance to win 1 of 2,000 iconic, limited edition Streets Ice Cream Inflatables?! Head over to the Ice Cream section now and pick up any 2 multipacks or tubs from Paddle Pop, Gaytime, Bubble O’Bill, Weis or Magnum for your chance to WIN the … Continued

The new and improved Coke No Sugar!

Get your tastebuds ready for a new and improved Coke No Sugar! Nothing beats the taste of Coca-Cola. Designed to go with everything, the taste of the classic Coca-Cola has remained unchanged for more than 130 years. Coca-Cola has changed the recipe for it’s no sugar coke! Coca-Cola No Sugar is a new improved taste … Continued

The Selfie Talk with DOVE

Start the ‘Selfie talk’ today with DOVE! When customers choose DOVE in stores, they’re contributing to the DOVE Self-Esteem Project working to help our Aussie kids grow their confidence, and start the conversation about the negative effect digital distortion is having on them. 3 in 4 Australian girls have applied a filter or used an … Continued

Our Customers Are Heroes!

Drakes Supermarkets raises record funds for HeartKids. It’s the 4th consecutive year that proceeds from Drakes Supermarkets Be a Hero for HeartKids day have been donated by Drakes to HeartKids. This year, we asked our customers to get involved by helping us raise money for Be a Hero for HeartKids. We are pleased to announce … Continued

Drakes Fund the Fight!

We are proud to be joining the fight for a cure for COVID-19 by providing much-needed funds to doctors, nurses and researchers on the frontline. Last week, we matched all public donations between Tuesday 5th May to Thursday 7th May to The Hospital Research Foundation’s Fight the Fund initiative, raising over $40,000 towards their $300,000 … Continued

The Cucina Classica Story

When they founded Cibo in 1996, Claudio Ferraro wanted to recreate the Italian dining experience in Adelaide. “Coffee was at its infancy in Australia, and Adelaide was picking up on that change,” says Claudio. “So we came in and delivered that style of Italian espresso.” As Cibo Espresso grew, the family opened up a production … Continued

The Barossa Fine Foods Story

For Alex Knoll, Business Development Manager of Barossa Fine Foods, making smallgoods is a family tradition. “I remember Thursday nights at my grandparents’ farm at One Tree Hill, where Dad would be making sausages and smoking ham; and then on the weekend selling these products in the Central Markets” says Alex. “Fast forward to today, … Continued

The Nippy’s Story

When he was just 18, Alic ‘Nippy’ Knispel decided he wanted to grow citrus in the Riverland. “Dad worked with an apricot harvest company in Moorook and he liked the little town so much he bought a mixed fruit property there,” says Jeff Knispel, joint Managing Director at Nippy’s. “Before World War II, he went … Continued