MEET THE MAKERS

At Pago & Co, our ethos is to thoughtfully select quality products from local makers from all around Australia. Not only will you get that warm & fuzzy feeling by supporting local brands, you can be assured that each product has been tried and tested to give you the confidence when gifting. Below are some of our makers who are currently featured within Pago & Co premium Gift Boxes.

 

CRAFTD
Melbourne, Victoria
We love craft beer. A lot. That’s why we started CRAFTD. Based out of Melbourne, Australia, our products are designed to deliver and finish off what the brewer started – delicious craft beer. We aim to create an atmosphere through awesome, quality products that accentuate craft beer and the craft beer movement. Choosing the right glass to showcase a smashing brew shows respect – we select our glass with this in mind.

 

 

 

CHESTNUT GROVE
Manjimup, Western Australia
Manjimup, in the heart of Western Australia’s beautiful Southern Forests, is a food mecca. Our climate and soils deliver ingredients of exceptional qulaity. Our gorgeous Extra Virgin Olive Oil has been hand picked and cold pressed to capture the pure essence of the variety and brings spice and flavour into gorgeous balance.

 

 

CUPITT
Ulladulla, New South Wales
Tucked behind the hills of Milton on the NSW South Coast is Cupitt’s – a boutique winery, brewery, fromagerie, restaurant and wedding venue with cottage accommodation, enjoying extraordinary views over the vineyard to Burrill Lake and the Budawang Ranges. The wines made at Cupitt’s have a very strong old world quality with the winemaking influenced by traditional French and Italian methods. All our beer is produced on the Cupitt family property and is sold almost exclusively here at our restaurant and casual bar. www.cupitt.com.au

 

 

ELKE LUCAS
Sunshine Coast, Queensaland
Elke Lucas has set up her ceramics studio in Noosa on the Sunshine Coast in Australia where she makes wheel thrown, high-fired porcelain. The decoration on the pots is minimal, using natural oxides, which allows the elegant shapes and the quality of the porcelain body to shine through resulting in pots that have a natural sophistication and a beautiful quiet presence. www.elkelucas.com

 

 

 

 

ENDEAVOUR TEA
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
We are an independent tea company based in Canberra, Australia. With combined experience in design and culinary pursuits, we channel our passion into providing a unique perspective on the modern tea experience. Through retail, supply and education, we are advocates for Australia’s adoption of fine tea culture. www.endeavourtea.com

 

 

GRAMPIANS GOODS CO
Dunkeld, Regional Victoria
In 2016, tired of purchasing candles scented with overpowering and headache-inducing synthetic fragrances and frustrated with the lack of natural, eco-friendly alternatives available, Amanda Cochran had the idea to make her own Aromatherapy Candles scented using only 100% pure essential oils. The lifestyle brand stays true to its original vision with collections of thoughtfully curated homewares, bath & body products and handcrafted goods and continues to evolve through various collaborations. www.grampiansgoodsco.com.au

 

 

GRANDDAD JACKS
Miami, Queensland
A family-owned and operated business, founded by the grandson and great-grandson of the infamous Granddad Jack. At Granddad Jacks Craft Distillery, we’re recreating 90 year old family recipes and distilling new ones for all to enjoy. Here, we have a full circle philosophy; local businesses supporting local businesses to produce quality products for our community. A homage to David Goulding, aka ‘Granddad Jack’, visit the Gold Coast’s first craft distillery & be seriously blown away! www.granddadjacks.com

 

 

HUNTER LAB
Melbourne, Victoria
Hunter Lab is focused on encouraging our brethren into healthier, astute living through the development of a methodical, effortless daily skincare routine utilising these highly effective and addictive super natural skincare tools. The skincare tools were fashioned out of a frustration with the current uninspired, chemical-intensive, super synthetic products which pervade today’s skincare market. Proudly made and designed in Melbourne, Australia. www.hunterlab.com.au

 

 

HUTWOODS
Sydney, New South Wales
Established in Sydney, Australia in 2013, our philosophy was to develop a product range that would encourage people to take the time to invest in themselves. Our commitment was to create products 100% handmade in Australia, where modern day design and traditional craftsmanship go hand-in-hand. We’re proud that we were one of the first brands to pioneer with wood wick soy candles. This is something we’re now renowned for and will always shine brightly through our name. www.hutwoods.com.au

 

 

 

JUDE AUSTRALIA
New South Wales
Jude is a knitwear label that evokes a wholesome and idyllic way of life; a world created by Ali Wanchap Wood, inspired by her wool-producing family heritage to design beautiful Australian made knitwear, using the finest quality Australian wool. Its time to bring good quality wool back into everyday life. www.judeaustralia.com

 

 

KEEP CALM AND COCKTAIL
Sydney, New South Wales
My Premium Gin and Tonic Garnishes are designed to level up your home drinks. 100% fruit, they’re fully dehydrated with nothing added. They have a long shelf life so they’re sustainable. Gain the confidence to mix your own delicious cocktails and have a great time doing it! With some simple recipe’s, the right equipment and some good quality garnishes, you’ll be drinking homemade world-class drinks before you know it. www.keepcalmandcocktail.com.au

 

 

 

LEIF
Sydney, New South Wales
Leif celebrates the diverse flora of our land. Botanical extracts and essential oils combine in clean formulations that come packaged with a modern outlook. With formulas which have a distinct Australian flavour all products are 100% vegan and cruelty free. Distinctively Australian characters and fill, this product is just like its people – seriously competent without being too serious. www.leifproducts.com

 

 

 

MIMOSA BOTANICALS
Castlemaine, Victoria 
Founded by Aromatherapist Christiana Jackson. Her love of baths as well as creating beautifully blended 100% pure essential oil combinations that work on all levels of the mind, body & soul were her motivation to create this range. Utilising certified organic or Australian essential oils & absolutes with organic botanicals and lovely little extra’s like Australian organic oats, coconut cream powder, organic fairtrade cocoa butter and Australian clay’s create a luxurious bathing experience. www.mimosabotanicals.com.au

 

MUD AND GEE
Mudgee, New South Wales 
Honor Ridoutt is an ex-breafkast radio newsreader from Melbourne, who relocated to a 45-acre property in Mudgee after her soon-to-be husband was offered a job within the region. Once settled after drinking lots of cups of tea and watching sheep (which was not going to cut it!), Mud + Gee was born – a brand that aims for minimal impact on the planet by using eco-friendly glass tubes filled with either tea or bath salts with cork stoppers. www.mudandgee.com.au

 

 

NANA HUCHY
Melbourne, Victoria 
Nana Huchy products embody the elegance of a time gone by and combine it with a fresh, practical purpose. You’ll discover beautiful materials, the colour palette of a child’s imagination and superior quality that reflects the time taken ensuring every piece is meticulously crafted. Ice cream, warm summer breezes and country cottages in France were all part of the inspiration behind the Melbourne based label, Nana Huchy. Established in 2003, their aim was to create a classic range of home wares with a deliciously contemporary twist. www.nanahuchy.com.au

 

 

NOTELY
Brisbane, Queensland
Notely began from the belief that all our actions have consequences. Our eco-friendly notebooks are printed entirely on FSC-certified paper using FSC-certified printing methods. The paper is made from 100% post consumer waste – meaning that only the whitest recycled office paper is used, resulting is a vibrant white sheet with a delicate, tactile surface. www.notely.com.au

 

 

 

PHILIP SHAW 
Orange, New South Wales
The adventure began when Philip purchased the land for his Koomooloo vineyard in June 1988. In close proximity to the region’s highest peak, Mt Canobolas, Koomooloo vineyard rises to an altitude of 900M with red loam soils over limestone. Philip Shaw Wines are made only from the grapes grown on Koomooloo, a 47ha vineyard, most of which was planted in 1988/89. www.philipshaw.com.au

 

 

PIRATE LIFE
Hindmarsh, South Australia
Well, obviously, Pirates are pretty cool. That said, we’re not actual Pirates. We just align with some of their ideals. Do what you want when and wherever you want, drink what you want, or even develop an unhealthy bout of scurvy. Not that we recommend the scurvy. Instead of stealing and pillaging tangible items of value, we take inspiration from interesting brewers and breweries, chefs and restaurants or even scientists and engineers. If there is ever a better way of doing something we want to find out about it, research it and if we find there is a benefit to it we will implement it. www.piratelife.com.au

 

 

PONY RIDER
Northern Beaches of Sydney, New South Wales
We are a bespoke community with a strong desire for beautiful finishes and textures. We are lovers of the rugged outdoors, roaming ranges, vintage patterns and all things earthly. Once a small trending cushion brand founded in 2009, Pony Rider has now expanded across bedding, canvas and wall art. Designed and developed in Australia and sourced from local and global artisans we co-produce products that make residential and commercial spaces feel like home. www.ponyrider.com.au

 

 

PORT WILLUNGA FINE FOODS
Port Willunga, South Australia
Port Willunga Fine Foods celebrates the local produce and native flavours of South Australia with a range of artisan gourmet food products. Operating from our commercial kitchen in Port Willunga, we source fresh from local growers and producers, bringing unique quality creations to the table. Our signature gourmet range brings native and indigenous ingredients to your home in a selection of sweet and savoury products. www.portwillungafinefoods.com.au

 

 

SALUS BODY
Melbourne, Victoria
We believe in time out, wellness and mindfullness. ‘Salus’ was the ancient Roman Goddess of health and prosperity. We love our connection to the Salus Goddess and developed our spa inspired range to help you relax, calm the mind, nourish the body and reconnect. All of our products are formulated with ingredients that protect the skin and are 100% free from synthetic fragrance and colour, sodium laurel sulfates, parabens and mineral oils. Local. Natural. Pure www.salusbody.com.au

 

 

SOUTHERN WILD CO
Blue Mountains, New South Wales
Founded by two friends, Tania Robinson and Hannah Ley – who share a deep love for the Australian bush and all that it inspires. Informed by their own experiences growing up in the country and now, making their homes in the bush. They sought a way to share the evocative nature of wild Australian landscapes with friends and family, both here and overseas – and discovered the power of scent, enamoured by its ability to arouse emotion and trigger memories of home in us all. www.southernwildco.com.au

 

 

THE PICKLED WIFE
Manjimup, Western Australia
Our small batch handcrafted gourmet business is dedicated in creating condiments full of local produce that reflect our regions uniquely rich and diverse growing region.We strongly believe in supporting our local growers and other small businesses encouraging food networking and keeping our community growing strong. Our love of crafting locally sourced produce into beautiful gourmet condiments is made to share with our family and friends and for all you foodie folk who love quality driven products filled with lots of local goodness.Straight form the paddock into the pot.

 

 

THE WONDERSNACK CO
Sydney, New South Wales
A few years ago, I found myself feeling very underwhelmed by the selection of savoury snacks available in shops. They are either heavily processed and full of additives, as in the case of chips, or simply plain and uninspiring (salted peanuts or honey roasted almonds, anyone?). Having previously worked as a pastry cook, I thought I could do better. The Wondersnack Co. exists to bring joy, fun, and a spirit of adventure and wonder into snacking. Welcome to the new frontier in snack foods…go on, treat yourself! www.wondersnack.com.au

 

 

TURNER + TURNER
Western Australia
From rural Western Australia Neil pursued his life long passion to become a wood turner, carver and furniture maker. Neil has been working with timber for over 40 years and is known internationally for his fine timber sculptures and furniture. Neil and Suellen design and create limited edition homewares and lifestyle products with an aesthetic that focuses on clean, simple lines. Turner + Turner produces modern, functional pieces that enhance the natural beauty of Western Australian timber. www.turnerandturner.com.au

 

 

WHISK & PIN
Katoomba, New South Wales
At Whisk & Pin, our mission is to produce 100% of the time without exception, products that are premium grade and absolutely delicious. In order to achieve this, our aim is to bring together the best of everything – from the people we work with to the wholesome Australian products we use.
As part of our social and economic sustainability, we always use non-GM, and Australian wholesome ingredients wherever possible. www.whiskandpin.com.au

 

 

 

YESECO  
Bondi, New South Wales
Yesēco was founded by Jamie Phillips, a beach-loving advertising exec who wanted to be part of the solution rather than talking about it. With a passion for nature and having grown up around the ocean, Jamie has traveled to some of the most beautiful parts of the world. After seeing masses of plastic littering these incredible coastlines, Jamie took it upon himself to try to come up with a creative solution to reduce the use of plastic in everyday products. And so, Yesēco was born – Eco solutions for everyday essentials. www.yeseco.life

 

 

 

 

 

 

Are you are maker? Do you see yourself to be a good fit with Pago & Co? We would love to hear from you! Use our contact us page to get in touch.