Close your eyes for a moment and imagine the flavour of creamy macadamia nuts panned in rose-flavoured couverture chocolate then dusted with the finest cocoa powder. Mmmmm, 'exquisite' is the word that best describes Rose Obsessions from Duck Creek Macadamias.
Duck Creek Macadamias is a macadamia grower and artisan producer of premium macadamia products. Grown in the pristine Byron Bay hinterland, Duck Creek products are crafted from natural ingredients and hand-packed with care on the Duck Creek plantation located in historic Newrybar, NSW. The inspiration for the Duck Creek name and label may have you wondering what ducks have to do with macadamia nuts. The story goes that the little brown duck, native to the Northern Rivers of NSW, once mistook its green eggs to be macadamia nuts! After several weeks of the little brown duck brooding, the hard macadamia seed matured and the husk split open to the very big surprise of the little brown duck. A cute tale methinks, however I'm advised that the brand name comes from the original name given to the area where the first macadamia farm began.
Macadamias are native to the Northern Rivers Region of Australia and are considered the world’s finest nut, combining a buttery texture, sweet flavour and great crunch. The award-winning Duck Creek range includes premium roasted macadamias coated with couverture chocolate, roasted with pure honey and flavoured with savoury spices. One of Duck Creek's best sellers is the Obsessions range, which features premium roasted macadamias panned in naturally-flavoured couverture dark chocolate and dusted in Belgium cocoa powder. There are five 100% natural flavours in the Obsessions range – Rose, Orange, Mint, Mocha and Ginger. Yum! The perfect gift for Mother's Day!
Duck Creek’s products are the ultimate combination of indulgence and health. Macadamia nuts are cholesterol-free and the richest source of monounsaturated fats of any natural commercial food. An excellent source of protein, calcium, potassium, dietary fibre and antioxidants, Duck Creek macadamias are the definitive, guilt-free indulgence. To find stockists of Duck Creek products in your region of Australia, visit the web page here.
WIN LIMITED EDITION DUCK CREEK ROSE OBSESSIONS!
Thanks to the generosity of Duck Creek Macadamias, I have limited edition Rose Obsessions (pictured above and valued at $21.80 each) to give away to three readers of Good Things.
To be in the running to win, please subscribe to Good Things (if you haven't already) and tell me in 25 words or less your favourite memory of your mother, grandmother or a favourite aunt.
The competition is open to Australian residents only (with sincere apologies to my overseas friends) and closes at midnight on Sunday, 11 May 2014. The winners will be notified by email and the prize will be posted to you. Please make sure that you enter your current email address (one that you check often) with your comment so you can be reached in the event you're selected as one of the winners.
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Thank you all, the competition is now closed.
The winners are Maureen, Elias, 'Nic' (a.k.a. Sonya?) and Tess. Emails have been sent to you advising you of your win. Thank you all for entering!
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