Established in 1983, by Dutchman Leo Oostra, Oostra Spice Company is one of the premium Spice Merchants in Australia today. We supply premium herbs and spices and Mélanges (blends) to the baking and restaurant industries.
We travel the world to source and meet with suppliers, which gives us the benefit of guaranteeing the best spices and herbs available in the current market. Oostra Spices only sells premium spices and mélanges which add flavour and "saleability".
Packaging / Sizes
Our spices/herbs and melanges come in minimum 1kg size up to 25kg boxes.
If our sizing is not comparable to what you want please call and we’ll do our best to help with your requirements.
We use reusable packaging wherever we can.
Our 3kg buckets are food grade safe, reusable and stackable too!
1kg coming soon.
An Investment in Flavour
Spices typically account for less than 1% of the ingredient costs, but is 90% of the flavour of the finished product.
Oostra Spice Company only sources the finest and safest ingredients, so our melanges have a remarkable concentration of flavour.
All our Melanges are 100% spice, with no bulking agents
It is this intense concentration of colour, flavour and aroma that makes our spices such an asset to your bakery; investing your breads with a taste your customers will adore.
To illustrate the cost-effectiveness of Oostra Spices and Melanges we have prepared a sample cost analysis for Hot Cross Bun Melange.
Hot Cross Bun Melange
|Cost of melange per batch||$0.36|
|Cost of melange per bun||$0.012|
|Oostra Spice Hot Cross Bun Melange||20|
|Total Batch Weight||2290|
Assuming that this typical batch yields 30 buns that weigh 74gm apiece, the cost of spice is only $0.012 once cent - per bun.
It's a compelling reason to use the very best.
* Price is subject to change