Arrowtown's Boutique Store

Welcome to the best of New Zealand honey and craft chocolate.

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Beehive Art Project

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A Stunning Store to Suit

Off the beaten track and nestled into the lush hillside of Arrowtown, you’ll find the sweet tastes and delicious scents of Honey & Cocoa. If you’d like to taste test our delicious range, chat with our friendly staff or maybe bump into one of our beekeepers or chocolatiers, pop into our wonderful store on your next visit.

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Arrowtown's Boutique Store

Welcome to the best of New Zealand honey and craft chocolate.

Shop Now

Beehive Art Project

Click to learn more and how you can help your local bee community

Learn more

A Stunning Store to Suit

Off the beaten track and nestled into the lush hillside of Arrowtown, you’ll find the sweet tastes and delicious scents of Honey & Cocoa. If you’d like to taste test our delicious range, chat with our friendly staff or maybe bump into one of our beekeepers or chocolatiers, pop into our wonderful store on your next visit.

Say Hello

Bringing the best of New Zealand honey and craft chocolate together.

A pleasure on the lips and a lifetime of benefits, we work with the best of New Zealand’s beekeepers and chocolatiers to bring you premium natural honey and craft chocolate with the hope of supporting local businesses, looking after our bees and taking care of your body.

Whether you’re looking for Manuka Honey, craft chocolate, natural health supplements, skincare, Propolis or Royal Jelly, buy online for or come into our boutique store in the wonderful area of Arrowtown and Queenstown.

Honey or Cocoa?

Find your liquid gold

We’ve searched far and wide to find the finest natural honey from around our stunning country. Take a look through our selection and find your favourite.

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Chocolate to live for

Take a look through our delicious selection of New Zealand’s best craft chocolate for every type of craving, from awarded chocolatiers to vegan, sugar, dairy, soy and gluten free options.

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New Zealand Sugar Free Chocolate

New Zealand Sugar Free Chocolate

There isn't any better feeling than unwrapping a new, mouth watering chocolate bar...
The wrapper moving aside to reveal the golden foil perfectly pressed...
Then the aroma of fresh chocolate as you break the first first piece off with a snap...
It doesn't matter how old you are- in that moment you're a happy child in a chocolate factory!

But... the sugar... 

Don't fret! There are sugar free chocolate options available at Honey & Cocoa such as the OCHO 77% Cacao; sweetened with a stevia-based product that has zero calories. It has dark berry and red currant notes, with a rich chocolate flavour and an underlying cool creaminess- definitely worth a try if you're looking at keeping that calorie count down!

ocho sugar free chocolate

She Universe brings an exciting new twist to sugar free chocolate.

Naturally flavoured bars with Mandarin and Orange, or Pineapple and Passionfruit and sweetened with both Stevia and Erythritol.

Not only are these keto friendly chocolate bars, but they are vegan friendly chocolate bars too! 

Visit us in store or online for your local and delicious New Zealand sugar free chocolate!

Is Stevia and Erythritol better or worse than sugar?

There is some concern that having sugar substitutes is worse than just having sugar. New evidence from independent studies are increasingly finding sugar to be the main reason for obesity and also may contribute to acne, diabetes, tooth decay, mood swings, cancer, heart disease and depression.

Stevia and Eryhtritol have zero calories and carbohydrates, do not spike sugar levels or create an insulin response and in moderation is safe to consume without any side effects.  

Sugar vs Sugar free; the key is moderation. We of course sell chocolate containing sugar, though we always aim for chocolate with a higher cacao content and lower sugar content allowing the consumer to benefit from the amazing properties of the cacao without worrying about the sugar content consumed. 

she universe sugar free chocolate

Our top selling sugar free chocolate bar, She Universe 'See Me'

 

 

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Without bees, we cannot live. Without chocolate, we wouldn’t want to.

Welcome to Queenstown and Arrowtown’s boutique honey and craft chocolate store. We’ve scoured the country to find the best local products that showcase our nation’s unique talents and premium produce for your tasting pleasure.

As well as offering visitors a delicious range of Manuka Honey, Propolis, Royal Jelly and vegan, healthy and tasty chocolate options, we have a wealth of knowledge about their health benefits to help you find the perfect item.

And because we care about where we get all our delicious honey and chocolate from, we love to support community initiatives that educate future generations on the importance of the honey bee and fundraise to eradicate pests and threats to our stunning, generous environment.

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