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Essene Bread

New Zealand's only baker of Essene bread

Essene Loaf With Keypoints

Simple organic ingredients.

Essene bread is really simple. It is just mashed up sprouts of organic grain – rye or wheat – and the only ingredient added is purified water. Nothing else.


Sprouting is a simple process but it has a huge effect on the grain. It makes indigestible grain easily digestible, flavoursome, alive and delicious.


Many people who have allergies to wheat, yeast, dairy are able to eat and enjoy Essene Bread.

Blood types

Readers of The Eat Right Diet by Dr. Peter D'Adamo will be aware that Essene bread is recommended for all blood types.


This is bread with history it has been made since ancient times – some say 6000 years – and yet it has many advantages for modern times.


Thomson Foods is a family company established in 1983. Under the Supernatural Foods label we have been supplying shops around New Zealand with Essene Bread since 1988.


We bake three varieties: Rye Essene Bread,
Wheat Essene Bread
 and Wheat Essene Buns

We support and develop organic and GE-free natural foods.

Supply NZ Only


    Eat Right Diet Book

After more than 30 years of making Essene bread in New Zealand the Thomson family have decided it is time to pass this on to someone else

Rory & LeeAnn Hamilton from Health Support Naturally are now carrying on this ancient tradition and have started the Essene Bakery on their rural property in the small town of Kaiwaka.

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