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For more than 30 years we have made classic traditional Christmas Pudding masterpieces, as well great contemporary style puddings for people who prefer something different.

Or "Partridge in a Pear Tree" themed Christmas Puddings come in their own award-winning gift packaging and like all our Christmas Puddings there is nothing more you need to do but put them in your hampers, send them as corporate gifts, or have them brighten your Christmas retail displays.

We use the best local and imported ingredients in our Christmas Puddings. Some of those ingredients include treats like Grand Marnier, Galliano, Cointreau - and of course Gippsland’s very own Hatlifter Stout.

We have Christmas puddings in cloth in a variety of colours, patterns and ribbons, and we can even style them in your own corporate branding.

Of course there are also gluten-free Christmas Puddings.

Product development has always been central to what we do at The Gourmet Merchant. Only last year we brought out our French Champagne Christmas Puddings.

We have worked with major retailers, smaller food outlets, specialty retailers, food service, corporate gift and hamper companies for many many years, making sure their Christmas is a happy one. We know the pressure they are under, and we are geared up to get our products to them when they need them.

Champagne Christmas Puddings

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In 500g Gift Boxes

champagne christmas pudding cloth

In Cloth - 500g & 1kg

"Partridge in a Pear Tree" Christmas Puddings

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The glossy “Partridge in a Pear Tree” themed packaging looks brilliant on Christmas retail in-store presentations.

The 200gm hamper pack and the 100 gm pillow pack really say you’re offering something very special in your hampers and corporate gifts and in gift retailers.

Our food service clients love the pillow packs for table gifts and turn-downs

In all modesty, they are the jewels of Christmas Puddings.

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Partridge in a Pear Tree Christmas Pudding Hex Pack

• 200g

Partridge in a Pear Tree Christmas Pudding Hamper Pack

Partridge in a Pear Tree Christmas Pudding Hamper Pack

• 1.4kg
• 500g

Partridge in a Pear Tree Christmas Pudding Pillow Pack

Partridge in a Pear Tree Christmas Pudding Pillow Pack

• 100g

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Classic Christmas Puddings in Cloth

Our Christmas Puddings are available in a variety of cloths and ribbons. You might like us to quote for Christmas Puddings in your corporate badging or colours

•1.0kg • 500g

gluten free Christmas Puddings in hessian and cloth

Gluten Free Classic Christmas Puddings

• 250g • 500g • 1.0kg

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Christmas Puddings for Food Service

Looking for something different in a Christmas Pudding …

Chocolate Truffle & Grand Marnier Dessert Pudding

Chocolate Truffle & Grand Marnier Dessert Pudding

Experience the delight of biting into this sublime chocolate dessert, with GRAND MARNIER© extract and discovering a velvety smooth chocolate truffle melting inside.

This seductive dessert is bursting with sheer enjoyment. The ultimate pleasure for serious chocolate lovers.

500 g presentation pack

200 g hamper pack

100 g pillow pack

Fig Walnut Dessert Pudding Liqueur Muscat

Fig and Walnut Dessert Pudding with Liqueur Muscat

This luscious dessert is made from succulent figs marinated in exquisite liqueur muscat, combined with plump fruits of the vine and golden walnuts, then steamed to perfection.. This delectable treat is also the perfect accompaniment to a cheese platter. Slice and serve at room temperature with your favourite soft cheese or cheddars.

500 g presentation pack

200 g hamper pack

100 g pillow pack

Galliano Fruit Chocolate Pudding

Galliano and Fruit Chocolate Pudding

We have captured the intriguing, aromatic essence of Galiano©, Italy’s liquid gold liqueur, blended with the finest silky dark cocoa, mixed in a cornucopia of fruits of the vine and the result, a magnificent fusion of sensuous flavours.

500 g presentation pack

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Why you'll love our Christmas Puddings

Why everyone loves our Christmas Puddings

What makes our Christmas Puddings the first choice for so many fine food retailers and hamper and corporate gift companies

From production all the way through to delivery, we’ve got it sorted - and have done for more than twenty years

1. We are HACCP accredited.

Our Christmas Puddings are made by us in our kitchen to full HACCP accreditation.

In fact we were one of the first food companies to pursue and gain HACCP accreditation.

2 The finest local and imported ingredients.

3. Scrumptious Traditional and Contemporary Christmas Pudding Recipes.

4. Christmas Puddings in Brilliant award-winning packaging.

Sure, we have some traditional presentations such as Christmas Puddings in Cloth and in Hessian, but our packaged Christmas Puddings have real eye-grabbing power for our retail clients.

And there’s no more to be done if you’re looking for striking corporate gifts or something extra special for your hampers.

BTW, call us on 03 9459 1033 to see how we can customise your corporate gifts with your company id.

5. Service

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Celebrating our Christmas Puddings

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Celebrating our Christmas Puddings

Our “Partridge in a Pear Tree” packaging for our Christmas puddings, cakes and other Christmas goodies have won a Packaging Council Award.

We were the first company to package our Christmas Puddings in gorgeous presentation boxes.

Prior to our entry into the market place, all competitive Christmas Puddings were presented in a very traditional, "cottagey" presentation, with calico and ribbons.

We set the standard which now many others have followed.

Our award winning packaging has enabled our products to become the focal point for instore displays in retail stores such as David Jones.


We were the first Australian producer selling Christmas Puddings to Harvey Nichols and Selfridges, London.

At that stage, we were the only Australian producer selling Christmas Puddings, Great Australian Puddings, Chocolate Truffle and Fig and Walnut puddings into these retailers.

We were also approached by Harrods, Englands most famous retail brand, to produce private label Christmas Puddings and Cakes for them.


Nigella Lawson loves our Christmas Puddings

Nigella Lawson, the domestic goddess, wanted us to produce here in Australia private label Christmas Cakes and Christmas Puddings for her.

The only reason that did not go ahead, was the tyranny of distance, producing and transporting from Australia, paying the EU tariffs etc, made the project financially unviable.

Maybe Brexit will make it feasible.


Many of our Christmas Puddings and desserts really do contain Grand Marnier, Cointreau and Galliano

And speaking of quality, we hold international licences from the makers of Grand Marnier, Marnier Lapostolle to proudly bear the famous Grand Marnier trademark on our range of Chocolate Truffle Desserts (flavoured with Grand Marnier).

We hold similar licences from Remy Martin for products using Cointreau, and from the makers of the aromatic Italian liqueur Galliano for a range of desserts, cakes and dessert sauces.

We are very proud to be partnered with these internationally renowned names.


Our Chocolate Truffle Dessert has had a Royal Command Performance

Our wonderful Chocolate Truffle Dessert flavoured with Grand Marnier has been served to the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles and (then) Camilla Parker-Bowles at an Anglo Australian function in London, with apparently unanimous delight.

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The Gourmet Merchant Pty Ltd
31-33 McNamara St
MACLEOD VIC 3055
ABN 55 060 094 706

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