Family-run butchers producing artisan charcuterie.

The story starts in Calabria. In the small village of Terranova, in Italy’s south, Pino Tomini Foresti was born into a family that for generations, provided their community with artisan smallgoods and fresh meat, the traditional way.
Moving to Australia at the age of 16, Pino continued the traditions with his uncles of their Mt Prichard butcher shop. In 1978, a year after marrying the love of his life and business partner Pia, he realised his dream of opening his own business in Kogarah, in Sydney’s southern suburbs. From there, the family began producing smallgoods and stocking top quality fresh meat to the community.

Learning from experts from a vast range of cultural traditions, Pino’s fascination with South American, Spanish and Portuguese produce has resulted in creating a range of products that speak in many different accents and give the consumer an exciting range of flavours and food experiences to enjoy at home.

The range now includes over 100 varieties of sausages (all gluten free), a growing range of smallgoods, made by hand on site, as well as carefully selected cheeses. Top quality Italian groceries sit alongside equally fantastic counterparts from Australia, providing shoppers with the luxury of choice.

Pino and Pia’s children Marco, Fabiano and Carla are the next chapter in the Pino’s Dolce Vita story, working alongside their parents to tell the next part of the story.

Pino’s use traditional artisan methods for production for their charcuterie range which includes receiving carcasses whole and breaking them down in house to maximise the control they have over the end product.

The product curing process and production is natural without the use of starches, additives, phosphates or preservatives. This natural approach relies on bacteria to do their job in converting nitrates to nitrite, improving flavour, increasing acidity and mould growth (white moulds on outer casing).

All of the Pino’s Salamis are made with Bangalow Sweet Pork from Byron Bay with a base of crushed black pepper and Sicilian Sea Salt.



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A range of raw ingredients for baking, as well as ready-to-use bakery products sourced from the best bakers in Australia. We also offer an extensive range of gluten-free and vegan products.

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Our extensive range of fresh, cured and smoked meats are sourced from the best local producers and includes sliced smallgoods, artisan salami, fresh poultry and terrine.

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We source our dairy products from the best farms in the country, working together with the most experienced and passionate farmers and cheesemakers to deliver the finest dairy you can find.

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We source our dairy products from the best farms in the country, working together with the most experienced and passionate farmers and cheesemakers to deliver the finest dairy you can find.

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An extensive range of frozen fruits, frozen vegetables and ice creams, as well as ready-to-cook frozen finger food, chips, wedges and bakery products.

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A premium selection of dried, fresh, frozen and preserved fruit and frozen vegetables. This range also includes an extensive assortment of local and imported antipasto.

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A carefully selected range of fresh hand-harvested native ingredients, frozen native fruits, and dried leaves and powders. All sourced from growers across Australia, including Indigenous businesses, harvesters and communities.

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Sourced from the finest purveyors of seafood. Our range includes fresh and frozen, smoked, cured, marinated and ready-to-cook seafood products, including salmon, tuna, calamari, octopus, anchovies and caviar.

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A comprehensive range of effective cleaning and packaging solutions, including mops, wipes, disinfectant and bleach, bags, boxes and utensils.

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