• One thing is true about South Africans, we love a good time, and it’s safe to say that nothing will be different this festive season.

    Whether you are the host with the most, the enthusiastic braai master, or you simply want a tasty treat for your me-time, Woolies has got you covered with new food ideas and a smorgasbord of flavour! Sweet or savoury, there’s a little something for everyone.

    Here’s what’s on the menu:


    Deli entertaining and snacking

    Let’s get your braai or dinner party off to a deli-cious start with Woolworths’ new deli patés and rice bites, made with only the finest ingredients. If you’d like a quick snack, the Lentil & Mushroom Paté, accompanied by either 10 Egg Fried Rice Bites or 10 Bacon Cheese Rice Bites, ensure that you’ll be spoilt for choice.

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    Dairy alternatives

    With food innovation in mind, Woolies has extended their range of organic and unsweetened dairy alternative products. Naturally lactose free, the range includes Coconut and Rice Drink, Rice Drink, Almond and Rice Drink and Soya Drink, all available in 1-litre.

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    On the braai

    Love to braai, but don’t love preparing the braai?

    Woolies offers a variety of protein braai solutions, which are locally farmed, and butter brined – you can enjoy these new options marinated or sprinkled with a shisanyama-style spice. The new braai range includes a Shisanyama Chicken Espetada, BBQ Chicken Riblets and a Shisanyama butterflied Kabeljou.

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    Sauces, chutney and relishes

    Woolies has some locally made, tasty new sauces, from the Mother-in-law Sauce to the Smokey Kasi Sauce. The sauce range also includes a Hot Peri Peri Sauce, Harissa Sauce and Habanero Peri Peri Sauce.

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    And what would a whole range of condiments be without chutney?

    Forget your typical fruit chutney, Woolies is offering a mouthwatering list of chutney flavours to choose from including Dhania Chutney, Peppadew Piquant Pepper Chutney, Caramelised Onion Chutney, Jalapeño Chutney and Tangy Tomato Chutney.

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    Complete any braai plate with Woolies’ relishes – take your pick of Sweet Onion Relish or iBhisto Relish.

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    New-in prep salads

    Whether you are on a deadline, or you would rather spend quality time with your guests, then this flavour-filled range is for you.

    If you’re a fan of slaw, Woolies has a few options for you. The Black Rice and Asian Slaw, with an Asia dressing salad, and the South African Style Slaw with Chakalaka dressing are easy to prep and locally inspired salads that are made for sharing. For a perfect on-the-go option, Woolies also has the tasty Beetroot and Sorghum Salad with a whole-grain mustard dressing.

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    Desserts and sweets

    Bestie box

    After you have provided your body with much-needed nutrients, it’s time to satisfy your sweet tooth. Woolies has selected some of their favourite sweet treats for you to enjoy as individually wrapped treat size portions – perfect to indulge on your own or to share. Take your pick of creamy mini milk chocolate slabs with malted puff pieces, crunchy shortcake pieces, Fantastical™ multi-coloured eggs, mini vanilla flavoured Marshies pies, crunchy peanut brittle, or French-style nougat.

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    Chilled desserts

    Woolies chilled desserts are made from scratch (so you don’t have to) by using premium ingredients, like free-range eggs, butter, fresh cream, and responsibly sourced cocoa.

    Choose from a variety of delicious options like Chuckles Mousse, Fantastical Multipack-Chocolatey Berry Dessert Cups and Wobbly Jelly & Custard (in a new four-pack format). But there’s more… Woolies has gone all out with the Clemengold Cheesecake Dessert, Chocolate Cheesecake Dessert, and their award-winning Fresh Custard with Vanilla Beans and Chuckles Jumble Dessert.

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    For the dairy-free and vegans, the Chocolate Coconut Crème is going to be a new favourite!

    Cake bites

    Do you want to have your cake and eat it? Then Woolies has you covered with 12 Birthday Cake Bites and a vegan alternative of 12 Raspberry Coconut and Choc Oat Bites.

    The Birthday Cake Bites are inspired by a classic vanilla birthday cake with colourful sprinkles. Perfectly baked, each bite has a firm, crust-like exterior with a soft chewy centre. Enjoy as is, or pop on a kebab stick and dip into melted chocolate for a delicious cake pop!

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    The Raspberry Coconut and Choc Oat Bites are baked with chocolate-flavoured oats, puffed rice and topped with raspberry-flavoured coconut ice.

    Artisanally made range

    Woolies continue to deliver the best locally made, quality treats that you have come to know and love. Try something new with Artisanally Made Macadamia & Cranberry Honey Nougat, Macadamia Nougat or gelatin-free Turkish Delight.

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    This delicious range also includes Chocolate Enrobed Macadamia Honey Nougat and Roasted Almond & Honey Nougat – that is 160g of locally made goodness for you to enjoy.

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