Wholefoods Bellingen NSW

Your friendly organic grocery
AND healthy living store

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The Store

Kombu Wholefoods opened in Bellingen on the Mid North Coast of NSW on 26th September 2004. Opening initially on Hyde Street the store moved in early 2012 to larger premises at the end of Church Street, Bellingen.

Owners Kevin and Lowanna Doye arrived in Bellingen after two years in Sydney. Before that they spent 18 months travelling by bicycle from Oxford, UK to Sydney, Australia, to highlight the impact of air travel on the environment. In the process they wrote numerous articles and won an award for outstanding achievement from the Australian Geographic Society. Kevin and Lowanna now live in Bellingen with their four children.

Lowanna and Kevin run Kombu as a social enterprise where environmental and social impacts of the business (including the products we sell) is considered equally as important as the usual financial considerations. To that end they also run the business along not-for-profit lines with any profits at the end of the year going back into the business and into the wider community.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us and we will get back to you as quickly as we can.

Growers & Producers

We work with a wide range of Coffs Coast organic growers and producers. Explore their profile by using our interactive map below.

Kombu News

Fresh News from the Kombu Blog

Coming together!

Slowly slowly the new Kombu venture is coming together…combining local and regional products and produce…we are so excited….not only with what we it’s going to look like but with the amazing folk we have building it for us. Thanks Nick and Jesster – we are blessed to be working with you.


Oh Bello you love your loo roll 🚽 😆 This is Eco loo roll that gives - 50% of all profits going to build toilets for those that don’t have them. And what other loo roll is going to give you tofu on the wrapping. We couldn’t say no 😀 Only half a box left…

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