Take home a taste of Daylesford


As each year passes, Louise Melotte has noticed that Daylesford’s popularity as a tourism destination has strengthened considerably. Known as the spa capital of Australia, Daylesford is also a mecca for fine food and wine with a plethora of clever artisans who craft bespoke food.


Often with recipes handed down through generations, Daylesford and surrounds is the melting pot for passionate creatives who sell their wares locally. The Daylesford region really has it all, everything from hand made conserves, chocolatiers, gin distilleries, award winning wine producers and talented creatives

As owner of Hotel Frangos in the heart of Daylesford, Louise started including local treats in the hotel mini bar and noticed that guests would often ask upon check out where they could purchase the products they’d enjoyed in their room.  As demand grew she started retailing the products in Café Koukla, Hotel Frangos’ on-site cafe.


Sourcing the finest regional confectionery Louise saw an opportunity to create an exciting offering to showcase the wares of local artisans and decided what better way to do this than to create a virtual company that allows you to build your own gift box packed with sweet Daylesford treats.

“Everybody likes to take a piece of Daylesford home when they visit our beautiful town. It’s a reminder of the change of pace and the experience that us locals know as the Daylesford way of life. That’s why we’ve created Daylesford Collective.”


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