The Big Fat Cherry Company is a small family owned and operated orchard located in Ripponvale, Cromwell, Central Otago.

We specialise in bringing export quality cherries to the local market. So if you are after premium quality cherries normally only seen leaving the country, then we are the people to contact.


You can purchase our "Big Fat Cherries" from us over the Christmas and New Year period at the following locations

There are no gate sales


  • Christchurch - Chinese Methodist Church, corner of Papanui Road and Rugby Street, Merivale
  • Unfortunately our Christchurch site isn't operating this year (2018/19). Mary (our Mother/In Law) has retired! 
  •  Dunedin - Otago Farmers Market - Dunedin Railway Station (Saturday mornings)
  •  We will be at the market this Saturday 19th January 2019
  • Mail Order -  Email for details should you wish to send cherries throughout NZ.
  • Onto our last variety Sweetheart - this will be our final week for mail order. (Orders in by Monday 21 Jan 2019 )


Please contact us at or phone Liane on 03 445 1049  and if urgent Boyd on 021 998 668