Foundation for Rural Integrated Enterprises & Development (FRIEND)

Foundation for Rural Integrated Enterprises & Development (FRIEND) uses integrated approaches to tackle Social, Economic and Health challenges in communities around Fiji.




A tangy and tempting favorite. This tasty chutney is one of our most popular products. It can be enjoyed with savory snacks, as a dip or as a flavorful accompaniment to any vegetarian Indian dish or as a great marinade / or sauce for any meat dish.

A hot and spicy treat, this much-loved chutney has a taste that is both hot and sweet. It can be enjoyed with savory snacks, as a dip or accompaniment and it makes an excellent marinade for meats and grilled vegetables. It can be used as a tasty alternative to chilli sauce.

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A tropical tasting classic. The finest Fiji lemons give this marmalade a delicious tropical taste. Spread it onto freshly buttered toast for a delicious zingy taste. A versatile ingredient for sweet and sour recipes.

Pure fruit jam made from fresh mangoes. A perfect choice for mango lovers.

This delicious jam is perfect for spreading on toast and can also be used as the foundation for sweet-and-sour sauce or a glaze for roasted meats.

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A fiery pickle that's not for the faint-hearted! Chilli Pickle can be enjoyed as an accompaniment to any kind of dish. It also makes an excellent marinade for chicken, lamb or beef.

A mild tasting spicy pickle and an all-time favorite for pickle lovers. Made with fresh fruits and mixed with an assortment of roasted spices.

Local lime is used to make this spicy, fresh tasting pickle. It goes very well with both vegetarian and meat dishes.

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Star Apple
Fiji Cha Star Apple Tea is made from an exotic fruit which is high in Vitamin A and Vitamin C. It is also a rich source of iron. Fiji Cha Star Apple Tea is made from a true wonder fruit which offers medicinal remedies.

Fiji Cha Rosella Tea is made from the petals of Hibiscus Sabriffa flower. Rosella is easily farmed in cane belt areas of Fiji. It has a tart tangy flavor.

Yaqona Tea
Fiji Cha Yaqona Tea is made from aromatic roots of the Kava Plant. Yaqona is considered a traditional drink that signifies the true spirit of Fiji. Yaqona calms and induces relaxation.

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Fiji is known for growing good quality ginger worldwide. Friend’s Fiji Style® Ginger Powder is a rich spice to add life to your dishes.

Locally grown ripe tomatoes are sun dried for the natural flavor option without any added preservatives or coloring.

Curry Leaves
Curry Leaves is a free growing herb in gardens, backyards and forests. Mature leaves are selected for Friend's Fiji Style® Curry Leaves and sun dried for a perfect touch to your curry dishes and savories.

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Gluten Free Cassava Flour
Cassava is eaten widely in Fiji. Starch is extracted before cassava is sun dried and blended for a top quality product. This can be used for breads, puddings and as thickener to thicken soups.

Grated Cassava
Sun dried tender grated cassava for a variety of uses. Can be used as a substitute for fresh grated cassava. Just add water or milk to rehydrate.

7 - Grains
Made from carefully selected grains (Maize, Red Rice, Cowpeas, Pigeon Peas, Green Gram, Black Gram and Sorghum) from Fiji roasted and blended just for you. Add milk and honey for a delicious cereal or use as multi-grain gluten free flour.

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Fiji Pawpaw
Fresh ripe pawpaws are sun dried without any added preservative for a perfect snack or your cooking needs.

Fiji Banana
Organically grown ripe bananas are sundried without any added preservatives for a perfect snack or your cooking needs.

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Assorted Handcrafted Cards for all occasions
The project provides a sustainable livelihood opportunity to unemployed youths and people with disabilities. Individually handcrafted cards are designed with a variety of skills by artisans for all your special occasion needs.

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Fiji is blessed with a profusion of flowers and from these our local bees make delicious Fiji honey. Friend’s Fiji Style® Pure Honey is 100% pure and is available in glass jars.

Desicated Coconut
A quality product made from Fiji Coconuts. Friend’s Fiji Style® Desiccated Coconut captures the best of the fresh taste of the tropics.

Sundried, spiced lentil balls. A traditional Indian delicacy made from blended local lentils.

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