Kooljoy brand Buckwheat Tea

22 October 2020: Kool Mates Ltd is recalling all batches and all dates of its Kooljoy brand Buckwheat Tea due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (gluten).

Kooljoy brand Buckwheat Tea (100g).


Product identification

Product type


Name of product (size)

Kooljoy brand Buckwheat Tea (100g)

Batch marking

All batches

Date marking

All dates

Package size and description

The product is sold as 20 sachets inside a 100g plastic pouch.


The product is sold at the following stores in Auckland:

  • Huckleberry New Lynn, 34D Portage Road, New Lynn
  • Huckleberry Browns Bay, 14 Clyde Road, Browns Bay
  • Huckleberry Royal Oak, 21B Oak Street, Royal Oak
  • Harvest by Huckleberry, 405 Richmond Road, Grey Lynn
  • Bin Inn Glenfield, Shop 209 Glenfield Mall, 40 Downing Street, Glenfield
  • The Vegan Shop – Ponsonby, 18 Maidstone Street, Ponsonby
  • The Vegan Shop – Grey Lynn, 143 Williamson Ave, Grey Lynn.

The product is also sold online at The Cruelty Free Shop


This recall does not affect any other Kooljoy brand products.

The source of the gluten is not yet known.

Consumer advice

People with a gluten allergy or intolerance should not consume this product. If you have consumed any of this product and have any concerns about your health, seek medical advice. If you are not allergic or intolerant to gluten this recall does not affect you.

Customers with a gluten allergy or intolerance should return the product to their retailer for a full refund.

Who to contact

If you have questions, contact Kool Mates Ltd:

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