$2500 Donation to Animal Shelter

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‘Friends of Hawkesbury Companion Animal Shelter’ is a group of volunteers who seek the “extras” for the dogs and cats in care at Hawkesbury Pound.

They visit the pound twice a week to take photographs and temperament tests of the animals to post on their Facebook page of over 25,000 people, to help find homes for the animals.

‘Thank you IGA, your $2500 donation will help with costs for special treats for the dogs & cats especially on hot days, owners who cannot afford the in-pound fee & to assist with the desexing program’ – Kelly Drury Founder of Friends of Hawkesbury Companion Animal Shelter

Images are of Mint Fresh Owner Antoine Rizk, Friends of Hawkesbury Companion Animal Shelter Owner Michelle Drury & Teddy the dog presenting the $2500 cheque donation.

“Congratulations Kelly & Michelle, you do a wonderful service for the animals & as a pet friendly café, we love seeing our 4 legged friends at Mint Fresh IGA & Café, so happy to be able to assist you.” – Antoine Rizk Owner Mint Fresh

Hospital Visit with the Humpty Dumpty Foundation

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IGA Australia & Mint Fresh IGA visited Westmead Hospital to present an Aerogen Nebuliser valued at $2,670. This was presented at the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead with the Humpty Dumpty Foundation for the Children.

We're very honoured to be apart of the presentation of an Aerogen Nebuliser for the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at The Children's Hospital at Westmead. Thank you IGA Australia, Humpty Dumpty Foundation and all the Nurses, staff & Doctors, who do an amazing job.

Richard RizkOwner of Mint Fresh IGA

Coffee Cups for Cancer

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The Unicorn Foundation – World NET Day ‘Coffee Cups for Cancer’ awareness campaign

WHAT: Mint Fresh IGA & Café will have ‘NETS World Day’ branded takeaway coffee cups to start the conversation about NETS ‘Neuroendocrine Tumours’. We will also have a donation tin for donations.
WHEN: Thursday 10th November
WHERE: Mint Fresh IGA Café – 30 Arthur St Baulkham Hills
TIME: Café will be serving coffees 7am-4pm

To raise awareness on World NET Cancer Day, November 10, the Unicorn Foundation along with INCA (International Neuroendocrine Cancer Alliance) embarked on ‘Lets talk about NETS’ campaign.

The Unicorn Foundation is the only Australian not-for-profit medical charity focused on neuroendocrine tumours (NET).

Find out more about The Unicorn Foundation.


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Gourmet Cheese & Deli Night

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Learn about cheeses, deli meats & how to make the best Platters ever!!

DATE: Friday 11th November 7pm-9pm
WHERE: Mint Fresh IGA – 30 Arthur St Baulkham Hills
COST: Free Entry – no tickets required simply arrive on the night

  • Free Tastings
  • Cheese & Deli Education Talks
  • 10% off Cheese & Deli purchases over $40
  • Lucky Door Prizes

Lucky Door prizes, grab a ticket at entry to win 1 of 3 deli/cheese platter vouchers drawn 7:30pm, 8:00pm, 8:30pm – must be in store at draw to win!

…..YES the coffee machine will be on and serving up glorious Campos Coffee!

Christmas Tree Carpark Sale

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Be the first to get your real Christmas tree this year.

Richard (Owner of Mint Fresh) and his gorgeous daughter Olivia went Christmas Tree shopping & have pre-tagged the most beautiful Xmas Trees for us.

Available Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th Dec in our huge ‘Xmas Tree Carpark Sale’ @ Mint Fresh IGA.

All trees are 6-7.5ft $60 each.
We can also deliver $10 (within a 5km radius)

You can pre-purchase a tree $60 now, simply pay at the Mint Fresh IGA register. Contact us for more details.

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1st Birthday

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Mint Fresh Turns One!

It’s Mint Fresh’s 1st Birthday & we would love you to help us celebrate!

Come join us this Saturday, 22nd October from 10am to 3pm. We are located at 30 Arthur Street, Baulkham Hills.

Entry is free, and we have loads of activities and giveaways for your entertainment. You could also WIN a trolley full of groceries, valued at $250 when you spend $40 at Mint Fresh IGA from 10th Oct – 22nd Oct.


  • Free face painting
  • Free tastings from our suppliers
  • Lucky Door Prizes given away every hour
  • Goodie Bag to giveaway


Go into the draw to win a trolley full of groceries valued at $250!

Simply spend $40 at Mint Fresh IGA from 10th October to 22nd October to enter.

Go to our Facebook page for more information.

St Patricks Day – Recipe

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The 17th of March is sneaking up on us, and we all know what that means….St Patricks Day celebrations! With the luck of the Irish upon us, why not do things a little differently this year, and throw a delicious Irish themed dinner party?! We’ve thrown together a fab recipe for an Irish Apple Tart! But hold the phone – there is a secret ingredient – Single-malt Whiskey!

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Have an Amazing Australia Day!

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If there is one thing us Aussies love to celebrate, it’s Australia Day! Our friendly team at Mint Fresh IGA in Baulkham Hills have got you covered this year for all your celebrations, whether big or small. We are happy to do all the hard work for you with our impressive gourmet deli platters.

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