Ifiele'ele Plantation

Ifiele'ele Plantation

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We're proud to present ๐™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™๐™ค๐™œ๐™–๐™ก๐™š๐™ฅ๐™ค๐™ก๐™ค: ๐˜ผ ๐™๐™–๐™ง๐™ข๐™š๐™ง'๐™จ ๐™…๐™ค๐™ช๐™ง๐™ฃ๐™š๐™ฎ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™‹๐™ง๐™š๐™จ๐™š๐™ซ๐™š ๐™๐™–๐™ข๐™ž๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™ƒ๐™š๐™ง๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™–๐™œ๐™š, a story celebrating the strong bonds between family, land and traditions that transcends time and space. Driven by a dream passed down through his maternal line, Fogฤlepolo (Paul) and wife Joan built and developed Ifiele'ele Plantation in Fasito'o-uta.

Today they consider themselves the caretakers of the land; preserving the environment, culture and family history for future generations whom they hope will one day also answer the call of the land...

Film credits:
Created with support from World Bank Pacific
Film maker/Editor: Denisa Manaskova
Writer/Producer: Liz Ah Hi/ Fine Mat Creative
We are excited to release another short documentary (Part 2) that follows on from "Ifiele'ele Plantation: Creating Flavours of Change" on Sunday 30th January at 1pm (local time). For now, enjoy a sneak preview of the upcoming full length video!

"๐™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™๐™ค๐™œ๐™–๐™ก๐™š๐™ฅ๐™ค๐™ก๐™ค: ๐˜ผ ๐™๐™–๐™ง๐™ข๐™š๐™ง'๐™จ ๐™…๐™ค๐™ช๐™ง๐™ฃ๐™š๐™ฎ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™‹๐™ง๐™š๐™จ๐™š๐™ง๐™ซ๐™š ๐™๐™–๐™ข๐™ž๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™ƒ๐™š๐™ง๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™–๐™œ๐™š" delves deeper into the story behind the development of Ifiele'ele Plantation and demonstrates that no matter where Samoans are in the world - the strong bonds between land, family and tradition are inseparable.

Find out what happens after Fogalepolo answered the call of the land and fulfilled his mother's wishes by building a more sustainable future with the development of Ifiele'ele Plantation.

Thank you to World Bank Pacific for supporting the production of these amazing stories behind our inspiring farmers and fishers!



โ€œThe Earth does so much for us. The very least we can do is look after it.โ€

๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธTalofa Lava Samoa! Meet Fogฤlepolo Lepou and Joan Macfarlane, two farmers who run Ifiele'ele Plantation in Samoa. ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿฅญ Together, their business is providing healthy and delicious snacks using local fresh fruit to make preserves, dried fruit and the much loved icy โ€˜Fruti-Popsโ€™! ๐Ÿ‰ ๐ŸŠ ๐ŸŒ

๐Ÿ“ˆ To boost their use of clean energy and increase production of their fruit processing, they will be able to acquire solar panels through the World Bank funded Samoa Agriculture and Fisheries Productivity and Marketing (SAFPROM) Project to power their fruit dryer. ๐ŸŒž

๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ SAFPROM has assisted over 1,100 farmers and fishers in Samoa. ๐ŸŒพ We're proud to support like Fogฤlepolo and Joan in support of sustainable and environmentally friendly food processes๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŒพ, as well as tasty and healthier food choices for Samoans๐Ÿงก.

๐Ÿ‘‰Follow ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ Samoa Agriculture and Fisheries Productivity and Marketing Project on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for more on the project.

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries - Samoa
Hi Joan and Paul, came across this and thought to share on your page. We had the most refreshing 'GetAway' at Ifieleele Plantation. Thank You. Look forward to the next one. ๐ŸŒบ
Future guests to Ifiele'ele Plantation in Fasitoโ€™oโ€“uta can look forward to dining in the new open fale style cafรฉ and extra rooms being built by proprietors Paul Lepou and Joan Macfarlane in an effort to cater to the domestic market as well as the anticipated arrival of international visitors next year. Subscribe for FREE to read more...

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๐ŸŒบHappy World Food Day! Fogฤlepolo and Joan Lepou of Ifiele'ele Plantation in Upolu, Samoa are promoting good health and nutrition for all ages.๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ

โ€œWe run a sustainable and organic plantation because we believe in growing healthy food from soil ๐Ÿto table ๐Ÿฝ and we want to preserve the land and environment for generations to come. It was important to us that we do as much as we can to reduce food waste which is why we prolong the life of our fruit by producing dried fruit, fruit preserves and most recently our fruity ice pops which have been a hit with all ages. Itโ€™s not just about the health benefits of our products โ€“ we want to provide nutritious fruit products that taste good!๐Ÿ˜โ€ โ€“ Fogฤlepolo and Joan Lepou.

๐ŸŒฑThe Lepous produce tropical fruit popsicles made with ingredients sourced from their incredible organic orchard on Upolu. To boost their use of clean energy and increase production of their fruit processing, they will be able to acquire solar panels through the World Bank funded Samoa Agriculture and Fisheries Productivity and Marketing Project๏ปฟ (SAFPROM) to power their fruit dryer. ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ We are proud to support like Fogฤlepolo and Joan in support of sustainable and environmentally friendly food processes๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŒพ, as well as tasty and healthier food choices for Samoans of all ages๐Ÿงก.

๐Ÿ‘‰Follow Samoa Agriculture and Fisheries Productivity and Marketing Project on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for more on the project.

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries - Samoa

Photos ๐Ÿ“ธ: Denisa Maลˆรกskovรก
Delicious breads from Scalinis Samoa and Solar dried fruits from Ifiele'ele Plantation
Fresh ginger from Ifiele'ele Plantation
Join us for the at Tauese from 8:30am-12pm! Amazing food, wonderful plants, great selection of fresh herbs and spices, roasted coffee, kokosamoa, sushi, sourdough bread, tropical honey, chutneys, sauces, dried fruits, jams, vanilla products, kefir, handmade crafts and you name it! Come listen to some great music, gossip about your garden, or have a delicious treat! We can't wait for you to join us! Eyespy Radio and Dream Squad will be there with music and the Rocks BBQ is launching too! On Beach Rd, next to Aus HC.
Vaoala Vanilla, Bellaโ€™s Kitchen, Cocktails On The Rocks, Ifiele'ele Plantation, Koko Moni, Poutasi Development Trust, Eyespy Radio 87.5, , Main, Yukimi Taulapapa, Rimoni Farms, Samoa Green Products Ltd, Vanya Taule'alo, Doris Tulifau, Miriama Lima, Toamua Ofusina, Mele Mauala, Farms, Tutasi Schuster, Purpose Plantations - Samoa
We've had so much fun these past two Saturdays holding our SoE markets at TAUESE! Sincere thanks to 's Kitchen, , and in the Wall for letting us use their storefronts for our stalls! We miss the Sunday market and all our friends there, but we have enjoyed making new friends in this neck of Apia! Please join us this Saturday, May 23 from 9am-12pm! All your favorite produce and products will be there, along with music from Eyespy Radio 87.5 and interviews with all the vendors! Come down, have a coffee and a giggle! If you don't have a bag, we'll have an waiting for you! Koko Moni, Rimoni Farms, Ifiele'ele Plantation, Main, Poutasi Development Trust, Farms, Samoa Green Products Ltd
Fa'alifu Basket ready to go! You have your popo, fa'i, ulu, taro, and tauaga all together to get your fa'alifu started from Ifiele'ele Plantation
Sasalapa Coulis, Papaya, Misiluki jams, and Chili Lime sauce from Ifiele'ele Plantation

Ifiele'ele Plantation is a stunning boutique eco-retreat nestled in the foothills of Fasitoo-uta about 15 minutes drive from Faleolo Airport.

Enjoy the privacy, seclusion, tranquility, wide open spaces, ocean views, swimming pool and tennis court. Just 15 minutes drive from Faleolo Airport, escape to the tranquil seclusion of Ifieleโ€™ele Plantation. Nestled amongst tropical fruit trees and with views of the azure waters of the Pacific Ocean, Ifieleโ€™ele is the perfect place to relax and reinvigorate the senses. With its luxurious, private

04/03/2022

For your convenience, Fruti-Pops are now available at Metro Store, Vaigaga. Same healthy Fruti-Pops from Ifiele'ele Plantation made with pure organic Samoan fruits and niu (no added sugar and no preservatives). Same great flavours - banana, papaya, sasalapa, pineapple, smoothie, mango, red papaya and passion fruit conveniently available in store. So now you can pick up a bag of Fruti-Pops whenever you get your baguettes and croissants at Metro Store, Vaigana!! -pops

20/02/2022

Grab some Fruti-Pops for your next birthday party, anniversary, to'onai, fa'alavelave or other celebration. Being made from pure Samoan fruit and niu (with zero added sugar), Fruti-Pops are a healthy treat for people of all ages. Just $22.50 for a bag of 25 Pops including 5 assorted real fruit flavours. Free delivery in the town area. Order your Fruti-Pops today - PM Ifiele'ele Plantation. -pops

31/01/2022

No need to break your New Year's Resolution just yet!! If your resolution was anything about living your best life, eating healthy, staying fit or honouring the temple, Fruti-Pops are for you. Made from pure fruit and niu, Fruti-Pops are a healthy, refreshing treat for people of all ages. Place your order today - PM Ifiele'ele Plantation. $22.50 for a bag of 25 Pops with 5 assorted flavours. Free delivery in the town area.

15/12/2021

Get your Fruti-Pops for Christmas. Available now!! PM Ifiele'ele Plantation to place your order. $22.50 for bag of 25 healthy, mixed flavour pops. Made from Samoa's delicious tropical fruits and niu with no added sugar. Free delivery in the town area.

05/12/2021

People of all ages love the great taste of fruti-pops. Perfect for end of year break-up, birthday party, graduation, sports carnival, Christmas party and just about any occasion. Not only do fruti-pops come in a variety of delicious real fruit flavours but they are a refreshing, healthy treat that everyone can enjoy. If you value HEALTH choose FRUTI-POPS!! PM your order to Ifiele'lele Plantation. Bag of 25 mixed flavour pops for just $22.50. Free delivery in the town area.

29/11/2021

Little Tavi loves the all fruit taste and all the various flavours of Fruti-Pops. This week he is feasting on a banana Fruti-Pop. Made from Samoa's bounty of tropical fruits, Fruti-Pop flavours include Banana, Papaya, Sasalapa, Pineapple, Red Papaya & Passion Fruit and Mango when in season. These all fruit ice-pops come in come in bags of 25 Pops each containing 5 delicious different flavours. $22.50 per bag and free delivery in the town area. PM your order to Ifiele'ele Plantation while stocks last.

Photos from Ifiele'ele Plantation's post 23/11/2021

Team ORLEANS of Tapa Creation enjoy fruti-pops after a hard training session in preparation for the Saints Super 4 Netball Competition. Being made from pure fruit and niu with no added sugar, fruti-pops are great for recovery after sports or exercise - you and your team could benefit too. Fruti-pops will be available at STA Night Market this Friday or PM Ifiele'ele Plantation to place your order. $22.50 per bag of mixed flavour pops. Free delivery in the town area.

Photos from Ifiele'ele Plantation's post 07/11/2021

Baby Tavi is loving his Red Esi & Pasio Fruti-Pop. Get your kids off to their best start in life by establishing healthy eating habits early. Fruti-Pops are made from pure fruit and niu - ZERO SUGAR = healthy, refreshing snack option. Adults love Fruti-Pops too!! PM Ifiele'ele Plantation to get yours. Packet of 25 mixed flavour Pops for $22.50. Free delivery to the town area.

28/10/2021

Sorry - we won't be at the market today!! Ifiele'ele wishes to advise that, due to other commitments, we will not have a stall at the Waterfront Night Market this afternoon/ evening. We are so very sorry to disappoint our regular customers. BUT we will have fruti-pops and dried fruits at the Nafanua Halloween Outrigger Regatta tomorrow (Saturday 30th) near Sails from noon. OR you can PM Ifiele'ele Plantation to place an order for any of our products (fruti-pops, dried fruits, vegan gelato) and we can deliver next week within the town area. Bring on the weekend!!

24/10/2021

This little guy can't get enough of his pineapple Fruti-Pop. And if he could talk he'd be saying 'Thanks Mum and Dad for giving me the best start in life'. Develop healthy eating habits in kids from the get go, giving them a chance to live their best life. Fruti-Pops are made from pure fresh Samoan fruit and niu. Good for you and good for your kids. A healthy, refreshing treat anytime. PM Ifiele'ele Plantation to place your order. $22.50 for a bag of 25 Pops in assorted flavours. Free delivery in the town area. Also available at Myna's Supermarket, HJ Keil Minimart and Tavi's Corner

05/10/2021

Get your Fruit-Pops in time for White Sunday. PM your order to Ifiele'ele Plantation before Friday. We deliver in the Apia area.

Photos from Ifiele'ele Plantation's post 27/09/2021

''STOP PRESS'' We have Fruti-Pops in two delicious new flavours - Watermelon and Esi Mumu & Pasio (Red Papaya & Passionfruit). All the usual Fruti-Pop flavours - Banana, Papaya, Pineapple, Sasalapa and Smoothie - plus our two new flavours will be available at the Waterfront Night Market this Friday. Made with pure fruit and zero added sugar Fruti-Pops are a healthy refreshing treat anytime. See you at the STA fale on Friday or PM 'ele Plantation to place your order while stocks last. Bag of 25 Pops for $22.50.

Photos from Ifiele'ele Plantation's post 14/09/2021

Marinated Goat's Feta from Australia pairs perfectly with Samoa's own Chilli Lime Jam from Ifiele'ele Plantation and home-made lavosh crackers. Truly sublime!! PM 'ele Plantation for your Chilli Lime Jam (it's more like a chutney) $12 per jar.

05/09/2021

This little guy is setting himself up for a life-time of healthy eating with Ifiele'ele Plantation 's fruti-pops. Made from organic fruits and niu juice, these all fruit ice-pops are a refreshing treat anytime. So forget the sugar and stay healthy - live your best life. PM Ifiele'ele Plantation to place an order. Bags of 25 assorted flavours (sasalapa, pineapple, papaya, banana and smoothie) for $22.50. We deliver to the town area.

Photos from Ifiele'ele Plantation's post 03/09/2021

We will be at the Teuila Festival Night Market from 3pm this afternoon. Come and see 'ele Plantation for your Fruit-Pops, awesome dried fruits, vegan ice-cream and jams & preserves. All the usual good healthy products will be available. See you there.

Photos from Ifiele'ele Plantation's post 03/08/2021

Thank you to all those who purchased our Fruti-Pops and other products at the Waterfront Night Market last Friday. We hope you enjoyed them.
It's a long time between now and the next Night Market so if you want to enjoy some more Fruti-Pops before then, please PM me to place an order.
Don't forget, we also have dried fruit 'Snack Packs' in bags of 25 individual packets - Cool Bananas (Misiluki), Epic Papaya and Manic Fruit Medley. $22.50 per bag of 25 Snack Packs.
And of course sugar-free and dairy-free ice-cream - Poi Flavour in a 1 Litre tub for $15.
If you order 2 or more packets of 25 Fruti-Pops and/ or Snack Packs, delivery is free in the Apia urban area.
All these fruit products are 100% fruit with zero added sugar so you can feel good in more ways than one - no guilt trips aye - while enjoying these great-tasting, healthy snacks.

Photos from Ifiele'ele Plantation's post 28/07/2021

The Waterfront Night Market is on again this Friday 30th July at the STA Fale. And Ifiele'ele Plantation will be there 'with bells on'. Once again we will be providing shoppers with a range of healthy fruit products. Not only are they healthy but they taste great.
Our very popular 'Fruit-Pops' currently in 6 flavours - mango, pineapple, papaya, sasalapa, banana and smoothie. All are 100% fruit with niu and zero added sugar.
Also our dried fruits - insane pineapple, epic papaya and cool bananas in the regular packets or smaller 'snack packs' which are ideal for the lunch box.
And tomorrow we will have 2 flavours of gluten free, sugar free, dairy free Ice-Cream. Traditional Samoan 'Poi is banana infused with citrus and a new flavour for this market is Mango Gelato. Really really yummy.
So come along and see as at the Night Market tomorrow from 3.30pm.

Photos from Ifiele'ele Plantation's post 24/06/2021

And yes there's more!! Our latest thing is 'Fru'it-ize Pops'. This is our healthy take on the old ice-pop but is made from REAL organic fruits and Niu with ZERO added sugar. It's all fruit. So out with the old and in with the 'niu'.
Fru'it-ize frozen Pops taste great, are refreshing and could be just the thing for your kids after the bouncy castle. And we have so many flavours to choose from!!
Sadly, Uncle Ifi can't bring it to your door. So come and get 'em at the Waterfront Night Market, TODAY Friday 25th June from 3pm. Look for the Ifiele'ele Plantation stall in the STA Fale.

Photos from Ifiele'ele Plantation's post 24/06/2021

Ifiele'ele Plantation will once again bring you our awesome dried fruits including 'Insane Pineapple', 'Epic Papaya' and 'Cool Bananas' at the Waterfront Night Market on Friday 25th June. Made from organically grown fruits with nothing added, these tasty treats are 100% pure fruit.
What's new is that these healthy snack foods will be available in convenient 'Snack Packs'. Perfect for the school lunch box. Great for athletes, sports people and anyone who needs something to snack on now and then.
Come and get it - from 3pm at the STA Fale.

Photos from Ifiele'ele Plantation's post 23/06/2021

The Waterfront Night Market is on again this Friday 25th June.

At Ifiele'ele Plantation we have been working hard with nature's bounty of fruits to bring you some new, and some not so new, mouth-watering treats. We are delighted to bring you a Samoan favourite - 'POI' - as an ICE-CREAM. Made according to the traditional recipe it's a frozen taste sensation!!

Come and get it at the STA Fale from 3pm - first in, first served.

04/06/2021

Position Vacant for a multi-skilled individual. Duties include fruit preparation, house cleaning, gardening. Standard hours 8am to 2 pm Monday to Friday. Experience in the hospitality/ tourism industry an advantage. Ability to speak English preferred. Must be able to arrange own transport to and from the work place. Apply in person at Ifiele'ele Plantation, Fasitoo-uta, from 8am Monday 7th June.

28/03/2021

Who needs an energy boost? Get your dried fruit at Pickled Lam, Lucky Foodtown or Farmer Joe and create your own awesome energy bars.

07/03/2021

The perfect snack on your next epic adventure. 'Epic Papaya' is convenient, healthy and ready to go. Are you?

11/02/2021

Grab a packet of these totally insane, way cool, dried fruits at one of your favourite outlets today!! Contains dried organically grown fruits of Samoa - no additives, nothing artificial. Makes a convenient, healthy - not to mention yummy - snack. Perfect in the school lunch box. That's if it lasts that long!!

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