We're passionate about supporting Australia's small-batch producers.
Small-batch producers face constant challenges. Bushfires, floods and the pandemic sent many small businesses to the wall. Lose these artisans, and we lose the essence that defines the personalities of our regions. Big companies wanted to help but were unsure how. By leveraging the passion and stories of these producers, combined with a complete custom service, we create exceptional gifts, delighting the recipient and demonstrating the giver's commitment to supporting local businesses.
Born out of frustration and a need to do something to help, Samantha Finnegan launched Madebox during the peak of Victoria’s second lockdown.
The best way to get to the heart of a place is via its food, local specialties and experiences, and Sam has always been fascinated by small producers and how they dedicate their lives to their individual crafts. With a background in business development, marketing and tourism, the recent challenges prompted her to want to act and find a proactive, sustainable solution that connects makers to people who want to help, in a way that encourages future growth.