About Max+Tom

About Max+Tom

Max and Tom Penny

Max+Tom is a local Sunshine Coast creator of artisanal cheeses and cultured butter. Max and Tom are two locals who were born here and know exactly what the Sunshine Coast lifestyle is all about. Good food of course! Their dad, Sam, (often referred to at the "+" in Max+Tom) guides them in their pursuit of creating a business that provides great value to farmers and the community. Max+Tom believes in supporting local communities and promoting sustainable agriculture by empowering small producers. By choosing Max+Tom products, you are enjoying high-quality food while supporting a mission to create a more equitable and delicious food system.

Our Core Values


We are committed to using only the highest quality ingredients and traditional techniques to create artisanal cheeses and cultured butter that are bursting with flavour.


We believe in supporting sustainable agriculture and promoting responsible land use practices that benefit both our planet and our local communities.


We are passionate about empowering small producers and farmers by sourcing our ingredients from them and promoting their work.


We encourage creativity and innovation in all aspects of our work, from developing new flavours and textures to finding new ways to support our mission.


We believe that food brings people together and we are committed to creating a sense of community around our products and our mission to support small producers and promote sustainable agriculture.