2017 NZIFST Conference

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Most Trusted Brands, 2017, revealed

The love affair between New Zealanders and Whittaker’s is both sweet and enduring. The results of the Reader’s Digest annual Most Trusted Brands survey are out, and for the sixth consecutive year, Whittaker’s has been voted Most Trusted Brand of all brands surveyed. The family business, which has been making high-quality chocolate for more than 120 years, was also voted Most Iconic Brand, and won the confectionery category accolade too. As one Wellingtonian male said ... more

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CEO of New Zealandís premier Māori food and beverage business to co-lead business delegation during trade mission to Japan

Rachel Taulelei (Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Rarua, Ngāti Koata), CEO – Kono NZ LP (Kono) will be co-leading, with Sir Graham Harrison, the business delegation during New Zealand Prime Minster Bill English’s trade mission to Japan, from 16-18 May 2017. Kono is an associated business of Wakatū Incorporation, and is a vertically integrated, family-owned Māori food and beverage producer – an artisan producer, and exporter of award-winning wine, cider, ... more

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Industry groups welcome government's ratification of TPP

New Zealand Winegrowers warmly welcomes the government’s announcement of the ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. The future growth of our industry is bound up in having free and fair access into major export markets, said Philip Gregan, CEO of New Zealand Winegrowers. “The news of the ratification of the TPP agreement signals the importance of improved market access into some of the wealthiest and fastest growing economies in the ... more

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New Zealandís fisheries continue to be well managed

The overwhelming majority of New Zealand’s commercial fisheries are performing well, according to MPI’s latest stock assessments. The Status of New Zealand’s Fisheries report for 2016 released this week shows a record percentage of the tonnage and value of landings of scientifically evaluated stocks have no sustainability issues. The report shows ninety seven percent of scientifically evaluated landings were from stocks above or well above sustainable levels, ... more

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Wine exports to the USA surpass $500 million for the first time

The latest data from Statistics New Zealand show wine exports to the USA have surpassed $500 million for the first time, up 11% in the last year. As the wine industry advances towards its goal of $2 billion of exports in 2020, there is significant potential for further growth in North America said Philip Gregan, CEO of New Zealand Winegrowers. ďNew Zealand wine, especially Sauvignon Blanc, is very popular in the US and we expect consumer demand to continue to grow.Ē ... more

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Fonterra launches first Anchor milk pop-up in Shanghai

Fonterra has launched its first Anchor milk pop-up store at Super Brand Mall in Shanghai, bringing a slice of New Zealand to one of China’s busiest shopping complexes. Super Brand Mall attracts more than 20 million shoppers per year and boasts 250,000 square metres of retail space. The full Anchor China range of UHT milks, milk powders, cheese and butter is on display at the store, where shoppers can also craft their own recipes, view videos of New Zealand farms and ... more

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Strong presence at World Expo 2020 vital, says FGC

Having a strong presence at World Expo 2020 in Dubai is a vital part of New Zealand’s strategy to diversify and to strengthen other growing markets for food products and services, says NZ Food and Grocery Council Chief Executive Katherine Rich. “Dubai is an important hub for many Middle Eastern markets and it’s been a key area of export growth over the past few decades. “Showcasing New Zealand at the Dubai 2020 Expo gives our country another great ... more

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Dairy prices rise for third time

Dairy product prices rose at the Global Dairy Trade auction, rising for the third time in a row and offering a boost to sentiment. The GDT price index gained 3.1 per cent from the previous auction two weeks ago to US$3,139. Some 22,927 tonnes of product was sold, up from 22,642 at the previous auction. Whole milk powder (WMP) climbed 3.5 per cent to US$2,998 a tonne. Skim milk powder (SMP) jumped 7.1 per cent to US$2,044 a tonne. Cheddar rallied 6 percent to US$3,462 a tonne, ... more

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Tim Deane new chair of NZ Food and Grocery Council

Goodman Fielder New Zealand Manager Director, Tim Deane, is the new Chair of the New Zealand Food and Grocery Council. He replaces Veronique Cremades, the Country Manager of Nestlé NZ, who has completed her term. Goodman Fielder NZ is one of our country’s largest consumer food companies with extensive dairy, baking and grocery portfolios, producing food locally at its 14 manufacturing sites. As well as providing Kiwi consumers with great food, it also exports ... more

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Smokiní hot, but safe (and delicious) to eat

On a wharf in Mapua, overlooking the largest estuary in New Zealand, is a company that uses brick kilns, manuka shavings, smoke, and a simple brine to turn out premium seafood. Pete Patullo, owner of the Smokehouse, knows the process he uses to impart flavour and preserve precious protein fufils all compliance and labelling requirements. This is because his company works closely with the team at Cawthron Institute’s Analytical Services. Cawthron Analytical Services test fresh ... more

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