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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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Sustainable New Zealand seafood promoted in Australia - Sustainable Seafood Day

Photo: Sustainably-caught New Zealand orange roughy Australians are being told to choose New Zealand seafood on Sustainable Seafood Day, which will be celebrated today, 31 March, throughout Australia. This is because over 50% of New Zealand’s wild catch is now certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council. Sustainable Seafood Day is an annual initiative by the global certification standard for sustainable seafood, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). It brings ... more

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Marlborough kicks off International Sauvignon Blanc Day celebrations

Marlborough, the region responsible for putting Sauvignon Blanc on the map will be the first globally to kick celebrations off for International Sauvignon Blanc Day, Friday 5th May. International Sauvignon Blanc Day celebrations will begin in the heart of New Zealand’s wine country with ’16 Days of Sauvignon’, a full 16 days of mini events and activities to celebrate the drop that Marlborough is known for in the lead up to the final celebrations on the 5th of May, 2017. ... more

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Dairy the new cream of choice in China

For chefs across China, it’s out with the old mock cream and in with the UHT cream as Fonterra ups capacity to meet growing demand. UHT cream, one of Anchor Food Professionals top selling products, is fast becoming the cream of choice for chefs in China and other parts of the world as they look for a product that has the freshness of pure dairy, won’t over whip and holds its shape for longer. Fonterra has recently completed a new one litre UHT line at its Waitoa ... more

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New York taste for NZ Eel growing

Growing demand for New Zealand eel by U.S. consumers has helped increase exports of the fish, particularly to New York according to new figures. Statistics New Zealand export figures for the industry show sales of eel to North America grew by 115% last year. Award winning US restaurateur and executive chef for Hawaiian Airlines Chai Chaowasaree says while the freshwater fish is not yet a common menu item throughout the country, increasingly eel is found in a more diverse range of ... more

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Fonterra announces Interim Results

Fonterra today announced its 2017 Interim Results. Results Highlights · Forecast Farmgate Milk Price $6.00 per kgMS · Forecast cash payout $6.40 after retentions* · Interim dividend of 20 cents per share – to be paid in April · Revenue $9.2 billion, up 5% · Normalised EBIT $607 million, down 9% · Net profit after tax (NPAT) $418 million, up 2% · Revised ... more

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Whole milk powder's surprise rebound

Dairy prices at Fonterra's GlobalDairyTrade auction have made a surprise rebound, with the auction's index rising 1.7 per cent. The average price rose to $US3101 ($NZ4396) per metric tonne on Wednesday morning (NZT). It followed two successive falls in prices at the fortnightly event. Analysts had been expecting GDT prices to drop for a third straight auction as supply outstripped demand. However, the whole milk powder price was up 2.9 per cent to $US2855 while skim milk powder was ... more

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VIDOFIBRES BF - sugar beet fibre from Unipektin

A new sugar beet fibre, VIDOFIBRES BF, has been launched by UNIPEKTIN Ingredients AG. The sugar beet fibre is produced at their site in Eschenz, Switzerland from 100% natural sugar beet pulp after sugar extraction. The sugar beet fibre VIDOFIBRES BF from UNIPEKTIN Ingredients AG provides a high water holding capacity in the ratio 7 g to 12 g water per 1 g fibre depending on the quality. It is available in various qualities and particle sizes. Sugar beet fibre is typically used as ... more

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Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards finalists announced

The Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards has assessed 57 producers as Finalists in its inaugural awards. A panel of 10 expert food judges tasted more than 150 products from 82 growers, farmers and crafted producers in early March 2017 at the Fresh Factory in Auckland. Finalists span the range of kiwi produce from primary products such as tomatoes from T & G Global, Curious Croppers and Farm Eighty4, seafood from Cloudy Bay Clams and Keewai, dairy such as buffalo milk products from ... more

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Cadbury factory closure confirmed

Cadbury's Dunedin factory will close early next year, owner Mondelez has confirmed. The company told staff on February 16 about the potential closure. Amanda Banfield, area vice-president of Mondelez for Australia, New Zealand and Japan, said no alternative to closure could be found. "Following four weeks of detailed consultation with the union and employees to assess alternatives, we could not find a viable option that met global benchmarks and ensured the ongoing ... more

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