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Industry launches website to improve food literacy

The New Zealand Food and Grocery Council has launched a website aimed at improving food literacy among New Zealanders. Healthybalance.nz is devoted to promoting healthier attitudes to food, fitness, and family to support the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders by way of practical, evidence-based advice. FGC Chief Executive Katherine Rich says food, in particular, will comprise a big part of the content of the site. “We all know that food literacy is vital to enable ... more

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Harraways and Variety give back to kids in need

Variety – the Children’s Charity is giving back to kids in need by auctioning off signed Ben Smith memorabilia thanks to Harraways! The Trademe auction is now live and will end on the 25th September, with the highest bidder winning a rugby jersey and boots, signed by rugby star Ben Smith. All proceeds will go to the Variety Have a Go Scholarship where Kiwi kids in need are funded for the chance to participate in extra-curricular activities like playing rugby, ... more

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Aucklanders front up to lend job-seeking women a hand

Hundreds of commuters in downtown Auckland today got ‘nood’ for a good cause raising thousands of dollars in cash and donated clothing for charity Dress for Success. Dress for Success – a charity that helps women enter the workforce by providing clothing, styling and mentoring services - joined forces with cereal manufacturer Sanitarium to help raise money for thousands of job-seeking Kiwi women. The charitable campaign saw Aucklanders offered breakfast, in ... more

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Heilala Vanilla launches new alcohol free pure vanilla

New Zealand’s premium vanilla grower and producer, Heilala Vanilla, has launched a new alcohol free pure vanilla product. Developed in conjunction with Massey University food technologists, the Alcohol Free Vanilla with Seeds offers exceptional flavour and aroma while meeting the demands of customers who wish to avoid products containing alcohol. Heilala Vanilla director Jennifer Boggiss says the alcohol free food product sector has grown in recent years. ... more

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Survey: what matters to Kiwi diners

Findings from a nationwide study have revealed that most Kiwi diners (70%) prefer casual dining over a formal setting, and that excellent food is what will keep them going back to a restaurant time and time again. The “What Matters?” survey, which was run by Salt & Pepper PR, a consultancy that specialises in food and drink public relations, also found that New Zealanders are most likely to avoid a restaurant due to poor food quality (89%), dirty bathrooms (61%), and rude ... more

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Vegetables for a hearty winter soup

Winter is the perfect time for homemade soup with seasonal vegetables offering plenty of delicious options, says 5+ A Day. Soup is an easy way to get more vegetables into your day while making the most of what’s available now. And it’s a comforting way to warm up on a cold winter’s day. Here are five vegetables available in winter filled with good-for-you nutrients, which you can easily include in soups to help beat the chill. Kumara Health ... more

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Celebrating where our milk goes on World Milk Day

Photo: Staff at the Fonterra Centre, Auckland kicked the morning off with a nutritious start to the day by enjoying a drink of milk to celebrate the 16th Annual ‪#‎WorldMilkDay‬. From a long, tall glass of chilled white milk to a decadent cheesecake, from quick meals on the go to milk powders for all life stages, milk produced by Fonterra farmers, healthy cows and New Zealand’s green grass is being consumed everyday by people everywhere. New Zealand’s ... more

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Wellington Food Show starts next week

Food glorious food! Like bees to honey there’s only one more week to go until foodies flock to Westpac Stadium for The Wellington Food Show. From 20 - 22 May, ‘the cake tin’ will come alive with the latest and greatest food and drink offerings from New Zealand and around the world. With over 100 different exhibitors and 14 live cooking demonstrations over three days, you’re bound to come away with full tummies, countless new ideas and a passion for a raft of new ... more

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Burger King puts Kiwis in ‘Joe’s Corner’

Joseph Parker ‘Joe’s Corner’ www.joescorner.co.nz As the Burger King ‘Road to the Title’ nears its ultimate conclusion Kiwis now have the opportunity to be in Joseph Parker’s corner, literally. Today, Burger King launches ‘Joe’s Corner’ a website where supporters can enter their name and messages of support for the Kiwi Heavyweight Champion. All names will be printed on the corner pad of Joseph’s corner. ... more

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The Rees Hotel Queenstown - Winter In Paris

The Rees Hotel Queenstown’s Winter In Paris Culinary Event: 4 French Christmas courses, 4 French matched wines The Rees Hotel Queenstown announces its first annual Christmas in June dinner, this year with a French twist. The Rees’ Winter In Paris; ‘ A French Christmas’ wine dinner will be held on Saturday 25th June. The evening begins at 6:30pm the Parisian way with Champagne Taittinger served in The Rees Hotel lobby. The dinner will then follow with four ... more

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