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Food safety partnership to protect $50b industry

Photo: Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew at the launch of the New Zealand Food Safety Science and Research Centre at Massey University. - Massey News. A scientific collaboration aimed at protecting and enhancing New Zealand's $50 billion-plus food sector was officially launched lst week. The New Zealand Food Safety Science and Research Centre joins seven science research partners to form a virtual research centre, which will be jointly ... more

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Best Tourism and Best Hospitality Teams in Taupo, served to you by ServiceIQ

Taupo has long been a natural attraction for New Zealanders and tourists from all over the world. It’s not just the sensational scenery, thermal hot pools or rainbow trout that keep visitors coming. The prize is icing on the cake for the New York-based family business celebrating its 100th birthday in November. It’s also the talented people taking excellent care of visitors in restaurants, hotels, cafés, spas, boats, thermal wonderlands, bungy jumps, jet boat ... more

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2016 KiwiNet Awards finalists showcase clever science driving business innovation

Twelve innovative researchers and cutting edge research commercialisation projects have been selected as finalists for the fourth annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards, designed to celebrate commercialisation success within New Zealand’s universities and Crown Research Institutes. The clever high-tech innovations pushing the frontiers of business include, silver nanoparticles to treat and prevent dental disease, wood fibre-reinforced plastic, a method for boosting ... more

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Otago researchers design heart-healthy loaf

New Zealand researchers have used linear programming on a range of bread recipes to produce a low-cost loaf that is healthier for the heart than many commercially-available options. Bread is such an important food in New Zealand that the Otago University researchers wanted to see if they could come up with healthier loaves to help lower rates of heart disease and related conditions. In a blog posted yesterday, they say dietary factors such as the risk of high salt (sodium) intake ... more

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Growing scientific evidence demonstrates the health benefits of kiwifruit

From the digestive system to immunity and metabolic health, an increasing body of research demonstrates how beneficial kiwifruit is for human health. The latest research was presented in Tauranga, New Zealand this week by leading scientists at the first-ever International Symposium on Kiwifruit and Health. The symposium brought together nearly 200 global health experts to consider the role of fruit, in particular kiwifruit, in a healthy diet. The event was initiated by the Riddet ... more

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More consumption of low alcohol beer will lead to reduced harm, survey shows

Many New Zealanders say harm caused by alcohol can be reduced if more people drink low-alcohol beer, a new survey shows. The Horizon survey of 1141 New Zealanders, published today by the New Zealand Food and Grocery Council (FGC), found that almost half of respondents thought increased consumption of low-alcohol beer would bring significant public health benefits. These included a reduction in overall alcohol consumption (41%), reduced public disorder (47%) and lower rates of ... more

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New research shows increase in Kiwi fast food breakfasts

Kiwis are either skipping breakfast or choosing poor options including reheated fish & chips, cold pizza and beer according to new research. The Sanitarium Better Brekkie study investigated the attitudes and habits of Kiwis and found that when it came to breakfast, despite 93% of us saying it’s an important meal many either skip it or choose something unhealthy. The study revealed that a tenth (10%) of us like to start our day with a fatty fix by buying our breakfast from ... more

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