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FMCG industry ‘making significant progress’ eliminating safety risks

The food and grocery industry is making significant progress in eliminating safety risks across the supply chain, says Griffins Foods Chief Executive Alison Barrass. She was speaking in the latest FGC Leaders Series video. Health and safety legislation encourages industries to eliminate risk, as opposed to mitigating or managing it, and that’s “a really challenging aspect for the grocery industry, where a significant amount of risk is caused by the manual handling of volume ... more

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Top chefs join forces to showcase fine NZ dining

Photo: Rex Morgan and Shaun Clouston Foodies will be flocking to Wellington in July for the first in a series of degustation dinners prepared by some of the country’s best chefs. The first of the ‘Joining Forces - Ōra King Chef Collaboration Series’ dinners is at famed Wellington eatery Logan Brown on July 6. Further events are planned in Christchurch and Auckland later in the year. The concept is to showcase fine New Zealand dining in leading local ... more

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Mark Southon set to be judge at Supreme Pie Awards

Executive Chef, Mark Southon, is set to be a judge at the 20th Bakels NZ Supreme Pie Awards. One of the finest chefs in the country, Southon won ‘Outstanding Chef of 2013’ at the 2013 Lewisham Awards. After training at many Michelin starred establishments in Europe, Southon embarked on his culinary tour down under and landed a prestigious position at Vue de Monde, Australia’s top restaurant. His illustrious career continued in New Zealand working in ... more

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Renewable energy should be selling point, says peanut butter boss

New Zealand manufacturers should be skiting to the world about making their food and groceries with renewable energy, says Pic’s Peanut Butter CEO Pic Picot in the latest FGC Leaders Series video. “A lot of countries are making their electricity by burning fossil fuel, and I think it’s a market advantage that we’ve got in New Zealand that we don’t recognise enough.” Pic Picot founded the Nelson-based company after selling a few jars of homemade ... more

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Food and grocery industry ‘faces talent challenge’

The food and grocery sector has to do a better job of attracting, developing and retaining good-quality talent, says an industry training and development leader. “As an industry we’ve got to start focusing more on how we attract really good-quality talent and promote ourselves as an industry a lot better than what we’re doing to get that talent coming through,” says Kelly Smith of Bizadvisor, in the latest FGC Leaders Series videos released today. ... more

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Health and safety: taking care of your most important asset

If companies really believe people are their most important asset then they will take health and safety really seriously, says the Chair of the NZ Food & Grocery Council-led Health & Safety Working Group, Gerry Lynch. “If you care about people then you realise you have to get involved and you have to play a part and do whatever you can to ensure they don’t come to harm because it’s not acceptable that people are going home injured.” Mr Lynch was ... more

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Food companies’ job to help consumers understand choices

The food industry is built on trust and it’s up to companies to make sure their consumers understand what they are buying, says the New Zealand Country Manager for Nestlé, Veronique Cremades. In the third video of the Food & Grocery Council (FGC) Leaders Series, Mrs Cremades says consumers buy brands on trust so it’s very important for companies to create a constructive and informative dialogue with consumers. “That’s why we at Nestlé are ... more

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My Food Bag special delivery: Nadia’s new baby boy

The My Food Bag team is delighted to offer its congratulations to our fabulous Nadia Lim and husband Carlos Bagrie on the arrival of their baby boy on Tuesday 12 April at 2:55pm. Bodhi Bagrie weighs in at a healthy 4.175 kg (9lb 3oz). We are absolutely thrilled for the couple who are both such an integral and important part of the My Food Bag family. It’s their first child and Nadia and Carlos are taking some time off from their respective roles at My Food Bag, the company ... more

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NZ Food & Grocery Council elects first female chair

The New Zealand Food & Grocery Council has its first female Chair with the election today of Veronique Cremades-Mathis. Mrs Cremades-Mathis is Country Manager of Nestlé NZ. She replaces Pierre van Heerden, of Sanitarium, who steps down after completing his three-year term. Mrs Cremades-Mathis has more than 25 years’ experience in the food and beverage industry, being responsible for corporate and product development functions in Europe, key Nestlé accounts ... more

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Tool frontman heads down under to Pinot Noir NZ 2017

Lead singer and lyricist for alternative metal and art-rock acts Tool, Puscifer and A Perfect Circle, and winemaker, America’s Maynard James Keenan (MJK) is heading to Pinot Noir NZ 2017. Perhaps best known as a Grammy award-winning vocalist, Keenan is the man behind Caduceus Cellars and Merkin Vineyards in Northern Arizona, where he now lives. Keenan says for him this visit to New Zealand, the first in a wine capacity, is as much about education as sharing his own journey. ... more

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