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Sir Brian Elwood awarded Fresh Carriers Hayward Medal for 2015

Last week Sir Brian Elwood was awarded the 2015 Fresh Carriers Hayward Medal in recognition of the leadership he has displayed as chairman of industry regulator Kiwifruit New Zealand (KNZ) over the past 10 years. The award was presented at an industry dinner in Mount Maunganui which followed Zespri’s inaugural Kiwifruit Innovation Symposium. Paul Jones is chairman of the Kiwifruit Industry Advisory Committee, Zespri director and chairman of the Hayward Medal judging panel, and ... more

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New independent director appointed to Fonterra board

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited announced today the appointment of a new Independent Director Clinton Dines who will take up the Board position made vacant when Sir Ralph Norris steps down at the Annual Meeting on 25 November. Chairman John Wilson said world-class governance is one of the Board’s top priorities, and the Co-operative needed directors with a broad range of talent and depth of business experience. “The Board welcomes Mr Dines, an Australian, who has ... more

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On the Road to Success - Hyundai Santa Fe prize for Bayer Young Viticulturist of the Year 2015

Caleb Dennis, Bayer Young Viticulturist of the Year 2015 was handed the keys to his fantastic prize from Hyundai last week and now has full use of a Santa Fe for a whole year. This was part of his prize package for winning the tough National Final in Hawke’s Bay at the end of August. “We are extremely grateful to Hyundai for their support and sponsorship.” says Nicky Grandorge, National Co-ordinator, Bayer Young Viticulturist of the Year. “This is an amazing ... more

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Kiwi flavour in new 'Got Milk?' campaign

The California Milk Processor Board has launched a new "Got Milk?" campaign, called "Food Loves Milk", created by Goodby Silverstein & Partners, and with some serious Kiwi creative content. The campaign looks beyond what Americans would stereotypically eat with milk, to sell consumers on the merits of other pairings. There are accompanying print and out-of-home ads that emphasize sweet and spicy themes, as well online banners that feature less common ... more

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MasterChef finalist scores international career

Photo: Gemma Wynne-Lewis, courtesy of Massey News. Food technology graduate Gemma Wynne-Lewis may no longer be on TV3’s MasterChef, but her career is well on its way up the food chain. The 26-year-old graduated from Massey University four years ago with a Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours and was one of the final six before being eliminated from the latest series of MasterChef New Zealand. Ms Wynne-Lewis says what she learned doing her degree helped her approach ... more

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2015 Bayer Young Viticulturist Of The Year announced

Congratulations to Caleb Dennis who became the Bayer Young Viticulturist of the Year 2015 last night. Representing Hawke’s Bay, Caleb competed in a wide range of challenges over three days to eventually beat three other contestants and claim the title. This year, the National Final took place in Hawke’s Bay so the local contestant received a rapturous applause from the crowd when the results were announced, especially from his colleagues at Craggy Range. The standard ... more

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FGC congratulates Sanitarium GM on scholarship

The NZ Food & Grocery Council congratulates Sanitarium General Manager Pierre van Heerden on being awarded a prestigious Prime Minister’s Business Scholarship. Mr van Heerden is one of 12 senior business executives who have received a scholarship which will enable them to study at some of the world’s most prestigious business schools. Mr van Heerden will attend the Executive Certificate in Global Management at INSEAD business school, in France, as well as the Senior ... more

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Wendyl Nissen resorts to Dirty Politics

Wendyl 1;       truth, democracy and journalistic integrity 0. Healthy food campaigner Wendyl Nissen claims to be the victim of a smear campaign funded by the food industry. A self-professed lay-person, Nissen has written her weekly column, "Wendyl Wants to Know", every Saturday for the past few years. She evaluates packaged food products for healthiness and suitability for children by reading the ingredient listings. Nissen is a  newspaper columnist, ... more

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