NEWS - FOODIES - PEOPLE IN FOOD

NEWS >> FOODIES - PEOPLE IN FOOD

Displaying 81 - 90 of 90 items.
First|Prev|...789|Next|Last
img thumb

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

img thumb

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

img thumb

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

img thumb

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

img thumb

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

img thumb

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

img thumb

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

img thumb

Mentoring programme launched for rising young chefs

They could very well be New Zealand’s next generation of Matt Lamberts, Michael Merediths and Nic Watts. And now they have the opportunity to capitalise on the skills and experience of some of the country’s most successful restaurant chefs in a bid to advance their careers. Young gun chefs from around New Zealand will soon be vying for one of five positions as part of Ōra King Salmon’s new Next Generation mentoring programme launched yesterday (11 ... more

img thumb

Top nutrition scientist returns to NZ for new role at Massey

One of the world’s leading nutrition specialists, Barbara Burlingame, has been appointed to Massey University in Wellington to help advance public health nutrition and food systems knowledge. The role is a joint appointment between the School of Public Health and the School of Food and Nutrition to enhance Massey’s profile internationally in nutritional and health sciences. Dr Burlingame, who originally hails from Boston, holds a PhD from Massey and undergraduate degrees ... more

img thumb

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

Displaying 81 - 90 of 90 items.
First|Prev|...789|Next|Last
ADVERTISEMENT:

The Complete Kiwi Pizza Oven

BREAD by Dean Brettschneider

For The Love Of Chocolate