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Whittaker’s offers once in a lifetime experience this Easter

Whittaker’s is once again teaming up with Kiwis for kiwi this Easter, but this time one lucky Whittaker’s Chocolate Lover will win the unique experience of naming and releasing a baby kiwi into one of New Zealand’s protected kiwi sites, as well as a year’s supply of Whittaker’s delicious chocolate. The Great Kiwi Weight & Date Debate competition encourages Whittaker’s Chocolate Lovers who purchase a Whittaker’s Chocolate Kiwi to predict the ... more

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Hollywood elite sip NZ Loveblock wine at exclusive Oscars Luncheon

Some of the biggest names in Hollywood have had a chance to sample a New Zealand-made wine at this year’s Oscar Nominees Luncheon, an event that’s widely regarded as a highlight of the awards season. The luncheon at the Beverly Hilton earlier this month featured just three wines, one of which was a premium, sauvignon blanc produced by New Zealand label, Loveblock. Approximately 175 of this year’s Academy Award nominees attended the event, including Hollywood ... more

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Countdown rolls out new product range with designs from Brandhub

In 2016 Countdown embarked on a major re-design of their entire Fresh offering with Aucklandbased packaging agency Brandhub, to address an increasingly fragmented sub-brand offering and to convey the true quality of their own-brand products. Brandhub applied their unique “HUB” approach to the task (Hatch-Unify-Brand, a process that brings any consumer brand to life), to develop a creative yet practical strategy, a compelling story and total reinvigoration of Countdown’s ... more

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NZ well positioned to be global player in alternative protein market - producer

Eco conscious millennial consumers are reshaping demand for alternative sources of protein according to the country’s largest manufacturer of vegetarian foods. Mark Roper spokesperson for Life Health Foods - which makes plant based Bean Supreme and recently launched Alternative Meat Co. products, says growing concern for the environment is leading this demographic to seek out other options to integrate into their diet. A nationwide survey commissioned by the company has found ... more

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Clevedon Buffalo Co.: new cheese marks a decade of success

Clevedon Buffalo Co. is celebrating its first decade in business with a new delicious cheese for customers to savour. The company’s owner/operators, Richard and Helen Dorresteyn have recently marked 10 years since they began farming riverine water buffalo (the first to do so in New Zealand), initially crafting their premium buffalo cheese to sell at the Clevedon Village Farmers Market. Fast forward 10 years and the business now has 12 products and more than nine medals for its ... more

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Wrong sugar content on new Lewis Road Breakfast Drink label

Lewis Road Creamery has pulled its new breakfast drinks from shelves because of a labelling mistake. The New Zealand dairy producer revealed on Wednesday night that labels on the chocolate and vanilla flavoured Breakfast Drink released last week understated how much sugar was in the "wholesome" drinks. The labels only stated added sugars, and didn't include sugar already present in milk. The drinks are being independently tested to get the true sugar content, but at this ... more

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Whittaker’s spices up their Artisan Collection with two new flavours

Whittaker’s Chocolate Lovers are in for a treat with the addition of two exciting new flavours to the Artisan Collection: West Coast Buttermilk Caramelised White Chocolate with Gingerbread Biscuit, and Marlborough Sea Salt and Caramel Brittle with Saffron in 62% Dark Chocolate. Holly Whittaker, Whittaker’s Marketing Manager, said: “We’ve added deliciously crunchy gingerbread biscuit pieces to our West Coast Buttermilk White Chocolate block, which really ... more

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CP Foods launches cooked duck meal range in NZ

Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods), one of the world’s largest and most successful food companies, has launched its popular CP Authentic Asia duck meal range in New Zealand. CP Foods is the first company – and Thailand the first country – approved by the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) to import fully cooked duck into New Zealand. Approval was granted in mid-2017. A leading public listed agro-industrial and food conglomerate, CP Foods ... more

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Butter prices drop, avocados double last year's prices

Butter, chocolate bars, and wholemeal bread prices all fell in December, Stats NZ said today. Tomatoes and nectarines were also cheaper, but avocado prices remain almost twice as expensive as they were a year ago. After four successive monthly rises, butter prices dropped 4.9 percent in December 2017 to an average of $5.46 for the cheapest available 500g block. This compared with the previous month when they hit a record high of $5.74. Butter prices had been falling at international dairy ... more

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Nespresso introduces two Limited Edition coffees made especially for iced beverages

Celebrate the best of the Kiwi summer with the launch of the Nespresso Limited Edition coffee duo, Leggero on Ice and Intenso on Ice. Inspired by a relaxed Mediterranean lifestyle, these two innovative coffees are the first to have been specially crafted by Nespresso Coffee Experts to be prepared with ice for a refreshing summer drink at home. No sweet, flavoured syrups or lashings of cream – this is purely about the highest quality coffee served simply with ice and milk. And ... more

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