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Cheaper party foods but healthy food prices rise

The cost of grocery foods fell in April, partly countered by higher prices for vegetables, Stats NZ said today. Overall, food prices fell 0.8 percent in April 2017. "The cost of throwing a party fell in April, with lower prices for grocery foods such as potato chips, chocolate biscuits, and crackers," consumer prices manager Matthew Haigh said. "Other party favourites, such as soft drinks, grapes, and carrots, also fell in price." Fruit and vegetable prices rose 4.2 ... more

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Super new SuperBrown range from Sunrice

Brown rice is a source of protein and fibre, and with the addition of wholegrain red rice, SunRice have turned brown rice into SuperBrown. New SunRice SuperBrown cleverly combines red and brown wholegrain rice to create a simple and versatile addition to a Kiwi meal repertoire. The new SuperBrown wholegrain-packed powerhouse is a great addition to a balanced diet, a source of protein, fibre and a good source of magnesium and niacin. Rice is also versatile and gluten free. ... more

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Budding Kiwi wellness entrepreneur launches revolutionary frozen dessert range

Kindness is the new cool says the brains behind new plant-based Kiwi food brand Ascension Kitchen. Naturopath, nutritionist and raw foods chef Lauren Glucina is on a mission to bring plant-based food to the masses with an innovative range of organic, raw and vegan desserts under the LIVELYTM Desserts banner. The offering – that includes flavours like Espresso Zest and Banana Cacao – is kind to your body, the earth, and other sentient beings. Kiwis are demanding it. ... more

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Federal Merchants & Co. attain 3 Scottish Whisky brands

Grants, Glenfiddich and The Balvenie are now distributed solely by Federal Merchants & Co. in NZ New Zealand owned beverage distribution company, Federal Merchants & Co., have today announced the introduction of 3 new international brands to their portfolio: Grants, Glenfiddich and The Balvenie. The introduction of these brands brings the independent distributor’s longstanding portfolio of local and international beverage brands to an impressive 71. Federal Merchants ... more

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Mother Earth Hits the Sweet Spot

Introducing Mother Earth’s new Native Bush Honey, a sweet combination offering Kiwis a new honey flavour that is deliciously different. This new blend boasts a delightful caramel flavour with hints of toffee and buttery notes, owing to the bush flowers surrounding the hives of the New Zealand honey bees that make it. The nectar from native flowers in the New Zealand bush have attracted the bees and given this new blend from Mother Earth its unique character. Lyn ... more

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Strong presence at World Expo 2020 vital, says FGC

Having a strong presence at World Expo 2020 in Dubai is a vital part of New Zealand’s strategy to diversify and to strengthen other growing markets for food products and services, says NZ Food and Grocery Council Chief Executive Katherine Rich. “Dubai is an important hub for many Middle Eastern markets and it’s been a key area of export growth over the past few decades. “Showcasing New Zealand at the Dubai 2020 Expo gives our country another great ... more

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Whittaker’s re-imagines Toffee Milk

Whittaker’s have taken inspiration from their history once again with a new Whittaker’s Toffee Milk Chocolate. The original Whittaker’s Toffee Milk toffees were first created back in the 1930s and have been incredibly popular with kiwis ever since, so extending the concept is a natural step. The Limited Edition Whittaker’s Toffee Milk Chocolate comes in 250g blocks and 50g chocolate bars, and features delicious crunchy toffee milk pieces surrounded by ... more

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Whip your party platters into shape with new Lisa’s Whipped Dips!

If your home is the life of the party and dips are a non-negotiable on your party platters, whip your entertaining skills into shape with the premium taste experience of new Lisa’s Deliciously Whipped Dips! Luxurious, light and deliciously airy, new Lisa’s Whipped Dips are the perfect go-to for any gathering with friends and family. Made from premium dairy ingredients and full of savoury flavour, these are the next big thing for dip-loving Kiwis! Gluten free and ... more

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Apple prices continue to fall from January peak

Apple prices were $2.88 a kilogram in March, down more than $2.00 since hitting a record high in January, Stats NZ said today. Overall, food prices fell 0.3 percent in March, mainly due to lower fruit and vegetable prices. Fruit and vegetable prices were down 3.0 percent due to seasonally lower prices for apples and carrots. “Apple and carrot prices usually fall at this time of the year as we approach the colder months. One kilo of apples cost $2.88 in March compared with $4.40 ... more

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Tim Deane new chair of NZ Food and Grocery Council

Goodman Fielder New Zealand Manager Director, Tim Deane, is the new Chair of the New Zealand Food and Grocery Council. He replaces Veronique Cremades, the Country Manager of Nestlé NZ, who has completed her term. Goodman Fielder NZ is one of our country’s largest consumer food companies with extensive dairy, baking and grocery portfolios, producing food locally at its 14 manufacturing sites. As well as providing Kiwi consumers with great food, it also exports ... more

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