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Grocery exporters get access to Aust code of conduct training

New Zealand companies exporting to Australia can now access an online course on the Australian Food and Grocery Code of Conduct, under a special arrangement between the NZ Food and Grocery Council and retail marketing and strategy company NextGen. The Code introduces a new regime for fair dealing in the industry, and has the potential to improve trading relationships between retailers and suppliers, including New Zealand suppliers. The course supports suppliers’ understanding of ... more

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Whittaker’s named Most Loved Brand for sixth consecutive year

Whittaker’s is proud to have been named New Zealand’s ‘Most Loved Brand’ for the sixth consecutive year, sharing the number one spot with the All Blacks for the first time, in the annual Colmar Brunton ‘Brands I Love’ survey. “As a proud New Zealand company, we’re big supporters of the All Blacks and New Zealand Rugby, and share their passion for the game,” says Holly Whittaker, Marketing Manager. As an official supporter of the ... more

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Lion’s Alcohol&Me education programme a big hit

An online programme aimed at educating New Zealanders on safer alcohol consumption is proving to be a fantastic resource everyone should check out, says NZ Food and Grocery Council (FGC) Chief Executive Katherine Rich. FGC has today launched a Leaders Series video on the programme, ‘Alcohol&Me’, which is an initiative by Lion aimed at championing a positive and responsible drinking culture in New Zealand. Lion developed the programme as an internal education seminar ... more

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New Zealand first in the self-selection

Premium self-selection brand Alison’s Pantry has released a new activated nuts and seeds range, a New Zealand first in supermarkets. New Activated Trail Mix and Activated Nut Blend combine crowd-favourite ingredients such as almonds, walnuts and pumpkin seeds with tasty new additions like Bing cherries. The new range is the perfect premium healthy snack that fits easily into everyday eating. The two new blends are the first activated range to be widely available in supermarkets ... more

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Star ratings encourage production of healthier foods

The voluntary Health Star Rating is encouraging manufacturers to create healthier foods, surveys of more than 44,000 New Zealand supermarket products over a three-year period have shown. The survey was part of the study: Effects of a Voluntary Front-of-Pack Nutrition Labelling System on Packaged Food Reformulation: The Health Star Rating System in New Zealand conducted by University of Auckland academics and published in the journal Nutrients. Lead researcher Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu ... more

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New 100 percent not milk creates a Stir

New Zealand is a nation of milk lovers. New Stir 100% not milk powders is here to break with tradition, offering an alternative to dairy that is 100% plant based. Stir are 100% NZ owned and operated, and not afraid to take on the dominant dairy industry. The team behind this brand challenges Kiwi cows and offers up delicious dairy free not milk from coconuts, almond nuts, oat crops and soy beans. This innovative range offers four popular plant based, dairy free and gluten free ... more

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Grounded Responsible Coffee - fusing good taste with good decisions

Enjoying a freshly brewed coffee in the mornings feels good, but it tastes better when it’s Grounded Responsible Coffee, a recently launched New Zealand brand taking sustainability to the next level - as well as being 100% certified Organic & Fairtrade, it is also certified Climate Neutral and is involved with reforestation in New Zealand and Peru. Roasted in New Zealand, Grounded Coffee is available in 200g bags of both plunger grind and whole beans. Go for Kickstarter if ... more

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Seeding a new Kiwi favourite

180 degrees launches 4 Seed Oat Crackers Range New Zealand’s favourite Oat Crackers now have a new range with four fabulous new flavours, thanks to the newest innovation from 180 degrees: 4 Seed Oat Crackers. Created for taste, the new 180 degrees 4 Seed Oat Cracker range features four deliciously different flavours: · 180 degrees Caraway 4 Seed Oat Crackers · 180 degrees Cumin 4 Seed Oat Crackers · 180 degrees Fennel ... more

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Speights said 'We Will' once again

There’s one word for a home without a bar. Unfinished! This year Speight’s gave three lucky Kiwis a custom-made bar worth $15,000 to complete their home, including personalised glassware, a bar fridge and a Speight’s tap. There were some top effort entries for the bars from all across the country, but in the end there could only be three winners and thanks to their enthusiasm and a helping hand from their mates, some lucky punters walked away with an epic at home set up ... more

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Lower fruit prices bittersweet due to high vegetable prices

Fruit prices fell 5.2 percent in July 2017, contributing to a 0.2 percent fall in food prices, Stats NZ said today. Cheaper avocados and strawberries led the fall in fruit prices in July. Avocado prices fell 29 percent in July, coming off a near-record high in June, and strawberry prices fell 23 percent. The average price for a 250g punnet of strawberries was $5.92 in July 2017, compared with $7.71 in June. “Strawberries are unseasonably cheap for this time of year," ... more

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