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Food and Grocery Council: Sanitarium must be allowed to protect its brand

Sanitarium, like any other trademark holder, has little choice but to protect its brand, says NZ Food and Grocery Council Chief Executive Katherine Rich. "They’re in a difficult position because the product Weetabix, imported by online retailer A Little Bit of Britain, is clearly similar to Weet-Bix – there’s a one-letter difference. "Sanitarium has held the rights to the Weet-Bix brand since 1928. It’s one of New Zealand’s strongest and ... more

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Unavoidable olive oil price rises on the horizon for NZ consumers

The price of olive oil is set to rise in the coming months and it’s unavoidable due to poor Mediterranean harvests creating an international shortfall, says Sam Aitken, managing director of William Aitken & Co – importer of market leader Lupi olive oil. “Mediterranean growers have been hit with a number of things that have impacted on their yields and ability to supply. The latest being the severe drought that Southern Europe is enduring,” says Mr Aitken. ... more

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Now you can GIVE at dinner - Eat My Lunch launches Eat My Dinner

Eat My Lunch is launching Eat My Dinner a freshly made, wholesome and delicious meal delivered to your home before 7pm. For every dinner Bought, a lunch is Given to a Kiwi kid in need. Eat My Dinner launches 01 September. Designed by award winning Chef Michael Meredith, Eat My Dinner is made up of a main dish, vegetables and accompanied with sides. The menu is mixed up so you will enjoy something different every meal. Some of the Eat My Dinner recipes will also be featured in Eat My ... more

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Kohkoz Real Lebanese Cuisine brings the taste of Lebanon to New Zealand

Sharing the authentic flavours and colourful heritage of Lebanese cuisine with New Zealanders is something Kohkoz Real Lebanese Cuisine founder, Natalie Fakhoury, has always been passionate about. And now her dream is becoming reality, as Kohkoz launches into Farro Fresh Food specialty food stores and online speciality store Foobox.co.nz today, Wednesday (26 July). The Kohkoz range includes Traditional Hummus, Smoky Baba Ghanoush, Golden Falafel, Lebanese Pita Bread and For the love ... more

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Whittaker’s takes chocolate lovers on a journey with new Destinations Collection

Whittaker’s new Destinations Collection showcases the finest ingredients from around the world combined with Whittaker’s delicious chocolate. This exciting new range gives Whittaker’s Chocolate Lovers a chance to enjoy a taste of India, Canada, Italy and Nicaragua with hero ingredients for each sourced from world-class producers in those locations. The Whittaker’s Destinations Collection includes four unique flavour combinations in 100g blocks for those who ... more

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Avocado prices near record levels and kumara hits new high

Food prices rose 0.2 percent in June 2017, Stats NZ said today. The rise was led by higher prices for avocados and soft drinks. The average price for a 200g avocado was $4.52 in June 2017, compared with $3.38 in May 2017. "Avocado prices tend to peak in the winter before falling in spring as new fruit become available," consumer prices manager Matthew Haigh said. "Prices are back near the record level in June last year." "Fruit and vegetables prices eased off ... more

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Lewis Road and Pic's team up on 'pretty wicked' peanut butter ice-cream

It's a little bit nutty, a little bit smooth. Lewis Road Creamery and Nelson peanut butter company Pic's have teamed up to create a peanut butter ice cream. Pic's founder Pic Picot said the creation had been in the pipeline for several months after Lewis Road Creamery had approached him. He said the company had been involved in the tasting and working on labels, "but we had to sign all sorts of secrecy things". "I've been desperately trying to keep it ... more

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St John to get a slice of Original Foods Baking Co’s Red Velvet Cake profits

Original Foods Baking Co’s Red Velvet Cake is at the centre of celebrations in many New Zealand households, with the deep red colour, rich chocolatey flavour and creamy vanilla icing making it impossible to stop at just one slice. That sweet indulgence now comes with the added advantage of knowing your purchase is helping someone in need, with $1 NZD from every Original Foods branded Red Velvet round cake going to New Zealand charities. St John medical response services ... more

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The Real Food Movement comes to Pet Food

There’s a new premium, natural pet food on the block with REAL ingredients and no nasties or fillers! Responding to a growing trend for real ingredients and eating food that improves health, happiness and longevity, Masterpet is bringing this real food movement to pets™, with the launch of Black Hawk® pet food in New Zealand. The quality of the food you choose is a major factor in the commitment to care for pets. People feel much better about their efforts as pet parents, ... more

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Food Act registrations deadline looms

Companies that make non-shelf stable items and food importers, and which haven’t registered under the new Food Act, have just two weeks to do so before possibly facing fines for non-compliance, says the NZ Food and Grocery Council. This includes companies that make or process: · nuts and seeds, including businesses that roast coffee beans, roast, salt or coat nuts or seeds, or make products like nut bars or trail mix. · food for vulnerable ... more

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