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Hawke's Bay free-range chickens in hot demand in Hong Kong

A growing appetite for organic chicken in China has put a Hawke's Bay company on the global food scene. Kiwi brothers Ben and George Bostock, who own Bostock's Organic Free Range Chicken, have started supplying their product to top supermarket chains and restaurants in Hong Kong. A recent trip to Asia's food capital has secured supply contracts to three of Hong Kong's major supermarket chains and a string of high-profile restaurants. Ben Bostock said he and his brother George were ... more

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Epicure launches innovative tableware tackling plastic waste

New sustainable one-taste packaging available in New Zealand Delighting customers with tasting samples and maintaining sustainable business practices need not be mutually exclusive with the release of two new disposable packaging ranges into the New Zealand market. With a focus on practicality, aesthetic appeal and eco-friendliness, the EcoTensil and Natural Tableware ranges offer businesses compostable plates, bowls, utensils and sample tasters sure to please the most ... more

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Lighthouse Gin and Old Mout Cider feature in UK

Lighthouse Gin, specially imported from New Zealand, revealed as Craft Gin Club’s October Gin of the Month ● New Zealand’s Lighthouse Gin took six weeks to cross the ocean, destined for Craft Gin Club members across the UK ● Classic botanical blend includes local New Zealand botanicals, like hand-peeled Yen Ben Lemons ● October Gin of the Month box packed with treats including Willie’s Cacao and Old Mout Cider, along with information on how to ... more

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Original Foods Baking Co. takes the cake in 2017 Champion Canterbury Business Awards

One giant inflatable donut, two very impressive trophies and a crowd of 500-plus enthusiastic businesspeople combined last night to see Christchurch’s Original Foods Baking Co (OFBC) awarded winners in the 2017 Champion Canterbury Business Awards. OFBC won the title of Champion Producer/Manufacturer (medium-large enterprise) and then overall Supreme Winner (medium-large enterprise). Celebrating its 26th year in business, the family-owned, wholesale manufacturer is a New Zealand ... more

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Fun for the kids these school holidays

The school holidays are here, so why not treat yourself to a coffee and muffin while the kids entertain themselves with a Muffin Break Kids Meal and Slap Band. Muffin Break’s Kids Meal offer ticks all the boxes with a Mini Choc-Chip Muffin or Cookie, Sandwich, Charlie’s juice and 1x Muffin Break Slap Band. The Slap Bands come in 4 fun colours, with one to be included in every meal so kids can collect them all! Available for a limited time only, while stocks ... more

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Learn the basics of labelling with Zubi

Zubi Labelling Event in Christchurch Zubi has teamed up with McFoodies Food Consultancy Services to cover the basics of getting your products label ready to go!. Topics covered will be: Ingredient Declarations, Additives, Allergens and NIP. Event details: Thurs Nov 2 10:00 - 15:30 (with a break for lunch)  BNZ Centre, Level 3, 101 Cashel St, Christchurch These topics will be presented in a lecture style and there will be a practical component of using ... more

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Dairy prices ease at global auction, butter toppled from record

Butter was toppled from its record high and wholemilk powder prices - against market expectations - fell 2.7 per cent at this morning's GlobalDairyTrade auction. Overall, the GDT price index fell by 2.4 per cent, and prices fell for all products on offer apart from cheddar and rennet casein, which gained by 1.9 per cent and 0.9 per cent, respectively. Whole milk powder prices, which have the greatest bearing on Fonterra's farmgate milk price, dropped to US$3037 a tonne from $3122 a ... more

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New Consultation: Proposed operational code for processing bee products

MPI is seeking feedback on the proposed Operational Code Processing of Bee products by Friday 17 November 2017. It's been developed to help secondary processors of edible bee products comply with the requirements of the Animal Products Act 1999. It's been developed mainly for processors operating a risk management programme (RMP). The documents for review and a submissions template are now available on the MPI website: ... more

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Ready ... Set .... Eat!!

This year’s Taste of Auckland in partnership with Electrolux just keeps getting better with a host of big names in the food world newly added to the line-up including Nick Honeyman from Paris Butter, Simon Gault and Giraffe, Nic Watt of True Food & Yoga and The Tasting Shed’s, Ganesh Raj. From 16-19 November, Taste of Auckland at Western Springs will become a food lover’s paradise with free live cooking demonstrations, intimate chef experiences, a gourmet ... more

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ServiceIQ on-job training qualifications are airborne with Emirates Flight Catering in the UAE

ServiceIQ has successfully taken its workplace education programmes to an exciting new customer and market overseas. In September, the ITO for New Zealand’s aviation, hospitality and other service sectors, awarded internationally recognised qualifications to its first graduates in the UAE. The group of 12 trainees are all employed by Emirates Flight Catering in its giant commercial kitchen complex in Dubai. Over six months, the catering cooks have been able to develop their craft and ... more

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