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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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Breeding blue cod brings new possibilities

Scientists have managed to successfully breed blue cod for the first time, a milestone that will support the development of a new aquaculture industry for New Zealand. In association with Ngāi Tahu Seafood Ltd, the Seafood Technologies team at Plant & Food Research in Nelson are investigating how to breed different species of native fish in captivity, building knowledge of the conditions required for the fish to successfully reproduce. For the first time, they have managed ... 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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New Zealand’s fisheries continue to be well managed

The overwhelming majority of New Zealand’s commercial fisheries are performing well, according to MPI’s latest stock assessments. The Status of New Zealand’s Fisheries report for 2016 released this week shows a record percentage of the tonnage and value of landings of scientifically evaluated stocks have no sustainability issues. The report shows ninety seven percent of scientifically evaluated landings were from stocks above or well above sustainable levels, ... 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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Hell proves fast can be good - introducing The Saviour, NZ's healthiest pizza

The Saviour has a 4-star health rating, a specially designed sprouted seed base, and is packed with more fruit & veggies than you can shake a stick at This week (Friday 5 May), HELL is launching the healthiest pizza in New Zealand. The Saviour is made up of a sprouted seed, gluten-free base, which has been specially designed and created for HELL. It is topped with free range chicken breast, spinach, avocado, Portobello mushrooms, almonds, and fresh slaw. Each sprouted seed ... more

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Wine exports to the USA surpass $500 million for the first time

The latest data from Statistics New Zealand show wine exports to the USA have surpassed $500 million for the first time, up 11% in the last year. As the wine industry advances towards its goal of $2 billion of exports in 2020, there is significant potential for further growth in North America said Philip Gregan, CEO of New Zealand Winegrowers. “New Zealand wine, especially Sauvignon Blanc, is very popular in the US and we expect consumer demand to continue to grow.” ... more

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Fonterra launches first Anchor milk pop-up in Shanghai

Fonterra has launched its first Anchor milk pop-up store at Super Brand Mall in Shanghai, bringing a slice of New Zealand to one of China’s busiest shopping complexes. Super Brand Mall attracts more than 20 million shoppers per year and boasts 250,000 square metres of retail space. The full Anchor China range of UHT milks, milk powders, cheese and butter is on display at the store, where shoppers can also craft their own recipes, view videos of New Zealand farms and ... more

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$48 billion industry at risk: service sector ITOs urge action

An industry that employs almost one in three New Zealanders is at risk. A new report on the service industry notes that ‘without these people our health and safety, and sense of national wellbeing, would be profoundly compromised.’ It also notes that another 200,000 workers will be needed in the service sectors between now and 2020. Despite this size, and the contribution of $47.8 billion to New Zealand’s GDP, the service sector and its workforce is rarely seen as a ... more

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New Zealand's Outstanding Food Producers named

Photo: Sean and Jodi Brosnahan of Absolute NZ Meats Farming, horticulture and aquaculture recognised alongside crafted products Absolute NZ Meat is the Supreme Winner of the inaugural Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards 2017. Their winning product Absolute Angus Porterhouse was named alongside seven category winners representing horticulture, aquaculture, cheesemaking, butchery and creators of premium crafted products. The winners were announced in Auckland last night (Thursday ... more

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