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Chardonnay shines at 2017 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

A Marlborough Chardonnay has won the top prize at the 2017 Air New Zealand Wine Awards. The Isabel Chardonnay Marlborough 2016 won the prestigious Air New Zealand Champion Wine of the Show trophy, as well as the Rabobank Champion Chardonnay trophy, at an Art Deco inspired awards dinner in Hawke’s Bay last night. Chair of Judges Warren Gibson said the Isabel Chardonnay Marlborough 2016 was a very classy example of the Chardonnay in this year’s competition. “It has a ... more

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Call to label added sugars overlooks science, says industry

Calls for extra sugar labelling to show the amount of ‘added sugars’ in a product rather than just total sugars overlooks the science of food and nutrition, says the NZ Food and Grocery Council. The call was made by Consumer NZ and the Dental Association ahead of the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation, to be held today in Australia, where ‘added sugar’ labelling is expected to be discussed. Food Safety Minister Damien O’Connor will ... more

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Zespri wins top award for best growth strategy

Zespri was recognised last night in the 2017 Deloitte Top 200 Awards for its strong growth strategy, with the kiwifruit marketing company on track to more than double global sales to $4.5 billion by 2025. Zespri Chief Executive Dan Mathieson says the 2degrees Best Growth Strategy award is welcome recognition for the work done across the industry to grow a genuine global sales and marketing organisation and drive demand for Zespri’s premium kiwifruit. “This award is ... more

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East meets west: Taura inspires global flavour combinations at FIE

Real fruit and vegetable pieces are the perfect way to combine eastern and western flavours, Taura Natural Ingredients will demonstrate at Food Ingredients Europe. With consumers seeking new taste sensations, and eastern flavours particularly sought after, Taura – part of Frutarom – offers a range of ways to help manufacturers satisfy adventurous palates. The company’s unique Ultra-Rapid Concentration (URC) technology allows it to create versatile fruit and ... more

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Growing Kiwi demand for bubble tea drives retail expansion

Increasing Kiwi demand for an Asian beverage known as bubble tea will see Australasia's fastest growing tea brand double the number of their New Zealand stores next year. Bubble Tea or boba tea is a tea drink made with soft tapioca balls called pearls. Originally created in Taiwan in the 1980’s, the beverage has gained popularity in markets around the world. Globally, sales of tapioca pearls are part of $5.4bn market and are growing at a rate of 4% per annum. Marcus Teh, Gong ... more

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New South Island supermarkets as Pak 'n Save, New World owner invests

Foodstuffs is continuing to invest in its South Island network with new openings and refurbishments. During 2017, Foodstuffs South Island has invested $17 million in a 3100-square-metre supermarket in the Prestons subdivision in northeast Christchurch. New World Prestons is expected to open in February 2018, creating 100 new jobs. A $6m refurbishment of one of its original stores, Pak 'n Save Moorhouse in Christchurch would soon be completed, Foodstuffs South Island general manager ... more

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Wine Marlborough Cellar Door of the Year winners announced

The Wine Marlborough Cellar Door of the Year final was held at Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant last night where Bladen and Hunter’s Wines were announced joint winners of the title, with Wairau River coming in third place. Alongside Bladen, Hunter’s Wines and Wairau River, the finalists included Hans Herzog and Johanneshof Cellars. Bladen owner, Dave Macdonald also took out the title of the Wine Marlborough Cellar Door Personality of the Year alongside Brancott ... more

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World butter price falls at auction

Dairy prices fell again in the latest Global Dairy Trade auction, this time by 3.4 per cent to US$2970 (NZ$4347). This followed a 3.5 per cent drop at the last auction two weeks ago, the largest fall since January, when the first GDT auction of the year dropped by 3.9 per cent. The price of butter fell 5.9 per cent, cheddar was down more than 4 per cent, and New Zealand's key export product, whole milk powder, slipped 2.7 per cent. More at ... more

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L&P and Tip Top have teamed up to bring us a new summer ice block

We’ve frozen the best of summer, on a stick! Introducing the all NEW Fruju L&P. Tip Top is kicking off summer with a match made in heaven – the new Fruju L&P ice block. Combining one of New Zealand’s most iconic beverages with NZ’s most iconic ice block brand, Tip Top has taken two of the best summer staples and frozen them together. The ultimate in New Zealand summer refreshment, the dynamic duo are together for a limited time only. Suitable for ... more

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Manukee - taking New Zealand honey to the world

Manukee founder and "BeeEO" York Spencer talks about the challenges of selling his products in Asia and finding a distribution partner, all while making sure to keep the office vacuumed. What does your business do? Manukee is a UMF Manuka honey drink. We launched in July last year at the New Zealand Fine Food Show, and source all of our honey from the outskirts of the Tongariro National Park and our drinks are made in Auckland. We have two drinks on the market, each containing ... more

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