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Zespri wins top award for US trade

Zespri won the Supreme Award as well as Exporter of the Year at the AmCham-DHL Awards in Auckland last night, recognising the investment made to grow kiwifruit sales across the United States. Zespri Chief Operating Officer Simon Limmer says the company is growing strongly across North America, with most of this growth coming from the new gold variety Zespri SunGold. “On behalf of our colleagues and partners in the States, we’re thrilled that the hard work ... more

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Seafood exports set to top $2 billion

Seafood exports are predicted to hit a record $2 billion annually by 2020. That is according to the Ministry for Primary Industries 2017 Situation and Outlook report. Export revenue for the year to June 2017 is expected to be $1.8 billion, broadly in line with last year, before steadily increasing. The total annual value of the sector, including the domestic market, employment and processing is estimated at $4.2 billion by BERL. “It is a case of value before volume,” Seafood ... more

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Fonterra lifts forecast 2017-18 Farmgate Milk Price

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited today announced an increased forecast Farmgate Milk Price for the upcoming 2018 season, to $6.75 per kilogram of milksolids (kgMS). The Co-operative also announced a forecast earnings per share range of 45 to 55 cents, making the forecast total available payout to farmers in the 2017/2018 season $7.20 to $7.30, before retentions. Guidance regarding dividend payments will be provided as part of the interim financial results and will be considered by ... more

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Alexandra Park attracts more multi-day conferences

With its meetings and daily functions business well established, Alexandra Park is increasingly attracting large multi-day conferences and conventions, says Alexandra Park Sales & Marketing Manager Joel Reichardt. “We may not have a hotel on-site but we offer great proximity to the central city and airport. That’s a big plus for many attendees who are quite happy to organise their own accommodation and make the most of our central location and free carparking,” he ... 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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Setting new standards in Senior Lifestyle Cuisine

Marc Soper is used to creating sensational dishes for high-paying guests at the luxury Wharekauhau Country Estate in Wairarapa. Now, the multi-award winning executive chef, who was also crowned Chef of the Capital in both 2015 and 2016, is going to bring his exacting standards to bear as a judge of the 2017 New Zealand Senior Lifestyle Cuisine cooking competition at the NZ Hospitality Championships in Auckland on Sunday 30 July. For Marc, it’s a great opportunity to find out how ... more

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Sol d'Oro Southern Hemisphere 2017 extra virgin olive oils competition opens

Sol d'Oro Southern Hemisphere 4th edition, 11-15 September 2017, Osaka, Japan The Sol d'Oro competition organized by Veronafiere-Sol&Agrifood is dedicated to the most important extra virgin olive oils (EVOO) produced all over the world thanks to strict assessments of the jury panel and the decision to blind tasting methods to evaluate the samples entered in the event. Since the first occasion in 2002, the event has always sought to promote - through competition and comparison - ... more

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Experts call for action to fill gaps on healthy food policies

New Zealand needs major improvements in food policies if it is going to seriously tackle the country’s obesity epidemic, according to findings in the University of Auckland’s second Healthy Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI) published today. The Food-EPI was first published in 2014. The 2017 version was conducted in April to May 2017 by a New Zealand Expert Panel of 71 independent and government public health experts who rated the extent of implementation of policies on ... more

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North to South at Sidart

In celebration of fine-dining restaurant Sidart’s eighth birthday, two of New Zealand’s top chefs have joined forces for a one-night only dining event in Auckland. On September 14, multi-award winning chefs Sid Sahrawat and Giulio Sturla, the chef-owner of the famed Roots Restaurant in Lyttleton, Christchurch will delight diners with an innovative six-course menu. The high-profile collaboration, North to South at Sidart, will showcase the best of local and ... more

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