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Whittaker’s offers once in a lifetime experience this Easter

Whittaker’s is once again teaming up with Kiwis for kiwi this Easter, but this time one lucky Whittaker’s Chocolate Lover will win the unique experience of naming and releasing a baby kiwi into one of New Zealand’s protected kiwi sites, as well as a year’s supply of Whittaker’s delicious chocolate. The Great Kiwi Weight & Date Debate competition encourages Whittaker’s Chocolate Lovers who purchase a Whittaker’s Chocolate Kiwi to predict the ... more

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Hollywood elite sip NZ Loveblock wine at exclusive Oscars Luncheon

Some of the biggest names in Hollywood have had a chance to sample a New Zealand-made wine at this year’s Oscar Nominees Luncheon, an event that’s widely regarded as a highlight of the awards season. The luncheon at the Beverly Hilton earlier this month featured just three wines, one of which was a premium, sauvignon blanc produced by New Zealand label, Loveblock. Approximately 175 of this year’s Academy Award nominees attended the event, including Hollywood ... more

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Fonterra Ventures partners with German nutrition start-up

Fonterra Ventures has entered into its first strategic partnership, teaming up with German active nutrition start-up foodspring® through an investment in its parent company, Goodminton AG. The new partnership will enable Fonterra to tap into the rapidly growing active nutrition consumer segment, which is valued at $200 billion globally, and forecast to expand significantly in the years to come. Judith Swales, Fonterra’s Chief Operating Officer, Velocity and Innovation ... more

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Fonterra signs new distribution deal in Bangladesh

Fonterra is breaking new ground in South Asia’s rapidly growing dairy market, with the signing of a new distribution agreement that will make Anchor available to millions more consumers in Bangladesh. The deal is part of the Co-operative’s ongoing efforts to win in key overseas markets, by spreading the goodness of dairy nutrition. The population of Bangladesh has grown by more than 10 per cent in the last 10 years reaching over 160 million people and it now makes up over two ... more

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Countdown rolls out new product range with designs from Brandhub

In 2016 Countdown embarked on a major re-design of their entire Fresh offering with Aucklandbased packaging agency Brandhub, to address an increasingly fragmented sub-brand offering and to convey the true quality of their own-brand products. Brandhub applied their unique “HUB” approach to the task (Hatch-Unify-Brand, a process that brings any consumer brand to life), to develop a creative yet practical strategy, a compelling story and total reinvigoration of Countdown’s ... more

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Stonyridge Vineyard experiences unprecedented growth for Summer

• Stonyridge Vineyard experiences record numbers of visitors in Summer 2018. • Stonyridge’s internationally acclaimed Larose Cabernet sold out in two weeks in 2017. • The vineyard is projecting its best season yet in its 37 years of operation. Stonyridge Vineyard on Auckland’s prestigious Waiheke Island is almost sold out of its estate-made wines and is experiencing record number of visitors. The café on the vineyard has also seen record ... more

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NZ well positioned to be global player in alternative protein market - producer

Eco conscious millennial consumers are reshaping demand for alternative sources of protein according to the country’s largest manufacturer of vegetarian foods. Mark Roper spokesperson for Life Health Foods - which makes plant based Bean Supreme and recently launched Alternative Meat Co. products, says growing concern for the environment is leading this demographic to seek out other options to integrate into their diet. A nationwide survey commissioned by the company has found ... more

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FSANZ: Call for submissions on new additive category for coconut milk products

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for submissions on an application to create a new food additive category for coconut milk products. FSANZ Chief Executive Officer Mark Booth said the Australian Food and Beverages Importers Association applied to change the Food Standards Code because of confusion about which food category coconut milk products fall into for food additive permissions. "FSANZ is proposing to create a new category to ensure regulatory ... more

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Kiwi academics develop new food design technique

Two leading academics have developed a new food design technique to help inspire the next generation of culinary designers, and make artistic food presentation more accessible to New Zealand restaurants. The new technique developed in consultation with EPIC Otago Polytechnic R & D centre and The Food Design Institute at Otago Polytechnic allows chefs to produce large quantities of artistically designed food products by hand on a commercial scale with a small team, and at reduced ... more

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Clevedon Buffalo Co.: new cheese marks a decade of success

Clevedon Buffalo Co. is celebrating its first decade in business with a new delicious cheese for customers to savour. The company’s owner/operators, Richard and Helen Dorresteyn have recently marked 10 years since they began farming riverine water buffalo (the first to do so in New Zealand), initially crafting their premium buffalo cheese to sell at the Clevedon Village Farmers Market. Fast forward 10 years and the business now has 12 products and more than nine medals for its ... more

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