Eco conscious millennial consumers are reshaping demand for alternative sources of protein according to New Zealand’s largest manufacturer of vegetarian foods.
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 Brewers Association of New Zealand has appointed of Dylan Firth as its Executive Director, based in Wellington. Rory Glass, Managing Director of Lion and Chairman of the Brewers Association, says Firth’s skills, strong networks and advocacy experience will deliver considerable value for the New Zealand brewing industry. “We are delighted to welcome Dylan to … Continue reading Brewers Association of New Zealand appoints new boss
The scholarship will enable one packaging technologist, designer or engineer in New Zealand the opportunity to complete a Diploma in Packaging Technology.
In less than two days New Zealanders have opened their wallets and purchased Dunedin-based chocolate company OCHO, championing a new people-led model of regional development. 3570 people from across New Zealand purchased shares to the value of NZ$2,000,000 which will allow the company to expand it production and create new jobs. This community-driven initiative began as … Continue reading Crowd funding secures Kiwi chocolate factory
The bestselling coconut yoghurt range in New Zealand produced by Raglan Coconut Yoghurt company has made its way across the ditch and landed in Australia.
New Zealand’s Tamarillo Co-operative has signed a major deal with a distributor allowing Tamarillo Marinade and Tamarillo Vinegar to be sold in the US and Canada. The first of shipment of tamarillo pulp has left Whangarei for US-based food producer and distributor, Serious Foodie. Tamarillos are processed into pulp and vinegar concentrate in New Zealand … Continue reading NZ Tamarillo products heading to US
Last night, New Zealand’s most tender and tasty steak was announced at the Beef + Lamb New Zealand Steak of Origin competition awards dinner, held in association with PGG Wrightson.
With supermarkets across New Zealand rising to the food waste challenge, chefs and food service professionals are encouraged to join the Food Collective by donating surplus food, minimising food waste to landfill and understanding how food waste can be better managed in their kitchen. The partnership between Unilever Food Solutions, KiwiHarvest and Kaibosh, provides the … Continue reading Food Collective addressing NZ food waste issue
More than half of Kiwis say they are eating less meat, and a quarter expect to be mostly meat-free by 2025 as they focus on their health and budget, according to a new survey. It seems the days of a nightly meal of meat and two veg may soon be behind us too, with one … Continue reading Kiwis eating less red meat – research
Innovator of dairy-free products, Angel Food has created New Zealand’s first-ever vegan cheddar, made with peas, sunflowers and corn.
The $27.7m capital investment lifts the plant’s production capacity and provides a world-class food safety environment.
Growing demand for New Zealand eel by U.S. consumers has helped increase exports of the fish, particularly to New York according to new figures.
Sanitarium Health & Wellbeing New Zealand has appointed Rob Scoines as it new general manager.
Russia is planning to temporarily ban beef and beef by-products from New Zealand, claiming they contain listeria and ractopamine, a banned feed additive.
Villa Maria, New Zealand’s most awarded winery, has announced plans to establish its own Australian-based sales and distribution operation to continue to grow its presence in the market. The family-owned winery made the decision following the acquisition of its distributor Fine Wine Partners by Accolade Wines, with the aim of creating greater flexibility for its … Continue reading Villa Maria moves to direct distribution model in Australia
New Zealand’s food price index fell 0.8 per cent in December, with lower food prices across most food items, according to Statistics New Zealand.
Kiwi producers are being encouraged to enter new awards developed to recognise New Zealand’s outstanding food and drinks producers.
Forest & Bird is preparing to release a consumer guide to sustainable New Zealand seafood, with the support of a number of that nation’s cooking personalities.
New Zealand consumers concerned for the welfare of animals involved in food production are encouraged to pledge to ‘go SPCA Blue Tick’ to show their support for animal welfare.