Food & beverage from New Zealand - FoodWorks Directory

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Directus International Ltd

DESCRIPTION: Directus International Limited, the first Directus company, was founded in 1976. Based in New Zealand, it has served as the foundation for the building of the Directus group of companies. Directus ... more
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Sherratt Ingredients

DESCRIPTION: Sherratt Ingredients are a specialised food ingredient importer, premix manufacturer and distributor with offices in Auckland and Christchurch, and warehouses throughout New ... more
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Eurofins NZ Laboratory Services Ltd

DESCRIPTION: Analytical testing laboratories, based in Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch. Eurofins NZ Laboratory Services aims to be the most successful and respected laboratory and technical ... more
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RedSpark Creative Ltd

DESCRIPTION: RedSpark Creative is a branding, graphic design and advertising company based in Newton, Auckland. We specialise in building strong brands to help our clients achieve success. We can help you STAND ... more
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Cospak Limited

DESCRIPTION: Cospak manufactures and distributes a wide variety of packaging to suit every need. Our solution based approach encompasses design through to manufacture. This compliments our wide range of stock ... more
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Donovans share a Kiwi Christmas

New Zealand chocolate makers, Donovans are spreading the Christmas delight this festive season with the release of their limited edition premium Seasonal Collection. New to the Donovans Seasonal Collection are three delectable treats, Chocolate Gingerbread Clusters, Fruit & Nut Chocolate Bark and Coconut Ice, specially crafted in New Zealand and presented in a beautiful Pohutukawa themed box. Made using the finest quality ingredients and no artificial colours or flavours, the new additions join Donovans existing range of seasonal favourites including: Dark Chocolate Sea Salt ... more


New Zealand Beverage Council (NZBC): The NZBC represents the manufacturers of New Zealand's juice, carbonated drink and bottled water brands, and their suppliers. It's members represent over 95 percent of all juice and non-alcoholic beverages sold at retail level in New Zealand. The organisation acts as a forum to discuss issues of concern and interest to the industry, as a lobby group, and as an advocate for consumer education on health & nutrition issues. It also organises and hosts the New Zealand Juice & Beverage Awards every year at its annual conference.

The new NZBC website incorporates consumer information about a range of issues facing the industry, and the role of commercially available fruit juices and beverages in a healthy diet. Product definitions, recommended guidelines, nutritional information, labelling, obesity, dental health, industry self-regulation, advertising, taxes, and low energy products - all are addressed in detail. Member companies are also listed, with links to media releases, research and other useful resources:

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Fonterra launches new premium milk range in China

Anchor’s new LiveUp product (left), which contains 50 per cent more protein than standard UHT milk, and the new NaturalUp product, which contains milk produced on organic farms in New ... more

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Annies wins at Munch Awards

Annies, a subsidiary of Kono NZ, are excited to announce that their fruit bars have been named as the Best Kids Food Product in the 2016 Munch Foods Awards. The awards, now in their fourth ... more

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Dairy product prices increase for fourth straight GDT auction

Dairy product prices increased at the Global Dairy Trade auction, gaining for the eighth time in nine auctions, amid expectations for decreasing supply. The GDT price index rose 3.5 per cent to ... more

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SMAs ‘more cost-effective way of getting products to market’

Sales and marketing agencies offer manufacturers and distributors a better and more cost-effective way of taking their products to market, says Alliance Marketing Managing Director Paul Kenny. ... more

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Industry, media ‘must ensure consumers get food facts’

The food industry and the media have a responsibility to ensure consumers are receiving information about food based on fact, not fads and hearsay, say two public relations practitioners. Jane ... more

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Consumer NZ’s Bad Taste Food Awards ’winners’ announced

Consumer NZ has announced the “winners” of its inaugural Bad Taste Food Awards. Consumer NZ chief executive Sue Chetwin said the awards were launched to call out food ... more

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MPI publishes new Listeria control measure fact sheet

New: Publication of Listeria control measure fact sheet for producers of ready-to-eat animal products MPI has developed the “Listeria control measures” factsheet which provides key ... more

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Fonterra opens world's joint largest milk powder dryer

Fonterra today celebrated the official opening of its new state-of-the-art milk powder dryer at its Lichfield site – the Co-operative’s most efficient milk powder dryer to date. ... more

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HortNZ celebrates 100 years of representing growers

Yesterday, Horticulture New Zealand celebrated 100 years of representing growers, with its foundations in the New Zealand Fruitgrowers Federation formed in 1916. Photo above: The first meeting ... more

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Breakthrough for the bees

Our small but hardy honey bees are under siege from a range of pests and diseases. However, some relief may be in sight for these important insects from a particularly dangerous disease – one ... more

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Bruce Campbell honoured by Royal Society of New Zealand

Congratulations to Dr Bruce Campbell, Chief Operating Officer of Plant & Food Research, on being awarded the prestigious Thomson Medal for 2016. The Thomson Medal is awarded by the Royal ... more

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New Zealand’s sustainable wine production takes centre stage in LA

New Zealand Winegrowers’ Sustainable Because video has received three category nominations at this year’s Annual Taste Awards in Los Angeles, California. “The short ... more

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NZ’s top 2016 Young Bread Baker announced

Photo: “Matt Watson in action at the 2016 Young Bread Baker of the Year Competition. A plant bread baker from Nelson won the 2016 Young Bread Baker of the Year Competition in Auckland ... more