2017 NZ Food Summit

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ABC Nutrition

DESCRIPTION: Our team of uniquely qualified dietitians and nutritionists have had 30+ years of combined experience working for large multinational food companies around the globe. During our time working in and ... more
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Food Product Development - the Web Edition

DESCRIPTION: This is the free web edition of a textbook originally published in print form in 2001, which is still available to purchase in hard copy. This book studies some of the key issues in bringing a new ... more
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Impact PR - Auckland Public Relations Agency

DESCRIPTION: Auckland PR company Impact PR is an award winning full service public relations and advertising company with a unique understanding of the food & beverage industry. Our lead PR consultants (Fleur ... more
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WaterTest Products

DESCRIPTION: Watertest Products are the sole distributors of LaMotte water quality testing products for New Zealand. This includes portable test equipment, test kits, reagents, test strips and sampling ... more
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Savannah NZ Limited

DESCRIPTION: Savannah Bio Systems Pty Ltd are suppliers of specialized functional ingredients to the food industry in Australia and New Zealand. With our Head Office in Melbourne we also have sales offices in ... more
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NZMP opens door to dairy nutrition for lactose-intolerant consumers

Lactose-intolerant consumers can now enjoy their coffee with milk, a nourishing dairy smoothie or a creamy glass of milk, thanks to NZMP’s new Low Lactose Instant Whole Milk Powder, which contains less than 2% lactose. NZMP, Fonterra’s ingredients business, has developed the low lactose milk powder so people around the world who avoid dairy due to lactose concerns can now enjoy milk and all the goodness that comes with it. Fonterra Consumer Powders Category Director NZMP Marketing Andrew Maude says, “Milk powders play a vital role in providing nutrition for a ... more

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Food Product Development - The Web Edition: First published in 2001, Food Product Development by Mary Earle, Richard Earle and Allan Anderson, has now been published online by the New Zealand Institute of Food Science & Technology (NZIFST) as a free educational resource.

Food Product Development  is a textbook covering the product development processes and the techniques used in food product development. It looks at all stages of food product development, from the initial concept of the new product, through to the final launching on the market and the analysis of the results. It is illustrated by examples of specific projects. It also provides the reader with the opportunity to study specific examples and to relate these to their own personal experiences.


The book is intended for a guide to product development for those working in the food industry including project teams, process engineers, and marketing personnel, as well as management. It can also be used as the textbook for student courses in food product development.

www.nzifst.org.nz/foodproductdevelopment/

FOOD & BEVERAGE NEWS
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2017 Ice cream Awards - entries open

THE TWENTY FIRST NEW ZEALAND ICE CREAM AWARDS are to be judged in AUCKLAND from MONDAY, 1 MAY 2017. The Ice Cream Awards which were instituted in 1997 are ... more

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Fonterra announces Interim Results

Fonterra today announced its 2017 Interim Results. Results Highlights · Forecast Farmgate Milk Price $6.00 per kgMS · Forecast cash payout $6.40 after ... more

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Oobie Joobie - organic meets nostalgic

New Zealand’s childhood favourite now available in all organic OOB Organic has added a drop of nostalgia to their premium Ice Cream range with their latest innovation - Oobie Joobie Ice ... more

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Meyer Gouda Cheese - The Best of the Best at NZ Champions of Cheese Awards

A second generation cheese making family with Dutch origins, Meyer Gouda Cheese has impressed local and international judges to secure the country’s top prize for cheesemaking. Highly ... more

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Whole milk powder's surprise rebound

Dairy prices at Fonterra's GlobalDairyTrade auction have made a surprise rebound, with the auction's index rising 1.7 per cent. The average price rose to $US3101 ($NZ4396) per metric tonne on ... more

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Pedigree launches new initiative to help match Rescue Dogs with empty nest demographic

A new charitable initiative has launched to help rehome some of the thousands of dogs from around New Zealand rescued annually from abuse and neglect. The campaign will bring together pet ... more

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VIDOFIBRES BF - sugar beet fibre from Unipektin

A new sugar beet fibre, VIDOFIBRES BF, has been launched by UNIPEKTIN Ingredients AG. The sugar beet fibre is produced at their site in Eschenz, Switzerland from 100% natural sugar beet pulp after ... more

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Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards finalists announced

The Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards has assessed 57 producers as Finalists in its inaugural awards. A panel of 10 expert food judges tasted more than 150 products from 82 growers, farmers and ... more

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New report reveals untapped export opportunity

Leading national food and beverage innovators say non-dairy powdered food products are in high demand world-wide and New Zealand needs to act quickly to take advantage of an untapped export growth ... more

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New Zealand now top 3 wine import into USA by value

The value of New Zealand wine imported into the US has grown significantly in the past 12 months according to a recent Gomberg Fredrikson Report. In 2016 the total value of New Zealand ... more

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AGSA 2017 - 67th Australasian Grain Science Conference to be held in Christchurch

AGSA - 67TH AUSTRALASIAN GRAIN SCIENCE CONFERENCE Rydges Hotel, Christchurch, New Zealand September 20th-22nd 2017 The 67th Australasian Grain Science Conference will bring together ... more

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A celebration of women in the seafood industry

Nelson will launch a rolling programme of events around the globe today, International Women‘s Day, to celebrate the role women play in the seafood industry. Seafood women in Iceland, ... more

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Zespri brand turns 20, as industry aims to more than double sales to $4.5 billion by 2025

This week marks a milestone with the kiwifruit industry coming together to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Zespri brand, proudly owned by New Zealand kiwifruit growers. Zespri chief ... more