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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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Food Matters Tours

DESCRIPTION: Food Matters Tours... Intimate small-group food tours through Bali, Sri Lanka and Turkey for the culturally adventurous - all you need is an open mind, good walking shoes and a sense of humour. A ... more
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Recipes for BEEF + LAMB

DESCRIPTION: Looking for delicious, nutritious beef and lamb meal ideas? Be it for tonight’s dinner, a special occasion, the barbecue or recipes for babies and toddlers, you’ve come to the right place. And, we ... more
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The Esplanade Hotel

DESCRIPTION: The Esplanade Hotel offers Auckland boutique hotel accommodation, right on the waterfront in Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand. This heritage boutique hotel is nestled in the heart of Devonport ... more
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Edmonds

DESCRIPTION: For over 130 years the Edmonds brand has been part of New Zealand kitchens. From the first tins of Edmonds Baking Powder to the 2008 centenary edition of the Edmonds Cookery Book, Edmonds has been ... more
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Kiwi apple JAZZ still tops in UK

Simon Bray's Jazz Apples finished top of the tree in the 'Tastiest Apple' category at the UK's National Fruit Show recently. Champion grower Bray, whose Jazz Apples were also voted 'The Taste of Kent Awards Garden of England Top Apple' at the show, said: "The team has worked its socks off and we are all over the moon, but the acclaim has to go to such an amazing apple variety. It's the 'special one' of the orchard. Jazz has all the attributes a grower wants and when it comes to taste, people absolutely love it so we really can't take all the credit." The Jazz Apple is a ... more

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Al Dente by Raffaela Delmonte: Culinary adventures and festive celebrations for companies, families, associations, clubs, and everybody who wants to enjoy the best of Italy in New Zealand. Al Dente was founded in 1997 by Italian chef and author Raffaela Delmonte, to share her love and knowledge of Italian regional cuisine, along with the fun and the simplicity that being Italian means. In her words, “Cooking ….is the subtle thread which unites my diverse family, as well the only proven method of communicating the continuity of our traditions to my daughters by recreating the special atmosphere that is only possible when you are seated around a table with those you love.”

Al Dente has grown to provide a range of services including corporate events and meetings, private functions, music evenings, cooking classes, organic food courses and team building outings. The Delmonte's home, Villa Romantica is a large, rustic Italian house in a peaceful valley of rolling green hills with a view out over the sea to Tiritiri Matangi. The large professional kitchen is perfect for hands-on cooking instruction and down-home fun. A spacious external patio offers generous space for outdoor gatherings around a wood-burning oven. The beautiful venue, just 20 minutes North of Auckland City, is a welcome change from the conference centre format and is now a favoured location for many of Auckland’s leading companies.

www.aldente.co.nz/

FOOD & BEVERAGE NEWS
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Coca-Cola rewards loyal customers with MYCOKE

Coca-Cola New Zealand is introducing a new on-pack promotion to shoppers over the next 12 months with the launch of My Coke, an initiative that rewards customers by giving them unique codes with ... more

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China's Lianhua takes control of Prime Range Meat

China's Lianhua Trading Group has gone to majority control of Invercargill meat processor, Prime Range Meats. Lianhua, whose parent company - Shenzen Lianhua Enterprise Development Co - has its ... more

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Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay takes top spot at 2014 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

A Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay won the top prize at the 2014 Air New Zealand Wine Awards held at the Pettigrew Green Arena in Taradale last night. Vidal Estate won the prestigious Air New ... more

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Report great news for international olive oil market, says NZ importer

Auckland-based European food importing business William Aitken & Co is delighted a publication authored by several senior international medical figures in the latest prestigious Postgraduate ... more

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Fonterra: party at Pahiatua!

Fonterra Pahiatua is hosting a community information day this weekend to update on progress with the site’s expansion. The information day also kicks off the Co-operative’s ... more

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Grape growers enjoy record harvest

Marlborough grape growers will pocket an estimated $64 million more this year than in 2013, despite being paid less per tonne for their fruit. Interim grape prices, released by New Zealand ... more

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FGC response to Commerce Commission report

The New Zealand Food & Grocery Council is not surprised by the Commerce Commission’s findings, given New Zealand’s current legal framework. We stand by our statements, based on ... more

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Waiheke Island winemaker named first Riedel New Zealand Young Winemaker of the Year

Patrick Newton from Mudbrick Winery was crowned as the first ever Riedel New Zealand Young Winemaker of the Year during a ceremony at the Canterbury A&P Show last week. Thirty-two year ... more

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Craggy Range wins prestigious global wine award

Wine Enthusiast Magazine names Craggy Range its 2014 New World Winery of the Year A New Zealand winery founded on the premise of creating a 1,000 year family dynasty has been awarded one of ... more

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NZ Juice & Beverage Awards winners for 2014

The winners of the 2014 New Zealand Juice and Beverage Awards have been announced, and the two Supreme Awards presented. The SUPREME AWARD – (Small Producer) went to Feijoa Frenzy ... more

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Paul Heywood, Leo Mangos awarded 2014 Hayward Medal

The 2014 kiwifruit industry excellence award – the Fresh Carriers Hayward Medal – is jointly awarded to Paul Heywood and Leo Mangos for their vision in laying the foundations for ... more

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2014 New Zealand Café of the Year Awards finalists announced

Judgement day dawns for Kiwi cafés Think you can easily spot a mystery shopper? Well spare a thought for the 18 finalists of the 2014 New Zealand Café of the Year Awards announced ... more

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Update on Edible Fats and Oils for Human Health - free one day seminar

Free one day seminar Update on Edible Fats and Oils for Human Health University of Auckland, Thursday 27 November 2014 The seminar features an excellent range of international and local ... more