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NZ's first recycled PET plastic packaging plant opened

Flight Plastics today welcomed the Rt Hon John Key to officially open its new plastic packaging plant which is the first plastic packaging plant in New Zealand to manufacture food grade PET packaging from recycled PET (RPET) flake. The business, which was established in Wellington over a hundred years ago, has been producing food grade RPET plastic in the UK for five years and is now introducing that technology to NZ at its recently redeveloped site in Lower Hutt. Flight Plastics ... more

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Brands collaborate for the better of both

The Better Drinks Co. welcomes in 2014 announcing a collaborative relationship with super tea brand Ti Tonics. The Auckland-based company has secured the exclusive distribution rights for Ti Tonics, enabling co-founder and developer Dr Tracey King to continue to manage the brand simultaneously with The Better Drinks Co. team. With Ti-Tonics joining the existing portfolio of Charlie’s, Phoenix and recently added Real Iced Tea Co and Sunkist, The Better Drinks Co. has been ... more

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Pioneering New Zealand brewery looks to the dynamic British market for growth opportunities

Multi-award winning Marlborough brewery, Renaissance Brewing, is looking to further its overseas distribution network by focusing its export development in 2014 on the growing British craft beer market. Renaissance, who currently export to the USA, Canada, Australia, Malaysia and Hong Kong, will present its beers in the UK for the first time at the Craft Beer Rising event which is held at the old Truman Brewery in London’s east end. The event, which runs over the weekend of the ... more

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Queensland Fruit Fly find means anxious wait for growers

New Zealand’s horticulture industry is collectively holding its breath while it waits to find out if there will be any more Queensland fruit flies found in Northland. The Ministry for Primary Industries this morning announced the detection of a single male Queensland fruit fly in a suburb of Whangarei. “This is an anxious time for all growers and the whole horticulture industry,” HortNZ president Julian Raine says. “We are watching the response ... more

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Ahead Of The Pack: Packaging Workshop

Scion, New Zealand’s research leader in innovative packaging development and performance testing, invites registrations to its inaugural workshop on packaging. Packaging plays a critical role in successfully manufacturing and selling products both locally and internationally. This includes: - supporting the logistics of transferring product through manufacturing plants; - providing protection for long journeys; - increasing the shelf life of perishable products; - ... more

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World dairy prices up 1.4pc overnight

Dairy product prices rose at the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight led by surging prices for butter and cheese, two products which have posed problems for Fonterra as their prices lagged whole milk powder. The GDT Price Index increased 1.4 per cent from the last sale on January 8. The average winning price was US$5,025 per tonne from US$4,953 a tonne at the last auction. Some 41,024 tonnes of product was sold, down from 46,418 two weeks ago, for about US$206.1 million. Butter ... more

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Fonterra diverts milk after quake damage

Milk is being diverted from Fonterra's Pahiatua distribution storage centre after it was damaged in yesterday's earthquake. Fonterra's operations manager Robert Spurway told RadioNZ some cracks appeared in the building and the sprinkler system gave way following the quake that struck shortly before 4pm. Pahiatua is about 24 kilometres north of Eketahuna. Milk was being diverted to other plants until it was considered safe to resume operations at the Pahiatua site, Spurway said. ... more

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LOSCAM joins display pallet market

LOSCAM, Asia Pacific’s leader in pallet and retail ready solutions, recently announced the release of its smaller footprint, store ready plastic display pallet. The Loscam display pallet has been released after extensive consultation with leading supply chain participants in the FMCG manufacturing & supply sector, due to the increasing number of goods moved direct to retail floor in a store ready format. This approach has ensured Loscam’s display pallet is the strongest ... more

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Turk’s nominates Loscam as preferred pallet provider

Leading equipment pooling solutions provider, Loscam has announced that Turk’s Poultry Farm Ltd, one of the NZ’s leading Poultry Processors, has signed an agreement for managed pooled pallets across the country. The new agreement between the two companies will see Loscam become the preferred pallet provider to Turks, supplying its highly regarded 4 way pallet that is bringing cost savings and handling and safety benefits to customers in New Zealand. Turk’s Poultry Farm ... more

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Kellogg’s appoints Pead PR for corporate communications

Kellogg’s® New Zealand has appointed Auckland-based independent public relations consultancy Pead PR to handle its corporate PR. We look forward to promoting effective and mutually beneficial dialogue between Kellogg’s and people and organisations requiring information about its activities in New Zealand. Media requiring information about any aspect of Kellogg’s New Zealand operations now have one central initial point of contact. About Kellogg’s ... more

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