NEWS - FOOD INDUSTRY

NEWS >> FOOD INDUSTRY

Displaying 191 - 200 of 254 items.
img thumb

Innovation challenge is staying true to beliefs, says Loaf boss

The biggest challenge around product innovation for small to medium businesses is making sure they stay true to what they believe in, says Sean Armstrong, Director of Loaf Handcrafted Bread. Speaking in a NZ Food and Grocery Council Leaders Series Video interview, he says the challenge for businesses the size of Loaf “is making sure that whatever we innovate, whatever we’re doing, we stay really true to what we believe in and what started us on that journey in business”. ... more

img thumb

Taura innovation to feature on Discovery Channel

Fruitworx, the real fruit pieces supplied by Welch’s Global Ingredients Group, will be featured this month in a segment during Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr., the popular educational TV show airing via Discovery Channel. The show will educate viewers on FruitWorx®, a new, real fruit ingredient made from Welch’s own Concord or Niagara grapes, which is a result of its partnership with Taura Natural Ingredients. FruitWorx® inclusions are created using URC® (Ultra ... more

img thumb

Fonterra earthquake update

Fonterra has confirmed all of its staff in New Zealand are safe following the earthquake overnight and there is no major damage to any of its manufacturing sites. It does expect some milk collection disruption due to road closures and other issues accessing farms in the top of the South Island. “We’re extremely relieved to confirm there are no injuries to any of our staff around the country, and our focus continues to be making sure we can contact and support as many of our ... more

img thumb

Wineries in clean-up mode

Marlborough and North Canterbury wineries are now cleaning up after last night’s and today’s earthquakes according to New Zealand Winegrowers. “We have emailed all our members in the affected areas and as far as we can tell all our people are safe, which is great news” said Philip Gregan, CEO of New Zealand Winegrowers. “Wineries are now very much in assessment and clean up mode. There have been plenty of reports of broken bottles and damaged tanks ... more

img thumb

Fonterra marscapone finds sweet spot in Japan

A new type of mascarpone is set to prove a treat with consumers in Japan, as Fonterra puts the final touches on a project aimed at meeting growing global demand for dairy. The recently commissioned mascarpone line at the Co-operative’s Te Rapa site brings a new offering to Fonterra’s already strong portfolio of exported ingredients. Project Manager Shane van den Hurk says it is a different to the mascarpone most Kiwis will be familiar with. “The ... more

img thumb

Dairy prices surge, with whole milk powder up 20 per cent, at latest auction

Dairy product prices climbed at the Global Dairy Trade auction, advancing for the sixth time in seven auctions, bolstered by a jump in whole milk powder amid lower supply. The GDT price index jumped 11.4 per cent to US$3,327, up from US$2,965 at the previous auction two weeks ago. Some 27,735 tonnes of product was sold, down from 31,525 tonnes at the previous auction. Whole milk powder soared 19.8 per cent to US$3,317 a tonne. Last week Fonterra said it reduced its forecast milk ... more

img thumb

Pierre van Heerden to step down as head of Sanitarium

Sanitarium Executive General Manager Pierre van Heerden has announced that he has resigned and will step down as Head of Sanitarium in December 2016, after a handover period. Van Heerden has led Sanitarium New Zealand since April 2007. He started with Sanitarium in Australia in 1996, before relocating to New Zealand. He has held various roles in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, including Managing Director of Dick Smith Foods and various other senior roles in finance, ... more

img thumb

Industry thanks Pierre van Heerden

The New Zealand Food and Grocery Council has paid tribute to Pierre van Heerden, who is stepping down as Executive General Manager of Sanitarium Health Food Company. Chief Executive Katherine Rich says Mr van Heerden contributed a great deal to the industry, both as a member of FGC and its Chair for three years, and on other industry bodies. “Pierre has played a big part in the advancement of the food and grocery industry for nearly 10 years. “He led the FGC board ... more

img thumb

Food industry welcomes report on advertising to children

The New Zealand Food and Grocery Council welcomes the report on the review of the Children’s Code for Advertising Food and the Code for Advertising to Children. The panel, led by Sir Bruce Robertson, has completed its thorough review of the Advertising Standards Authority Children’s Codes and recommended tighter restrictions in some areas. FGC Chief Executive Katherine Rich says food and grocery manufacturers recognise the need to protect children and will support the ... more

img thumb

foodpro 2017 - half a century serving the food industry

foodpro, Australasia’s iconic food manufacturing event, returns for its 50th year in 2017 to the new world-class International Convention Centre at Sydney’s Darling Harbour from 16 – 19 July. Food manufacturing makes up 23% of Australia’s annual exports; the food and agribusiness industry produced $53.9 billion of value added in 2014-15 alone. Since it first ran in 1967, foodpro has played an important role in the growth of the food processing, manufacturing and ... more

Displaying 191 - 200 of 254 items.
ADVERTISEMENTS:

Food Service

fuelled4life - getting a great start to life through healthy eating

ingredientStop - online food ingredient shopping for food manufacturers

Foodinc - Food industry consultants