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Winners announced in 2013 CRM Contact Centre Awards

Winners of the 2013 CRM Awards were announced at a glittering gala event at Auckland’s SKYCITY earlier this evening sponsored by recruitment & HR services specialists, Randstad. The top tier awards were won by Mitsubishi Motors New Zealand Limited, the Department of Internal Affairs, Coca-Cola Amatil (NZ) Limited and ANZ. Mitsubishi won the Diamond Award for a contact centre with less than 50 seats, while the government department won the award for a contact centre with more ... more

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Auckland firms predominant in 2013 New Zealand Food Awards finals

It’s less than a week to go before the 2013 New Zealand Food Awards winners are announced – and Auckland-based businesses account for more than half the finalists. The battle of the Bakery award is between two previous winners – Paneton Bakery and Andre’s Kitchen, while the Cereals and Breads award could go to Auckland-based Pure Delish, or Otaki’s Kapiti Artisan Bakehouse. Avondale-based The Collective is up for four awards – Convenience and Meal ... more

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Dairy prices up 0.3pc overnight

Prices of dairy products rose in the latest overnight dairy auction while volumes continued to fall from record levels reached last month. The GDT Price Index, previously known as the GDT-TWI Price Index, rose 0.3 per cent compared to the last sale two weeks ago. The average winning price was US$4,880 a tonne compared to US$4,941 a tonne. The total volume of dairy products sold at the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction fell to 46,664 tonnes from 53,479 tonnes two weeks ago, the third ... more

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Losses speed up for Horticulture if RMA reform slows down

Every move to slow the reform of the Resource Management Act makes business more uncertain for commercial fruit and vegetable growers in New Zealand. Horticulture New Zealand now fears for the future of growers all over the country who struggle with resource management issues hanging over their businesses every day. “These are growers who tell us that complying with resource management issues for their businesses feels like a death buy a thousand paper cuts,” ... more

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Donovans Chocolates unveil a uniquely ‘Kiwi’ carving for International Chocolate Day

As the world unites to celebrate chocolate today (13th September), Donovans Chocolates has made every chocolate loving New Zealanders’ dream come true. In celebration of International Chocolate Day, the Waikato chocolate makers are revealing a life-sized kiwi carving created entirely from their delicious chocolate. The proudly New Zealand owned company believe the creation is the first life-size chocolate kiwi carving ever made. The completely edible 50cm 3D ... more

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FGC welcomes Bell Tea purchase

The NZ Food & Grocery Council welcomes the news of the sale of Bell Tea and Coffee Company and is delighted it will remain in local hands. Founded in 1898, Bell Tea is a New Zealand company that most Kiwis have grown up with. After 50 years of ownership by Foodstuffs as a standalone business, the company has been sold to Wellington investor Pencarrow Private Equity. FGC Chief Executive Katherine Rich said it was great to see Bell Tea remaining wholly owned in New Zealand. ... more

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Major laboratory expansion opens in Christchurch

AsureQuality celebrated the opening of its newly refurbished and expanded Christchurch food testing laboratory today, with the Prime Minister, Rt Hon. John Key and many of its customers in attendance. The upgraded facility in Sir William Pickering Drive, Burnside now has over 400 square metres of laboratory space for food analysis. AsureQuality’s Chief Executive, Michael Thomas said that with continued growth in food manufacturing and the dairy sector in the South Island, the ... more

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Frucor brings jobs back from Australia

Frucor Beverages, which bottles drinks such as Gatorade, V, Just Juice, Fresh Up,  H2GO and Pepsi, has shifted manufacturing work back from Australia and created 20 new local jobs. Prime Minister John Key yesterday opened Frucor's new high-speed bottling line and distribution centre, which sit 500 metres apart in Manukau. Twenty new people have been hired to run the new bottling system and at least 10 more will be hired in the next few years. Frucor expects to ramp up ... more

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Infant Nutrition Council welcomes $2m travel fund

The Infant Nutrition Council (INC) welcomes the Government’s $2 million fund to help small exporters caught up in the false whey protein scare to re-establish their markets. INC Chief Executive Jan Carey said many of her members had been hit hard by the halt on imports imposed by some countries after the scare. INC represents more than 95% of the volume of infant formula manufactured, sold in, or exported from New Zealand. “Many companies are still hurting, and this ... more

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Winery vs Brewery battle heats up: Moa says pot calling kettle black

Moa Beer is considering changing its plans for its new brewery in Marlborough following an outcry from French-owned Cloudy Bay wines. Cloudy Bay claims Moa wants to erect “an industrial-scale brewery” that “has no place in such a world famous wine-growing region”. Moa CEO Geoff Ross says the brewer is considering housing its new facility in a ‘winery’ to appease the French. “As the image shows, our new brewery will easily fit ... more

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