2017 NZIFST Conference

NEWS - FOOD INDUSTRY

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World first for Fonterra

Fonterra Te Awamutu has become the first site in the world to be awarded the newly created Food Safety System Certification 22000 – Quality, an internationally recognised food safety accreditation. Where previously food safety and food quality have been audited and assessed separately, the new certification gives companies the option of combining their food safety and quality management systems into one certification. This provides customers with the assurances of international ... more

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Tauraís named-variety fruit pieces add a touch of class to baked goods and snacks

Manufacturers of baked goods and snacks can now include concentrated fruit pieces with authentic provenance in their products thanks to the latest innovation by Taura Natural Ingredients. Tapping into the theme of ‘Rooted & Real’, Taura’s new URC® speciality range includes named-variety fruit ingredients made from France’s unique Normandie apples and apricots du Roussillon, as well as delicious American Concord grapes. Raf Vanlommel, Taura’s ... more

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Panning for pink gold: Fonterra expands lactoferrin capacity

It takes 10,000 litres of milk and incredibly sophisticated technology to make just one kilogram of lactoferrin – a high-value ingredient that Fonterra has recently doubled its capacity to produce. The new $11 million upgrade of the lactoferrin plant at the Co-operative’s Hautapu site is now running at full volume, helping to meet growing worldwide demand for the product affectionately known as ‘pink gold’. Lactoferrin is a naturally occurring ... more

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Yashili's Pokeno new factory a milestone for the infant formula company

Yashili New Zealand's new infant formula plant is a milestone for the company's globalisation strategy. The $220 million plant at Pokeno in North Waikato was officially opened with much fanfare on November 6 at a ceremony at the factory attended by government and company representatives from both New Zealand and China. Yashili New Zealand general manager and director William Zhao said it was "hard to describe" the feeling after Yashili New Zealand had developed from small ... more

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Pacificís smallest nations showcase boutique products on Food and Beverage Trade Mission

They are amongst some of the smallest Pacific Island economies in the Pacific but they are resilient survivors when it comes to being successful in business on small islands. Six exporters from the smallest island states of the Pacific will be in Auckland next week on the Pacific Islands Trade & Invest Food and Beverage Exploratory Trade mission from 9-13 November to learn more about the landscape of the New Zealand market. The six exporters from the Cook Islands, Kiribati, ... more

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Wine industry welcomes registration system for wine regions

Introduction of a Bill by Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith enabling geographical indications (GIs) for wines and spirits to be registered in New Zealand has been warmly welcomed by New Zealand Winegrowers. “The Geographical Indications (Wine and Spirits) Registration Amendment Bill will be a significant advance for the New Zealand wine industry,” said New Zealand Winegrowers CEO, Philip Gregan. “Our ‘Geographical Indications’ - the ... more

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Dairy prices drop by 7.4 percent, worse than market expectations

The chances of an upgrade in Fonterra's farmgate milk price forecast became more remote this morning after world dairy prices fell by 7.4 per cent at the GlobalDairyTrade auction. The decline was sharper than futures market pricing had suggested. Wholemilk powder prices, the key product for determining Fonterra's farmgate milk price, fell by 8.0 per cent to US$2453 a tonne - well short of the US$3000 that farmers would be comfortable with. Another key product, skim milk powder, also ... more

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Natpre T-10 - natural substitute for nitrites and nitrates in cooked and dried meats

The use of nitrites and nitrates in meat products is highly topical, following the recent report from the World Health Organisation which recommended limiting the intake of processed meat to reduce the incidence of colorectal cancer. Which substances cause cancer? During meat processing, some carcinogenic chemical compounds can be formed, nitrosamines, which arise from the addition of some curing nitrifying salts. Should we eat meat? Of course, we should. In fact, the WHO ... more

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New independent director appointed to Fonterra board

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited announced today the appointment of a new Independent Director Clinton Dines who will take up the Board position made vacant when Sir Ralph Norris steps down at the Annual Meeting on 25 November. Chairman John Wilson said world-class governance is one of the Board’s top priorities, and the Co-operative needed directors with a broad range of talent and depth of business experience. “The Board welcomes Mr Dines, an Australian, who has ... more

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Fonterra expands food service footprint in China

Photo: Demonstration kitchen in Fonterra’s new Application Centre in Guangzhou, China. Fonterra has launched a new Fonterra Application Centre in Guangzhou which will bring innovative dairy products and services to the Co-operative’s foodservice customers in the region. The Guangzhou facility is Fonterra’s second in China, after Shanghai, and reflects the growing demand for the company’s premium Anchor-branded foodservice products and accompanying services. ... more

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