2017 NZ Food Summit

NEWS - FOOD INDUSTRY

NEWS >> FOOD INDUSTRY

Displaying 1 - 10 of 282 items.
First|Prev|123...|Next|Last
img thumb

Fonterra announces Interim Results

Fonterra today announced its 2017 Interim Results. Results Highlights · Forecast Farmgate Milk Price $6.00 per kgMS · Forecast cash payout $6.40 after retentions* · Interim dividend of 20 cents per share – to be paid in April · Revenue $9.2 billion, up 5% · Normalised EBIT $607 million, down 9% · Net profit after tax (NPAT) $418 million, up 2% · Revised ... more

img thumb

Whole milk powder's surprise rebound

Dairy prices at Fonterra's GlobalDairyTrade auction have made a surprise rebound, with the auction's index rising 1.7 per cent. The average price rose to $US3101 ($NZ4396) per metric tonne on Wednesday morning (NZT). It followed two successive falls in prices at the fortnightly event. Analysts had been expecting GDT prices to drop for a third straight auction as supply outstripped demand. However, the whole milk powder price was up 2.9 per cent to $US2855 while skim milk powder was ... more

img thumb

VIDOFIBRES BF - sugar beet fibre from Unipektin

A new sugar beet fibre, VIDOFIBRES BF, has been launched by UNIPEKTIN Ingredients AG. The sugar beet fibre is produced at their site in Eschenz, Switzerland from 100% natural sugar beet pulp after sugar extraction. The sugar beet fibre VIDOFIBRES BF from UNIPEKTIN Ingredients AG provides a high water holding capacity in the ratio 7 g to 12 g water per 1 g fibre depending on the quality. It is available in various qualities and particle sizes. Sugar beet fibre is typically used as ... more

img thumb

Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards finalists announced

The Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards has assessed 57 producers as Finalists in its inaugural awards. A panel of 10 expert food judges tasted more than 150 products from 82 growers, farmers and crafted producers in early March 2017 at the Fresh Factory in Auckland. Finalists span the range of kiwi produce from primary products such as tomatoes from T & G Global, Curious Croppers and Farm Eighty4, seafood from Cloudy Bay Clams and Keewai, dairy such as buffalo milk products from ... more

img thumb

Cadbury factory closure confirmed

Cadbury's Dunedin factory will close early next year, owner Mondelez has confirmed. The company told staff on February 16 about the potential closure. Amanda Banfield, area vice-president of Mondelez for Australia, New Zealand and Japan, said no alternative to closure could be found. "Following four weeks of detailed consultation with the union and employees to assess alternatives, we could not find a viable option that met global benchmarks and ensured the ongoing ... more

img thumb

Rob Scoines appointed General Manager Sanitarium NZ

Sanitarium Health & Wellbeing New Zealand is pleased to announce Rob Scoines’ appointment as general manager New Zealand. Scoines brings excellent leadership and experience in building high performing teams to his new role. His wealth of experience in Sanitarium is represented by his significant years of service in a variety of roles, including accounting, HR, logistics, and manufacturing in locations across New Zealand and Australia. Most recently, Scoines’ ... more

img thumb

New report reveals untapped export opportunity

Leading national food and beverage innovators say non-dairy powdered food products are in high demand world-wide and New Zealand needs to act quickly to take advantage of an untapped export growth opportunity. The New Zealand Food Innovation Network report released this week explores food products in the non-dairy sector, the consumer demand for powdered versions of food by-products and the technology solutions required for New Zealand to produce these products. Food and beverage ... more

img thumb

New Zealand now top 3 wine import into USA by value

The value of New Zealand wine imported into the US has grown significantly in the past 12 months according to a recent Gomberg Fredrikson Report. In 2016 the total value of New Zealand wine imported into the US reached US$400 million, now only surpassed by Italy (US$1,960 million) and France (US$1,589 million). “To be third ranking in terms of value in the world’s largest wine market is outstanding, especially given New Zealand produces less than one per cent ... more

img thumb

NZMP opens door to dairy nutrition for lactose-intolerant consumers

Lactose-intolerant consumers can now enjoy their coffee with milk, a nourishing dairy smoothie or a creamy glass of milk, thanks to NZMP’s new Low Lactose Instant Whole Milk Powder, which contains less than 2% lactose. NZMP, Fonterra’s ingredients business, has developed the low lactose milk powder so people around the world who avoid dairy due to lactose concerns can now enjoy milk and all the goodness that comes with it. Fonterra Consumer Powders Category Director NZMP ... more

img thumb

AGSA 2017 - 67th Australasian Grain Science Conference to be held in Christchurch

AGSA - 67TH AUSTRALASIAN GRAIN SCIENCE CONFERENCE Rydges Hotel, Christchurch, New Zealand September 20th-22nd 2017 The 67th Australasian Grain Science Conference will bring together Australian, New Zealand and international scientific and technical experts under the theme ‘Grain Technology for Consumer Nutrition’. Scientific sessions will be focused around the topics: • Grain Breeding • Process Technologies • Global Product Innovation ... more

Displaying 1 - 10 of 282 items.
First|Prev|123...|Next|Last
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