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NZ's first National Watermelon Month

National Watermelon Month will take place for the first time this year from 1 - 29 February, to celebrate one of the nation’s most popular summer fruits. Led by LeaderBrand, an innovative, Kiwi owned producer of fresh fruit and vegetables, a number of initiatives have been planned to help New Zealanders take part in the celebrations. “Nothing says summer in New Zealand like a delicious, juicy watermelon,” says Bevan Roach, LeaderBrand Marketing Manager. “It is ... more

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Kiwi sugar alternative key in new product innovation

A Kiwi-Chinese joint venture which has developed a low-calorie sugar alternative made entirely from fruit will now see its ingredient added into an innovative new beverage. FMCG manufacturer Hansells Food Group is using the product in a newly-launched shelf-stable beverage that utilises monk fruit juice to meet the growing local demand for low sugar drinks. The new fruit drink, Vitafresh Made for Kids, a 98% sugar-free beverage with no artificial flavours or sweeteners, will use ... more

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Festive flavour launched for a Hoppy Christmas

Auckland bar Sweat Shop Brew Kitchen is cracking into Christmas with the launch of a special edition ‘Franklin Road Christmas Ale.’ Set to be unwrapped on December 1, the new brew will be ready to quench thirsts on the night the highly anticipated Franklin Road Christmas lights are officially switched on. Attracting joyful Aucklanders right across the city, the Franklin Road Christmas Lights’ magical display inspired head brewer Rory Main to create something ... more

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Season for sweetness

Loveblock releases new sweet wines for festive season Back in 2009 when Erica and Kim Crawford planted grapes on a windy, elevated sheep paddock on the hilltops overlooking Marlborough’s Awatere Valley, they reserved one block for experimentation, and for the ‘love’ wine. On the challenging G block they planted singular varietals: Arneis, Chenin Blanc, Moscato, Pinot Blanc, Sauvignon Gris, St Laurent, and Tempranillo.  Loveblock now releases Erica and ... more

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The Coca Cola bottle: 100 years old today

Coca-Cola celebrates 100 years of the iconic Contour bottle Coca-Cola is today celebrating the 100th birthday of the iconic Contour bottle, a design that has cemented itself as a global pop culture icon and loved by millions around the world. Patented in 1915, the Coca-Cola bottle was created with unmistakable curves and a distinctive contour following a brief that called for “a design so distinctive that it could be recognised by touch alone and so unique that it could be ... more

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Taura’s 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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NZ importer says olive oil price hikes imminent

New Zealand shoppers can likely expect price increases in Mediterranean-sourced olive oil this summer - kicking in as early as this month, says Graham Aitken, managing director of Auckland-based European food importing business William Aitken & Co. Mr Aitken says the root causes of the imported olive oil price hikes have taken some time to filter through to New Zealand consumers but there’s no avoiding them now. “It all stems from a very poor season for the ... more

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Mother Earth introduces UMF® Manuka Honey

Kiwis can now enjoy nature at its most delicious with the launch of Mother Earth’s first ever UMF® Manuka honey, naturally made by New Zealand bees. Originating from New Zealand’s native Manuka tree, Manuka honey is praised for its tasty, earthy tones and unique flavour. Not only does locally-produced UMF® Manuka honey taste delicious, it has developed a renowned reputation across the globe. Mother Earth’s new UMF® Manuka Honey is a premium honey ... 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 Pure Blonde Ultra for the carb conscious Kiwi

Ticking all the boxes for health-conscious Kiwis, new Pure Blonde Ultra Low Carb Lager is light on carbs and calories but full on taste. So with summer just around the corner, you can still enjoy your favourite tipple without compromising your “slimmer for summer” goals. New Pure Blonde Ultra Low Carb Lager contains 80 per cent less carbohydrates than regular beer. What’s more, it also contains 50 per cent less calories than wine (per mL). Pure Blonde is ... more

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