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Food safety concerns driving Kiwis to buy local: research

Kiwi consumers are seeking out locally made food, as concerns about product safety and levels of additives in consumer goods manufactured offshore drive purchasing behaviour - according to the findings of a new survey. The Munchkin study which investigated the attitudes and habits of Kiwi shoppers showed that more than two thirds (69%) of Kiwi consumers said country of origin for food products they ate was important to them. Interestingly, this figure jumped to 86% for parents who ... more

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International campaign set to boost NZ dairy exports

A new multi-million-dollar marketing campaign has begun to educate Australian, Chinese and ultimately U.S consumers on the health benefits of New Zealand’s grass fed dairy products. The international campaign has been launched to raise awareness of the benefits of consuming milk products from 100% grass fed cows over those raised on grain based diets. It’s all part of the introduction of new Munchkin Grass Fed™ milk-based formula and toddler drinks. Milk matters because ... more

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Wendy's new deliciously messy BBQ Pulled Beef with Bacon Burger

Wendy’s new BBQ pulled beef with bacon burger is delicious, and a wee bit messy. New this week, the burger features award-winning 12 hour slow cooked tender pulled beef from Te Awamutu craft butchery Magills. Supreme winner of the 2015 NZ Food Awards, a generous helping of succulent pulled beef is teamed with flavoursome smoky BBQ sauce, crunchy broccoli slaw and Wendy’s famous Manuka smoked bacon, all atop a specially developed new cornbread bun. There is also a ... more

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Entries open for the 2016 NZ Food Awards

Entries are now open for the 2016 NZ Food Awards. Visit  www.foodawards.co.nz to submit your entry. Need assistance with your entries? Come to one of our Fit for Entry Workshops These Workshops have been designed to help you put together a truly competitive application. Whether you are a first-time entrant or back to chase that elusive trophy, this event will guide newcomers through the entry process, whilst giving industry veterans an update on the refreshed criteria ... more

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2016 KiwiNet Awards finalists showcase clever science driving business innovation

Twelve innovative researchers and cutting edge research commercialisation projects have been selected as finalists for the fourth annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards, designed to celebrate commercialisation success within New Zealand’s universities and Crown Research Institutes. The clever high-tech innovations pushing the frontiers of business include, silver nanoparticles to treat and prevent dental disease, wood fibre-reinforced plastic, a method for boosting ... more

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Carrello del Gelato Sorbetto to launch in Singapore

Sorbetto from Wellington-based Carrello del Gelato will feature at this year’s Taste New Zealand -Cold Storage Food Fair in Singapore. Carrello del Gelato’s chief executive Nathan Meyer said, “This is an important milestone for the company. It marks our first export order and the beginning of a relationship with Cold Storage, Singapore’s leading supermarket chain.” The Taste New Zealand – Cold Storage Food Fair is an annual event that will ... more

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Duncan Venison introduces the 'Bistro Fillet'

New, innovative prime venison cut Duncan Venison, one of New Zealand’s original venison producers, has developed a brand new item, which it has named the “Bistro Fillet.” The restaurant quality cut will be available to the public from 1 July, through a recently developed online store at www.duncan-nz.com. Andrew and Vinnie Duncan, owners of the company, discovered the fillet when looking into ways to make the venison leg more useable, consistent and convenient for ... more

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Lab delivers taste-bud tempting muffin ingenuity

It’s Muffin Lab time again and this season’s line-up has a great wholesome feel to it befitting the lead in to the coolest season. Each month, Muffin Break offers a new limited edition muffin throughout its 42 bakery cafés. All muffins are designed by the talented master muffin makers and undergo rigorous testing for creativity and flavour. The ‘Muffin Lab’ range features a series of dangerously delicious creations that push the boundaries of ... more

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Kiwi classic breakfast cereals go gluten free

If you’re gluten free, breakfast can be your most difficult meal of the day. Well not any more. Kellogg’s is expanding its range to include for the first time gluten free versions of two of its favourite breakfast cereals – Special K Gluten Free and Corn Flakes Gluten Free. The new products hit supermarket shelves this month answering the call for gluten free breakfast cereals that taste great and deliver the same satisfying crunch. For sufferers of ... more

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Catterbox - now the cat can talk back ...

A new tech innovation based on a unique mathematical algorithm is set to offer Kiwi cat owners the chance to ‘speak’ with their feline companions. The prototype device which fits on the collar of a cat, was developed after extensive research into feline behaviour. The device identifies a cat’s miaow with a digital sensor and uses a unique programme to turn it into a human voice. The newly developed Catterbox device houses a microphone, speaker, Bluetooth technology ... more

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