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NZ well positioned to be global player in alternative protein market - producer

Eco conscious millennial consumers are reshaping demand for alternative sources of protein according to the country’s largest manufacturer of vegetarian foods. Mark Roper spokesperson for Life Health Foods - which makes plant based Bean Supreme and recently launched Alternative Meat Co. products, says growing concern for the environment is leading this demographic to seek out other options to integrate into their diet. A nationwide survey commissioned by the company has found ... more

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FSANZ: Call for submissions on new additive category for coconut milk products

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for submissions on an application to create a new food additive category for coconut milk products. FSANZ Chief Executive Officer Mark Booth said the Australian Food and Beverages Importers Association applied to change the Food Standards Code because of confusion about which food category coconut milk products fall into for food additive permissions. "FSANZ is proposing to create a new category to ensure regulatory ... more

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Kiwi academics develop new food design technique

Two leading academics have developed a new food design technique to help inspire the next generation of culinary designers, and make artistic food presentation more accessible to New Zealand restaurants. The new technique developed in consultation with EPIC Otago Polytechnic R & D centre and The Food Design Institute at Otago Polytechnic allows chefs to produce large quantities of artistically designed food products by hand on a commercial scale with a small team, and at reduced ... more

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Clevedon Buffalo Co.: new cheese marks a decade of success

Clevedon Buffalo Co. is celebrating its first decade in business with a new delicious cheese for customers to savour. The company’s owner/operators, Richard and Helen Dorresteyn have recently marked 10 years since they began farming riverine water buffalo (the first to do so in New Zealand), initially crafting their premium buffalo cheese to sell at the Clevedon Village Farmers Market. Fast forward 10 years and the business now has 12 products and more than nine medals for its ... more

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Wrong sugar content on new Lewis Road Breakfast Drink label

Lewis Road Creamery has pulled its new breakfast drinks from shelves because of a labelling mistake. The New Zealand dairy producer revealed on Wednesday night that labels on the chocolate and vanilla flavoured Breakfast Drink released last week understated how much sugar was in the "wholesome" drinks. The labels only stated added sugars, and didn't include sugar already present in milk. The drinks are being independently tested to get the true sugar content, but at this ... more

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Whittaker’s spices up their Artisan Collection with two new flavours

Whittaker’s Chocolate Lovers are in for a treat with the addition of two exciting new flavours to the Artisan Collection: West Coast Buttermilk Caramelised White Chocolate with Gingerbread Biscuit, and Marlborough Sea Salt and Caramel Brittle with Saffron in 62% Dark Chocolate. Holly Whittaker, Whittaker’s Marketing Manager, said: “We’ve added deliciously crunchy gingerbread biscuit pieces to our West Coast Buttermilk White Chocolate block, which really ... more

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Dairy prices jump by 5.9 percent at GlobalDairyTrade auction

Dairy prices firmed across the board at this morning's GlobalDairyTrade auction, the GDT price index gaining 5.9 per cent since the last sale in mid-January. Whole milk powder prices, which have the greatest bearing on Fonterra's farmgate milk price, firmed by 7.6 per cent to US$3226 - the fourth gain in a row since falling to US$2755/tonne late last year. Price gains were across all seven of the product groups on offer. Among the other Fonterra reference products, skim mik ... more

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Bay of Plenty Maori partner with Japan's Imanaka on high-value dairy products

A group of Maori organisations has partnered with Japanese food company Imanaka to develop a milk processing plant to make high-value niche products in Kawerau. Kawerau Dairy is a collaboration between 11 Maori Bay of Plenty entities, which own two thirds of the venture, and Imanaka’s Cedenco Dairy unit, which owns the remaining third. They expect the first stage of the $32 million project to begin operations early next year. The dairy venture is following the model of the ... more

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Brewers Association of New Zealand announces new Executive Director

The Brewers Association of New Zealand is delighted to announce the appointment of Dylan Firth as its Executive Director, based in Wellington. Rory Glass, Managing Director of Lion and Chairman of the Brewers Association, says Firth’s skills, strong networks and advocacy experience will deliver considerable value for the New Zealand brewing industry. “We are delighted to welcome Dylan to the role. He is passionate about the brewing industry and brings significant ... more

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CP Foods launches cooked duck meal range in NZ

Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods), one of the world’s largest and most successful food companies, has launched its popular CP Authentic Asia duck meal range in New Zealand. CP Foods is the first company – and Thailand the first country – approved by the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) to import fully cooked duck into New Zealand. Approval was granted in mid-2017. A leading public listed agro-industrial and food conglomerate, CP Foods ... more

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