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Have yourself a very Tasti Christmas!

For the first time, New Zealand company Tasti has launched a limited edition 'Christmas Tin', which is now available in supermarkets nationwide. The Christmas Tin contains a recipe card and five of the key ingredients needed to make a delicious Christmas cake - crystallised ginger cubes; walnut halves; fruit mix; blanched almonds and glace green and red cherries. Michael Tohill, Brand Manager for Tasti Products said, "Tasti has been a part of the Kiwi baking tradition since ... more

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Trendy coconut oil seen as health hazard

Coconut oil is high in saturated fat and should not be used as regular cooking oil despite being the "trendy thing", the New Zealand Heart Foundation says. The foundation commissioned food industry consultant Dr Laurence Eyres to review existing research on coconut oil and its effect on heart health after what it deemed was "widespread misinformation" about the benefits. Coconut oil had been heavily marketed over recent years as a "super-food" but Eyres ... more

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Give the gift of health this Holiday Season

Whether it’s helping family get good sleep over the busy social schedule of the festive season; supporting the sporty people in your life to recover faster from their exercise routine; or ensuring your friends get gourmet foods with added health benefits, there’s a great gift option for you this Christmas. Leading New Zealand natural healthcare company Tru2U has a number of health-supporting and effective gift packs for your family and friends to benefit from. Help to ... more

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KiwiNet forum focuses on innovation from science to start-up

Commercialisation professionals from Universities and Crown Research Institutes around New Zealand were in Christchurch yesterday for a forum on turning clever science and technology into commercial value. The forum titled Igniting Innovation: From Science to Start-up and Beyond is being run by the Kiwi Innovation Network (KiwiNet), a consortium of 13 Universities, Crown Research Institutes and Crown Entities dedicated to taking a collaborative approach to research commercialisation to boost ... more

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Fonterra to expand South Canterbury processing capacity

Fonterra has started the consultation process with the view of lodging consent applications to build two new high-efficiency milk powder driers at its Studholme site in South Canterbury. The proposed investment would bring a significant boost to milk processing in South Canterbury – one of New Zealand’s fastest growing dairy regions – with around 9 million litres of additional capacity to help keep pace with rising milk volumes. Fonterra Managing Director ... more

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KFC feeds Restaurant Brands result

Restaurant Brands shares climbed to a record high today after the fast food business announced a 19 per cent increase in half-year profit. The group booked a profit after tax of $11.5 million for the half year to September 8, sending its shares to a record high of $3.70, up 20 cents or more than 5 per cent before retreating to $3.56. The result beat analysts' expectations but it was the company's forecast of a $22m full-year profit that drew most of the attention, a strong improvement ... more

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FSANZ: Information sought on proposed extended transition period for dietary fibre claim requirements

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) today released a consultation paper on an Application seeking to delay the start date of new requirements for nutrition content claims about dietary fibre. FSANZ Chief Executive Officer Steve McCutcheon said the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) had lodged an application seeking to extend the transition date for the requirements by one year to January 2017. “The requirements are part of a health claims standard which ... more

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Big beef prices no flash in pan, says industry boss

Commodity cycles are notoriously difficult to predict but Beef and Lamb NZ's chief executive Scott Champion thinks the current strength in world beef prices is not just a flash in the pan. Beef is in short supply in many regions around the world and further tightening is expected to occur this year and in 2015. The season just passed was the second largest beef and veal export season in New Zealand's history - 383,000 tonnes - as a result of high beef production, according to Beef and ... more

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West: NZ needs to chew over food provider role

New Zealand agribusiness leader Dr Andrew West is calling for a national debate over New Zealand's role as a food provider for humanity. Speaking at the New Zealand Beef+Lamb mid-northern North Island farmer council annual meeting at Lake Karapiro, the Lincoln University vice-chancellor asked if New Zealand should be making more of a contribution given its resources. "Is it our moral obligation to make our contribution to feed the rest of humanity given the amount of resources we ... more

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SUBWAY® celebrates World Sandwich Day

World Sandwich Day is set to take New Zealand by storm on Monday 3 November when the lunchbox staple is celebrated in all its glory. The history of the sandwich is believed to date back to the 18th century when the Fourth Earl of Sandwich, John Montagu, is said to have asked his servant to make him a meal of meat placed between two slices of bread. Legend has it from that day on people began to request, “give me the same as sandwich.” Subway® Restaurants are excited to ... more

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