Vege Chat and Competitions

News

Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10 a day, researchers say

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Read the full article here. Read more about 'Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10 a day, researchers say'...


Celebrate National lamb day with New Zealand lamb and New Zealand vegetables

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New resource: Vegetables Your Super Supplements

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We have had such a great response with our Vegetables and Supper Supplements resource so here it is again! Read more about 'New resource: Vegetables Your Super Supplements'...


Summer and sweet corn

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Sweet corn is the perfect accompaniment for a summer meal, so here are our tips on how to make the most of sweet corn season! Read more about 'Summer and sweet corn'...


New Years Resolutions

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It's 2017! How did that happen already? Read more about 'New Years Resolutions'...


Season's greetings

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Happy Christmas and all the best for 2017 from the team at vegetables.co.nz. Read more about 'Season's greetings'...


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Chefs

Culinary competitions featured in latest Fresh Inspiration

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Download Fresh Inspiration Issue 21, Summer 2016, from the Resources and Education section, on the vegetables.co.nz website. Read more about 'Culinary competitions featured in latest Fresh Inspiration'...


Silver and Bronze won!

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The kiwi influence is evident in this cold culinary art entry from the New Zealand team. Read more about 'Silver and Bronze won!'...


Best Fine Dining Restaurants

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Best Fine Dining Restaurants – New Zealand* Read more about 'Best Fine Dining Restaurants'...


Winners go to 3 Hat restaurant as part of their prize

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The winners of NSSCC 2016, St John’s College (Hawke’s Bay) students, Sam Heaven and Daniel Moss, had a Degustation fit for our National winning team at Sepia Restaurant as part... Read more about 'Winners go to 3 Hat restaurant as part of their prize'...


Marc Soper - 2016 Chef of the Year

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Anyone would think a chef’s life is complicated enough. Working long shifts, maintaining good relationships with suppliers, managing staff, minimising waste, developing menus, balancing flavours, and plating up perfection night... Read more about 'Marc Soper - 2016 Chef of the Year'...


Vegetables.co.nz sponsored competitions

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Above: The team from Western Institute of Technology using cabbage as a wrap. Read more about 'Vegetables.co.nz sponsored competitions'...


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Family

Back to school - how to include vegetables into your children’s lunch boxes

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 With school back this week we know there are many parents out there dreading getting back into the routine of packing the school lunch boxes. Children need a healthy lunch box to... Read more about 'Back to school - how to include vegetables into your children’s lunch boxes'...


The natural way to get supplements

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Remember the natural way to get supplements for performance: eat plenty of fresh New Zealand grown vegetables. Read more about 'The natural way to get supplements'...


Papatoetoe family fun day

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Papatoetoe family fun day was held at the Allan Brewster Leisure Centre in Papatoetoe on November 19th. Local children enjoyed a number of fun activities including colouring in our vegetable pages. Read more about 'Papatoetoe family fun day'...


More from The Ministry of Health’s Guideline Statements for healthy children and young people

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To obtain a wide range of nutrients it is important to eat many different types of vegetables and fruit every day. Read more about 'More from The Ministry of Health’s Guideline Statements for healthy children and young people'...


The New Zealand Food and Nutrition Guideline Statements for healthy children and young people

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These are key recommendations to ensure optimal growth and prevent nutritional deficiencies, obesity and diet-related chronic diseases. Read more about 'The New Zealand Food and Nutrition Guideline Statements for healthy children and young people'...


Vegetable games for the long weekend

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The vegetable bunting can be downloaded and printed from the Resource section and then used for 3 vegetable games: Read more about 'Vegetable games for the long weekend'...


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