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NZ Vegetarian Dish Challenge - Finalists 2015

Vegetables.co.nz would like to congratulate all those who entered the competition this year. The judges have been working hard to get it down to nine finalists. Read more about 'NZ Vegetarian Dish Challenge - Finalists 2015'...


Guess this pumpkin's weight

Kiran Hari from RCH produce and Herman van der Gulik from Enza Zaden were in Pukekohe with this  pumpkin. Read more about 'Guess this pumpkin's weight'...


New resource - Beetroot A4 poster

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Kids will eat their veggies if they taste good

School-aged children can learn to like healthy whole grains, fruits and vegetables, especially if they taste good.A recent study found that "schools should not abandon healthier foods if they are... Read more about 'Kids will eat their veggies if they taste good'...


Vegetables are good for your bones

To build and maintain strong bones you need adequate amounts of calcium, vitamin D and vitamin K.These three nutrients work in conjunction to build and repair bones, with vitamins D... Read more about 'Vegetables are good for your bones'...


The new 3 minutes max rule

Source: veggycation.com.au Read more about 'The new 3 minutes max rule '...


Why chillis are hot and mint is cold

Taste is the sensation produced when a substance in the mouth reacts chemically with taste receptor cells located on our tastebuds. Read more about 'Why chillis are hot and mint is cold'...


Enjoy a delicious fresh salad with roast lamb to celebrate National Lamb Day

The industry hope Kiwis here and around the world will recognise this incredible feat and celebrate it by enjoying lamb for dinner on Sunday February 15, which is National Lamb... Read more about 'Enjoy a delicious fresh salad with roast lamb to celebrate National Lamb Day'...


Eat food, not too much, mostly plants

"Eat food, not too much, mostly plants" - the words of Michael Pollan, whose latest book Cooked- a natural history of transformation, is a ‘why cook?’ cookbook.Many people don’t cook... Read more about 'Eat food, not too much, mostly plants'...


Summertime is salad time!

Create your own signature salad with an array of great New Zealand grown fresh vegetables.  Whether you are making the salad a meal or an accompaniment, it’s time to get... Read more about 'Summertime is salad time!'...