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New potatoes coming soon

Minted potatoes

What better way to celebrate Spring than with freshly harvested new potatoes. Boil them with mint and serve with lamb for the quintessential Kiwi dish. Read more about 'New potatoes coming soon'...


Favourite mashed potatoes

Mashed potatoes

It's a great time of the year to increase your repertoire of mashed potato recipes. Choose a mashing potato, or a general or all purpose potato. Read more about 'Favourite mashed potatoes'...


NZ Vegetarian Dish Challenge - Finalists 2015

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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

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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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Whether you roast it, make it into soup or drink it as juice - beetroot is healthy and delicious. Open and download this poster here and try the recipes on it. Read more about 'New resource - Beetroot A4 poster'...


Kids will eat their veggies if they taste good

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School-aged children can learn to like healthy whole grains, fruits and vegetables, especially if they taste good. 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'...