Category: What's good for you

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

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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'...


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!'...


Gluten-free mania to liven up fresh food

Analyst Insight by Simone Baroke - Consulting Analyst (above)Gluten-free eating is taking the world by storm. But it is not just all about gluten-free pasta, bread and biscuits. Read more about 'Gluten-free mania to liven up fresh food'...


Use vegetable or olive oil in place of coconut oil

The New Zealand Heart Foundation is advising Kiwis to continue using unsaturated plant oils rather than switching to coconut oil as their main cooking oil.Coconut oil has recently gained popularity... Read more about 'Use vegetable or olive oil in place of coconut oil'...


Nutrition information panels now on Select a vegetable page

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Fresh fruit and vegetables are eligible for Two Ticks

The new logo has Two Ticks which work in conjunction with the [one] Tick. Two Ticks will help consumers make heart healthy food choices for themselves and their families.Consumers will... Read more about 'Fresh fruit and vegetables are eligible for Two Ticks'...