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Vegetable industry cultivates healthy competition

Four of the finest young vegetable growers in New Zealand will go toe-to-toe in the Young Vegetable Grower of the Year competition in Christchurch on Friday, 18 May. Read more about 'Vegetable industry cultivates healthy competition'...


Food safety for a foodie nation

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Food Safety Minister Damien O’Connor says the establishment of New Zealand Food Safety will help raise the profile of food safety for all New Zealanders. Read more about 'Food safety for a foodie nation'...


Market News - May

Fresh New Zealand vegetable availability as at 1st May 2018 Read more about 'Market News - May'...


Let’s protect our valuable soils

The need to protect New Zealand’s best soils for growing healthy fresh fruit and vegetables is clear in the Our land 2018 report released today, says Horticulture New Zealand chief... Read more about 'Let’s protect our valuable soils'...


Vegetable cuts

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Can you identify Julienned carrot or macedoine of turnip and celery? Read more about 'Vegetable cuts'...


Access to labour critical to horticulture’s growth

Horticulture is growing rapidly and demand for workers is higher than the number of people available, says Mike Chapman, chief executive of Horticulture New Zealand. Read more about 'Access to labour critical to horticulture’s growth'...


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Chefs

Best wishes to NZChefs National Team

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The NZChefs National Team are in preparation for FHA Singapore. They will be presenting their Hot Presented Cold [HPC) Display Table on Wednesday and then will compete in the Live... Read more about 'Best wishes to NZChefs National Team'...


The 38th biennial Worldchefs Congress arrives in Malaysia

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Headliners include Andre Chiang and the ‘Demon chef” Alvin Leung, as well as key speakers from around the world Read more about 'The 38th biennial Worldchefs Congress arrives in Malaysia'...


Call for Entries: Senior Lifestyle Cuisine Competition

Senior Lifestyle Comp

Chefs who work in the Aged Care sector are being invited to show case their talents at this year’s Senior Lifestyle Cuisine Competition. Read more about 'Call for Entries: Senior Lifestyle Cuisine Competition'...


Edible Flowers

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Pretty and popular edible flowers add interest to meals, cakes and beverages. Remember to always buy edible flowers from reputable suppliers and avoid garnishing with non-edible flowers Read more about 'Edible Flowers'...


Top travelling Tip

Wanting a great eating experience at a quarter less? Read more about 'Top travelling Tip'...


Horowhenua Taste Trail Fun

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Vegetables.co.nz took part in the Horowhenua Taste Trail on Saturday 25th November, which was a huge success with great weather and a steady number of people tasting produce from the... Read more about 'Horowhenua Taste Trail Fun'...


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Family

All About Root-To-Stem Eating

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With food waste on the rise, a trend is encouraging sustainable cooking. Read more about 'All About Root-To-Stem Eating'...


Children need the right fuel

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Children need the right fuel to run and jump and play but also, to think, says Dr Kirsty Fairbairn. Read more about 'Children need the right fuel'...


Frequent family meals promote good nutritional health in children

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“Childhood is a unique window of opportunity for countering detrimental eating and lifestyle habits. Parents act as ‘nutritional gatekeepers’ in that they have a substantial influence on when, what, and... Read more about 'Frequent family meals promote good nutritional health in children'...


New “‘Easy meals with vegetables” recipes

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Back in November vegetables.co.nz launched Easy Meals with Vegetables, a collaborative project with the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) and the Heart Foundation aimed at increasing vegetable consumption with people who... Read more about 'New “‘Easy meals with vegetables” recipes'...


Merry Christmas from the team at vegetables.co.nz

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Not many sleeps to Christmas now. If you haven’t decided what to cook for Christmas dinner, or if you’re entertaining family and friends during the festive season, check out our... Read more about 'Merry Christmas from the team at vegetables.co.nz'...


Easy meals with vegetables

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Vegetables.co.nz have been busy working in partnership with the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) and the Heart Foundation to produce a series of resources aimed at increasing vegetable consumption with sectors... Read more about 'Easy meals with vegetables '...


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