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Horticulture NZ supports harsher penalties for food contamination

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Horticulture New Zealand supports a Members Bill, announced today, that will introduce harsher penalties for people who intentionally contaminate food, or threaten to do so. Read more about 'Horticulture NZ supports harsher penalties for food contamination'...


On Trend… fermented food

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Fermented food and beverages are becoming increasingly popular. Have you tried sauerkraut and kimchi recently? Fermented food has been part of the human diet for centuries. Read more about 'On Trend… fermented food'...


Ground-breaking healthy options hospital sets new standard on hospital cafe menus

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THE first Australian hospital to ban fatty and sugary food and drink from its cafeteria is leading the way again in the fight against lifestyle-related disease with a ground-breaking menu... Read more about ' Ground-breaking healthy options hospital sets new standard on hospital cafe menus'...


Vertical farming has limits

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Vertical farming – where food is grown indoors in high stacks – will not replace traditional fruit and vegetable growing in New Zealand, but it may supplement it in future... Read more about 'Vertical farming has limits'...


Fresh Inspiration Summer 2018 now available

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The latest edition of Fresh Inspiration is now available from the Download section - choose Fresh Inspiration. Read more about 'Fresh Inspiration Summer 2018 now available'...


See Kroger’s top five food trends for 2019

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US supermarket titan Kroger has announced its top food trend predictions for 2019, curated by its Our Brands new product developers, chefs and innovators, focusing on flexible eating styles. Read more about 'See Kroger’s top five food trends for 2019'...


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Chefs

New President of Food Writers New Zealand

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Congratulations Michelle Jones – New President Foodwriters NZ Read more about 'New President of Food Writers New Zealand'...


173 restaurants, nationwide, received the iconic Beef and Lamb Excellence Award.

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Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards Read more about '173 restaurants, nationwide, received the iconic Beef and Lamb Excellence Award.'...


From our memorable events of 2018

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A practice fire alarm causes evacuation of the building just after the National Secondary School Competition at MIT. Read more about 'From our memorable events of 2018'...


Liam Fox for Lettuce celerybrate

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Congratulations to NSSCC judge Liam Fox and Andrea Muhlhausen co-owners of Forte Greene, Auckland for being included in the World Edition of Truth, Love & Clean Cutlery guidebook. Read more about 'Liam Fox for Lettuce celerybrate'...


Peter Gordon interviewed by Nicola Legat

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Peter Gordon talked with esteemed publisher Nicola Legat at the Foodwriters New Zealand 2018 conference. What an amazing Culinary Ambassador he is. Read about Peter’s amazing career. Read more about 'Peter Gordon interviewed by Nicola Legat'...


Vegetables.co.nz and the 2018 Toque d’Or competition for Tertiary students

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For the 15th time in the 28-year history of the prestigious annual Nestlé Toque d’Or student culinary competition, the team from Ara Institute of Canterbury has fought off fierce competition... Read more about 'Vegetables.co.nz and the 2018 Toque d’Or competition for Tertiary students'...


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Family

New insights into nutrition of New Zealand babies

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New University of Auckland research examining whether Kiwi families are meeting national food and nutrition guidelines when feeding their babies, has found strong adherence to some of the guidelines but... Read more about 'New insights into nutrition of New Zealand babies'...


Healthy meals at the heart of new school teaching resources

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Food and nutrition/technology classes at schools around New Zealand are being offered contemporary, visually appealing and online tools, following the launch new Food Curriculum Project resources. Read more about 'Healthy meals at the heart of new school teaching resources '...


New health group set up to tackle much-needed health prevention measures

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One-third of premature death and disability in New Zealand is caused by smoking, alcohol, obesity and unhealthy diets, yet less than a half a percent of the health budget is... Read more about 'New health group set up to tackle much-needed health prevention measures'...


Study looks at kūmara as a potential baby health food

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New Zealand researchers are hoping to find out if kūmara could promote healthy bacteria in an infant's gut. Read more about 'Study looks at kūmara as a potential baby health food'...


Kiwi teenagers less fit than a generation ago, Otago research reveals

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New Zealand teenagers are less fit and weigh more than their parents were at the same age, new University of Otago research reveals. Read more about 'Kiwi teenagers less fit than a generation ago, Otago research reveals'...


Kiwi kids can cook - very well!

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One of the world’s most celebrated chefs has given some of our top young Kiwi cooks a day they’ll never forget. Read more about 'Kiwi kids can cook - very well!'...


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