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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'...


Country of Origin Labelling a step closer to law

Horticulture New Zealand is thrilled that mandatory Country of Origin labelling for fruit and vegetables got a step closer today, with the second reading of the Consumers’ Right to Know... Read more about 'Country of Origin Labelling a step closer to law'...


Vegetables.co.nz at Dietitians NZ 75th Jubilee Conference

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The Dietitians NZ Conference held recently in Auckland was a fantastic showcase of the diverse roles a dietitian has in New Zealand today, how far we have come, and what... Read more about 'Vegetables.co.nz at Dietitians NZ 75th Jubilee Conference'...


Asian vegetables - new poster available

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Download this new resource from the Downloads page on this website - scroll down and choose this poster. Read more about 'Asian vegetables - new poster available'...


Horticulture signs up to prestigious Ahuwhenua Trophy

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Horticulture today signed up to be part of the prestigious Ahuwhenua Trophy Te Puni Kōkiri Excellence in Māori Farming Award, which recognise excellence in Māori farming. Read more about 'Horticulture signs up to prestigious Ahuwhenua Trophy'...


Report shows need to protect Pukekohe food hub

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A lettuce costing $5.54 – 58 percent more than today – and a big economic hit to Auckland could be the case if the value of fruit and vegetable production... Read more about 'Report shows need to protect Pukekohe food hub'...


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Chefs

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'...


Chef Darren Wright on eating your greens

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At the helm of this year’s judging panel at the 2018 Nestlé Toque d’Or competition will be top industry chef Darren Wright. Read more about 'Chef Darren Wright on eating your greens'...


Celebrity Chef Anton Mosimann OBE set to visit Auckland

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The NZChefs Association has confirmed that Celebrity Chef AntonMosimann OBE will visit Auckland in August this year to judge the NZHospitality Championships taking place at the Logan Campbell Centre,ASB Showground,... Read more about 'Celebrity Chef Anton Mosimann OBE set to visit Auckland'...


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Family

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!'...


Nadia says

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Children in New Zealand are missing out on precious family dinnertime as the evening tradition of sharing a meal together becomes more of a luxury than a given. Read more about 'Nadia says'...


healthykids.org.nz has now launched!

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This is a family and whānau friendly space full of fun, free and low-cost ideas to get children eating, moving and sleeping well. Read more about 'healthykids.org.nz has now launched!'...


New 'Easy meals with vegetables' videos and skills cards

In collaboration with the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) and the Heart Foundation, vegetables.co.nz have released another set of skills cards and short ‘how-to’ videos in our ‘Easy meals with vegetables’ project. Read more about 'New 'Easy meals with vegetables' videos and skills cards'...


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