Fonterra chief operating officer Fraser Whinerary and former Kono chief executive Rachel Taulelei join a heavy-hitting line up of keynote speakers at this year’s APEC CEO Summit, being hosted from Auckland, New Zealand.
Alliance Group has extended its partnership with global retail giant Marks & Spencer landing a deal to supply a range of value-add beef and lamb to its Singapore division.
Marina Hirst Tristram and Ainslie Pomeroy’s company inks a deal that will see its Juicies go on sale in around 900 stores across the ditch.
“Despite a challenging season, market demand remains positive, following the Northern Hemisphere summer fruit period,” Zespri said.
The Canterbury-based company is testing market opportunities for New Zealand soybean protein and new foods.
After a rollercoaster 2020, No Ugly is gearing up for growth undertaking a $2m capital raise as it looks to transition from a functional beverage business to a broader health and wellness company.
Four months on from its acquisition of 180 Degrees, Arnott’s is dodging Delta disruption and preparing to push the premium cracker brand.
Even when Covid-era shipping disruption is unwound, it appears unlikely that pricing will return to 2019 levels.
Chinese private equity players FountainVest and Boyu have been linked to $1bn-plus bids for Ziwi.
The premium mixer business is making major inroads in retail, preparing to put boots on the ground in the US, and is about to go live on Amazon.
Raglan Food Co has launched into the Pacific Islands and is eyeing entry into the Middle East with grocery heavyweight Spinneys following expansion in Asia.
The company’s new CEO Nick Hammond talks culture, scale-up challenges, China, and the prospects for growth.
T&G Global has launched an integrated marketing campaign in key Asian markets to encourage consumers to celebrate full moon festivities with Envy apples as mid-autumn festivities approach.
With housebound consumers picking up the pinny, the global vanilla extract exporter has seen its channels change and sales lift.
With China and Korea its number one and two markets, Grove is looking to Thailand and Vietnam for further growth.
The Raglan Food Co is one of three New Zealand companies who made the inaugural Forbes Asia 100 to Watch.
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise has appointed David Dewar the first New Zealand Trade Commissioner to the Pacific, based in Fiji.
The horticulture and viticulture sectors are breathing a collective sigh of relief at the government’s decision to streamline the entry of seasonal workers from the Pacific.
SkyCity restaurant Huami is staging an immersive cultural experience in conjunction with Heart of the City’s Elemental Festival in Auckland.
Japanese demand for premium products, products that are safe, sustainable, and trustworthy fits NZ’s F&B profile.
The Wellington-based beverage company completes a “milestone” launch in Japan, with more countries to follow.
Christchurch-based family business Cookie Time believes it has “cracked the code” to exporting its iconic homemade cookies into the world’s third largest economy of Japan.
Dionysus Investments says it is at the start of an ‘ultra premium’ Asia strategy.
Can the country’s food exporters learn lessons from another sector heavily exposed to a single source of income?
NZ’s bird flu free status attracted US poultry giant Cobb Vantress to set up here but the distance from major markets has been costly during the pandemic.
Stuart Irvine to stand down after more than eight years at the helm of drinks
Described as the biggest food and fibre event of the year, the Boma NZ Agri Summit kicks-off in Christchurch this morning.
The Japanese drinks giant says it’s impressed by the coffee maker’s premium brand and the two firms are “a great fit”.
The dairy company says its new premium ingredients offering is for consumers seeking “sustainably, ethically and equitably produced” products.
The Environmental Protection Authority is calling for information on the use of the herbicide glyphosate in New Zealand in a move that could have ramifications for New Zealand $490m honey MORE »
The Wānaka producer secures entry into Japan with distributor Horizon Farms.
Blis Technologies says it has secured approval from the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India for its BLIS M18™ and BLIS K12™ probiotic strains to be used in health supplements.
Hot on the heels of Asia, Impossible Foods is now preparing to enter Australia and NZ with its plant-based meat products.
Pacific Island Food Revolution would hit screens on Maori TV on Friday, 9 April.
The West Coast dairy company will double the capacity of its Hokitika butter manufacturing plant.
Leading NZ food founders launch a new collective to grow the domestic food tech industry with an eye on long-term food stability.
Air NZ’s cargo business will deliver around five million kilograms of food over summer.
Horticulture NZ says there are “immediate” benefits to the new agreement.
It was recognised in the 2020 Hong Kong Dining Awards.
Synlait Milk says it has signed a new manufacturing supply deal with “an established, global category leader” but it has not named its new customer.
The Covid-19 pandemic is causing major disruptions to the production of a number of food products across Asia Pacific.
The New Zealand Government is investing $3.3m in a research project to evaluate the health benefits of consuming seaweed. AgResearch scientists will team up with researchers in Singapore to look MORE »
The region must transform its food systems to make them more resilient, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.