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Wednesday 27 October 2021

Europe

Three-quarters of fruit delivered to Northern Hemisphere – Zespri
6 Oct 2021  

Three-quarters of fruit delivered to Northern Hemisphere – Zespri

“Despite a challenging season, market demand remains positive, following the Northern Hemisphere summer fruit period,” Zespri said. 


East Imperial’s “golden opportunity”
17 Sep 2021   /

East Imperial’s “golden opportunity”

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.


NZ exporters to the UK poised to be quids in post-Brexit – report
5 Aug 2021   /

NZ exporters to the UK poised to be quids in post-Brexit – report

Forget red meat and dairy, its ice-cream, gin and cereal that are best placed to take advantage of this once-in-a-generation opportunity.


Perspectives: What is England’s National Food Strategy and how could it change the way people eat?
23 Jul 2021  

Perspectives: What is England’s National Food Strategy and how could it change the way people eat?

The plan has drawn fire from some in the food industry there but support from others, so what is at stake?


Cooks Global Foods and Covid: Coffee franchise plans bounce back
22 Jun 2021   /

Cooks Global Foods and Covid: Coffee franchise plans bounce back

As lockdown restrictions ease across the globe, the Ticker talks to NZX-listed Cooks Global Foods about the relaunch of its expansion plans.


First UK, next EU – could 2021 be a watershed year for food exporters?
21 Jun 2021  

First UK, next EU – could 2021 be a watershed year for food exporters?

New Zealand’s food exporters can expect a free trade agreement in principle with the UK in August and “substantive progress” on an EU deal by the end of the year, says trade and export growth minister Damien O’Connor.


Achtung! Fully plant-based Burger King to open
26 May 2021  

Achtung! Fully plant-based Burger King to open

After dipping its toe into the meatless market, Burger King is going full veg with the opening – albeit temporarily – of an all-plant-based restaurant in Germany.


E Tipu 2021: “Our food system is broken” – Polman
12 May 2021  

E Tipu 2021: “Our food system is broken” – Polman

The former Unilever CEO declares the world’s food system “broken from all dimensions” – but also suggests ways of fixing it.


Better late than never – Nestlé joins US$17bn plant-based dairy party
10 May 2021  

Better late than never – Nestlé joins US$17bn plant-based dairy party

Nestlé’s Launch of Wunda pea milk in Europe follows Coca-Cola expanding into oat milk in the US.


Online farmers’ market Maker2U eyes UK launch
7 May 2021   /

Online farmers’ market Maker2U eyes UK launch

Maker2U will launch its online farmers’ market sister-website in the UK later this year.


Global disruptions mean death of ‘business as usual’ for exporters – B+LNZ
5 May 2021   /

Global disruptions mean death of ‘business as usual’ for exporters – B+LNZ

Food exporters have been warned not to fall back on a ‘business as usual’ approach following the disruption Covid-19 because there is more to come.


NZ cheesemakers to EU: hands off ‘halloumi’
29 Apr 2021  

NZ cheesemakers to EU: hands off ‘halloumi’

New Zealand cheesemakers are up in arms over the European Commission’s continuing campaign to restrict the use of common names in international cheesemaking, with halloumi the latest target.


Imagr to open in Amsterdam, steps up European push
1 Apr 2021   /

Imagr to open in Amsterdam, steps up European push

NZ smart cart startup says it has finalised deals with two European retailers.


NZ salmon welfare in spotlight following Scottish investigation
25 Mar 2021  

NZ salmon welfare in spotlight following Scottish investigation

Questions are being raised about how salmon are farmed in New Zealand following an investigation of the Scottish salmon industry that revealed suffering, breaches of Scottish animal welfare law and high mortality rates.


Insect protein sector investment creating demand buzz – report
17 Mar 2021   /

Insect protein sector investment creating demand buzz – report

Significant investment has set the scene for global demand for insect ingredients, says Rabobank.


Cherries, blueberries, lamb in Air NZ Christmas cargo rush
16 Dec 2020  

Cherries, blueberries, lamb in Air NZ Christmas cargo rush

Air NZ’s cargo business will deliver around five million kilograms of food over summer.


Potato industry welcomes fry threat investigation
6 Nov 2020  

Potato industry welcomes fry threat investigation

The New Zealand potato industry has welcomed the Government’s investigation into what it calls the “proven threat” of surplus frozen fries.  Earlier this week the Ministry for Business Innovation and MORE »


Euro-potato chip dumping investigation begins
3 Nov 2020  

Euro-potato chip dumping investigation begins

A Government investigation into the alleged dumping of potato fries and wedges from Europe has begun.