With housebound consumers picking up the pinny, the global vanilla extract exporter has seen its channels change and sales lift.
Silver Fern Farms co-chair Rob Hewett has announced four key sustainability goals at its annual farmer conference in Wellington.
New Zealand’s two major supermarket groups say they are already taking steps to transition away from unnecessary and unwanted plastic use ahead of the government’s new measures to clamp down on single-use and difficult-to-recycle plastic by 2025.
The Sustainable Food and Fibre Futures fund is contributing $8.98m to a $22.23m project to investigate plantain’s potential to help farmers protect waterways and improve freshwater quality.
The Riddet Institute is today hosting Feed our Future: A New Zealand Sustainable Food Systems Dialogue.
Food giant Goodman Fielder has introduced a new sustainability strategy that will see it use 100% recyclable packaging by 2025 and halve its food waste by 2030.
European consumers are keen to hear about the sustainability of NZ produce, writes NZTE’s regional director of Europe, Alison Adams.
Royal Canin has launched a recycling programme to reduce the environmental impact of pet food bags and pouches.
Agtech firm WayBeyond is taking up the sustainability challenge for Earth Day 2021.
WineWorks is now a certified Toitū carbonzero business.
Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu has launched Kōanga Kai.
The industry association says horticulture can play a key role in the country’s climate change strategy.
The fast-growing alternative protein market is on track to account for 11% of the global protein market by 2035.
The chief executive of Kiwifruit Vine Health is leaving the biosecurity organisation after three years to take up a top job with the Ministry for Primary Industries.
Farmers Linda and Evan Potter have been named new national ambassadors for Sustainable Farming and Growing.
Reducing waste, carbon emissions, water usage, sugar and non-recyclable packaging form the backbone of Frucor Suntory’s ten-year sustainability plans.
Significant investment has set the scene for global demand for insect ingredients, says Rabobank.
Leading NZ food founders launch a new collective to grow the domestic food tech industry with an eye on long-term food stability.
Shellfish supplier Southern Clams has launched a new website to provide information on the seafood products it harvests.
Southern Pastures has entered into a three-year $50m sustainability-linked farm loan with BNZ and its syndicate.
Marlborough wine producer Lawson’s Dry Hill has achieved carbon zero status.
Organisations from around New Zealand are joining calls for a ban on single-use products, as the United Nations Environment Assembly gets set to discuss sustainability.
The new research found leftovers to be the most common food item being thrown out.
The council urges the Govt to ensure other options are also available.
Zespri has outlined its sustainability strategy to the Sustainable Business Council.
Carol Ward has been appointed chief grower, industry and sustainability officer.
The association says there is “no real solution” for products to be dealt with in homes.
Fisheries New Zealand has opened consultation for its latest sustainability round.
Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Nestlé were named the leading plastic polluters for the third year in a row.
The dairy co-op joins BECA, EECA and Firstgas Group in backing the research.
Just last month the Heart Foundation put out new recommendations, advising Kiwis to eat less red meat.
A two-year project will look at the viability of the industry, worth more than $100m to NZ a year.
Unilever’s mayonnaise brand aims to shine a light on the $1.17bn worth of food waste in New Zealand every year.
Developing new high-value dairy and nutritional products and two global opportunities identified in the landmark report.
The NZ-owned company has set itself some lofty sustainability and diversity goals.
Canterbury has a new postgraduate school that will focus entirely on food sustainability.
GoodnessMe is replacing some of its plastic packaging with paper.
A reusable cup company has launched its $750,000 crowdfunded equity raise to back an expansion of its cup service, and expand its product range to replace other single-use plastics.
A new policy looks at the issues, including dumping and environmental damage caused by bottom trawling.
Air New Zealand’s reduced flight schedule meant there was surplus food goods.
The five-day event is being held next month.
The region must transform its food systems to make them more resilient, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.
KiwiHarvest is calling on New Zealanders to waste less and donate food to local organisations
The party pledges support for the food sector including help to modernise the fishing industry.
Zespri says it is placing further focus on the “critical” role of innovation and realigning its business towards growth.