17th May 2022 Awards / New World
New World has revealed its Top 30 beverages in its annual Beer & Cider Awards, and named Lion craft brand Emerson’s Weissbier its supreme winner.
Craigmore Farming Services from Canterbury and North Otago was named the 2022 Fonterra Responsible Dairying Award winner at the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards on Saturday night.
Nominations are open for the 2022 Significant Contribution to Food Safety Award, sponsored by New Zealand Food Safety.
AF Drinks took home six medals from the recent San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
Nominations are open for the 2022 Seafood Stars Awards, designed to recognise those who have made a significant contribution to the seafood industry.
More than 300 locally grown and made products being judged in the Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards 2022 at Homeland, The Food Embassy for Aotearoa and the Pacific Islands, on 9 – 10 May 2022.
Chocolate makers from all over the world entered the Vegan Society Aotearoa’s first Vegan Chocolate Awards with the hope of becoming a winner in one of seven categories.
Entries and nominations are now open for the New Zealand International Business Awards 2022, the national gongs for export businesses.
A family-owned food firm remains at the top of the annual list of New Zealand’s most trusted brands, while 2022 also saw an F&B newcomer enter the top twenty.
Entries are now open for Hospitality New Zealand’s 24th annual Hospitality Awards for Excellence, which will be held in person at a gala dinner on 27 July at the Grand Millennium Auckland.
Barrier Island distillery Island Gin has won double gold at the 2022 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
The Great New Zealand Toastie Takeover is back for a fifth year.
Bootleg Jerky Company has taken out the People’s Choice accolade at the Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2021, north and west region.
New Zealand Bakels has cancelled this year’s Supreme Pie Awards.
East Imperial’s collection of New Zealand made mixers have won eight awards in the Tonic & Mixers Competition, run by Global Spirits Masters.
The New Zealand Specialist Cheesemakers Association has announced 254 medal winners in the NZ Champions of Cheese Awards 2022.
Manuka honey manufacturer Wilderness Valley was the People’s Choice winner at the Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2021 south and east region.
Registration has opened for the Vegan Society Aotearoa’s inaugural Chocolate Awards.
Hawke’s Bay-based plant milk producer Kabocha Milk Co has won two awards at the the 2022 World Food Innovations in London.
New Zealand food and drink producers have until today, Friday 25 March, to enter the 2022 Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards.
The New Zealand Biosecurity Supreme Award went to maritime intelligence project Starboard from the Xerra Earth Observation Institute.
Entries are now open for the 2022 Nestlé Golden Chef’s Hat Award targeted at chefs aged 16-25.
Christchurch’s snack bar company Crafty Weka has been named as one of the Best Backpacking Foods of 2022 by US publication Backpacker.
A record number of beverages will be judged for the New World Beer and Cider Awards this year.
Nominations are now open for the New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology 2022 Awards.
New Zealand spirit producers Broken Heart and Awildian have claimed global accolades.
Plant-based milk producer Kabocha Milk has been shortlisted at the World Food Innovation Awards.
Entries have opened for this year’s Primary Industries Good Employer Awards.
Hawke’s Bay boutique winery Clearview Estate has done it again – winning the Champion Wine of Show at the New Zealand International Wine Show on the weekend.
The Vegan Society’s Dairy Free Awards have crowned the country’s best plant-based ice cream, milk, yoghurt and butter for a third year.
Viticulturist Rhys Hall has been named the 2021 Young Horticulturist of the Year.
TEG Risk and Sustainability Services has won a gold award from the Association of Consulting and Engineering for its consulting work with food processors.
Miniature apple company Rockit Global took out five awards for its 2021 rebrand at this year’s Best Design Awards – an annual event hosted by The Designers Institute of New Zealand.
It’s time to solve food & fibre challenges… with the 2022 Fieldays Innovation Awards!
Entries close today for this year’s Champions of Cheese Awards.
Central Otago’s Amisfield has scooped a couple of key prizes at the prestigious Cuisine Good Food Awards.
A mid-Canterbury farmer and businessman has been recognised with this year’s New Zealand Zanda McDonald Award.
Canterbury-based Alyssa Wilson has scooped the Apiculture New Zealand Ron Mossop Youth Scholarship in beekeeping.
A new award recognising and promoting sustainability has been created as part of the 2022 New Zealand Champions of Cheese Awards.
Auckland’s Wild Grain Bakery has won the supreme award in the 2021 New Zealand Vegan Pie Awards for the second year running. It’s Triple Berry Spiced Apple pie took the top prize after winning the sweet category.
Australia’s Woolworths Group has named Sealord one of its top suppliers for the year.
Campaigns from Ingham’s, DB Breweries, and Pic’s Peanut Butter are among half-a-dozen food industry winners from today’s 2021 TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards.
A Marlborough company has been recognised for its oyster farm technology, picking up the 2021 Global Aquaculture Innovation Award at the Global Seafood Alliance Awards.
Chia Sisters, All Good Bananas and Citizen have taken gongs at the Sustainable Business Awards, with the former just missing out on the supreme award.
Foodstuffs and Countdown have picked up awards at the Property Council New Zealand’s 2021 Rider Levett Bucknall Property Industry Awards.
White + Wong’s, The Riverhead, Karaka Café, Good George Dining Hall and Emerson’s Brewery and Taproom also won awards.
Orchard Thieves Rosé Cider has won the gold medal in the new Cider Innovation Rosé category at the International Brewing and Cider Awards 2021.
Countdown and New World have taken gold and silver respectively in the supermarket category in the latest Reader’s Digest Quality Service Awards.
Saint Clair’s Wairau Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2021 has won the Champion Wine title at the 2021 Marlborough Wine Show.
Chocolate maker Whittaker’s has been crowned exporter of the year at the 2021 ExportNZ ASB Wellington Export Awards.
A bottle-fermented pear cider has been named the best cider in the country at the New Zealand Fruit Wine & Cider Awards in Hawke’s Bay.
Saint Clair has won a gold medal and the trophy for the best wine from New Zealand at the Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Competition.
The Alliance Group’s Pure South Handpicked 55 Day Aged Beef has won three gold medals in the prestigious World Steak Challenge.
Agencies DDB Aotearoa & Mango Communications picked up the accolade last night for the memorable promotion of Lion’s Emerson brand.
Hospitality New Zealand will hold its 2021 Lion Hospitality Awards for Excellence event online this year on 23 November due to Covid restrictions.
Spring Valley Enterprises, AgResearch, and a Silver Fern Farms booking app are among 24 finalists in the inaugural Beef + Lamb New Zealand Awards.
Plant & Food Research’s Cathy McKenna has won the 2021 Kiwifruit Innovation Award for her work to create an effective armoured scale insect management programme for Gold3 – or SunGold – Kiwifruit.
Food and beverage founders have been named finalists for the 2021 Women of Influence awards, organised by Westpac and publisher Stuff.
Tekapo-based Burke’s Brewing has won New Zealand’s best beer accolade for its Unforgiven Porter at the 2021 New Zealand Beer Awards.
The 25-year-old is an avocado grower services representative at Apata Group, based in the Bay of Plenty.
Online food delivery platform Menulog says it is using its annual Restaurant Awards to support hospitality businesses and celebrate restaurants across the country battling Covid-era conditions.
Kāpiti and Wairarapa olive oil makers have swept the annual New Zealand Extra Virgin Olive Oil Awards, winning all five major accolades.
New Zealand wines have taken 42 of the 50 placings in the New World Wine Awards Top 50.
New Zealand Winegrowers and DairyNZ are among 24 finalists unveiled in the 2021 Biosecurity Awards.
The inaugural Beef + Lamb New Zealand Awards has been delayed until early next year.
The 2021 Hospitality Awards for Excellence will be held on 23 November at Auckland Museum, as long as the city is at Covid-19 alert level 1.
George Weston Foods has won the supreme award at the 2021 Diversity Awards New Zealand.
Six winners have been unveiled at the 2021 Organic New Zealand Awards.
Beverage maker Pals has picked up two accolades at the 2021 World Beverage Innovation Awards.
Foodstuffs North Island’s Auckland Airport distribution centre has won the New Zealand Sustainability Project of the Year at this week’s Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Awards.
Independent Christchurch brewer Cassels Brewing Co has won the best American-style pale ale accolade at this year’s World Beer Awards.
Both high profile and emerging food firms are among the 53 finalists named in the New Zealand International Business Awards 2021, run by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise.
The NZ Ice Cream Manufacturers Association has moved the dates for the 2021 New Zealand Ice Cream Awards, shifting judging to the beginning of November.
Chia Sisters, Fonterra, Foodstuffs and the New Zealand Food Network are among the food and beverage sector organisations shortlisted in the 2021 Sustainable Business Awards.
Food and agritech success stories are featured among sixteen finalists in the ninth annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards.
Countdown’s Taryn Olsen and Fresh Direct New Zealand’s Avinash de Silva are finalists in the 2021 Chief Information Officer Awards.
NZ Natural Pet Food Company founders Amber Cordero and Jacqueline Taylor are among four finalists from the food sector.
Wellington nut butter maker Fix & Fogg was named the supreme prize winner at the Wellington Gold Awards on Thursday night.
Twenty-eight-year-old Bryce Morrison, a grower services representative for Seeka, has been named Bay of Plenty’s Young Grower of the Year for 2021.
A handful of Food & beverage events from across the country have made the shortlist for the 2021 NZ Events Association New Zealand Event Awards after a record 108 entries were received.
The Vegan Society’s inaugural vegan cheeses awards attracted more than 30 entries from New Zealand plant-based cheese makers.
Bar, restaurant and accommodation operators from around the country are competing to take home to top gongs from this year’s Hospitality Awards for Excellence.
Allen and Jo Johnstone of Te Kuiti’s Wallace Johnstone Ltd have won the Silver Fern Farms Plate to Pasture awards.
Malcolm Bailey of Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand took out the top prize of Outstanding Contribution to Primary Industries NZ Award.
Entries are open for this year’s Biosecurity Awards, which celebrate the fantastic mahi being done to protect Aotearoa, according to the Ministry for Primary Industries.
New Zealand secured its place in the 10 best wines of the International Wine Challenge 2021 with the Valli Pinot Noir Gibbston Vineyard 2019 from Central Otago claiming the IWC Sustainable Trophy.
From established names like chocolatier Whittaker’s and honey specialist Comvita through to hemp meat trailblazer, Plan*t, NZ food producers have been recognised in a raft of awards this week – but not always for their food.
Timaru-based Jarved Allan of 100% Pure New Zealand Honey took home the supreme award at Apiculture New Zealand’s National Honey Competition.
Kiwi companies including Reefton Distilling Co and Elemental Distillers took home nine out the fourteen trophies doled out at the the third annual New Zealand Spirits Awards.
From meat to mascarpone, the winners are announced with a Wairarapa business reigning supreme.
Family-owned Corson Grains was crowned the supreme winner of the 2021 Westpac Tairawhiti Business Excellence Awards.
Westpac NZ is ending its position as national sponsor of New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards after more than ten years.
A 25-year-old orchard foreman at T&G Global has won the Hawke’s Bay Young Fruitgrower of the Year competition for the second time.
Venture Taranaki received the premier award for best practice for its business services grant at the 2021 Economic Development NZ Awards.
Wairarapa olive oil producer Olive Black has won a gold medal at the New York International Olive Competition.
Entries are now open for the 26th annual Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards.
Winners of the annual awards will be announced on 9 September.
Two beverage companies have been recognised in Human Resources Director’s New Zealand’s Employer of Choice 2021 awards.
Real time lamb quality tool Clarospec scooped two awards including the overall winner in the on-farm systems category.
Seven first-time winners from around the regions have made this year’s prestigious Top 30 list in the 2021 New World Beer & Cider Awards.
Treasury Wine Estates has been named as one of the top companies to work in Australia and New Zealand.
The winners will be announced at the 10th F.A.W.C! Summer Series this November.
Meal-kit delivery service Woop! has won the Supreme Business Excellence Award at the Westpac Auckland Business Awards.
The winner and runner up will receive a $3000 professional development grant and a $1000 personal travel prize.
The winners of the Good Employer Awards have been revealed.
The winners will be announced on 3 May at Skyline Queenstown.
Farmers Linda and Evan Potter have been named new national ambassadors for Sustainable Farming and Growing.
Natural Health Products NZ has introduced a new category to its annual awards to recognise the sector’s response to Covid-19.
The awards celebrate and promote the region’s food and beverage offerings.
Dinuka and Nadeeka Gamage were announced winners of the region’s Share Farmer of the Year category.
T&G Global, Trevelyan, and Constellation Brands are among the food and beverage companies recognised.
The New Zealand Specialist Cheesemakers Association has announced 265 medal winners in the NZ Champions of Cheese Awards 2021.
Retired Plant & Food Research molecular geneticist Sue Gardiner has been recognised for her contribution to global horticultural science.
Judging of the Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards 2021 will move to a new date as a result of the Covid-19 level 3 lockdown in Auckland.
The association awarded undergraduates $5k per year and post-graduates $10k per year.
The awards are New Zealand’s largest and longest running food competition.
Judging of the NZ Champions of Cheese Awards 2021 will go ahead in Hamilton this weekend after Auckland’s snap Covid-19 alert level 3 lockdown.
The award celebrates his contributions to fruit variety development.