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Tuesday 28 June 2022

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New category for Almighty – and New Zealand 27th June 2022 /

New category for Almighty – and New Zealand

Its caffeinated sparkling water is a first for NZ, with the beverage business also securing new brand and distribution partnerships, as well as nearing completion of a capital raise.


Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 17 June? 17th June 2022 /

Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 17 June?

Griffin’s brings out two new ToffeePops flavours for winter, East Imperial launches its first natural low-calorie tonic water, and My Food Bag marks Matariki.


Startup spotlight: The challenges with chilled 15th June 2022 /

Startup spotlight: The challenges with chilled

Club Ramen is finding its feet in Auckland, but needs to build scale to secure chilled distribution further afield.


Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 10 June? 10th June 2022 /

Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 10 June?

Nestlé imports an international flavour, while local brands Wellington Chocolate Factory and Six Barrel Soda look closer to home for inspiration.


Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 2 June? 2nd June 2022 /

Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 2 June?

Some classic Kiwi flavours come to the fore in limited edition NPD this week, ranging from Mondelēz International’s latest lump innovation and Lewis Road Creamery delivering a Matariki milk with horopito. Meanwhile AF Drinks looks to Japan for inspiration, and Goju innovates on packaging.


Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 27 May? 27th May 2022 /

Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 27 May?

British brands make a strong showing with Cornish Sea Salt Co in a Foodstuffs debut and Hendrick’s new moonshot, as Good Farmers rounds out its range.


Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 20 May? 20th May 2022 /

Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 20 May?

Sheep Dog goes nuts over whiskey,
Whittaker’s aims for a vibe, and Fix & Fogg remakes a classic.


Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 13 May? 13th May 2022 /

Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 13 May?

A functional collagen beauty snack hits NZ shores, Lyre’s adds a winter warmer, Fix & Fogg goes beyond nuts, and Mondelēz continues the Caramilk innovation.


Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 6 May? 6th May 2022 /

Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 6 May?

Less is more from Abe’s, Monteith’s hazy double down, Six Barrel Soda’s 10th birthday, and Cadbury’s Boh Runga x Roses collab for Mother’s Day.


NewFish launches “world first” pāua product, lands research funding 2nd May 2022 /

NewFish launches “world first” pāua product, lands research funding

The biotech and future food venture debuts Pāua Saucisson and secures HVN backing to validate the known benefits of NZ’s Blackfoot Pāua.


Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 29 April? 29th April 2022 /

Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 29 April?

Havana delivers a late summer coffee vibe, the Sara Lee & Cadbury tie-up gets in on Caramilk, Aotearoa’s first volcanic-filtered vodka, and pink ribbon biscuits are back.


Fresh Cuts:  What’s new for the week to 22 April? 22nd April 2022 /

Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 22 April?

Mondelēz looks to Tip Top for its latest Cadbury innovation, Abe’s Bagels goes sweet, while Domino’s beefs up its extra value range.


“We want to be at the premiumisation party” – Kōkako on Everybird coffee 20th April 2022 /

“We want to be at the premiumisation party” – Kōkako on Everybird coffee

The pandemic and premiumisation prompts foodservice stalwart Kōkako to branch out into the grocery channel with a new purpose-built brand.


Rutherford & Meyer cracks scale upcycling 19th April 2022 /

Rutherford & Meyer cracks scale upcycling

The Wellington snack company is expanding its Upcycled Grain Project brand with US growth ramping up.


Fresh Cuts – What’s new for the week to 14 April? 14th April 2022 /

Fresh Cuts – What’s new for the week to 14 April?

DB Breweries goes back to the future with a new (old) lager, Rebel Bakehouse expands its gluten free range, Silver Fern Farms has something new for the freezer aisle and Maggi gets in on the air fryer trend.


Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 8 April? 8th April 2022 /

Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 8 April?

Nestlé mashes up a traditional Christmas treat for Easter, Whittaker’s helps saves kiwis, and Pic’s and Cathedral Cove Naturals save berries.


Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 1 April 1st April 2022 /

Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 1 April

Fix and Fogg crowdsources a new flavour, a cola from Greece looks for traction, AF delivers zero sugar, and Moa adds a Fresh Hop hazy IPA.


Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 25 March 25th March 2022 /

Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 25 March

Countdown and Cookie Time deliver an Easter offering, Markwell Foods’ Sambazon broadens its Açaí range, and Fever Tree fizzes with a new pink tonic.


Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 18 March 18th March 2022 /

Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 18 March

A collab-heavy week with Garage Project joining Fix & Fogg, Wellington Chocolate Factory working with Duck Island Ice Cream, and Eta tapping into Marmite.


Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 11 March 11th March 2022 /

Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 11 March

Griffin’s Easter take on MallowPuffs, a mash-up from Pic’s and New World, and new offerings from Chantal Organics and Mitchells Nutrition.


Prem Maan on a ‘super-premium’ Lewis Road launch, cost inflation and raising prices 10th March 2022 /

Prem Maan on a ‘super-premium’ Lewis Road launch, cost inflation and raising prices

The boutique dairy firm is balancing inflationary pressure with its strategy to drive the premiumisation of commodity dairy products.


Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 4 March 4th March 2022 /

Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 4 March

A new oat milk range, a twist on classic gin, and brace of new hop products.


Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 25 February 25th February 2022 /

Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 25 February

Fix & Fogg ups the ante, Blue Frog adds keto, and Giesen Wines expands its 0% offering.


A closer look: A2 Milk’s products, performance and price 22nd February 2022 /

A closer look: A2 Milk’s products, performance and price

Its Australian market share grows, but a wobbly US performance continues, and in-roads are made in China.


Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 18 February 18th February 2022 /

Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 18 February

Arnott’s releases its most indulgent Tim Tams to date, Whittaker’s adds caramelised white chocolate, and there are new offers from Kellogg’s and Mondelēz.


Pic’s treads Covid tightrope with NPD, export growth 17th February 2022 /

Pic’s treads Covid tightrope with NPD, export growth

The Nelson nut butter business looks to new SKUs and overseas expansion in its hunt for further growth.


Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 11 February 11th February 2022

Fresh Cuts: What’s new for the week to 11 February

Lion’s Steinlager goes double zero, Pic’s mixes it up with Vogel’s, Tip Top goes back to the future, and Fonterra and Foodstuffs add to their carbon zero milk offering.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 4 February 4th February 2022 /

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 4 February

Wellington Chocolate Factory is at it again, the Motueka hop takes a star turn in a new Moa hazy offering, and Arnott’s enters the gluten-free game. 


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 10 December 10th December 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 10 December

Triple Christmas treat from Duck Island, Goodtime Pie Co turns up the pepper, Wellington Chocolate Factory is at it again this time with Papua New Guinea beans, and Good George adds a taste of Jaffa.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 3 December 3rd December 2021 /

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 3 December

This week, Tom & Luke cut the sugar, Pic’s takes off, and Alexandra’s dials up the convenience.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 26 November 26th November 2021 /

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 26 November

This week, Corn Thins go mini, Nestlé Scorched Almonds go salty, and dedicated Australian non-alcoholic brewery Big Drop puts its signature beers on sale in New Zealand.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 19 November 19th November 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 19 November

Wooden Spoon Freezery’s deer milk ice cream with Pāmu Milk, Lewis Road goes curd and tart, and Wellington Chocolate Factory fizzes with a hibiscus and blackberry offering.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 12 November 12th November 2021 /

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 12 November

London-listed East Imperial releases a new cold-brew coffee and tonic, Pic’s doubles down on almond butter, and Huntley & Palmers cracks the sourdough market.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 5 November 5th November 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 5 November

This week, Fix & Fogg trials nut butter sachets, Healtheries sources Nelson apples for new cider vinegar and Chantal Organics’ probiotic protein packs a punch.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 29 October 29th October 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 29 October

This week, Griffin’s MallowPuffs get festive, Boss Coffee shares a new coffee in a can and Good Buzz’s new natural kombucha fizzes up.


Peter Gordon’s Homeland launches retail range 28th October 2021 /

Peter Gordon’s Homeland launches retail range

The chef is using the temporary shutdown of the cooking school at his Auckland food venture to launch new products.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 22 October 22nd October 2021 /

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 22 October

Proper Crisps releases a big hop kick with Garage Project, Mother Earth puts wellbeing first with new functional bars and Lindauer unveils a taste of Italy.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 15 October 15th October 2021 /

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 15 October

It is a chocolate heavy line-up this week with Wellington Chocolate Factory, Bennetto, Whittaker’s and Nestlé all in on the act.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 8 October 8th October 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 8 October

There’s a new lager for the vaccine-hesitant, Mars revamps one of its classics, and Horleys jumps on the marine collagen bandwagon.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 1 October 1st October 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 1 October

Kiwi beverage producers prepare for a thirsty summer ahead as new-look Six Barrel Soda syrups enter the market, Good George feels the passion with a sour beer and Reefton Distilling Co. cherry picks its latest gin release.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 24 September 24th September 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 24 September

Moa Brewing Co says Hey Hey to the RTD category, Rockburn Wines shares a Stolen Kiss and Griffin’s adds Snax to its Pink Ribbon range.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 17 September 17th September 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 17 September

Wellington chocolate maker Whittaker’s marks Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2021, singer Kylie Minogue’s Rosé starts spinning around New Zealand, and drag star Elektra Shock adorns a new Small Goods brew.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 10 September 10th September 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 10 September

Bell Tea spices up its black tea range, Yum’s new-look range has two new additions, Wellington Chocolate Factory pays homage to its Vanuatu cocoa growers and F. Whitlock & Sons gets meaty.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 3 September 3rd September 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 3 September

Food and beverage firms have navigated the ongoing disruption following last month’s snap lockdown to get new products online and in store this week including Moa Brewing Company, new cross-category brand Good Farmers and Hamilton’s Good George.


Fresh cuts: Product launches for the week to 27 August 27th August 2021

Fresh cuts: Product launches for the week to 27 August

Cardrona Distillery proudly shows its support of love, diversity and inclusion via vodka; global ice cream brand Ben & Jerry’s tops out its tubs; and Invivo toasts its eighth vintage of Graham Norton’s Own Wines.


NPD? Wait and see 20th August 2021 /

NPD? Wait and see

A long lockdown could play havoc with new product launches, change customer demand patterns and result in distribution delays.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 20 August 20th August 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 20 August

Oatly’s New Zealand plant-based game steps up a notch with its alt-cream now available in Aotearoa, Hubbards has teams up with Wellington’s nut butter champion Fix & Fogg, and Moa adds a new hazy to its line up.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 13 August 13th August 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 13 August

Reefton Distilling Co and Swandri team up for a limited edition release, Whittaker’s new cocoa kick and Urbanaut will send you down a Mystic Portal.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 6 August 6th August 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 6 August

Pure Delish champions local, Esk Valley showcases its great dirt and Wellington Chocolate Factory shows us its latest squeeze.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 30 July 30th July 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 30 July

Check what’s new to the market for the week up to 30 July 2021.  Cookie Time channels a Kiwi classic for a limited time, Rebel Bakehouse goes low carb, Taranaki’s MORE »


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 23 July 23rd July 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 23 July

Organic chocolate maker Bennetto Natural Foods Co puts Bird of the Year front and centre, Cookie Dough Collective takes you on a choc chip trip, Queen Anne Chocolates’ marshmallow fish bites swim to market and Lawson’s Dry Hills combines art and wine for a limited time.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 16 July 16th July 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 16 July

Fix & Fogg sweetens up an old favourite, Cassels Brewing Company launches new eye-catching brews, Allpress moves into the capsule market and McCain brings a new pizza to New Zealand freezers.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 9 July 9th July 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 9 July

Kinder’s first biscuit hits New Zealand supermarket shelves, Silver Fern Farms responds to venison demand, Speight’s moves to summit the no-alcohol beer trend, and its (another) wrap at Farrah’s.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 2 July 2nd July 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 2 July

What’s new to the market for the week to 2 July 2021.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 25 June 25th June 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 25 June

What’s new to the market for the week to 25 June 2021.


Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 18 June 18th June 2021

Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 18 June

What’s new to the market for the week to 18 June 2021.