27th June 2022 Almighty / Product
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.
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.
Club Ramen is finding its feet in Auckland, but needs to build scale to secure chilled distribution further afield.
Nestlé imports an international flavour, while local brands Wellington Chocolate Factory and Six Barrel Soda look closer to home for inspiration.
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.
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.
Sheep Dog goes nuts over whiskey,
Whittaker’s aims for a vibe, and Fix & Fogg remakes a classic.
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.
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.
The biotech and future food venture debuts Pāua Saucisson and secures HVN backing to validate the known benefits of NZ’s Blackfoot Pāua.
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.
Mondelēz looks to Tip Top for its latest Cadbury innovation, Abe’s Bagels goes sweet, while Domino’s beefs up its extra value range.
The pandemic and premiumisation prompts foodservice stalwart Kōkako to branch out into the grocery channel with a new purpose-built brand.
The Wellington snack company is expanding its Upcycled Grain Project brand with US growth ramping up.
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.
Nestlé mashes up a traditional Christmas treat for Easter, Whittaker’s helps saves kiwis, and Pic’s and Cathedral Cove Naturals save berries.
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.
Countdown and Cookie Time deliver an Easter offering, Markwell Foods’ Sambazon broadens its Açaí range, and Fever Tree fizzes with a new pink tonic.
A collab-heavy week with Garage Project joining Fix & Fogg, Wellington Chocolate Factory working with Duck Island Ice Cream, and Eta tapping into Marmite.
Griffin’s Easter take on MallowPuffs, a mash-up from Pic’s and New World, and new offerings from Chantal Organics and Mitchells Nutrition.
The boutique dairy firm is balancing inflationary pressure with its strategy to drive the premiumisation of commodity dairy products.
A new oat milk range, a twist on classic gin, and brace of new hop products.
Fix & Fogg ups the ante, Blue Frog adds keto, and Giesen Wines expands its 0% offering.
Its Australian market share grows, but a wobbly US performance continues, and in-roads are made in China.
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.
The Nelson nut butter business looks to new SKUs and overseas expansion in its hunt for further growth.
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.
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.
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.
This week, Tom & Luke cut the sugar, Pic’s takes off, and Alexandra’s dials up the convenience.
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.
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.
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.
This week, Fix & Fogg trials nut butter sachets, Healtheries sources Nelson apples for new cider vinegar and Chantal Organics’ probiotic protein packs a punch.
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.
The chef is using the temporary shutdown of the cooking school at his Auckland food venture to launch new products.
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.
It is a chocolate heavy line-up this week with Wellington Chocolate Factory, Bennetto, Whittaker’s and Nestlé all in on the act.
There’s a new lager for the vaccine-hesitant, Mars revamps one of its classics, and Horleys jumps on the marine collagen bandwagon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A long lockdown could play havoc with new product launches, change customer demand patterns and result in distribution delays.
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.
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.
Pure Delish champions local, Esk Valley showcases its great dirt and Wellington Chocolate Factory shows us its latest squeeze.
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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.
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.
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.
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