New Zealand kiwifruit giant Zespri and dairy firm The A2 Milk Company have been highlighted as the two homegrown companies generating some of the highest growth for the nation’s F&B industry over the past two years, with both benefitting from strong...
New Zealand’s trade with China has suffered some heavy hits since the novel coronavirus outbreak began, with the meat and seafood sectors affected worst of all, although dairy has managed to remain stable.
Coca-Cola New Zealand have announced a goal to reduce the amount of sugar in its beverages by 20% by 2025, including Sprite, Fanta, Powerade, Kiwi Blue water, Pump, Keri Juice as well as its Coca-Cola range.
New Zealand’s Movers in Hemp Innovation (MIHI) has received a $100,000 Māori Food & Beverage Development Grant from the High-Value Nutrition (HVN) National Science Challenge to boost the commercial prospects of the sector in the country.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is looking to implement stricter mandatory allergen labelling regulations in both countries, particularly surrounding aspects such as clarity, consistency and prominence, and has opened this proposal to public...
New Zealand officials have called out several sales tactics that they claim have been employed by raw milk suppliers looking to get around legalisation costs as ‘not legal’, adding that they could pose a risk to human health.
The New Zealand government has invested NZ$75,000 (US$48,210) into a high-value transformation project undertaken by local company Wakame Fresh, which specialises in the seaweed wakame - a species traditionally known as a pest in the country.
In the wake of several controversial recent studies that have linked meat consumption with increased cancer risk, an equally contentious series of reviews have found there are very few health benefits to cutting out meat protein.
While New Zealand has not yet approved the release of genetically modified crops, its agricultural research agency’s principle scientist has said it is important that the science keeps options open so policy makers have strong evidence to draw on.
New Zealand seafood company Sanford, which has the supplement brand Sea to Me, is building a NZ$20 million (US$13 million) marine extracts centre in Blenheim, New Zealand, to produce high quality nutrition products.
The New Zealand High Value Nutrition (HVN) project has injected funds into a new research that assesses the potential of immune defence proteins (IDP), sourced from cow’s milk, in improving digestive health.
Australia and New Zealand ministers have opted to keep implementation of the Health Star Rating (HSR) system by F&B companies voluntary, although stricter guidelines for the governance of sugar, sodium and dairy will be enforced to ‘increase efficiency’.
Australia and New Zealand have been involved in a battle over the latter’s bid to trademark the term ‘manuka’ in China for months, with no end in sight and increasingly terse accusations flying back and forth across the Tasman Sea.