Grocery prices would rise and consumers would be “worse off” if not for the recommendations to revise the Consumers’ Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Bill, Katherine Rich, CEO of New Zealand Food and Grocery Council (NZFGC) said.
Harrison Hart, son of New Zealand billionaire Graeme Hart, is putting together a ‘food manufacturing powerhouse’ with the acquisitions of cereal manufacturer Hubbard Foods, Hansell Food Group and the Gregg’s sauce unit.
New Zealand's Plant & Food Research's rapid response to the vine-killing kiwifruit disease Psa - which has helped exports of the fruit increase by 20% - has received the Prime Minister’s Science Prize .
Thailand’s CP Foods has achieved double-digit growth in Australia since entering the country in 2012, and is now targeting sales success in New Zealand as it seeks greater “expansion and diversification” down under.
Blockchain technology is being introduced to strengthen supply chain management in the fresh and frozen tuna sectors of the Western and Central Pacific region, replacing ad hoc and paper-based records.