A New Zealand report has revealed that the country’s horticultural industry and food security could face increasing challenges if it intends to rely on vertical farming to replace crops lost to a lack of land post-urbanisation.
As the debate surrounding the possibility of a sugar tax in New Zealand intensifies, industry groups stand firmly against it, whereas some academics and consumers are gunning for it. Here we provide the lowdown on the current state of the debate.
New Zealand looks set to introduce a new national food standard for organic production next year, with the nation currently one of only two top 25 organic markets globally that does not have a mandatory regulation.
A Kinder Surprise advertisement targeting children has been deemed to be ‘not in breach’ of the New Zealand Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) children advertising code following a formal complaint submitted by the Healthy Auckland Together coalition.
Food adulteration violators in India to get life imprisonment, Australia to stop 'misleading' plant-based product labelling, Malaysia imposes sugar tax and more updates feature in this edition of Policy Picks.