Tuatara Brewing, the Wellington region craft brewer has a new investor. Investment company, Rangatira has purchased a 35% stake in Tuatara for an undisclosed price.
Prices at the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction held by Fonterra overnight, rose for the first time in four auctions, up 1.1% to US$4598/tonne over the previous event two weeks ago.
Delegates at Vinexpo 2013, which opened in Bordeaux France last weekend, have been told of research that finds online wine buyers are prepared to spend €14 more per bottle than shoppers at regular retail outlets. The data was released at “The Future of Online Sales” seminar held on Tuesday morning (June 18).
US produce distributor, Giumarra is confident that the high quality of the latest Meyer lemon crop in New Zealand will continue its success in the American market.
The judges have been announced for this year’s top student culinary competition – Nestlé Toque d’Or – and the line-up includes some impressive new faces plus returning personalities.
I had a disagreement with the chef of a leading Auckland seafood restaurant recently, over the now headline matter of the state of the snapper resource. In spite of being listed by both Greenpeace and the Forest and Bird Society as a ‘Red List’ species, the chef argued that his fishing industry contacts claimed that they had never caught so much snapper, so there was no problem with the species.
Widely used pesticides have been identified in a new study as a serious challenge to water quality and biodiversity of aquatic environments. Data from research in Germany, France and Australia shows a reduction of biodiversity of as much as 42% in trial environments.
Foley Family Wines head, Bill Foley, who has become a major participant in the New Zealand wine market with his purchases of wineries and vineyards in Martinborough and Marlborough, has expressed his faith in the US market for sales of high-end wine brands.
Horticulture New Zealand has noted that the focus of lowest cost production across the pip fruit and kiwifruit sectors is pressuring small orchardists. The situation was highlighted by the recently released Coriolis Research report on the fresh food sector, which identified rising costs for orchardists and a decline in the number of growers.
The two global leaders in wine packaging, Amorim and O-I, today announced at Vinexpo in Bordeaux the launch of HELIX, an innovative cork-glass wine packaging solution for the popular premium, fast turnaround still wine segment.
A new Takapuna eatery is serving up a little slice of Italy.
New Zealand’s retail food price index fell 0.1% in the 12 months to the end of May. This follows a monthly increase of 0.3% according to Statistics New Zealand.
Magnum is launching two new limited edition Pink and Black Magnum flavours – introducing different Magnums for different moments.
Sealord has teamed up with Ana Schwarz (Masterchef 2012) to encourage Kiwis to enjoy more seafood in their diets.
Arano, New Zealand’s iconic juice brand has joined the prestigious MasterChef NZ pantry as the official juice sponsor of the hugely popular cooking reality show.
Say it with ice cream. Introducing Mövenpick Special Delivery: The new, refreshing way to say ‘I’m thinking of you’
“Happy Valentine’s Day”
These are just a few of the things gift-givers can say with the brand new Mövenpick Special Delivery service. Forget the predictable bouquet of gerbera’s – the new way to say, “I’m thinking of you” comes in the form of two luxurious tubs from Swiss ice cream connoisseurs, Mövenpick.
It really is Christmas Hampers and Cakes time again! Lions’ Christmas Cakes are still made to the original recipe that was developed by Ernest Adams specially for the fundraiser.