United Fresh Members’ Meeting 2023

Date: Thursday 23rd November 2023

Time: 3:00 pm

Venue: Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre, 58 Waipuna Road, Mt Wellington Auckland

The start of the Members' Meeting saw our speakers give updates on the projects that United Fresh are working on for members and the industry.

Our retail representative Brigit Corson, Foodstuffs North Island and Glenn Bewley, Woolworths New Zealand provided insights into the retail trends for fresh fruit and vegetables.

Senior Scientist and 5+ A Day Trust Trustee, Carolyn Lister brought us the latest science behind 5+ A Day and a deep dive looking at the authenticity of claims.

The United Fresh Technical Advisory Group presented our Sustainability Guidelines for the fresh produce industry, the release of our first Fresh Facts and the upcoming Food Safety Risk Framework for our industry.

Agenda here


Highlighting our Sustainable Development Goals Guidelines & Fresh Facts 2023

Dr. Hans Maurer, United Fresh Technical Advisory Group (TAG) Chair, United Fresh NZ & Knowledge Officer, United Fresh

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The New Zealand Fresh Produce Food Safety & Traceability Framework - An Update on Progress Since 2015

Anne-Marie Arts, Food Safety Representative, United Fresh Technical Advisory Group (TAG)

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The Science Behind 5+ A Day: Ensuring the Authenticity of Claims

Dr Carolyn Lister, Team Leader & Principal Scientist, Plant and Food Research & 5+ A Day Trustee

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Retail Insights from Foodstuffs 

Brigit Corson, Head of Produce and Butchery Foodstuffs North Island & United Fresh Executive Member

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Fruit & Vegetable Retail Trends from Woolworths NZ

Glenn Bewley, Merchandise Manager - Vegetables & Horticulture, Woolworths New Zealand

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Brigit presenting