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.
Highlighting our Sustainable Development Goals Guidelines & Fresh Facts 2023
The New Zealand Fresh Produce Food Safety & Traceability Framework - An Update on Progress Since 2015
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
Retail Insights from Foodstuffs
Brigit Corson, Head of Produce and Butchery Foodstuffs North Island & United Fresh Executive Member
Fruit & Vegetable Retail Trends from Woolworths NZ
Glenn Bewley, Merchandise Manager - Vegetables & Horticulture, Woolworths New Zealand