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  • 19 Feb 2015

    New Research Shows Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Help Kids to Grow and Thrive

    New research shows the Fruit In Schools programme, managed by United Fresh, is having a positive impact on children and nutrition. Although named Fruit in Schools, the programme includes fresh New Zealand vegetables as well.

    An independent evaluation has found Fruit In Schools is highly valued by principals and is well aligned with international evidence on how to improve nutrition and reduce obesity in children.

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  • 18 Feb 2015

    United Fresh Takes the Lead in Food Safety and Traceability

    For over two decades United Fresh has worked on behalf of the New Zealand produce industry on Food Safety, Traceability and Industry Standards. To further strengthen this framework and safeguard food safety, we recently established the Food Safety and Traceability Committee.

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