2015 > September

  • 20 Sep 2015

    MPI Launches Online Tool for Food Businesses

    Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew launched an online tool today that will help food businesses discover how they will be affected by the new Food Act 2014, which comes into force in March next year.

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  • 16 Sep 2015

    Plant & Food Research joins United Fresh New Zealand Incorporated

    One of New Zealand’s largest scientific research organisations, Plant & Food Research, has joined United Fresh. UF General Manager, Paula Dudley, says the organisation is looking forward to continuing its work with the highly regarded scientific institute.

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  • 15 Sep 2015

    Lesser Known Fruit and Vegetable Benefits

    Benefits from regular consumption of fruits and vegetables (F&V) in the prevention of many chronic diseases are now well documented. This new Global Fruit and Veg newsletter focuses on some lesser known health F&V benefits.

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  • 04 Sep 2015

    Strawberry Traceability Pilot 2016

    This project focuses on the external traceability challenges arising in the domestic fresh market strawberry supply chain, as the fruit passes from grower to retailer. United Fresh is working with GS1 New Zealand in this pilot project.

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  • 03 Sep 2015

    Teenage Chefs Highlight 5+ A Day in Culinary Challenge 2015

    The 5+ A Day Charitable Trust were proud sponsors of the National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge (NSSCC) this year and congratulate Burnside High School for taking out the grand prize and scholarship.

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  • 01 Sep 2015

    Food Law Update

    MPI will be launching an online tool to help people understand the Food Act 2014, which comes into affect on 1st March 2016.

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