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2018

  • 19 Dec 2018

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - December 2018

    The 8th EGEA Conference - Nutrition and Health: from Science to Practice

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  • 04 Dec 2018

    Listeria Information Update - November 2018

    Following our attendance at the PMA-ANZ Fresh Produce Safety Conference we have produced a document to share the new findings on Listeria. 

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  • 04 Dec 2018

    Sustainable Farming Fund - Literature Review - PowerPoint

    We have created a PowerPoint presentation to simplify the findings of the Literature Review and to enable organisations to share this with their team.

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  • 21 Nov 2018

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - November 2018

    Cardio Vascular Health, Fuit and Segetable Consumption & The Power of EU Policy to Promote Both

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  • 13 Nov 2018

    Biosecurity 2025 Implementation Plan Launched Today 13/11/18

    United Fresh was pleased to be part of the Biosecurity New Zealand Forum in Auckland today where the  Biosecurity 2025 Implementation Plan was launched by the Biosecurity 2025 Steering Group.

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  • 29 Oct 2018

    United Fresh seeks Growers’ help for Traceability Survey

    As you are aware, United Fresh was awarded a Sustainable Farming Fund project in June 2018, which is entitled “Effective Fresh Produce Traceability Systems” (Project 405482).

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  • 22 Oct 2018

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - October 2018

    Recent News on the WIC Prgramme

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  • 22 Oct 2018

    News from Horticulture New Zealand: Country of Origin Labelling a step closer to law

    Horticulture New Zealand is thrilled that mandatory Country of Origin labelling for fruit and vegetables got a step closer today, with the second reading of the Consumers’ Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Bill passing in Parliament.

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  • 24 Sep 2018

    Major Fresh Produce Traceability Project Underway in New Zealand

    In light of the recent shocking Australian strawberry tampering event, the New Zealand produce industry is taking every action possible to reassure customers their safety systems are robust.

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  • 07 Sep 2018

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - September 2018

    Fight Against Obesity

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  • 27 Aug 2018

    Sweet Success: Fruit & Vegetables in Schools Providing Positive Impact

    New research into the impact of Fruit & Vegetables in Schools (FIS) has found it is the widest-reaching health initiative for low decile schools in New Zealand, vastly improving health and education outcomes for students.

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  • 15 Aug 2018

    New Zealand’s Food Story: The Pukekohe Hub - 15 August 2018

    Our United Fresh President Jerry Prendergast and General Manager Paula Dudley attended the Horticulture New Zealand launch of a Deloitte report New Zealand’s Food Story – The Pukekohe Hub.

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  • 06 Aug 2018

    Crate & Carton Weights - A Common Sense Based Opinion

    In order for fruit and vegetables to reach New Zealand shoppers in an acceptable quality and food safety related condition, a number of things need to occur.

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  • 01 Aug 2018

    Update Complying with weights and measures August 2018

    Our guidelines for complying with weights and measures for the fresh produce value chain has been updated.

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  • 25 Jul 2018

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - July/August 2018

    Importance of involving children in the different steps of meal preparation

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  • 03 Jul 2018

    United Fresh secures Sustainable Farming Fund for Traceability Project

    We are pleased to announce work has begun on a three-year project to investigate traceability within the industry. 

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  • 04 Jun 2018

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - June 2018

    Healthy food and their anti-inflammatory properties

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  • 15 May 2018

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - May 2018

    Type 2 diabetes: importance of F&V

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  • 07 May 2018

    Professional Development - Fresh Produce Recall Workshop - Friday 1st June - Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre Auckland

     

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  • 25 Apr 2018

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - April 2018

    Fruit and vegetables to prevent allergy and asthma

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  • 19 Apr 2018

    Weights and Measures - Tag Update April 2018

    Like consumer goods, fresh produce is subject to Government regulations in the area of weights and measures.

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  • 19 Apr 2018

    Biosecurity - TAG Update April 2018

    TAG has been working on three activities within the Biosecurity field; The fruit Fly Council, the Government Industry Agreement (GIA) process and the National Biosecurity Competency Network (NBCN).

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  • 19 Apr 2018

    Applying for PLU Codes - TAG Update April 2018

    Applications for PLU Codes are now managed by United Fresh here in New Zealand, if you require a PLU Code please make contact with TAG Chair, Dr Hans Maurer hmaurer@agrichain-centre.com

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  • 19 Mar 2018

    MPI Update: Myrtle rust found in new region - Manawatu

    Myrtle rust has been detected in Manawatu for the first time, the Ministry for Primary Industries confirmed today. The fungus was found on a young ramarama (Lophomyrtus) in a planted area off Victoria Esplanade in Palmerston North.

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  • 19 Mar 2018

    Investment Opportunities in the New Zealand Cherry Industry March 2018

    The Hon David Parker (Minister of Economic Development) has released the Cherry Industry report, as part of three reports released as part of the Food & Beverage Information Project.    

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  • 16 Mar 2018

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - March 2018

    Fruit and Vegetable Availability at Home

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  • 28 Feb 2018

    NSW Food Authority: Listeriosis outbreak linked to rockmelon

    The NSW Food Authority is advising consumers who are most vulnerable to Listeria infection such as older persons, and people who have weakened immune systems due to illness or pregnancy, to avoid eating rockmelon after a recent spike in listeriosis cases in elderly people has been linked to the fruit.

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  • 27 Feb 2018

    NSW, Australia Listeria Outbreak Update

    An outbreak of listeriosis has taken place in New South Wales with an unexpected increase in cases in January and February.

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  • 07 Feb 2018

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - February 2018

    Influence of fruit and vegetable school intervention on children's consumption

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  • 25 Jan 2018

    DataBar's move into the Produce Industry

    Consumers, retailers, wholesalers, packhouses and growers alike are all familiar with fruit label- the tiny stickers commonly found on oranges, apples, kiwifruit, avocadoes and a myriad of other produce.

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  • 17 Jan 2018

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - January 2018

    Consume fruit and vegetables for your mental health

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