5+ A Day

  • 21 Sep 2021

    United Fresh Mid-Year Trend Report: Has COVID-19 Changed Our Shopping Habits Forever?

    Grocery shopping trends over the past few years have focused on the latest ‘superfood’ or diet and lifestyle craze, but this year research commissioned by United Fresh shows the significant impact that COVID-19 is having in supermarket aisles around Aotearoa.

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  • 20 Aug 2020

    NZ’s Fruit & Vegetables in Schools Initiative for Vulnerable Children Acknowledged Globally

    New Zealand’s most successful and effective school-based nutrition initiative Fruit & Vegetables in Schools (FIS) has been selected for inclusion in a report for the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

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  • 15 Apr 2020

    5000 5+ A Day Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Boxes Diverted to Families During Covid-19

    Fresh produce deemed for the Fruit and Vegetables in Schools (FIS) initiative is now being diverted to families in need during Covid-19 lockdown.

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  • 16 Sep 2019

    Latest Consumer Habits Revealed For Fruit & Vegetables

    New research shows breakfast could provide the greatest opportunity for our fresh produce industry to convince more Kiwis to consume fruit and vegetables. 

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  • 09 Aug 2019

    Save The Planet - Eat Your 5+ A Day

    With the spotlight on climate change growing hotter by the day, we’re all starting to think about the small things we can do as individuals to save the planet we inhabit.

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  • 07 Aug 2019

    Free Fruit & Vegetables In Schools Receives Top Marks From NZ Parents

    Kiwi parents and school principals overwhelmingly back the Fruit & Vegetables in Schools (FIS) initiative and new research shows there’s a strong desire for the Government-funded scheme to be expanded.

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  • 14 Jun 2019

    Government extends Fruit & Vegetables in Schools Initiative

    The Ministry of Health has confirmed the extension of the United Fresh-managed Fruit & Vegetables in Schools initiative now providing over 120,000 servings of fresh fruit and vegetables each school day nationwide.

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  • 31 Jan 2019

    New 5+ A Day Television Advertising Schedule February and March 2019

    We are excited to let our members and supporters know that our advertising begins for the New Year this Sunday on Television One and Two encouraging all Kiwis to eat more fresh fruit and vegetables.

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  • 22 Oct 2018

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - October 2018

    Recent News on the WIC Prgramme

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  • 03 Nov 2017

    5+ A Day & Potatoes NZ Partnership

    Look out for our television advertising which started on November 1st on TVNZ with our 5+ A Day messages and vision to have all New Zealanders eating more fresh fruit and vegetables every day.

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  • 16 Oct 2017

    5+ A Day on TVNZ

    The 5+ A Day's television commercial had great pick up in the winter months and will be back on TVNZ during November

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  • 12 Sep 2017

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - September 2017

    Physicians facing the challenge of nutrition

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  • 31 Aug 2017

    5+ A Day Concerned for Public Wellbeing After Confusing Media Reporting

    Recent media reports suggesting consumers require less than five portions of fruit and vegetables each day are misleading, creating confusion with consumers and are not in the interest of public wellbeing says the organisation 5+ A Day.

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  • 15 Aug 2017

    5+ A Day, New Research Proves Kiwis Amongst the Highest Consumers of Fruit and Vegetables Globally

    Research released today by the 5+ A Day Charitable Trust puts Kiwis on the global map when it comes to awareness of the health benefits and consumption of fruit and vegetables.

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  • 13 Jul 2017

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - July/August 2017

    Social approaches to promote fruit and vegetable consumption

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  • 26 Jun 2017

    PREVIEW - New 5+ A Day Television Commercials – Airing from 25th June

    They feature our 5+ A Day Ambassadors and everyday Kiwis embracing inclusivity and the fact that eating more fresh fruit and vegetables is a simple action everyone can take to improve their own health.

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  • 01 Feb 2017

    New Workplace Research – Workers & Employers Benefit from 5+ A Day!

    Media Release – Fresh fruit and vegetables add to workplace wellness

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  • 07 Dec 2016

    Minister of Health Media Release: Fruit in Schools reaches record number of kids

    Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says this year's expansion of the successful Fruit in Schools initiative to a record 547 schools has had a positive impact.

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  • 09 Aug 2016

    What do babies, boobs and broccoli have in common?

    5+ A Day is proud to announce its support of a series of seminars on the importance of good nutrition for mums, kids and families.

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  • 18 May 2016

    5+ A Day announces Julia & Libby as new brand ambassadors

    The 5+ A Day Charitable Trust is pleased to announce a new brand ambassador partnership with health and wellbeing bloggers, Julia & Libby.

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  • 18 May 2016

    New Research: 5+ A Day most used resource across New Zealand

    New research by the University of Auckland has found that the 5+ A Day resource is the most used across New Zealand’s early childhood education centres.

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  • 18 May 2016

    5+ A Day helps fuel Football Ferns on the road to the world stage

    The 5+ A Day Charitable Trust is providing the Rio-bound Football Ferns with boxes of fresh fruit and vegetables every week before they head off in August.

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  • 20 Nov 2015

    Are you ready to #GETITIN with 5+ A Day?

    The 5+ A Day Charitable Trust is about to raise consumption and the roof with its all new adult 5+ A Day Challenge this coming February.

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