Food prices fell 0.5 percent in May 2016, following a 0.3 percent rise in April, Statistics New Zealand said today. The fall was mainly influenced by lower fruit and vegetable prices (down 3.7 percent after seasonal adjustment). Seasonally adjusted food prices fell 0.5 percent in May 2016.
In December 2014, food prices rose 0.3 percent, Statistics New Zealand said today. This follows a 0.5 percent fall in November, and no overall change in October.
While the perennial debate continues about the health benefits of snacking, eating between meals is almost universally widespread with 97% of New Zealanders saying they regularly consume snack foods.
Do you know your MUFAs from your PUFAs? Are you eating too much saturated fat? And are you eating the right balance of omega fatty acids? It’s all a bit confusing isn’t it?
Despite the strong dollar, New Zealand meat exports reached a record high of $5.3 billion in 2013-14, driven by high average values.
Food Safety Minister Nikki Kaye today welcomed the announcement by Foodstuffs that it will adopt the Health Star Ratings on its Pams and Budget product packaging.
Foodstuffs has today announced that Pams and Budget product packaging will include the Government’s Health Star Rating.
There are few things Kiwis wish to liken with our cousins across the ditch, but a recent published study out of Australia has shown our toddlers are not the only ones who aren’t eating enough iron-rich red meat.
Popular children’s magazines are contributing to unhealthy food marketing to children and adolescents, according to research from the University of Auckland.
Whittaker’s Chocolates is very proud to have been voted New Zealand’s Most Trusted Brand for the third consecutive year in the annual Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brands list announced today.
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