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Countdown drops price of bread to $1 a loaf

Countdown drops price of bread to $1 a loaf

Countdown has dropped the everyday price of its Homebrand bread range to $1. From tomorrow (Friday, 18 July), these products join more than 430 other grocery items with a new everyday low price.

Three weeks to Selaks NZ Roast Day

Three weeks to Selaks NZ Roast Day

You’ve got the date - August 3. Have you invited family and friends? And which delicious feast are you are going to serve on Selaks NZ Roast Day?

With only three weeks to go to the highlight of New Zealand’s winter culinary calendar, it’s time to take stock on progress.

Food prices up 1.4 percent in June

Food prices up 1.4 percent in June

Food prices rose 1.4 percent in June 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This rise followed 0.6 percent rises in both May and April.

"Food prices in June were influenced by seasonally higher prices for fresh vegetables and higher meat prices," prices manager Chris Pike said.

Oily Rag column: Beautiful broccoli

Oily Rag column: Beautiful broccoli

By Frank and Muriel Newman

Tickets on sale for Food Show Auckland

Tickets on sale for Food Show Auckland

Tickets are now on sale for The Food Show Auckland, which will run from Thursday 31 July to Sunday 3 August 2014 at the ASB Showgrounds.

Food labelling plan found wanting

Food labelling plan found wanting

University of Otago researchers are questioning the likely effectiveness of new Health Star Rating nutrition labels that may soon be seen on the front of food packages in New Zealand and Australia.

NZ adopts new healthy food labelling system

NZ adopts new healthy food labelling system

Minister for Food Safety Nikki Kaye today announced that the government will be adopting a new Health Star Rating food labelling system.

What are young kiwi kids eating?

What are young kiwi kids eating?

Do you have a child that eats everything or are mealtimes a battleground in your household?

Researchers from the College of Health at Massey University would like parents of two to four year olds to complete an online survey that will take approximately 20 minutes.

Roast Day returns for 2014

Roast Day returns for 2014

A roast is a roast is a roast, right? Not at all.

And in 2014 Selaks NZ Roast Day sets out to prove New Zealand’s favourite winter meal can be both traditional and contemporary.

'You can't fool the human body' when it comes to carbs

'You can't fool the human body' when it comes to carbs

That lack of ‘kick’ you feel when drinking diet beverages has a scientific basis: it seems the mouth is able to detect the presence or absence of carbohydrate even when a liquid tastes and smells identical to the real thing.