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Auckland Seafood Festival fast approaching

Auckland Seafood Festival fast approaching

The 2012 Auckland Seafood Festival will be held on the 28th, 29th & 30th January 2012 at Wynyard Quarter.

Gold kiwifruit each day reduce cold symptoms

Gold kiwifruit each day reduce cold symptoms

Adding gold kiwifruit to your diet may lead to less suffering from symptoms of common illnesses such as colds, research suggests.

Hamilton Pavlova comp winner announced

Hamilton Pavlova comp winner announced

Jackie Bennett has produced the overall winning Pav in Nosh Food Market's first annual Waikato Pavlova competition.

Fruit and Veg more affordable

Fruit and Veg more affordable

This holiday season household shoppers can take comfort in their Christmas groceries being more affordable if they are using fruit and vegetables, with fresh produce prices down for the second month running.

Passionate foodies battle it out for culinary honours

Passionate foodies battle it out for culinary honours

The first heat of the eagerly-awaited Remarkables Market Chef competition saw four Queenstown locals battling it out for top culinary honours on Saturday (December 10).

Fruitful study into golden kiwifruit health benefits

Fruitful study into golden kiwifruit health benefits

Carbohydrate chemists from crown research institute IRL have uncovered the secrets behind the cell wall of Zespri's patented variety of gold kiwifruit, opening the door to new understandings about the fruit's digestive benefits.

Fats confusion could scupper Summer health plans

Fats confusion could scupper Summer health plans

Lack of understanding means Kiwis may be missing out on healthy fats, says leading New Zealand nutritionist.

Campaign urges GM food labelling

New Zealand's Minister of Health would be doing the right thing for public health and the integrity of the food system by voting for labelling of GM foods, when she attends a trans-Tasman council meeting on Friday.

NZ can't be complacent about pesticide in food

NZ can't be complacent about pesticide in food

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority's latest report shows children are the most at risk of being exposed to pesticides in food, Green Party MP Steffan Browning said today.

MAF recalls strawberry seed kits due to biosecurity risk

MAF recalls strawberry seed kits due to biosecurity risk

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) is seeking public support for a product recall of a strawberry seed growing kit.