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NZ eating more tinned food - survey

NZ eating more tinned food - survey

New Zealanders are eating more tinned food to save money as the cost of fresh fruit and vegetables continues to rise, according to the findings of a survey of supermarkets.

More adults eating fruit - report

More adults eating fruit - report

A recently published Ministry of Health report* on nutrition brings good news for the nation's health, showing an increase in the number of adults achieving two or more servings of fruit per day.

Fast food chains 'lite' on nutrition info

Fast food chains 'lite' on nutrition info

Nutrition information for meals at New Zealand fast food chains is available but not easily accessible according to a study by researchers at The University of Auckland.

Heston Blumenthal live on stage for one night

Heston Blumenthal live on stage for one night

Heston Blumenthal comes to New Zealand for the first time in May 2012 to present an exclusive, "one night only" event, live on stage at the AOTEA Centre, Auckland.

Food prices down for the month but up for the year

Food prices down for the month but up for the year

Food prices fell 1.3 percent in October 2011, but were up 1.1 percent on October 2010, Statistics New Zealand said today. Vegetable prices fell 10 percent and accounted for much of the fall in October, mainly due to seasonally lower prices for lettuces and tomatoes.

$1 reserve for unique dish prepared by celebrity chef

$1 reserve for unique dish prepared by celebrity chef

New Zealanders now have the chance to bid for two tickets to one of three blind dining charity events at MasterChef Simon Gault's award winning restaurant Euro this month.

More Australians at risk of food poisoning

More Australians at risk of food poisoning

The number of vulnerable Australians at most risk from food poisoning is increasing, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics' data.

Men drink more coffee than women

Men drink more coffee than women

Kiwi men consume more than twice as much coffee daily as women, according to the findings of a survey of coffee machines.

Domino's shows same store sales growth

Domino's shows same store sales growth

Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd ("Domino's") announced today at its Annual General Meeting robust Same Store Sales for the first four months of Financial Year 2012 with 10.3% growth on top of the 7.83% growth achieved in the same period last year.

Sausage comp finalists chosen

Sausage comp finalists chosen

Eleven butchers throughout the nation are now one step closer to being named the producer of New Zealand's Supreme sausage.

After an intense two-day taste test, the 470 entries in the Devro New Zealand Sausage Competition have been whittled down to the top dozen.