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New Zealand grains advance thanks to Kiwi scientists

New Zealand grains advance thanks to Kiwi scientists

Wheat has been a staple headliner for the past few years, due in part to lockdown panic buying shortages, the home-baked sourdough boom and more recently Russia's invasion of Ukraine disrupting global supply chains and sending grain prices soaring by 20 to 30 percent....

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GE complaint wrong, says Impossible Foods

GE complaint wrong, says Impossible Foods

Impossible Foods says a complaint made to the Commerce Commission over the labelling of its plant-based burger product is wrong. The California-based Impossible Foods launched its innovative plant-based burger product Impossible Beef in supermarkets across Australia...

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Spent beer adds to Kaicycle open day celebrations

Spent beer adds to Kaicycle open day celebrations

Kaicycle, a community farming and composting initiative in Newton, Pōneke, Te Whanganui-a-Tara, marked Compost Awareness Week with a successful Farm Open Day. Around one hundred people gathered at Kaicycle to explore the farm, purchase seedlings and learn about all...

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Supie supports fairer supermarket prices petition

Supie supports fairer supermarket prices petition

The petition, Stop the Super Profits, launched by Consumer New Zealand earlier this week, has already received more than 48,000 signatures. Supie, New Zealand’s online supermarket, throws its support behind the call for sector reform.  Supie founder Sarah Balle says...

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Wasted — food use trends bad for us and the economy

Wasted — food use trends bad for us and the economy

As a major exporting nation, it’s hard to comprehend that a reported 20% of New Zealand children live in households where food runs out. Even more bonkers, at the same time New Zealand households produce an estimated 300,000 tonnes of food waste for kerbside...

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