Opinion

Every week The Feed interviews the movers, the shakers and the makers in the New Zealand food industry. Check out the interviews on The Feed Weekly podcast or in a Q&A format below. And if you’ve got a story to tell or an opinion to share, drop us a line at editor@thefeed.co.nz

Cuisine Good Food Awards 2021/2022 announced

Cuisine Good Food Awards 2021/2022 announced

The Cuisine Good Food Awards for 2021/2022 were announced this week in an online awards ceremony, after a challenging year of lockdowns and travel restrictions. The awards assess hospitality venues up and down the country, awarding the best in the country according to...

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How I lost the taste for fish

How I lost the taste for fish

A year ago I lost my taste for seafood. That’s disappointing because I love kai moana. I love fresh oysters delivered on a bed of shaved ice. I love a crispy snapper fillet fried on a campfire and served with a squeeze of lemon. I like the camaraderie of fishing –...

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Get oat side: Morgan Maw, Boring Oat Milk

Get oat side: Morgan Maw, Boring Oat Milk

New Zealand grows great oats and makes excellent oat milk - in Sweden. That's right. It's grown in New Zealand and then shipped to Sweden where it's processed and returned to our shores to be bottled and sold. That hardly seems the sustainable alternative we all hoped...

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The industry dilemma: complain or comply?

The industry dilemma: complain or comply?

Of all the people to spare a thought for this lockdown, I bet no one has suggested Don Braid. The outspoken chief executive of Mainfreight had the PR equivalent of a meltdown earlier this week in response to news that truckies need to be tested at the Auckland border....

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Brain Gain: Angus Brown of Ārepa

Brain Gain: Angus Brown of Ārepa

Straight out of university, Angus Brown got a job selling energy drinks - a plum job for a commerce graduate with ambitions for a bright career. But flogging high-sugar drinks didn’t give Angus a spark of joy. And he set off on a different toward making an energy...

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