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  • Real Bread Week

    Posted on Feb 16, 2023

    Welcome to real bread week, a week that globally celebrates the best and most authentic types of bread available. A week that helps bring awareness to the natural ingredients of bread, read on to find out more.
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    Posted on Jan 26, 2023

    As Backyard Hens are becoming more popular with the current egg shortage, could neighbourhoods work together to reduce the food waste going into the landfill, could this be a win win situation? on and tell us your thoughts?
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  • Plastic Free July

    Posted on Jul 28, 2022

    This year we take a moment to focus on the good news and great tips out there in the plastic-free world! Read on for some inspiring stories of work being done and simple ways you can look to reduce your own plastic waste at home.
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  • Kia ora Matariki!

    Posted on Jun 23, 2022

    Matariki is the newest official public holiday on the NZ calendar - with 2022 marking the first year of nationwide celebrations. Many of us will be new to the holiday so here's your guide to celebrating the Māori new year!
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  • Tips for saving money on your food bill

    Posted on May 31, 2022

    With the cost of food at an all time high, many New Zealanders are finding the increase in their weekly food costs difficult to manage. FoodTruths have put together some cost-saving tips and advice to help you shop smarter and save money on your food bill.
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  • The (un)Supermarket Market Study

    Posted on May 24, 2022

    On the 17th of November 2020 a Competition Study into the Retail Grocery Sector was requested. With food prices continuing to soar, let's review what the study found were the issues within our supermarket sector, and what they recommended be done to fix it.
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  • Tinned Tom's - You Little Beauties

    Posted on Apr 29, 2022

    Finding the cost of your weekly grocery runs getting a little out of control? You're certainly not alone. This simple blog is seven super easy dinner recipes that use not much more than a tin of tomatoes, some herbs, spices and a source of protein. Tinned tomatoes - you little beauties.
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  • The Anatomy of an Anzac Biscuit

    Posted on Apr 22, 2022

    ANZAC Day is upon us - and so we’ve taken a little time this year to look into the humble biscuit with the big history, the Anzac biscuit. Learn more about what’s in them and what makes them so great by clicking the link below. Lest we forget.
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  • Egg-cited for Easter? Here's What You Should Know This Year.

    Posted on Apr 14, 2022

    When it comes to celebratory food at Easter there are few things that spring to mind as quickly as chocolate and hot cross buns - so it seems only fitting they get to be the stars of this piece.
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  • Health Star Ratings

    Posted on Apr 07, 2022

    Do you choose foods at the supermarket based on the Health Star Rating on the packaging? Check out our latest blog to find out how the Health Star Rating system works, and to learn about some of the possible changes to the rating system.
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  • Saint Patrick's Day ☘️

    Posted on Mar 17, 2022

    Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Get inspired by Ireland and try your hand at a traditional style meal, or simply learn something new about why Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated and what the Irish have achieved in food.
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  • Heart'n Up.

    Posted on Feb 25, 2022

    February marks Heart Health Awareness Month 2022 - the perfect reminder to check in with yourself on how well you are doing at keeping your ticker ticking.
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  • Can You Really Boost Your Immune System?

    Posted on Feb 18, 2022

    In the midst of a global pandemic we look for ways to try and stay as healthy as possible and to “boost” our immune system - can food help us?
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  • Country of Origin Food Labelling Rules

    Posted on Feb 08, 2022

    New Country of Origin of Food labelling rules now apply for single ingredient, unprocessed fresh and thawed foods. Under the new regulations, businesses must disclose the country (or ocean) of origin so that customers can easily identify where their food was grown, raised, caught or harvested.
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  • A Bite-Sized History of Kai in te ao Māori

    Posted on Feb 05, 2022

    To acknowledge Te Rā o Waitangi why not, like us, take some time to learn a little about the history of kai in te ao Māori? Tasty, traditional recipes included...
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"There isn't any waste in nature", how we think about food loss and waste shapes how we fix the issue.

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Real Bread Week

Welcome to real bread week, a week that globally celebrates the best and most authentic types of bread available. A week that helps bring awareness to the natural ingredients of bread, read on to find out more.

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Valentine's Day - Diamonds or bust

With Valentine's day fast approaching are you aware of the origins of this annual celebration that has been passed through the centuries. Read on for some Valentine's insights and ideas.

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