Past Events

  • 21 Jul 2022

    United Fresh Technical Advisory Group Webinar - 21st July 2022

    This webinar will cover the Commerce Commission, Returnable Plastic Crates & Food Safety

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  • 29 Sep 2021

    United Fresh Technical Advisory Group Webinar - 29th Sep 2021

    Fresh Produce Risk Ranking Results, Produce Industry Traceability Guidelines & the Non- Compostable Label Ban


    Register now for our United Fresh Technical Advisory Group update.


    We will be sharing the results from our Fresh Produce Risk Ranking Project which is working to develop Food Safety Priorities for the NZ Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Industry.


    We will be wrapping up the SFFF Traceability Project with an overview of the new Industry Traceability Guidelines and our packaging representative will be providing an update on the Government’s ban on non-compostable produce labels.


    When:            Wednesday 29th September 2021 at 10am

    Where:          Via Zoom



    10am - Welcome and Introductions


    10.05am - Fresh Produce Risk Ranking Project Results

    Nicola King

    Senior Scientist

    Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd

    Christchurch Science Centre


    10.15am - Produce Industry Traceability Guidelines

    SFFF Project – Effective Fresh Produce Traceability Systems

    Anne-Marie Arts

    Food Safety Representative

    United Fresh Technical Advisory Group

    Director, AgriChain Centre


    10.25am - Non-Compostable Produce Label Ban

    Jamie Lunam

    Packaging Advisor

    United Fresh Technical Advisory Group

    General Manager

    Jenkins Freshpac Systems


    10.35am - Q&A


    10.45am - Close

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  • 10 Mar 2021

    New Zealand Launch of the International Year of Fruits & Vegetables 2021

    On the 10th of March we launched the United Nations International Year of Fruit & Vegetables (IYFV) in partnership with Horticulture New Zealand and Plant & Food Research, at Parliament hosted by Minister O’Connor.

    Our video showcasing the work we are doing to celebrate the year is now on our website here. You will also find further information from the United Nations here.

    Thanks to those of you who were able to attend, we appreciate your support.

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