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2016

  • 21 Dec 2016

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - December 2016

    Food Labeling

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  • 07 Dec 2016

    Minister of Health Media Release: Fruit in Schools reaches record number of kids

    Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says this year's expansion of the successful Fruit in Schools initiative to a record 547 schools has had a positive impact.

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  • 25 Nov 2016

    United Fresh Biosecurity Activity Update โ€“ November 2016

    The Biosecurity space is getting busy!

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  • 07 Nov 2016

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - October 2016

    Obesogenic environment: origin and consequences

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  • 02 Nov 2016

    Reminder: There's Still Time to Register!

    United Fresh Fruit Fly Emergency Response Workshop

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  • 18 Oct 2016

    Heart Foundation Announces Tick Retirement

    United Fresh management met with the Heart Foundations’ Tick management team last week and were advised that the Tick will be retired to make way for the Governments 5-Star rating.

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  • 12 Oct 2016

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - October 2016

    F&V consumption and weight change

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  • 10 Oct 2016

    United Fresh Fruit Fly Emergency Response Workshop

    During the last 12 months United Fresh has worked with the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) on developing a document template suitable for all wholesale markets, retail produce distribution centres and produce merchants receiving fruit and vegetables into their premises for redistribution to retail outlets, branches, members or directly to the consumer.

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  • 03 Oct 2016

    New President Marks Quarter-Century Milestone for United Fresh New Zealand

    Leadership and collaboration are vital to keep New Zealand’s horticulture industry blooming, says the new president of the country’s only pan-produce organisation.  

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  • 22 Sep 2016

    United Fresh Food Safety & Traceability Update - September 2016

    Food Safety Law Reform Bill - what it means for your fresh produce business

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  • 06 Sep 2016

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - September 2016

    Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programme in USA & Healthy Eating

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  • 19 Aug 2016

    A Note from Hastings District Council for Local Businesses

    CHLORINATION OF HASTINGS WATER SUPPLY

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  • 16 Aug 2016

    Important Notice for Horticulture businesses (growers, packhouses, distributors) from the Ministry for Primary Industries

    Health officials in Havelock North have issued a boil water notice for Council water supply.

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  • 09 Aug 2016

    What do babies, boobs and broccoli have in common?

    5+ A Day is proud to announce its support of a series of seminars on the importance of good nutrition for mums, kids and families.

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  • 28 Jul 2016

    United Fresh Food Safety & Traceability Update - July 2016

    In May 2016 the United Fresh Food Safety & Traceability Committee submitted a “Strategic Assessment in the New Zealand Domestic Fresh Produce Industry”

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  • 25 Jul 2016

    Health Minister, Jonathan Coleman says "More kids benefiting from Fruit in Schools"

    Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says this year’s expansion of the Fruit in Schools programme is seeing a record volume of fresh produce delivered to 547 schools across the country, benefitting more than 100,000 students.

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  • 01 Jul 2016

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - July/August 2016

    Eating healthier in US restaurants.

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  • 10 Jun 2016

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - June 2016

    Fruit & vegetable consumption and differences across countries

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  • 31 May 2016

    MPI invites United Fresh members to Food Act Event at Fieldays Wednesday 15th June

    FOOD ACT FOR PRODUCERS AND PROCESSORS EVENT

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  • 19 May 2016

    United Fresh AGM Tops Off Record Year & Celebrates 25 Years of Service

    Our United Fresh AGM & Members meeting held in Auckland on Thursday 12th May 2016 was well received by around 80 of our members who attended the event.

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  • 18 May 2016

    5+ A Day announces Julia & Libby as new brand ambassadors

    The 5+ A Day Charitable Trust is pleased to announce a new brand ambassador partnership with health and wellbeing bloggers, Julia & Libby.

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  • 18 May 2016

    New Research: 5+ A Day most used resource across New Zealand

    New research by the University of Auckland has found that the 5+ A Day resource is the most used accross New Zealand’s early childhood education centres.

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  • 18 May 2016

    5+ A Day helps fuel Football Ferns on the road to the world stage

    The 5+ A Day Charitable Trust is providing the Rio-bound Football Ferns with boxes of fresh fruit and vegetables every week before they head off in August.

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  • 13 May 2016

    United Fresh AGM & Members Meeting 2016

    Our United Fresh AGM & Members meeting held in Auckland on Thursday 12th May 2016 was well received by around 80 of our members

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  • 09 May 2016

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - May 2016

    Health Benefits of Fruit and Vegetable Consumption

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  • 05 May 2016

    Where fresh fruit and vegetables stand with the Health Star Rating System

    Following our engagement with the Health Star Rating (HSR) development team when the system launched, we have had further communications

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  • 05 May 2016

    Branding Approval Centre โ€“ LIVE

    Approval of using the 5+ A Day and Tick logos has been streamlined with our new Branding Approval Centre.

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  • 05 May 2016

    Final Call for Registrations - AGM and Members Meeting

    If you haven’t registered for the United Fresh AGM and Members Meeting please do so here.

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  • 12 Apr 2016

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - April 2016

    Food Taxes & Subsidies

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  • 17 Mar 2016

    United Fresh Members Meeting and AGM - Diary Note - Thursday 12th May at 3:30pm

    Please join us for our United Fresh Members Meeting and AGM.

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  • 17 Mar 2016

    Get off the farm and on your bike

    Try your hand at cycling, running or walking this month.

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  • 08 Mar 2016

    Check out how United Fresh is working for you

    This report is a snapshot of some highlights for our organisation and our members as we work through 2016

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  • 07 Mar 2016

    The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter - March 2016

    Polyphenols

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  • 09 Feb 2016

    The fruit & Veg Newsletter - WIC, The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (US)

    Nutritious foods, nutrition and breastfeeding education, and improved healthcare access for low and moderate income women and young children with, or at risk of developing,

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  • 09 Feb 2016

    MPI Media Release - No further Tau flies found and restrictions now lifted

    MPI Surveillance Manager Brendan Gould says two weeks of trapping, fruit sampling and testing have passed and no further Tau flies have been found.

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  • 03 Feb 2016

    New Food Act Takes Effect Next Month โ€“ Are you ready?

    New Food Act and Guidelines for Fresh Produce Food Safety

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  • 01 Feb 2016

    MPI Update - Tau Fly Detection 2016 - Monday 1 February 2016

    No further Tau Flies have been detected. The total remains as 1 male Tau Fly detected.

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  • 25 Jan 2016

    MPI Update - Tau Fly Detection 2016 - Monday 25 January 2016

    No further Tau Flies have been detected. The total remains as 1 male Tau Fly detected.

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  • 22 Jan 2016

    MPI Notification of a Tau Fly Detection - Manurewa, South Auckland

    MPI will be establishing a Controlled Area this afternoon in Manurewa, South Auckland as a result of a single Tau fly detection.

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  • 11 Jan 2016

    School food options to increase vegetable consumption

    School food options to increase vegetable consumption.

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