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  • 31 Aug 2020

    Research Highlights Lack of Female Leadership in the NZ Horticulture Industry

    Research commissioned by industry collective Women in Horticulture (WiH) shows significant gender disparity amongst senior roles in New Zealand’s horticulture industry.

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  • 27 Aug 2020

    The Product Traceability Initiative (PTI)

    Worldwide, produce industry bodies have been increasingly working with GS1 to implement national Traceability guidelines in a coordinated manner that are interoperable and enable rapid reactivity.

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  • 27 Aug 2020

    United Fresh Sustainable Food & Fibre Futures (SFFF) Draft Traceability Guidelines

    Reliable and robust Traceability systems are no longer an optional extra in the produce industry, but a baseline requirement of increasing importance.

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  • 24 Aug 2020

    COVID-19 UPDATE - GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES AUCKLAND TO REMAIN AT ALERT LEVEL 3 UNTIL SUNDAY 30TH AUGUST AT 11:59PM

    The Prime Minister has announced that Auckland will remain at Alert Level 3 until Sunday 30th August at 11:59pmas decided at the Cabinet Meeting today

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  • 20 Aug 2020

    NZ’s Fruit & Vegetables in Schools Initiative for Vulnerable Children Acknowledged Globally

    New Zealand’s most successful and effective school-based nutrition initiative Fruit & Vegetables in Schools (FIS) has been selected for inclusion in a report for the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

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  • 17 Aug 2020

    COVID 19 UPDATE - All Businesses need NZ COVID Tracer QR Code Poster & Auckland Border Crossing Info

    The Prime Minister announced on Wednesday 12 August that all businesses must display a NZ COVID Tracer QR code from 11:59am on Wednesday 19 August.

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  • 14 Aug 2020

    COVID-19 UPDATE - NZ Food Safety Scientific Opinion on Covid-19 transmission through food packaging

    To follow is the most up-to-date information from the Ministry for Primary industries on the unlikely transmission of COVID-19 by food or food packaging.

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  • 06 Aug 2020

    New Zealand’s $6 billion Produce Industry Aligning and Improving its Traceability Systems

    A consultation document seeking the input of New Zealand’s fresh produce industry has been released this month as part of a significant project to assess and improve traceability within the industry.

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  • 05 Aug 2020

    Food Waste in Aotearoa – Opportunities & Solutions

    With every crisis there is opportunity, during the COVID-19 crisis, surplus food waste was created due to the forced shutdown of plants and normal food supply channels.

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