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  • Antares Restaurant Group Limited   is the master franchisee of Burger King in New Zealand. It owns and operates 69 Burger King restaurants nationwide and is a joint venture partner in ownership of Kiwi Pacific Foods Ltd, a processing plant manufacturing beef patties. The group is owned by Anchorage New Zealand Ltd.
  • Beef and Lamb New Zealand is responsible for the generic promotion of beef and lamb. Their qualified nutritionists work closely with health professionals, consumers, scientists, the Government, industry personnel and the media promoting the importance of red meat in a healthy, balanced diet. Striving for excellence in all communications, their nutrition information is always based on robust science. Also visit www.recipes.co.nz

  • Countdown is New Zealand’s largest supermarket brand with 185 supermarkets nationwide serving 2.7 million customers every week. Countdown are also one of New Zealand’s largest employers with an 18,000-strong team. The company is committed to making Kiwis’ lives a little better every day by providing customers with choice, convenience and low prices everyday. They have brought Free Fruit for Kids to all their stores and are rolling out Health Star Rating on all their private label products.

  • Eggs Inc is responsible for the generic promotion of eggs within New Zealand. Eggs contain over 11 vitamins and minerals and are an economic and versatile food that appeals to all ages and tastes. For information about eggs and inspirational recipe ideas visit www.eggs.org.nz and follow their Facebook page @ EggsNZ

  • Fonterra Brands  is a global leader in dairy nutrition – the preferred supplier of dairy ingredients to many of the world’s leading food companies. Fonterra is also a market leader with their own consumer dairy brands in Australia/New Zealand, Asia/Africa, Middle East and Latin America. The farmer-owned New Zealand co-operative is one of the world’s largest investors in dairy based research and innovation.

  • Frucor takes a leadership role within the beverage industry. Employing a Frucor dietitian to work alongside R&D, marketing, sales and nutrition agencies ensures the best choices are determined by a rigorous process of consultation and review. Projects involve investigating healthier alternative beverages under the Mizone, h2go, and juice brands (Just Juice, Fresh Up & McCoy).

  • George Weston Foods has been a part of New Zealand for more than 50 years. We make many of New Zealand and Australia’s favourite and most trusted brands. These include household names such as: Tip Top, Ploughmans, Burgen, Bazaar, Golden Crumpets and Big Ben. We acknowledge the importance of good nutrition, and as such, it is our aim to be a provider and promoter of nutritious food. We also make an effort to participate in encouraging New Zealanders to achieve a healthy lifestyle.

  • Goodman Fielder is the largest listed food company in New Zealand and Australia and has a portfolio of Iconic Brands and nutritious products that cover every meal occasion, with products such as bread (Natures Fresh, Vogels and Molenberg), milk (Meadow Fresh), meats (Kiwi), cheese (Puhoi), margarine (Meadow Lea), savoury and cake products (Irvines and Ernest Adams).

  • Heinz-Watties  Since 1934 Wattie's has been making quality food products enjoyed by generations of New Zealanders. In the pantry or the freezer there’s a Wattie’s product for every New Zealander, at every occasion. Sauces, soups, frozen and canned fruit and vegetables, baked beans, spaghetti, cooking sauces, burgers, infant and toddler foods, and simple, tasty meal solutions for every member of the family. also visit www.foodinaminute.co.nz

  • Kellogg’s® cereal has been part of Kiwi breakfasts for over 70 years with brands like Nutri-Grain®, Coco Pops®, Sultana Bran, Special K®, Just Right®, Corn Flakes and Rice Bubbles® to name a few. Kellogg in New Zealand also works closely with the community on a number of sponsorships and projects.

  • McDonalds New Zealand’s first McDonald’s restaurant opened in Porirua in 1976. Today there are 150 McDonald’s restaurants across New Zealand, 80 per cent of which are franchised and run by local business men and women. The organisation employs more than 9000 people in restaurants nationwide. In 2009, McDonald’s spent $145 million with New Zealand suppliers, buying produce and products for its restaurants.

  • Nestlé New Zealand  has been part of New Zealand society for over 120 years and today employs over 600 staff. Nestlé has grown into the world's leading food and beverage producer with such favourite brands as MAGGI, NESCAFÉ, MILO, UNCLE TOBYS and KIT KAT. Nestlé is also one of the largest investors in food technology, research and development.

  • New Zealand Sugar Back before New Zealand had the All Blacks, kiwifruit, Buzzy Bees or bungee, we had Chelsea Sugar. Nestled amongst bush on the edge of Auckland’s North Shore, NZ Sugar’s refinery has been supplying top quality products to kiwi homes and businesses since 1884. They also supply New Zealand’s food service industry and export to all over Asia Pacific. The 250 staff work across two sites – our blending plant in Glenfield, North Shore and in their famous pink refinery on the banks of the Waitemata Harbour.

  • Oob Organic believes there is a place for quality organic products in a competitive food market, where quality, taste and health are important. Oob Organic is New Zealand’s organic experts bringing you the world’s best organic certified fruit and producing delicious organic ice cream.

  • Poultry Industry Association  is the trade association representing poultry processors in New Zealand. Poultry includes chicken, turkey, duck, pheasant and quail birds. It is a voluntary organisation but represents over 99% of poultry processors in New Zealand. Its primary role is to represent the interests of the poultry processing industry with government, media and consumers.

  • Sanitarium Health and Wellbeing New Zealand promotes a healthy lifestyle, provides healthy recipes, and develops nutritious products. Sanitarium's range of healthy breakfast options not only includes Weet-Bix, New Zealand's favourite cereal, but also offers something for everyone in the family.
  • Sealord is a proud New Zealand company with fishing operations in New Zealand and Australia. Established in 1961, Sealord hasd more than 50 years of fishing experience, farming, processing and marketing operations which consistently deliver quality seafood to their customers around the world.

  • SunRice is one of the largest rice food companies in the world and one of Australia's leading branded food exporters. SunRice supply close to 60 countries with diverse, innovative and nutritious rice food products, and through their successful food ingredients and foodservice divisions, contribute to thousands of other brands and businesses the world over. SunRice are a major player in the domestic market as well, supplying a staple food for households around Australia.
  • Tegel Foods is New Zealand’s market-leading, fully integrated poultry producer. The company is involved in the breeding, hatching, processing, marketing and distribution of poultry products across both the North and South Islands. Tegel offers a broad range of poultry products from fresh and frozen whole birds and portions to value-added main meal items. It supplies poultry products to supermarkets and other retail outlets in addition to servicing the needs of foodservice customers. Tegel also produces a diverse range of sausages and processed meats.

  • Unilever  Australasia is committed to excellence in nutrition research, responsible health communications and high nutritional standards for our brands; Flora, Lipton, Streets, Bertolli & Continental. Nutritionists, Food Technologists and Marketers work together to ensure nutrition communications are evidence based and to maximise the nutritional composition of our food products.

  • United Fresh New Zealand Incorporated / The 5 + A Day Charitable Trust  is New Zealand’s only pan-produce industry organization, with representation from all sectors of the fresh produce value chain, including growers, retailers and wholesalers. United Fresh is responsible for the very successful 5+ A Day programme. The objective of the 5+ A Day Charitable Trust is to encourage all New Zealanders to eat and enjoy eating five or more servings of fruit and vegetables every day for better health, taste and variety.

  • Wrigley Company founded in Chicago in 1891 by William Wrigley Jr. is a recognised leader in confections, with world-famous brands including EXTRA®, ECLIPSE®, 5™ Gum, JUICY FRUIT®, PK®, AIRWAVES®, HUBBA BUBBA®, STARBURST®, SKITTLES® and KENMAN® available in more than 180 countries. Today, Wrigley operates as a subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated. Locally, they have a long and rich heritage spanning almost 100 years. Sales in Australia began in 1911 with the first factory built in Melbourne in 1915. Their current factory was built in Sydney in 1958 and continues producing many of our best-loved brands for local marketplaces.