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Jed’s Bean Bags – A ‘World First’ in Kiwi Innovation

May 16, 2014 • Featured, ProductsComments (0)

Jed’s Bean Bags are a very clever kiwi invention that is so simple, it’s hard to believe it hasn’t been done before. Jed’s ‘coffee in a tea-bag’ innovation uses pyramid-bag technology to create a brew-in-your-cup fresh coffee bag – and it’s a ‘world first’ in kiwi innovation. Developed right here in New Zealand by the ...

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Battle for New Zealand’s best bacon and ham begins

May 16, 2014 • ProductsComments (0)

Entries are now open for the 100% New Zealand Bacon & Ham Competition and top butchers are encouraging their peers to enter. From the tastiest rasher to the most succulent slice of ham, the Competition attracts butchers and retailers nationwide who put...


Win an Exceptional Dilmah Package with HospoNews

May 8, 2014 • Featured, ProductsComments (0)

Dilmah has released three new variants within their Exceptionals range – Natural Lemon Verbena, Chamomile and Ceylon Green Tea. Because they are packaged in a foil envelope, they’re ideal for hospitality businesses to serve to their customers. Dilmah has...

HospoNews Jobs Board is now called Hospitality Jobs

A full blown upgrade to one of our features

April 8, 2014 • Featured, ProductsComments (0)

It’s true, our rather hard-to-remember HospoNews jobs board has been rebranded as well as upgraded to have its own separate top level domain name. I think you will agree that is pretty simple and straight to the point. The new...

Nadia Lim, Theresa Gattung, Cecilia Robinson

‘Kitchen table’ business celebrates successful first year

March 31, 2014 • Featured, ProductsComments (0)

One year, three cities, five thousand subscribers, one million dinner kits and more than 60,000 food bags – that’s the amazing 12-month feat of home delivery service My Food Bag. Founded in Auckland by entrepreneur Cecilia Robinson together with...

Höpt Sodas

A Modern Soft Drink for a Modern Drinker

March 28, 2014 • Featured, ProductsComments (0)

Love a refreshing soft drink but conscious of the sugar load and artificial ingredients? Find water unrewarding and not special enough? Enter Höpt Sodas: a revitalising range of ‘clean’ sodas made with delicious natural flavours and less than half the...


Demand for NZ honey is leading to rise in prices

March 27, 2014 • Featured, ProductsComments (0)

According to Airborne Honey, New Zealand’s oldest honey brand, rising honey prices and expanding bee populations are a result of global demand and supply. The price of honey has been steadily increasing since 2000 but has really boomed over the last 12...


Dilmah launches tea capsules

March 24, 2014 • ProductsComments (0)

Loyal tea drinkers will be able to entertain their tea-loving friends at the push of button with the New Zealand launch of Dilmah tea capsules. Available in popular Earl Grey and English Breakfast, the new tea capsules are compatible with Nespresso machines...


New Cave Man Product Seeks Pledge Support To Drive Global Launch

March 13, 2014 • ProductsComments (0)

Kick start your New Year health resolutions while helping one of New Zealand’s most exciting new health food brands, Clean Paleo. Using the crowd-funding site,, Clean Paleo has set its goals high, aiming to raise a goal of $100k to help...

Sergio Soria, Lesaffre's Technical Bakery Consultant

Farmers Mill Leading The Way With 100% NZ Flour And Innovative Baking Supplies

March 6, 2014 • Featured, ProductsComments (0)

A state-of-the-art, brand new mill is the reason Farmers Mill Flour is providing bakers throughout the country with uniquely customised, fully traceable flour and baking supplies. Farmers Mill, based in Timaru, boasts new milling equipment which has been...