The benefits of fish oil supplements

Press Release – Arthritis New Zealand

There is strong evidence that taking Omega 3 has health benefits that include reducing the inflammation associated with arthritis. So we advise people who find fish oil supplements beneficial to continue taking them, Arthritis New Zealand … Read more »

SMC Deadline: Fishy supplements, missing rock wren and RMA

Column – Science Media Centre

New from the SMC Fishy labels for fish oil supplements Formaldehyde in e-cigarettes expert responds Proposed Resource Management Act changes- experts respond Fish oil capsules fall short on quality, freshness experts respond 2014 hottest year … Read more »

Windflow to sack staff as UK, NZ energy markets remain slow

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 23 (BusinessDesk) – Windflow Technology, the unprofitable wind turbine manufacturer, will sack staff to reduce costs in the face of slow planning and production in the UK and weak demand in the New Zealand market. Read more »

Labels and Large Format Get Boost in Pride In Print Awards

Press Release – Pride In Print

Labels and large-format display work two of the areas of the print industry which are markedly on the up have been rewarded with special recognition in the 2015 Pride In Print Awards. Read more »

Manufacturing activity rises to decade high in December

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 22 (BusinessDesk) – Activity in New Zealand’s manufacturing sector rose last month to its highest level in a decade. Read more »

Bill Will Help Ensure Accurate Fish Oil Claims

Press Release – Natural Products NZ

Health Product Bills Passage into Law Will Help to Ensure Accurate Active Ingredient Claims for Fish Oil Read more »

Arla Food Ingredients to sell Lactose online

Press Release – Global Dairy Trade

GlobalDairyTrade (GDT), the worlds leading online dairy auction platform, announced today that Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) will offer food grade lactose on the platform. Read more »

Beverage Container Recycling Community Grants Programme

Press Release – Keep New Zealand Beautiful

The Keep New Zealand Beautiful Beverage Container Recycling Community Grants, funded by The Coca-Cola Foundation provides financial support to individuals, communities and organisations for projects which make long term improvements to the recycling … Read more »

Shanton Fashions Limited owes almost $4 million

Press Release – BWA Insolvency

Almost $4 million is owed to about 220 unsecured creditors of Shanton Fashions Limited, but administrator Bryan Williams of BWA Insolvency is confident Shanton can and will continue to trade. Read more »

Growing Global Health Awareness Could Mean Big Business

Press Release – The Nielsen Company

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The battle against the bulge is a global phenomenon that could translate into real opportunity for manufacturers, according to a new study by Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights … Read more »

StretchSense wins world recognition in wearable tech space

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 21 (BusinessDesk) – StretchSense, a start-up which develops and manufactures wearable sensors, has been selected by an international jury as one of the worlds most innovative wearable technology companies. Read more »

Throughput and Margin Report for November/December 2014

Press Release – Refining NZ

The Gross Refinery Margin1) (GRM) for the period was USD 9.98 per barrel with a throughput of 7.1 million barrels. This delivered a Processing Fee income of NZD 63.9 million, enabling the Fee Floor2) to be completely paid back to customers. The average exchange … Read more »

Morel, Martin cut stakes in Martin Aircraft pre-IPO

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 16 (BusinessDesk) – Jenny Morel’s venture capital firm No. 8 Ventures and Martin Aircraft Co founder Glenn Martin plan to cut their stakes in the jetpack business ahead of a planned initial public offer, which will see China-based investor KuangChi … Read more »

New generation of nutritional products

Press Release – Riddet Institute

The development of a stable delivery system for key health enhancing properties could soon be applied to general foodstuffs thanks to the efforts of a team of scientists from the Riddet Institute. Read more »

Research and development relationship about to pay dividends

Press Release – Riddet Institute

Goodman Fielder’s two and half-year relationship with the Riddet Institute has led to the filing of three patents; one for a baking product with enhanced health properties and the other two for dairy products with improved sensory and health attributes. Read more »

Goodman Fielder patents start drift into smart foods

Article – BusinessDesk

Jan. 15 (BusinessDesk) – Goodman Fielder, the food ingredients manufacturer facing a takeover from Wilmar International and First Pacific Co, will commercialise three new food products this year with health benefits for consumers the first of a … Read more »

Workshops turn nitrogen reports into practical actions

Press Release – Ballance Agri-Nutrients

Ballance Agri-Nutrients has joined forces with the Dairy Womens Network, DairyNZ, Fonterra, Miraka, Synlait and Tatua to help farmers come to grips with their farm nitrogen reports and how to use them to support N-loss improvements. Read more »

Kiwis See Sugar as Public Health Enemy #1

Press Release – Southern Cross Health Society

New Zealanders appear to be getting the message that we can have too much of a good thing sort of. Read more »

NZ’s best beer bars, breweries and restaurants named

Press Release – Society Of Beer Advocates

The best breweries, bars, bottle stores and beer events have been recognised in the 2014 Society of Beer Advocates (SOBA) Awards. Read more »

Investment paves the way for future growth at Giesen Wines

Press Release – Giesen Wines

January 9, 2015 – Investment in new equipment is helping Giesen Wines to replenish the soil in its vineyards, allowing for healthier vines, high quality fruit and ultimately excellent wine. Read more »

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