For more than 50 years, Massey University has been at the forefront of research-led teaching, taking the best of New Zealand to the rest of the world. Our expertise, particularly in the sciences related to agriculture, farming, health, nutrition and food production, is globally recognised. We actively build on our relationships with industry to innovate and create solutions for the world’s growing population. We have offered New Zealand’s leading food technology degree for more than 50 years, and the NZ Food Awards is part of Massey University’s DNA.
For over 150 years, The New Zealand Herald has connected Kiwis to the nation, the world, and to what matters to them. The Herald is part of the fabric of New Zealand, growing from a daily newspaper to an award-winning website, mobile site and apps. The Herald enables advertisers to reach a premium audience wherever they are – at work, at home or on the move – through a range of advertising environments and integrated solutions.
Restaurant & Café magazine has won industry plaudits for its news, innovative editorial, and succinct approach to information and as a general “easy-read”.Advertisers credit the publication for the creation of both interest and sales of their products, brought about by the publication’s readability and simple format. The magazine continuously looks to innovate and evolve launching within its pages Artisan, QSR, Menu Inspirations, and Radar to name a few. The magazine is backed up by connections made through social media strategy including, Facebook, Twitter, e-Newsletters, website and a wide range of social reporting through attendance at industry functions.Restaurant & Cafe also has select coverage into areas where we see consistency of ownership, growth potential and the best practice operators. The magazine has built many strong ongoing partnerships amongst these are: The Restaurant Association, NZ Chefs, Hospitality NZ and all tertiary institutes.In addition the publication is the media partner for many local and international awards and exhibitions including FHA, SIAL, ANUGA, FHP, FHM.
supermarketnews is the grocery industry’s leading resource for information, providing news, trends, solutions and insights from the largest and most experienced editorial team covering the industry. The magazine is geared to executive decision-makers in the fmcg industry. Online, supermarketnews.co.nz is the premier source for real-time news and a wide range of cutting-edge content, including our e-newsletter, social media, photo galleries, artisan product information and videos. As a news-based publication, supermarketnews encourages brand owners and service providers to get in touch with our editorial team when launching new products, services or equipment.Supermarketnews is proud to be a strategic partner for NZ Food Awards and the merging of our NZ Artisan Award under the umbrella of NZ Food Awards is a natural progression given the high levels of interest in artisanal producers.We are also media partners for FGC, SIAL (all regions), ANUGA, FHA, FHM, FHP and so on. Our team has a wealth of experience and pride ourselves on our coverage and in-depth knowledge of the grocery industry both nationally and internationally. Review Publishing has been publishing in the sector since 1923 and we have been a member of the select 32 country SIAL food innovation judging panel since 1986.
Countdown is New Zealand’s largest supermarket brand with 183 supermarkets nationwide serving 2.7 million customers every week. We are also one of New Zealand’s largest employers with an 18,000-strong team.We’re committed to making Kiwis’ lives a little better every day by providing customers with choice, convenience and low prices to help them eat well for less. Through the introduction of our Price Lockdown programme in October 2013 we’ve saved our customers money with our everyday low prices. We also offer thousands of specials every week which continue to delight.We’re active locally and run a range of community-focused programmes that have contributed almost $7 million worth of cash and in-kind donations to those in need, including the Countdown Food Rescue programme which donates more than $3.5 million of food annually to food bank charity partners throughout New Zealand. We also run the Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal which has raise more than $8.2 million since 2008 in the for children’s hospital wards around the country.www.countdown.co.nz
Our vision is to grow and protect New Zealand. We do this by: maximising export opportunities for the primary industries; improving sector productivity; increasing sustainable resource use; and protecting New Zealand from biological risk.
New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is the Government’s international business development agency, supporting New Zealand companies in 50 locations around the world. Our role is to increase New Zealand companies’ international success, by helping them boost their global reach and build capability.We leverage our connections and government influence on behalf of businesses, and apply local knowledge – from the NZTE team and a network of private sector experts – to help them enter and grow in international markets.We also link businesses with services designed to improve efficiency and operations, spark innovation, refine strategy, enhance leadership, and access capital – building the capability they need to be successful and grow bigger, better, faster. More successful international businesses will grow our economy to benefit all New Zealanders, by providing jobs and raising our standard of living.NZTE currently works with around 4000 New Zealand businesses, and focuses intensively on around 700 of these customers.For more information follow #NZTEnews
ATEED is the economic growth agency for the Auckland region and is one of seven Auckland Council-controlled organisations (CCOs). ATEED is tasked with driving innovation and transforming the local economy, so that Auckland is a desirable place to visit, live, work, play, invest and do business.
The FOODBOWL is an open access facility operated by NZ Food Innovation Auckland, part of the NZ Food Innovation Network; a national network of science and technology resources created to support the growth of Food & Beverage businesses, by providing access to both facilities and expertise.The FOODBOWL was designed as a facility where companies can produce commercial runs of new products for trial marketing and capitalise on both domestic and export opportunities.foodinnovationnetwork.co.nz
Palmerston North City Council is a proud partner of the New Zealand Food Awards. Our city is home to the largest network of agri-science and food research organisations in the Southern Hemisphere, working to grow New Zealand’s largest export sector. Supporting the awards is part of our continuing investment in building high quality industry partnerships to develop our region’s capacity as an economic powerhouse.
RangeMe is the leading online platform that streamlines new product discovery between suppliers and retailers. The platform empowers retail buyers with an efficient way to discover innovative new products and manage the inbound product submission process. For product suppliers and manufacturers, RangeMe gives increased control over the marketing of their products and greater access to retail buyers.It’s free for suppliers to create a RangeMe Basic profile at www.rangeme.com
The Villa Maria story is one of absolute passion. 100% New Zealand and family owned, Villa Maria Estate was founded in 1961 by Sir George Fistonich. An iconic wine company, Villa Maria wines are made with exceptional attention to quality and a dedication to sustainability. An unrelenting passion for producing quality wine has cemented Villa Maria’s place as New Zealand’s most awarded winery for over thirty years.Villa Maria on FacebookVilla Maria on Twitter
As New Zealand’s international centre for collaborative food research, FoodHQ generates value for the global food industry through innovation across the value chain. FoodHQ provides food and beverage companies with one-door access to work with our partner organisations which have a proven record of undertaking remarkable research: science that is useful and innovative.