Tag Archives: healthy

Australian Primary Hemp produces on-the-go snack

Australian owned and grown company, Australian Primary Hemp has released a hemp and honey nut bar that is claimed to be nutrition-packed and delicious. Packed full of roasted peanuts, almonds, chia and hemp seeds, the bar is then mixed together with all-natural honey. These bars are said to pack 5.5g …

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Health and convenience triumph at New Zealand Food Awards

A vegetable noodle range by The Whole Mix Co has emerged as the Massey University Supreme Award winner at this year’s New Zealand Food Awards. The Whole Mix Co Limited also won the Massey University Health and Wellbeing Award and the James & Wells Business Innovation Award for its noodle …

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Healthy Food Partnership progress made

The Australian Government, food industry bodies and public health groups have met to discuss the progress of the Healthy Food Partnership. The Partnership, which met on May 11, 2018, is chaired by the Australian government Minister for Rural Health Senator Bridget McKenzie, and the executive committee comprises representatives from the …

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Millennials changing Australian food culture

Millennials are now the largest ‘healthy-eating’ consumer group in Australia at an unprecedented 32 per cent, according to a new report released by global research company the NPD Group. The report suggests that requirements for health-motivated meals, ‘clean’ eating and transparency around ingredients have dramatically increased and online ordering of …

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Unlocking growth in meal kits

Meal kits are a small category with the potential to have a significant impact on the traditional and online grocery retail market, according to research from Nielsen. Meal kits contain pre-portioned ingredients and recipe instructions for a complete meal that shoppers prepare and cook themselves. During the past eight months, …

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Pessimistic Australians and confident Kiwis

Nielsen’s latest consumer confidence results for the second quarter of 2017 shows a very different attitude between Australians and New Zealanders. According to the report, New Zealand is “riding its wave of positivity with a consumer confidence score of 103” which is up seven points from the same time last …

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Trial puts healthy supermarkets to the test

Seven independent IGA supermarkets in Bendigo and Geelong in Victoria are taking part in a campaign to promote better food choices as part of the ‘Eat Well @ IGA’ project – a partnership between Deakin University, the City of Greater Bendigo, VicHealth and IGA. Lead researcher Dr Adrian Cameron, from …

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