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Kiwis’ favourite baked beans and spaghetti now healthier

Friday, 27 October 2017, 11:00 am | Heinz Watties

Whether it’s piled on toast, used as a pizza topping, sandwiched between a toastie, or eaten hot straight from the bowl, Kiwis love the unmistakable taste of Wattie’s Baked Beans and Wattie’s Spaghetti. Our love affair is no secret, and chances are ... More >>

Wattie’s staff volunteer help to feed the hungry

Monday, 28 August 2017, 3:35 pm | Heinz Watties

On Saturday 2nd September staff from Kraft Heinz (Wattie’s) Hastings will volunteer their time in partnership with Rise Against Hunger and The Salvation Army to help fight hunger in New Zealand. 180 volunteers from both Wattie’s and the Salvation ... More >>

TTL campaign for Wattie’s Baked Beans and Spaghetti

Friday, 26 August 2016, 12:01 pm | Heinz Watties

Shelley Smith, Group Marketing Manager for Wattie’s Quick Serve Meals says, “Wattie’s Baked Beans and Spaghetti are iconic products that Kiwis have an emotional connection with. We wanted to celebrate and remind people why they’re not just a product for ... More >>

Lifting the Lid on a Dietary Staple with a Fresh Twist

Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 11:44 am | Heinz Watties

- Wattie’s Legumes in Spring Water Have the Tick Wattie’s is launching a dietary staple with real longevity – legumes. They’re said to be the first domesticated plants in the ‘new world’, appearing before 6000 B.C. Keeping pace with modern ... More >>

New Managing Director for Heinz Wattie’s

Wednesday, 22 February 2012, 2:32 pm | Heinz Watties

New Managing Director for Heinz Wattie’s Michael Gibson has been appointed Managing Director of Heinz Wattie’s effective immediately. He was formerly Chief Operating Officer. The appointment was announced today by Nigel Comer , Regional CEO for HJ ... More >>

The election that will divide the nation

Monday, 25 July 2011, 1:46 pm | Heinz Watties

There’s one election this year which will divide the nation, causing debate around the dinner table, over the water coolers, and on the school grounds. Wattie’s The Verdict is asking New Zealanders to vote for their favourite: Spaghetti or Baked ... More >>

Huge boost for Hastings as Heinz Wattie’s moves production

Friday, 27 May 2011, 4:12 pm | Heinz Watties

Hastings Mayor Lawrence Yule is overjoyed at today’s announcement that international food producer Heinz Wattie’s is to consolidate production at their Hastings plant. The company announced the production of sauces, beetroot and some canned products ... More >>

Consolidation Of Some Trans Tasman Production

Friday, 27 May 2011, 3:02 pm | Heinz Watties

The Managing Director of Heinz Australia and Regional CEO of Australia, New Zealand and Japan for HJ Heinz, Nigel Comer, has today announced productivity initiatives to consolidate manufacturing to create a stronger foundation for future growth in ... More >>

First-ever canned vegetable exports to Russia

Wednesday, 23 March 2011, 1:49 pm | Heinz Watties

Canned peas from Canterbury and corn from the Hawke's Bay will be sold under the Heinz brand, highlighting New Zealand as the Country of Origin. The Russian label proudly displays a postage symbol with the words: "New Zealand: Special Edition". More >>

New Food in a Minute television schedule

Friday, 18 February 2011, 7:29 pm | Heinz Watties

From Monday, February 21, the Food in a Minute® television schedule will change to give more people the opportunity to see the recipe each day and spark their inspiration about what to cook for dinner. More >>

Wattie’s Completes Another Successful Pea Harvest

Wednesday, 2 February 2011, 3:40 pm | Heinz Watties

Eathquakes aside, Heinz Wattie’s Christchurch plant has completed another successful green pea harvest - the 41st since the plant was established at Hornby by Sir James Wattie. The company is now harvesting its green beans. Agricultural Manager (South ... More >>

Wattie’s Can’t Sing and Dance

Friday, 28 January 2011, 4:25 pm | Heinz Watties

Wattie’s can’t sing and dance, but it can surely make a contribution to the success of this weekend’s Parachute Music Festival says marketing services manager for Wattie’s, Fiona Booth. More >>

Nigel Comer's role expanded to include Heinz Australia

Monday, 20 December 2010, 2:29 pm | Heinz Watties

The regional role of Heinz Wattie's Managing Director Nigel Comer has been extended with his appointment as Managing Director of Heinz Australia and Regional CEO of Australia, New Zealand and Japan for HJ Heinz. In the New Year he will relocate to ... More >>

Top Wattie’s Man Appointed to New Regional Role

Friday, 14 May 2010, 9:53 am | Heinz Watties

Heinz Wattie’s Managing Director Nigel Comer has been appointed Regional CEO Pacific , for HJ Heinz, with responsibility for New Zealand, Japan, Korea and Papua New Guinea. He will continue to be based in Auckland. More >>

Golden Year for Wattie’s Peaches

Thursday, 4 March 2010, 11:38 am | Heinz Watties

This week Wattie’s has started processing one of its heritage crops, Golden Queen Peaches, and canning will continue throughout March. More >>

Double the sweet corn harvest for Wattie’s

Tuesday, 16 February 2010, 11:28 am | Heinz Watties

Ten thousand tonne of top quality Hawke’s Bay sweet corn will be processed at Heinz Wattie’s Hastings factory in the coming weeks. More >>

Heinz Wattie’s Marketer Appointed To Key Role

Thursday, 19 November 2009, 2:49 pm | Heinz Watties

Media Statement November 19, 2009 Heinz Wattie’s Marketer Appointed To Key Role In Heinz More >>

Can you help stock our food banks?

Monday, 19 October 2009, 10:21 am | Heinz Watties

A can of food is your ticket to a great night out at the movies on October 28, with the Wattie’s Cans Film Festival back for its 16th year. Moviegoers can trade in a can of food for a movie ticket to a range of blockbusters such as Bandslam, Harry ... More >>

Wattie’s Tomato Harvest ‘09 started at 3am

Tuesday, 17 February 2009, 10:02 am | Heinz Watties

·         At 3.00 am this morning Wattie’s started harvesting its tomato crop working three harvesters in unison. More >>

Soup Week highlights our love of the meal

Monday, 18 June 2007, 9:30 am | Heinz Watties

New Zealanders nominate soup as their favourite winter food. In a survey to mark this year’s Wattie’s National Soup Week people were asked their favourite winter food, and unprompted, 44% of people said soup.* More >>





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