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Has COVID-19 Changed Our Shopping Habits Forever?

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 10:05 am | United Fresh

AUCKLAND, 22 September 2021: Grocery shopping trends over the past few years have focused on the latest ‘superfood’ or diet and lifestyle craze, but this year research commissioned by United Fresh shows the significant impact that COVID-19 ... More >>

Ground-Breaking UN Discussion Identifies Pathways To Food Future For Aotearoa

Friday, 21 May 2021, 9:33 am | United Fresh

A pioneering United Nations discussion ‘The Future for Fruit & Vegetable Kai Systems in Aotearoa’, has identified a number of pathways for our fresh produce industry towards achieving a sustainable future for all Kiwis. Hosted by United Fresh, ... More >>

Kiwi Experts Leading Global Conversation For UN About Equitable Food Systems

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 3:01 pm | United Fresh

Auckland, April 15, 2021: United Fresh, Aotearoa’s pan produce industry organisation, is set to lead a United Nations Independent Dialogue as part of the UN’s global initiative the Food Systems Summit (UNFSS). United Fresh will host the Dialogue ‘The ... More >>

Produce Industry Launches UN Initiative In New Zealand To Address Hunger And Increase Wellbeing

Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 11:46 am | United Fresh

Aotearoa’s $6 billion fresh produce industry today rolls out a localised UN initiative, as it celebrates the launch of the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables (IYFV). The 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly declared 2021 as the International ... More >>

Adapting To The New Normal

Tuesday, 12 January 2021, 12:26 pm | United Fresh

There is no question that the world has changed immensely in the space of just 12 months. The unprecedented scale of the COVID-19 pandemic has touched the lives of every New Zealander and the implications of the national lockdown will be felt for ... More >>

NZ’s Fruit & Vegetables In Schools Initiative For Vulnerable Children Acknowledged Globally

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 10:07 am | United Fresh

AUCKLAND, 20th August 2020: New Zealand’s most successful and effective school-based nutrition initiative Fruit & Vegetables in Schools (FIS) has been selected for inclusion in a report for the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization ... More >>

New Zealand’s $6 Billion Produce Industry Aligning And Improving Its Traceability Systems

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 1:28 pm | United Fresh

A consultation document seeking the input of New Zealand’s fresh produce industry has been released this month as part of a significant project to assess and improve traceability within the industry. With the New Zealand produce industry worth over ... More >>

United Fresh Urges Kiwis To Eat More Fresh Produce And To Wash It First

Monday, 30 March 2020, 5:40 pm | United Fresh

Auckland, Monday 30th March 2020: New Zealanders can safely purchase fresh fruit and vegetables during COVID-19 and our country’s only pan-produce organisation that represents the entire value-chain, United Fresh, is reminding Kiwis to wash ... More >>

The Year of the Rise of Fresh Produce

Monday, 4 February 2019, 3:32 pm | United Fresh

Whether you’re growing it, selling it or just eating it, fresh produce in New Zealand is a core staple in every household. With great growing conditions and an innovative, versatile industry, we’re lucky to have access to some of the tastiest ... More >>

Major Fresh Produce Traceability Project Underway

Monday, 24 September 2018, 4:57 pm | United Fresh

Auckland, Monday 24th September 2018: In light of the recent shocking Australian strawberry tampering event, the New Zealand produce industry is taking every action possible to reassure customers their safety systems are robust. United Fresh is the ... More >>

New president marks quarter-century milestone

Monday, 3 October 2016, 11:36 am | United Fresh

Leadership and collaboration are vital to keep New Zealand’s horticulture industry blooming, says the new president of the country’s only pan-produce organisation. More >>

Plant & Food Research joins United Fresh New Zealand Inc.

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 2:33 pm | United Fresh

One of New Zealand’s largest scientific research organisations has joined United Fresh New Zealand Incorporated, the country’s only pan-produce organisation. More >>

United Fresh takes the lead in food safety

Monday, 23 February 2015, 11:48 am | United Fresh

New Zealand’s only pan-produce organisation, United Fresh New Zealand Incorporated, has established a new Food Safety and Traceability Committee. More >>

Source of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis outbreak unconfirmed

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 2:02 pm | United Fresh

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release 16 October 2014 Source of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis outbreak remains unconfirmed More >>

New Zealand’s horticulture industry set to grow

Friday, 12 July 2013, 11:34 am | United Fresh

One of New Zealand’s horticultural heavyweights has set its long-term sights on growing the industry into a multibillion-dollar business. More >>