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Wattie’s In Canterbury Completes A Busy Pea And Bean Season Like No Other

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 4:23 pm | Wattie's

Wattie’s completed its 24/7 pea and bean harvesting and processing season last Friday under conditions not previously experienced in its 50 year history of operating in Hornby, due to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19 protocols. Like every other ... More >>

Wattie’s Is Setting Production Records To Help Supermarkets Meet Consumer Demand

Tuesday, 14 April 2020, 1:31 pm | Wattie's

Teams of employees in Wattie’s factories in Hawke’s Bay, Christchurch and Auckland have been working as never before to help keep supermarkets stocked in their efforts to satisfy consumer demand in these unprecedent times of the Covid-19 crisis. The ... More >>

Making a difference in the community with ‘Cans for Good’

Friday, 15 September 2017, 9:25 am | Wattie's

Wattie’s Cans for Good is back; the national can ‘collection, creation, education and donation’ campaign run by The Salvation Army in partnership with Wattie’s for New Zealand schools. More >>

Peaches come early for Wattie’s – an historic milestone

Friday, 31 January 2014, 1:37 pm | Wattie's

For the first time in its history Wattie’s is canning peaches in January. For almost 80 years peaches have not processed until the second week in February. Due to the Hawke’s Bay’s warm weather early in the summer, the fruit on some orchards matured ... More >>

Wattie’s Cans Film Festival 2013

Friday, 6 September 2013, 10:15 am | Wattie's

20 years in, and the Wattie’s Cans Film Festival is still going strong, helping Kiwis in need by collecting much needed cans of food for The Salvation Army food banks across the nation. More >>

New Standard as Good for Consumers And Level Playing Field

Monday, 8 April 2013, 4:48 pm | Wattie's

Heinz Wattie’s has welcomed new food health labelling standard which includes 200 pre-approved food health claims. More >>

Another big lift in the Hawke’s Bay beetroot crop

Thursday, 6 December 2012, 2:43 pm | Wattie's

Early next week Wattie’s in the Hawke’s Bay will begin harvesting its beetroot crop which, at 22,000 tonne, will be 50 percent up on last year. Wattie’s Crop Supply Agronomist Tim Agnew says that after some cooler temperatures in early and ... More >>

Busy time for the Wattie’s and their vegetable growers

Tuesday, 6 December 2011, 4:41 pm | Wattie's

It’s a very busy time for the Wattie’s Christchurch team and their vegetable growers in Canterbury, with peas, broad beans, green beans, dicing carrots, and baby carrots all being either planted or harvested this month. More >>

Wattie’s Largest Marketer of Locally Grown Frozen Vegetables

Tuesday, 29 November 2011, 1:09 pm | Wattie's

Wattie’s says that it is proud of its record as the largest grower and marketer of NZ grown frozen vegetables. “Wattie’s has grown and marketed NZ grown vegetables for its frozen product range longer than any other company in the market. More >>

The “Hero of Mataura” Harvested for Wattie’s

Tuesday, 8 June 2010, 5:32 pm | Wattie's

It’s the hero of Mataura and the toast of Southland – the humble swede! About 50 tonne of this popular Southland vegetable is currently being harvested and graded at Winton, near Mataura, for Wattie’s, and will be transported to Christchurch ... More >>

New Marketing Manager for Wattie’s

Tuesday, 9 March 2010, 2:25 pm | Wattie's

Heinz Wattie’s Managing Director Nigel Comer has announced the appointment of Tim Skellern as General Manager Marketing, the role previously held by Mike Pretty who is now Vice President, Global Ketchup, Health & Wellness, and Marketing Development ... More >>

UK proposal show value of what kiwi kids do

Friday, 25 January 2008, 3:39 pm | Wattie's

Wattie’s agrees that cooking skills are a route to healthy eating and applauds the UK Government’s announcement making cooking lessons compulsory for 11-14 year olds. More >>