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Watties Donates 25,000 Cans To Help The Salvation Army With Food Parcels

Monday, 19 October 2020, 8:53 am | Watties

Wattie’s has donated 25,000 cans to The Salvation Army to assist with the ongoing need for food parcels. The delivery coincided with World Food Day (Friday 16th October) with deliveries to The Salvation Army depots in Auckland, Hamilton, Christchurch ... More >>

Wattie’s Cans for Good

Friday, 12 August 2016, 10:07 am | Watties

Wattie’s Cans for Good is an exciting, new, national can collection and education campaign being run by The Salvation Army in partnership with Wattie’s for New Zealand primary schools. More >>

Value Added Products Get First Taste of Tomato Crop

Friday, 28 March 2014, 10:00 am | Watties

Wattie’s value added products are the first to benefit from the company’s 77th annual tomato crop, which is just passed the mid-point of the harvest. In producing the country largest tomato crop Wattie’s carefully selects tomato varieties to ... More >>

After A Hot, Dry Summer Green Beans Up There With Tomatoes

Thursday, 11 April 2013, 4:53 pm | Watties

Wattie’s Canterbury green bean crop has, like its sister crop of tomatoes in Hastings, relished the benefits of the country’s hot, dry summer, which has also been experienced by the wine industry. More >>

Wattie’s – Earns Trust by Staying True to values

Monday, 23 July 2012, 10:11 am | Watties

• Most Trusted New Zealand Icon • Most Trusted Packaged Foods • Most Trusted Frozen Foods Wattie’s promises to continue to work hard to live up to the honour of being recognised as “Most Trusted New Zealand Icon” in this year’s Reader’s ... More >>

First Diamond Found in Wattie’s Soup Promotion!

Monday, 25 June 2012, 1:28 pm | Watties

A ‘Very Special’ winner, thanks to Wattie’s The first $5,000 diamond has been found in the Wattie’s Very Special Soup ‘Find the Diamonds’ campaign, approximately four weeks after the first promotional can hit supermarket shelves!. Retired couple, ... More >>

Emphatic support for canned foods

Friday, 8 June 2012, 11:05 am | Watties

Emphatic support for canned foods - good for health and the pocket Wattie’s welcomes a new study giving emphatic support to the nutritional quality and affordability of canned foods. Published in the Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences, the study ... More >>

Millionth can milestone reached at Cans Film Fest

Thursday, 10 November 2011, 12:55 pm | Watties

This year, with the help of movie goers all around the country, the Wattie’s Cans Food Festival has reached a significant milestone by donating the millionth can to The Salvation Army. More >>

Venues announced for the Wattie’s Cans Film Festival Event

Thursday, 20 October 2011, 1:52 pm | Watties

Venues announced for the Wattie’s Cans Film Festival Event: Wattie’s Cans Film Festival More >>

New Zealand divided over CANdidates

Wednesday, 24 August 2011, 5:33 pm | Watties

The voting is amping up in the country’s most trusted election Wattie’s The Verdict. BeaNZ has taken a lead in the polls, and Wattie’s Spaghetti has taken a sharp slide to second place. More >>

Voting has begun. Your Vote Can Make a Difference

Tuesday, 9 August 2011, 3:23 pm | Watties

The election to divide the nation has begun. On Monday the 25th of July, New Zealanders were asked to pick their allegiances and make the ultimate choice: Wattie’s Baked BeaNZ, or Wattie’s Spaghetti? The people have spoken, and the polls are overflowing ... More >>

Wattie's Very Special Soup - Taking soup-lovers to the world

Thursday, 9 June 2011, 10:26 am | Watties

To celebrate soup season and New Zealand's favourite winter warmer, Wattie's is offering soup-enthusiasts a chance of a lifetime to win a trip for two to the Golden Ladle soup festival in Lille, France or the Buffalo Soup Festival in New York. More >>

1250 Tonnes Of Fresh Pumpkins And Real Cream

Tuesday, 3 May 2011, 1:00 pm | Watties

With the harvest of its butternut pumpkins – the last of the summer crops - completed, Wattie’s has started making one of its most popular soups, Very Special Creamy Pumpkin. More >>

Wattie's Starts Processing Mega Tomato Crop

Monday, 21 February 2011, 9:17 am | Watties

At 6 this morning Wattie's in Hastings started processing this year's tomato crop, and with over 40,000 tonnes expected to be harvested it will be the largest crop for several years. More >>

Can you get behind the Wattie’s Cans Film Festival

Monday, 27 September 2010, 2:54 pm | Watties

Can you get behind the Wattie’s Cans Film Festival? What: Wattie’s Cans Film Festival When: Wednesday 10 November, from 5pm* Where: Hoyts Cinemas, Event Cinemas, Reading Cinemas and independent cinemas across New Zealand. A can of food is your ... More >>

Wattie’s Marks Anniversary Year With a Bumper Gold

Friday, 26 March 2010, 4:07 pm | Watties

The harvesting and processing of the Wattie’s 75th Golden Queen crop was completed last evening at 8.30 pm when the last of this season’s peaches went into the can. More >>

Secrets To Wattie’s Baby Beets

Tuesday, 22 December 2009, 3:35 pm | Watties

Raising Baby Beets and getting them in the can is a labour of love for Wattie’s and its beetroot grower partner, the Apatu Farms Ltd. More >>

Boysenberries get the genteel treatment

Monday, 14 December 2009, 9:55 am | Watties

As the only canner of this locally produced fruit, Heinz Wattie’s today begins the very gentle process of canning this season’s Wattie’s Boysenberries. More >>

Wattie’s Has Gone Against The Trend: Message To PM

Friday, 17 July 2009, 2:08 pm | Watties

Prime Minister John Key was warmly welcomed on to New Zealand’s largest grocery food site by Managing Director Nigel Comer and several of the senior Heinz Wattie’s staff this afternoon. More >>

Cheapest Movie Tickets Of The Year On Sale Now!

Monday, 20 October 2008, 9:02 am | Watties

Swap a can of food for a ticket to a blockbuster movie at the 15th annual Wattie’s Cans Film Festival - and help feed New Zealand families this Christmas. More >>