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Whittaker’s Trials Compostable Packaging With Its Local Community

Monday, 1 February 2021, 1:13 pm | Whittakers

As part of a broader programme of review and testing of a range of sustainable packaging options, Whittaker’s has launched a trial within the Wellington region of a compostable packaging solution. In the context of the need for end-to-end solutions for truly ... More >>

Whittaker’s Builds On Its Relationship With Its Ghanaian Cocoa Farmers

Monday, 7 December 2020, 9:02 am | Whittakers

Whittaker’s has built new facilities for the two cocoa cooperatives in Ghana that it sources cocoa beans from, reflecting its commitment to building closer relationships with its Ghanaian cocoa farmers alongside its new partnership with Rainforest Alliance ... More >>

Whittaker’s factory expands

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 2:13 pm | Whittakers

Whittaker’s is proud to reaffirm our commitment to quality and to making all of our world-class chocolate locally through our recent factory expansion at our one site in Porirua. More >>

Whittaker’s welcomes awards voted by NZ public

Friday, 25 May 2018, 8:57 am | Whittakers

Whittaker’s is delighted to have been named New Zealand’s Most Trusted Brand for the seventh consecutive year, and thanks the New Zealand public for their ongoing support. More >>

Whittaker’s and BEING. Create Beats You Can Eat

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 10:59 am | Whittakers

Whittaker’s and BEING. Create Beats You Can Eat In honour of NZ Music Month (May), Whittaker’s have joined forces with up-and-coming Kiwi musician/songwriter Jasmine Balmer, also known as BEING., to create New Zealand’s first edible record made ... More >>

Whittaker’s named Most Loved Brand for sixth year

Friday, 8 September 2017, 9:59 am | Whittakers

Whittaker’s is proud to have been named New Zealand’s ‘Most Loved Brand’ for the sixth consecutive year, sharing the number one spot with the All Blacks for the first time, in the annual Colmar Brunton ‘Brands I Love’ survey. More >>

Whittaker’s Chocolate Kiwi selling fast

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 12:30 pm | Whittakers

Whittaker’s Chocolate Lovers who want to celebrate Easter kiwi-style will have to get in quickly for the Whittaker’s Chocolate Kiwi. With just a week to go until Easter, sales have been very strong. “We thought our customers would like our Chocolate ... More >>

Whittaker’s latest classic Kiwi combo

Monday, 29 June 2015, 9:30 am | Whittakers

Whittaker’s limited edition Jelly Tip 250g block will be on shelves around New Zealand from July. As well as teaming-up with another iconic Kiwi favourite, the Jelly Tip block is also the first time Whittaker’s has ever made a product using ... More >>

Whittaker’s supports Brendon Hartley

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 2:08 pm | Whittakers

Whittaker’s is pleased to have become one of the sponsors of Brendon Hartley, a New Zealand racing driver competing in the FIA World Endurance Championship. Whittaker’s Marketing Manager, Holly Whittaker, said “We’re proud to make a contribution ... More >>

Whittaker’s recall of batch of Almond Gold Mini Slabs

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 12:34 pm | Whittakers

Whittaker’s are conducting a recall of a single batch of Almond Gold Mini Slabs 180g, with the batch number L0944 and a best before date of 4 April 2015, following the discovery of pieces of blue plastic in some products. “Having completed an ... More >>

A Whittaker’s three-peat as NZ’s Most Trusted Brand

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 10:08 am | Whittakers

Whittaker’s Chocolates is very proud to have been voted New Zealand’s Most Trusted Brand for the third consecutive year in the annual Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brands list announced today. More >>

Peanut Slab pioneers’ new frontier

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 12:47 pm | Whittakers

Whittaker’s is proud to introduce the Honey Nut Crunch Slab, a new creation that builds on the tradition of the iconic Peanut Slab and adds to Whittaker’s market-leading range of nut chocolate. More >>

Whittaker’s Chocolate expands into Malaysia

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 10:48 am | Whittakers

Whittaker’s is expanding into the Malaysian market with its New Zealand-made chocolates to be made widely available through leading retailers. It marks New Zealand’s Most Trusted Brand’s largest expansion into Asia, in terms of product range and distribution ... More >>

World’s Biggest Egg Hunt Hatches in New Zealand

Friday, 21 March 2014, 5:43 pm | Whittakers

While Kiwis were sleeping, 100 giant eggs created by New Zealand artists were hidden across the country in the early hours of this morning*, ready to be discovered as part of The Whittaker’s Big Egg Hunt in support of Starship. More >>

Whittaker’s and L&P to launch a classic Kiwi combo

Monday, 15 July 2013, 5:01 pm | Whittakers

Whittaker’s confirms the imminent launch of Whittaker’s L&P chocolate, which will see two of New Zealand’s most iconic brands join forces to create a uniquely Kiwi range of chocolate. More >>

NZ’s most popular dark chocolate Fairtrade Certified

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 10:51 am | Whittakers

Whittaker’s proudly announces New Zealand’s top-selling dark chocolate block will now be Fairtrade Certified. Fairtrade Certified 72% Dark Ghana 250g will be on shelves in time for Fair Trade Fortnight 4-19 May. Whittaker’s is the Exclusive ... More >>

PM visits Whittaker's to view $10m investment in new plant

Thursday, 31 January 2013, 5:17 pm | Whittakers

Prime Minister John Key, and National’s local list MP Hon Hekia Parata, today visited the Whittaker’s chocolate factory to see the new Swiss-made 5-Roll Refiner, the company's single biggest ever investment in a new plant. More >>

Whittaker’s delivers for NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Wednesday, 7 November 2012, 2:38 pm | Whittakers

Whittaker’s today presented a cheque for $70,816.80 to the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation – almost triple the amount it pledged to raise – with Whittaker’s new White Raspberry chocolate becoming its most successful new product ever launched. More >>

White Raspberry chocolate for Breast Cancer Awareness

Monday, 1 October 2012, 10:51 am | Whittakers

WHITTAKER’S MEDIA RELEASE 1 October 2012 Whittaker’s new White Raspberry chocolate for Breast Cancer Awareness More >>

New chocolate ideas to Whittaker's

Saturday, 25 September 2010, 11:14 am | Whittakers

24 September 2010, Waitakere . As part of a class project on advertising, several students at ACG Sunderland got to pitch their chocolate ideas to David de Ryke-Tomlinson today. David works for Twin Agencies, the sales and merchandising agency which holds ... More >>