Food And Drink

Dunedin city councillor Jim O’Malley, who organised the bid, says $20 million is needed to save the factory.

Classic Kiwi treats, including Pineapple Lumps and Jaffas, to be made in Australia

Mondelez International has pulled the pin on finding a local manufacturer.

02:02
A nation-wide potato shortage caused by wet weather will have a serious impact on the availability of potato chips in NZ supermarkets.

Potato 'chip-apocalypse' not as dire as first thought for NZ supermarkets

An ordering error led Pak'n'Save to think they had less potato chip supplies than they did.

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It took a tow truck to deliver the pie to a town square in Bosnia where thousands had gathered to have a taste.

Thousands tuck into world's biggest Burek pie

It took a tow truck to deliver the pie to a town square in Bosnia where thousands had gathered to have a taste.

03:01
Matt Haigh of Statistics NZ says food prices have been high this year due to poor weather making production difficult.

Food prices spike in 2017 - but avocados and tomatoes will get cheaper soon

Many food prices have increased this year due to poor weather making production difficult.

00:47
Researchers from the University of Arizona have found many reusable bags contain coliform bacteria and E. coli.

Reusable shopping bags - good for the environment but they could make you sick

A study found almost all reusable bags contained a lot of bacteria, and 12 per cent had E. coli.

Calls for New World's healthy checkouts to go nationwide after trial gains widespread praise

Waikanae New World is trialling fruit and healthy snacks at all their checkouts.

New World introduces healthy snacks to checkouts near Wellington, to phase out plastic bags nationwide

It's out with the chocolate bars and in with the fruit at Waikanae New World.

02:42
This year has seen the biggest hike in food prices since 2011 when GST was raised to 15 per cent.

Why are New Zealand's food prices rising so much?

This year has seen the biggest hike in food prices since 2011 when GST was raised to 15 per cent.

01:45
A quarter of Kiwis are expected to be eating no meat by 2025.

Watch: Suppliers of vegan products struggling to keep up with demand from Kiwis

Turnover is doubling every year, says one vegan food supplier at the Vegan Expo in Christchurch.

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This year has seen the biggest hike in food priced since 2011 when GST was raised and there are calls for into why.

'Two chains dominate the supermarket sector' - Unions back Labour's promised inquiry into food prices

This year has seen the biggest hike in food prices since 2011 when GST was raised.

01:56
Unlike most fish jellyfish are thriving in warmer waters and pollution caused by climate change, so one chef's on a pest control mission.

Wellington chef serves up jellyfish in effort to combat overpopulation

Pollution and warmer waters caused by climate change are seeing jellyfish thrive while other fish struggle.

03:55
On the MKR New Zealand Breakfast edition, Daniel told Jack and Brodie exactly what he thought of their food.

'You ate the leftovers of the main and threw it back at us' - Breakfast's Daniel dishes out his best criticism yet

Daniel Faitaua has been destroying his colleagues on the MKR NZ Breakfast edition.

02:05
The cheapest 500g block was $3.32 12 months ago, now it's $5.39.

Why has butter got so expensive in New Zealand?

The cheapest 500g block was $3.32 12 months ago, now it's $5.39.

Watch: 'Hungry teens will eat that!' – Bill English shows off his famous spaghetti pizza-making skills

It may not be traditional, but the National Party leader is convinced his unique pizza toppings are a certain hit.

01:30
The Wellington on a Plate burger final happened last night and featured more burgers than ever before.

Wellington's best burger revealed - what ingredient made it so special?

Mr Go's took out top spot with their Kiwi China, China Kiwi burger.

03:08
Seven Sharp's Tim Wilson went along to learn more about the etiquette deficit.

Watch: Etiquette for kids – meet the woman who runs a manners school for youngsters

Seven Sharp's Tim Wilson went along to learn more about the etiquette deficit.

01:08
Monarch and Oxford University joined forces to create the "mood food".

Scared of flying? Airline devises mood-enhancing in-flight meals to aid relaxation

Monarch and Oxford University joined forces to create the "mood food".

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The Labour Party leader used to work in a fish and chip shop, so a bit of food service was no problem.

Hair net-wearing Jacinda Ardern rolls up sleeves to cook meals for kids

"Feed the Need" are making 1500 hot meals for kids in Manurewa and Otara.

01:46
Wine buffs have gathered to take a shot at representing New Zealand at the World Blind Tasting Challenge.

The hunt is on to find New Zealand's best wine tasters

Wine buffs have gathered to take a shot at representing New Zealand at the World Blind Tasting Challenge.

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The popular fruit is being stolen from orchards and sold on Facebook and to businesses.

Who is stealing all the avocados? Police urge business owners to be wary

The goods are being sold on Facebook and to businesses.

The Lyttleton café won't let them even though customers want it.

Nelson cafe charges men 50 cents surcharge on coffee and tea to combat gender pay gap

Pomeroy's wants to "Pay the Sisters as much as the Misters".

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