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Wish we'd thought of that: Fabulous food and beverage innovations

Wish we'd thought of that

Wish we'd thought of that: Fabulous food and beverage innovations

New Zealand is known as a nation of innovation. And that innovation trickles down to the very stuff we eat and drink. Do you have a comestible-related creation that you think deserves to be recognised at the 2017 New Zealand Innovation Awards? Then enter it in the Innovation in Food and Beverage category, sponsored by Plant & Food Research.

They were the best of times for meat prices, but by the end of 2012 they were the worst of times, with losses all around for a sector struggling to keep its earnings consistent. Are contracts between farmers and processors the key to consistency, asks Owen Poland?

Mary has a little lamb—now what? The answer used to be simple: slaughter it, sling it in a muslin bag and then ship it ‘home’ to Mother England. But how times have changed. And we've had to change with them .