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Sanitarium settles Marmite infringement case

Sanitarium has settled up with an importer of Queen’s Jubilee UK Marmite, which will see 1,908 jars of the black gold, currently detained by Customs, released for sale as a one-off. More …




Kiwi chef takes Loaf to Australia’s Coles

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Chef-turned-businessman Sean Armstrong’s business Loaf is expanding to Australia in a multi-million dollar deal that will see its range of gourmet slices stocked in Coles supermarkets. More …




US ports embrace Jade software

Jade Software's latest contract will see its operating system Master Terminal installed at several cargo ports in the south-eastern US. More …


Big Mac index’s verdict on the Kiwi dollar

The latest update to The Economist's Big Mac Index (a light-hearted guide to purchasing power around the world based on the local price of a Big Mac) has found that the New Zealand dollar is almost perfectly valued against ... More …


Sealord signs tuna reduction pledge

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Sealord has signed on to WWF’s Western Central Pacific Tuna Conservation Pledge, New Zealand's first signatory, and announced its intention to reduce non-tuna bycatch to no more than one percent of total catch by 2015. More …


Lofty aims for NZ-Africa Business Council

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A new organisation, the New Zealand Africa Business Council, has been established to foster trade between Kiwis and Africans, promising to work closely with government agencies like NZTE and MFAT to raise the profile of Africa in the New Zealand ... More …


Comvita adds another olive estate to its inventory

Global natural health and beauty product company Comvita has bought a 200 acre organic olive estate in Queensland and plans to increase its production of of olive leaf extracts by 130 percent over the next five years. More …


Orion Health to power New Mexico patient records

About a million patients in the US state of New Mexico will have their records shifted to a platform by Orion Health, enabling medical professionals to manage health information online and make use of analytics, disease management tools, and public ... More …