Restaurant & Café Buyer's Guide | 2020

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sk any chef, owner or operator, what it is that makes or breaks a restaurant? Most will tell you it is the people. However, even the most skilled among us will acknowledge that your team can only do so much without the proper ingredients, products, services, resources, and tools to do the job. In this our second Restaurant & Cafe Buyer’s Guide, we’ve once again curated a wide range of products and services that will improve a restaurant or cafe’s overall business. Whether it’s a ready-to-go gravy or jus, the latest equipment for the kitchen, or glassware that can take the knocks, the products and services outlined here elevate and inspire menu offerings, can streamline back-ofhouse and up the performance of any establishment.

Hospitality is all about people, your team and your customers. Operators who can turn a meal into an experience; put customers at ease and who are the backbone of the foodservice industry in New Zealand. We are here to help industry innovators to do what they do best, by being better informed of the options that are in the market today.


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Alexandra’s is a New Zealand company, passionate about spice and flavours, and delivering the highest quality product to its loyal customers. The team at Alexandra’s carefully select ingredients locally and from around the world, using only the freshest spices and herbs. Alexandra’s culinary experts then carefully blend flavours to produce authentic recipes to inspire cooking. Speak to Alexandra’s about bulk quantities of their products for catering, buffets, mobile food vans, restaurants, cafes, motels, pubs and bed and breakfasts. To find out more or to place an order, contact Alexandra’s today.

For more information call 09 570 4739 or email


With Natural Botanical Extracts

All natural and 100 percent vegan, Good Cocktail Co is known for its superb mocktail mixers. Its simple ready-to-use mixers just need ice and are ready to go. Available in 500ml pouches or 750ml bottles, these mixers save time and labour costs. The three flavour variants available are Mojito, Cosmo, and Margarita. Good Cocktail Co also produces a Simple Syrup perfect for cooking or beverages. Good Cocktail Co’s products blend seamlessly and are simply delicious. Add ice, a splash of alcohol, and voilà! Great cocktails made easy.

For more information, call Paul Kenny on 021 986121, email or


Add some crackle to your sides with Lowerys’ Pork Crackle. Ready in just two minutes, this is the perfect bar snack. Available in Original, and Hot & Spicy – this unique and quick snack is keto friendly and packed with flavour. With one carb per serving, there's no excuse not to try Lowerys' delicious 50gm Microwave Pork Crackle.




Allied Pinnacle are leaders in flour, ingredients and delicious bakery products. They bring fun, unique and healthier options to millions of people across New Zealand and Australia every day and have done so for over 100 years.

From raw ingredients to premixes, frozen and finished bakery products, Allied Pinnacle are your one-stop shop for commercial baking supplies. The company is best known in New Zealand for The Pastryhouse brand which has been the leading food service brand for croissants and Danish pastries for the last three decades. Pastryhouse products are made from 100 percent New Zealand butter. In addition to pastry products, Allied Pinnacle is pleased to announce the recent launch of a range of par-baked sourdough loaves, ready-to bake cookies and ready-toserve flourless cakes.

Contact 09 262 2744, or visit


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For more information call +64 9 579 6079 or visit


At Barker’s Professional, innovation and creativity are key. Designed by chefs, Barker’s products offer solutions in a busy kitchen and deliver a premium taste. Barker’s are the experts at hitting upon flavour combinations that inspire and excite foodservice customers who need to deliver great food and beverage experiences to their customer base every time. After 50 years, the Barker’s team is proud to say that they are still located on the original Geraldine site in the beautiful central South Island of New Zealand.

Brands include Barker’s Professional, Anathoth Farm, Bonne Maman, Best Buy and products are available through all normal foodservice channels. Please call Barker’s Professional for a free sample or to discuss how they can elevate your menu to the next level - find them online at and Instagram (@barkersprofessional).

For more information call 0800 227 537 or email




CHEF® Liquid Concentrates

SIX LIQUID CONCENTRATES TO SUIT ANY DISH CHEF® Liquid Concentrates are created to be as easy to work with as possible. In a rich liquid form, you can add them drop by drop to a dish until you get the precise flavour you want. All flavours in the range have a light colour so you can use them in light or dark sauces. They’re designed to dissolve and deliver flavour immediately in any dish. Use them in countless ways, as a base or to add top notes.

Can be used like a bouillon, seasoning or to enhance sauces, hot or cold Ideal for vinaigrettes & dressings Perfect for marinades & sous-vide cooking NO PRESERVATIVES | NO ARTIFICIAL COLOURS | NO ARTIFICIAL FLAVOURS


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From its new base in Riverhead, New Zealand’s original herbal drinks producer is heading in new directions for the 2020’s. The addition of 2 new sparkling Ginger drinks for the start of 2020 is the first step down their path of innovations and ideas crafted from real herbs by the CH’I Drinks team. In late 2019 they decided the time was right to share the unique high pH water that has been at the heart of CH’I’s Original herbal

drink since it started in 1987. In 2019 the CH’I brand and business changed hands and the CH’I Drinks Workshop was formed at Riverhead on the north west edge of Auckland to develop new herbal drinks ideas.


For information on the latest herbal ideas and distributors visit

Champion has a wide range of authentic products to meet every professional baker’s need, cost structure and performance criteria. They are superior, fit for purpose solutions designed to maximise our customers’ productivity and profitablity. BAKERS







DAD’S PIES Increased demand for speedy foodservice along with high food quality expectations has created difficult, and often impractical, food supply demands.


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This has challenged traditional in-house food production for foodservice businesses across New Zealand. To help with the demand, Dad’s Pies have developed a new Frittata range specifically for foodservice. Products have always been at the forefront of their brand. Many years’ experience in the foodservice industry has given Dad’s Pies a clear understanding of what consumers need and want. Now, Dad’s Pies are offering great alternatives, catering for those who may have special dietary needs, want variety and are still looking for delicious, quality food. Dad’s Pies new Frittata range offers two flavours, Bacon & Egg and Spinach & Feta w/ Chutney. These pastry-free delights provide a fantastic alternative for your customers and are made using only the freshest ingredients. With attractive non stick cups, they help deliver attractive presentation and experience. These Frittatas are designed to create efficiency and ease the strain felt by foodservice businesses and are a valuable menu item. They offer minimal margin for wastage; stored frozen and can be displayed chilled for up to7 days. To serve, heat in the microwave

for a few minutes for customers on the go, or alternatively, serve hot with a side salad as alovely meal. These convenient and healthy snacks have already received great feedback, all the while diversifying the menus of foodservice businesses New Zealand wide.

Email or call 09 421 9027.


Denheath is a family owned business from New Zealand’s South Island. They hope that one day Denheath’s Custard Squares will become nationally and internationally famous for their delicious taste and all-natural ingredients.


In 1996 Carol Rutland, Lisa Templeton’s mother, and her husband purchased Denheath House, which was run as a small family country café business for many years. It was clear that Carol had been right about the potential of the ‘Denheath Gourmet custard square’. Eventually Lisa and her husband Donald stepped in and took over the business, trademarking Denheath for the first time. Carol’s life-long dream was to have her Denheath Gourmet custard square enjoyed all over New Zealand and internationally. Denheath have a range of custard slices, profiteroles and cheesecakes but are most well-known for the iconic Denheath Gourmet Custard Square. By only using the finest ingredients, Denheath have managed to create the Rolls Royce of Gourmet Vanilla Custard slices. With consistent high-quality ingredients, this artisan style gourmet dessert tastes incredible and stands out for being far superior to its generic counterpart. Denheath Gourmet Vanilla Custard slices are uniquely different, with melt-in-yourmouth, creamy vanilla custard filled squares that are complemented with golden flaky pastry and Denheath’s signature delicious icing topped with curly-white shredded coconut.

For more information contact Lisa Templeton at or on 03 688 6160

FARMLAND FOODS Farmland Foods started in a family butcher shop over 50 years ago and now, three generations later, it is one of New Zealand’s leading smallgoods producers. Still passionately family run on the farm in Bulls in the Rangitikei district, Farmland Foods employs over 100 local staff and has invested in state-of-the-art manufacturing and equipment to produce quality meats. From humble beginnings to today and beyond, Farmland Foods has always been committed to quality and innovation. The team at Farmland are proud of their heritage and the way they do things with the utmost love, care and attention. They take great pride in selecting the best quality meats and preparing them for your customer’s enjoyment. Farmland Foods ‘honours the meat’ so you can honour it in your own way.

For more information contact Brenda Trotman on 021 895 162, email or visit

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FLORENTINES PATISSERIE Florentines Patisserie leads the way in the supply of seriously delicious frozen cakes and desserts.

Vegan Gluten-Free Snickers Slice

Chocolate Mini Mudcake

Florentines uses only the finest premium New Zealand ingredients creating great tasting products naturally. Florentines supplies to both retail and foodservice customers across New Zealand. The new cost effective and delectable premium range Gluten Free and

Raspberry & Coconut Slice

Gluten-Free Salted Caramel Cheesecake

Citrus Glazed Tartlet

Vegan products will also not disappoint and has become one of our core capabilities sitting alongside our already recognised range of satisfying cakes, slices and desserts. 100% NZ owned and operated – still a proud family business

Gluten-Free Carot Cake Muffin - Injected

For more information call +64 7 547 0101, email or visit


The independent café who wants a point of difference on their drinks menu should try Foxton Fizz, a 102 year old brand that brings a genuine piece of kiwiana to the table.

Since 1918, Foxton Fizz has been one of the best conversation starters you can put in your drinks fridge, and the conversations quickly turn to laughter as the stories of the good times are retold.


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Foxton Fizz is New Zealand owned so profits stay right here, is New Zealand made so has a low carbon footprint and is only in glass bottles so has a low environmental impact.

For more information or to become a stockist, email or call Matt on 027 299 6646.


We all know how time-consuming it is to prepare a healthy yet delicious meal; cue in Fresh to Go!

One of New Zealand’s leading salad manufacturers for 21 years and counting has mastered the art of salad making to cater to modern dining trends of health and convenience. Hand prepared daily using only the best locally grown ingredients, the extensive range of bulk and grab-and-go meals shout innovation and deliciousness. To ensure all natural nutritional benefits and freshness are retained from this beautiful produce, only high-pressure processing is used as a means of preservation. That means no heat or nasties added. Designed and packed optimally to obtain a minimum of



Ready to eat on the go, our bright coloured parcels of goodies are unmissable on the shelves. Perfect for the busy worker, hard-working student, run around mum; offering a wide range of classic and gourmet salads, yoghurt muesli pots, vege hummus dippers and cut fruit; tailored to suit even the fussiest of eaters. The team pride themselves in providing not only remarkable, enchanting and quality salads, but also the best service in this fast-moving industry. Available for delivery in the whole of the North Island.

six days’ shelf life unopened and refrigerated.


The perfect solution to cut downtime spent in the kitchen. The bulk salads are excellent on their own, or even as a base for other meals. The delicious sandwich filling offerings and cut fruit make preparations a breeze, while in the rest of the range are exceptional choices such as fennel and pineapple slaw, pumpkin salad with hummus, kale super salad and of course classic favourites such as Caesar, coleslaw, aioli potato and pasta salads. Feed a crowd in a matter of seconds.

For more information, call Kellie Lee on 09 525 7294, email or visit


GrainCorp Foods is New Zealand and Australia’s largest refiner of edible fats and oils, with a combined capacity of 300,000 tonnes per year, across three manufacturing sites. GrainCorp New Zealand offer a wide variety of oil types used in an extensive range of complex product formulations, designed to meet the many applications and functional needs of the New Zealand food industry. Products are available in a range of Bulk and Packaged products to Food Manufacturers, Wholesalers, Bakers, Quick Serve Restaurants, Foodservice and Retail customers throughout New Zealand.


• Individual and blended soft and hard oils • Bakery margarines and shortenings • Table margarines and spreads

For further information and samples please contact: or call 0800 495 246

GrainCorp Foods works closely with customers to develop tailored solutions by drawing on product and technology expertise.

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Five generations on, and you could say that butcher is in the name. The Heller family tradition of butcheries began in the 1880’s where smallgoods were supplied to the gold miners from a small shop in Arrowtown. Todd Heller continued the long line of butchers by opening his first butchery in New Brighton, Christchurch, in 1985. Inspired by his travels, Todd began offering greater variety and new flavours – very little of which were available at the time. Todd Heller Meats started supplying supermarkets, outgrew the old factory, moved to a new plant at Kaiapoi and began supplying throughout the South Island. When the company began distributing nationally in 2002, the London Pride sausage was created and judged New Zealand’s best sausage.

Today over 500 staff can produce up to 800 tonnes of sausages in 80 different varieties a week along with bacon, ham and other service deli smallgoods. In more recent years, Hellers has taken on brands Santa Rosa, bringing turkey and chicken into market in various flavours and cuts. The second brand is the historic Kiwi Bacon, an ethical and natural bacon and ham range taking the pork industry by storm. Other brands include Huttons and Ryans. Driven with a vision to bring both traditional and innovative new tastes available to Kiwis everywhere, Hellers is New Zealand’s leading brand of sausages, bacon, ham and small goods.

For more information please contact Steve Allison at

PURCHASING INFORMATION North Island: Denise Leaupepetele 021917399 South Island and Wellington: Amanda Wilson 0276804170

Natural Superfoods Premium Hemp products that care for you and our world!

NEW: Hemp Seed Milk now in 450ml bottles* *please enquire for details.

Use Daily, We Do! HempFarm® food and skincare products are available online and at selected retail outlets.

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Since pioneering the concept of cage free barn production in 1995, Henergy has been focused on farming to high standards of animal welfare. Combining this with the use of locally sourced grains delivers great tasting high quality eggs that everyone can enjoy. Henergy produce with pride at their farm in the sunny Wairarapa Valley where every egg is traceable. Being the first food producer in New Zealand to have the SPCA Blue Tick – they are a trusted partner to have on the menu. This means whether the egg is barn produced, or pasture raised you can be sure of its source and quality. Shipping eggs across New Zealand and around Asia Pacific means they are export accredited. Another guarantee that quality is assured and second to none. Your customers want to know the provenance of their eggs, how they are farmed, and that high standards of animal welfare and sustainability are delivered. Henergy have been expanding to meet this demand and are continuing to grow while

staying true to its core values. New Zealand is moving towards a world where hens are not in cages. Henergy can help in this transition and with our expansion you can beat the queue, have a point of difference and be cage free faster than your opposition. Get in early and beat the rush. Lock in your supply and talk to Henergy today to see how they can help you on the journey. It may be easier than you think.

For more information, visit, call 06 3788 385 or email

HOWLER HOTDOGS MINI MUNCHERS™ The team at Howler Hotdogs are passionate about making Kiwi hotdogs great again. Already the No. 1 seller in supermarkets in New Zealand they are now launching their popular Mini Munchers™ range of original, gluten free and vegan mini hotdogs into foodservice. • Cater for everyone’s needs with original, gluten free and vegan options • Mini Munchers™ can be either baked or fried • Perfect for platters, finger food and kids menus • 2 convenient pack sizes: 1kg (30 units) and 3.2kg (100 units)

Proudly New Zealand made For more information contact 021 2266469 or email

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ICOCO COFFEE iCoco Coffee was established in Auckland in 1998 as a unique café-roastery experience. The starting point was serving specialty coffees with high integrity. On these foundations iCoco Coffee continued to grow into New Zealand’s established BioGro Organic & Fairtrade certified wholesale coffee brand.

iCoco Coffee sources high altitude, shadegrown, hand-picked organic coffee directly from their farmers in Peru and Sumatra. This direct trade relationship assures the integrity and quality of their coffee from bush to cup. By sourcing and importing directly from just a few long-established coffee growers iCoco Coffee manages to minimise costs, pay their growers better than the Fairtrade minimum and offer premium coffee at competitive wholesale prices. All coffees are roasted in their carboNZero certified coffee roastery. They use a traditional drum roaster to get the best flavour profile. The result: four superior blends (single and mixed origin) that will continuously keep up with your expectations.

Do you own your own espresso machinery and equipment? Are you free to choose which coffee goes into your hopper? Then you might want to consider iCoco Coffee: premium quality organic coffee that does not cost the earth. Starting at $19.80 + GST per kg and free shipping New Zealand wide. For more information, call 0508 4 COFFEE, email or order online at

INDEPENDENT FISHERIES Nearly 60 years ago, Independent Fisheries started as a family fish and chip shop in Christchurch. Since then they’ve grown to be one of New Zealand’s biggest fishing companies but best of all they remain 100 percent Kiwi, family-owned and only catch and sell New Zealand fish. The company has Marine Stewardship Council accreditation, which means it has a strictly

controlled and audited chain of custody. It can track everything it sells, back to the vessel it was caught on and the day it was caught. Restaurants can have full confidence in the fact that Independent Fisheries supplies only 100 percent New Zealand fish. The company takes pride in being a fishing company; they


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only sell what they catch themselves. Independent Fisheries offers a great range of quality processed fish fillets, from skinned southern blue whiting fillets, smoked hoki fillets and tempura whiting fillets to hoki loins and crumbed whiting goujons. The company is committed to catching and supplying only wild

For more information call 03 384 2344 or email

caught, sustainable New Zealand fish.



In 1976, a frozen food manufacturing business called Keith’s Krumb House Products was established on the Gold Coast in Queensland by its original owner Keith.

The business was sold to its current owners in 2001 and has continued to operate as a local Australian family owned business since. The company trading name was changed to Keith’s Quality Foods to reinforce more than 40 years of manufacturing excellence. With continued growth, a brand-new purpose built factory was constructed in Helensvale Queensland in 2004. A new refreshing image was launched, with improved manufacturing processes and has become the business it is today. Keith’s Quality Foods is a manufacturer of

superior quality crumbed and other value added products that are safe, nutritious and offer good value for money. They currently produce and cater for retail, QSR and foodservice environments. The success of the company relies upon the experience, quality and safety of its products and services. Therefore, the team is committed to providing safe, high quality products and services to meet their customer’s satisfaction. In 2020, various Keith’s Quality Foods

products will be able to be purchased in New Zealand through select Distributors. Keith’s Quality Foods is a company that prides itself on sourcing Australian ingredients where possible and meeting the highest levels of food safety certifications. These products of the highest quality will soon be available throughout New Zealand for you to offer to your customers. Keith’s offer a reliable point of difference with the highest quality, consistency, taste and value. For more information contact Toni Eacott, National Sales and Marketing Manager Mobile: +61 437 053 809 Office: +61 7 5573 1599 Email:


The industry leader in producing New Zealand saffron. Biogro Certified Grower 5722 - Food Safety 2014 certified. Kiwi Saffron NZ prides itself on being rated category ‘A1’ and producing high quality saffron to ISO 3632 v2 standards. The crocin (colour intensity) level of our saffron harvest 2016 scored 300 when tested in a registered laboratory, something we are immensely proud of achieving and to date have not seen a higher score published. 2017 crocin score is 294, slightly lower due to the bizarre weather patterns experienced this growing season. Kiwi Saffron NZ is committed to testing our saffron annually to validate its great properties and proven superiority over imported product. A characteristic of

Kiwi Saffron NZ’s product is the length and thickness of the stigma, its intensity, strength and proven free of adulterants and dyes. Kiwi Saffron NZ are also wholesale distributor, please contact us if you are interested in high quality locally grown saffron.

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Living Goodness are New Zealand-based creators of fermented sauerkraut and kimchi. Living Goodness believe it’s easy to do something good for yourself when you eat Living Goodness fermented foods. From the delicious raw Sauerkraut and Kimchi, to fermented beetroot, these probiotic foods have been tasted and tested and tasted again for maximum deliciousness. Using New Zealand grown vegetables, Himalayan salt, flavoursome herbs and live friendly bacteria, each product is fermented in their New Zealand-based kitchen, helping


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to keep your tummy at just the right balance for overall health and well-being. They have six amazing flavours; Sassy Sauerkraut which has juniper berries, caraway seeds and dill giving the traditional kraut just a little bit of sass. Heartbeet Kraut which can add some purple love to any meal, made with red and green cabbage and tangy beetroot – it’s a perfect accompaniment for salads or pulled pork. Sum Yum Kimchi a spicy twist on the Korean classic and perfect for Asian and Mexican dishes. Super Superkraut which has super kale, super seaweed and goes amazingly with sushi. A spicy fermented Quick Draw coleslaw with

just a hint of chilli, garlic and ginger that’s heavenly with a cheese platter. Last but not least, the purist Naked kraut just cabbage and Himalayan salt. Not only do fermented foods taste great, they can be super good for you as well.

For more information call 0800 624 004, email or visit



Loaf is a leading New Zealand bakery founded in 2004 to create high quality artisan breads. Loaf ’s breads and delectable sweet treats are handcrafted by a team of bakers using the finest ingredients. Loaf ’s products are made in New Zealand from all-natural high-quality ingredients with no artificial preservatives, fillers or anything else artificial.

The Loaf range is extensive and includes hundreds of different products for the foodservice industry as well as a retail range. The spectrum includes handcrafted breads, sourdoughs, cakes, slices, pastries, scones, muffins, doughnuts, buns and gluten free products. It includes hot favourites such as sliders, Loaf-nuts and bliss bites. Loaf ’s products can be found throughout New Zealand as well as Australia, America and Asia. For more information call 09 527 4354 or email or visit


Markwell Foods is the largest frozen food import wholesaler across New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific. Markwell Foods has a passion for food and the hospitality industry. For over 60 years, Markwell Foods has covered the globe ensuring we source the best quality products at the best price within each product category. Partnering with their customers, they have developed a rich innovative food portfolio to cater to the ever-evolving food market and have grown to be a supplier of choice across seafood, potato products, vegetables, fruits, meat and finger foods. Today its pride comes through the trust in quality and esteem its customers and their consumers have for their brands: Shore Mariner, Butlers, Big Country, SB, Sea Breeze, 3 Fat Pigs, Lamb Weston, Love Smoothies, and Sambazon.

For more information, visit, call +64 9 270 3311 or email

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McCAIN SureCrisp™

The rise of food delivery is changing the foodservice landscape. Consumers now have access to any type of cuisine at their fingertips, increasing competition beyond traditional borders, as they look to cater to their busy lifestyles by having restaurant quality meals at home. Fries play a vital role in the eating out experience and set the scene for the entire meal, so they need to be hot and MUST be crispy. Sadly, 82 percent of consumers experience soggy, cold, poor quality fries via delivery


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and take-away. Further to this, 83 percent of consumers would not order fries through a delivery service at all, with over half saying they did not have the confidence that fries would be delivered hot and crispy. SureCrisp™ is the game-changing fry that allows operators to offer a consistently crispy fry across delivery, take-away and on premise channels. • DELIVERS on Superior Hold: Advanced Batter Technology for a hold time of up to 30 minutes*, and crispier for three times longer† • DELIVERS on Texture: Fluffy interior with a crispy exterior. • DELIVERS on Operational Simplicity: Avoid menuing two different fries for on premises, take-away and delivery with SureCrisp™ that performs on plate and in pack. • DELIVERS on Consumer Satisfaction: Exceed consumers’ expectations for fry crispiness, and increase consumer confidence of ordering fries as a go-to-side. • DELIVERS Profitability: Increase sales by expanding your delivery area and confidently offer one of the most popular and highest menu items for delivery and takeaway, as well as on-premises.

Gluten Free Formulation ‡ * Based on a delivery time of 30 minutes from preparation, under simulated conditions. Subject to compliance with McCain’s cooking instructions. Product quality may be affected by different delivery conditions such as packaging, delivery protocol, travel times and climate. † Compared to McCain 10mm Fast Fry. ‡ Manufactured in the same production facility that processes products containing gluten. May contain gluten


MILKLAB MILKLAB is an Australian collaboration between foodies, baristas and farmers to develop milks that complement the intensity of espresso and also texture and stretch with any coffee type. The MILKLAB mission is to source the best ingredients possible and trial different blends to ensure the perfect pour. The MILKLAB range includes Almond, Macadamia, Soy, Coconut, Lactose Free and Dairy milks which as well as being the perfect partner are suitable for cold beverage applications and cooking. MILKLAB is proudly designed and validated by experienced baristas and coffee professionals – because the best coffee deserves a better milk.

For more information email or call 0800 424 853 or visit

MILLIGANS FOOD GROUP LTD Located in the small South Island town of Oamaru, Milligans Food Group has been committed to providing high quality food products since 1896. Milligans manufacture, pack and blend quality food products under its five unique brands; Eclipse Cheese, Eclipse Premium Dairy Products, Eclipse Nutrition, Granny Faye’s and Frosty Boy, which are then marketed and sold in New Zealand and around the world, in both the retail and foodservice sectors. The Eclipse Cheese, Dairy and Nutrition range consists of hard cheeses that are grated, blocked or sliced, as well as butters, milk powders and proteins. Frosty Boy Soft Serve and Syrups have been selling in dairies and restaurants since the 1960s, which has led to New Zealanders having a strong affiliation with the brand. The Granny Faye’s brand specializes in baking products, which consists of Batter

Mix, Pancake Mix and Sauces. Milligans Food Group distributes its products to a range of foodservice distributors, manufacturers, supermarkets and retail outlets across New Zealand. This is done from their main offices in Oamaru and distribution warehouse located in Auckland. Milligans operate under a Risk Management Program and all plants are MPI Dairy Registered ensuring all products are made to the highest standards of quality and food safety. High quality products at affordable prices and top-notch service are what Milligans are all about. For more information please call 03 434 1113 or send an email to

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Molly Woppy is a leading cookie brand in the Foodservice industry. Using real, high quality ingredients, such as free-range eggs and New Zealand butter; free from anything artificial. • Delivering a premium taste and experience for consumers with every bite. • Offering an extensive range of products with a sustainable shelf life. • Dairy and Gluten free options (Coeliac NZ Cross Grain Certified). • Handcrafted using minimal processes to maintain the integrity of the ingredients and the finished product. • Nationwide supply – Direct or via key

food distributors. • High GP percent and dollar return to the business owner. • Uncompromised support to the foodservice industry – Range of solutions for busy kitchens. • Individually wrapped and bulk items. • Add-ons to sweet dishes/coffees and full catering options. • Point of Sales (POS). • Prompt and efficient service. Molly Woppy is renowned for; fresh ontrend flavours and old-fashioned classics, made by hand and baked to perfection.

For more information, visit or contact Molly Woppy on 09 828 6095 or


For over 40 years, the iconic brand Mr Chips has supplied premium potato and kumara products to New Zealand and the world. Mr Chips is a 100 percent New Zealand owned and operated family business based in Auckland. If you’re looking for a true ‘field to fork’ solution, look no further than Mr Chips. Locally owned and locally grown by Mr Chips own farmers, allowing full control of product and supply from farm to plate. The raw potatoes are grown for Mr Chips on farms throughout New Zealand in Pukekohe, Waikato, Hawkes Bay and Canterbury. As Mr Chips is owned by the growers it is in a unique position of having a vertically integrated supply chain. The fully certified seed program ensures that the produce is completely GMO-free giving consumers the confidence that they’re eating a premium product. Mr Chips take pride in the ability to respond to consumer demand and industry trends promptly. Look no further than the sweet potato products, Sunglaze Sweet Potato Wedges


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and fries are an example of this innovation. These are made from the sweetest potato variety the Orange Beauregard sweet potato. This produces vibrant coloured chips and wedges with a crispy coating on the outside and a sweet soft interior. Restaurants, cafes, QSRs and end-users alike appreciate that they are getting the real kiwi deal with Mr Chips. They have confidence in knowing where their premium chips and raw material has been grown, with sustainability at the forefront of their minds; meanwhile supporting a fellow kiwi company. The

premium crunchy chips keep them coming back for more! If you’d like to have a sample for your business please go to or email


SureCrisp™ Fries 10mm Product Code: 1000007419

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Gourmet Syrups and Sauces

With over 100 years of experience, MONIN has become the brand of choice in the gourmet flavour business with the broadest range of flavours in syrups, fruit mixes, sauces and frappes. As an artisan producer, MONIN not only puts the best-quality ingredients into the product, but also creating bespoke, tailored solutions to suit individual needs. MOI Agency Ltd is proudly representing MONIN brand in New Zealand. Together with MONIN, we ensure that the right blend of recipe ideas, technical tips and marketing operational excellence is at your fingertips.

For more information visit, email, or call 021 030 2397.

For more information email or call 021 030 2397.


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Neill, Cropper & Co are a brand partner for a range of premium beverages, operating in New Zealand for over 100 years. Its brands include: Bundaberg Brewed Drinks, a premium non-alcoholic beverage made using traditional brewing methods and the finest ingredients, available in 15 unique flavours and in cases of 24 and 12 x 375ml glass bottles. Royal Crown Draft Cola, a premium American cola that is smooth and rich, with caramel undertones, made from a classic recipe it offers a unique cola taste experience, available in cases of 24 x 340ml glass bottles.

Arizona Iced Tea, 100 percent natural ingredients, no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives, and presented in uniquely designed packaging. Available in five flavours: Green tea with honey, Pomegranate Green tea, Blueberry White Tea, Lemon and Peach, all in 6 x 500ml PET bottles. 28 Black Energy Drinks, a different kind of energy drink. Launched in Germany’s hipster metropolis Berlin a decade ago, 28 Black positions itself as a somewhat more sophisticated Energy drink. It operates in

the vibrant ‘better for you’ beverage space as it does away with the synthetics (namely Taurine) and uses only natural caffeine. Available in Açaí Berry flavour, which also boasts a naturally sweetened Sugar Free version, sold in 12 x 250ml cans. For more information contact or call 09 579 0963 for your local sales representative


Looking for a reliable source of hemp? Problems with getting the hemp products you want, when you need it? Never run out again with new hemisphere. Consumer demand for hemp is rising, and although its popularity is relatively new, new hemisphere™ have been growing hemp and producing hemp seed foods since 2001. Its industry leadership and expertise, alongside its significant investment in plant genetics, means they produce the best quality New Zealand grown hemp. What you eat is important, which is why they have gone the extra mile to ensure that all new hemisphere™ hemp seed foods are chemical residue free, so you can be sure that you are getting the most natural hemp you can. Why hemp you say? Why not is more like it. With essential fatty acids, Omega 3 and Omega 6 in all the range, and essential amino acids, protein and fibre in Hemp Seed Hulled, Hemp Protein and Hemp

Seed Flour – hemp really is a super food. Whether you are looking for a great source of protein or an excellent fibre source, look no further than new hemisphere™ hemp foods.

For more information call 0800 436 7645 or email or visit, or on Facebook @newhemisphere.

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Kenny’s kumara products are made from one of New Zealand’s favourite veggies which also happens to be a nutritional all-star!

Kumara Fries & Kumara Wedges (Battered, par-fried, frozen) Instant Kumara Mash (the world first, ambient powder) White & Purple Kumara Powders (100% pure and natural) Purple Kumara Colour Extract (100% pure and natural)

We specialise in a wide range of kumara (sweet potato) products and are dedicated to providing consumers with healthy premium foods to support their lifestyle.

For more information email or call 09 3040 253 or 09 3040 254

OMEGANZ Do you need a wide range of different oils?

Are you sick of the hassle of ordering similar products from different suppliers and then the quality isn’t up to scratch? Then omeganz can help, the home of premium New Zealand grown nutritional oils. Strong believers in the pureness and health benefits of nature, omeganz’s locally produced oils are the best in town. The range includes the popular Hemp Seed Oil, Avocado Oil, Flax Seed Oil, Olive Oil, and Rapeseed Oil as well as popular oil blends. All delivering fantastic flavour profiles to your food. If you want to know more about food pairings with oil, visit Omeganz produces the best oils, rich in Omega 3, Omega 6 and Omega 9 with fantastic health benefits. Their culinary cooking oils and health oils are made with the finest seeds and fruit, all produced in selected microclimates around New Zealand, watered using glacial melt, snuggled deep in mineral-rich fertile soil and looking at snow-capped mountains.


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For more information call 0800 436 7645, email, visit or on Facebook @omeganzoils.



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Omega Seafood is a family owned and operated business, it produces a delicious range of premium cooked Greenshell mussels and Littleneck clams. These versatile and convenient morsels can be eaten straight from the packet or used anywhere live would normally be used. Omega Seafood’s mussels and clams have their ‘all natural’ flavour sealed in, and will keep in your fridge for 12months with no additives.

For more information, call Lizzie Redwood on 0273780250, email or visit


These unique Sugar-free Sparkling Teas are brought to you from Waiheke Island.

Developed by local Waihekian Timmy Smith, these sugar-free sparkling teas are for adults and littlies alike. Created for those seeking a unique healthy lifestyle refreshment. Smith first created the hand-blended organic tea blends, that are then batch-brewed by her husband Ross, using pure New Zealand water. Each brew is then carbonated, resulting in a sparkling zero sweetener/sugar and nonfermented botanical beverage. “With my family being so involved it was important that the product fit with our family’s approach to life: minimum footprint, organic, being more


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than the sum of its ingredients while offering an innovative twist on tradition,” said Smith. PAUSE for Tea delivers refreshing multi-sensory pleasures and aims to offer the comfort that the age-old ritual of sharing a cup of tea provides. This innovative approach has been awarded Highly Commended in the 2019 Inspire+ New Zealand Artisan Awards. Now available in three unique blend offerings. Tantalising, refreshing and thirst quenching. This botanical trio will fast become staples in one’s beverage offering: Hibiscus & Ginger Refreshing blend of herbs, with Lemongrass

and Calendula, that will entice your taste buds and leaves you feeling revitalise. Spearmint & Oolong Perfect to sip when you need that little extra focus and clarity of thought. Chamomile & Lavender Bountiful botanical blend that evokes calmness and offers a unique taste experience. For more information call Amy on 0226994656, email or visit



For over a decade, Petal Cupcakes has been a household name for Aucklanders. Its stunning icing and wide cupcake variants has kept the company at the forefront of the cupcake game.

The demand for its Minis has been so incredible that the team has created a range of mini cupcakes specifically aimed at catering, restaurants, and cafĂŠs. Flavour variant highlights include; Vanilla Bean, Boysenberry, Tropical Mango, Double Chocolate, Raspberry and Salted Caramel.

They also have gluten-free and dairy-free minis to expand their offering. The complete range, including the minis, is available for wholesale through Bidfood as well as Service Foods. Alternatively, you can email for wholesale enquiries.

For more information, visit or call 0800 473 825.

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Real Foods Limited manages a number of highly successful inter-national food brands in the supermarket and foodservice channels. The mission is to supply premium, natural and nutritious food and beverage products from around the world, with an emphasis on quality and consumer benefits, including nutritious, plant based, organic and free-from options. Innovative unique products which meet current or future consumer food and beverage trends. PRODUCTS INCLUDE: • Alpro ‘For Professionals’ are long-life, plant-based alternative milks. They are specially blended for coffee and are perfect for barista applications. With consistent workability and high-quality micro foam, baristas can guarantee a professional delivery every time. Available in Soy, Coconut, Almond and new Organic Oat. • Remedy Kombucha is brewed for 30 days which eliminates all sugar and is made the old-fashioned way using real organic ingredients. Currently available in nine flavours, in 250ml cans, 330ml and 750ml glass bottles. • Pure Harvest are organic premium long-life plant based alternative milks. Available in Soy,


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Coconut, Almond, Oat and Rice variants. • King Island Coconut Water is sourced from one single origin, Thailand, unlike some other brands which may be sourced from multiple countries. The result is a consistent taste and quality. • Fragata Capers and Olives are the most exquisite Mediterranean flavour to be enjoyed any way and anywhere. The selection of the best ingredients and the careful production process make Fragata a great choice for all occasions. • Aqualove Water has a high pH of 9-10 can

help to neutralise the body’s pH level and maintain a good level of alkalinity ideally between 7.2 and 7.6pH. Aqualove’s packaging is hyper biodegradable and super ‘green’. A unique additive (BioSphere) is added to the PET which helps to break it down in under five years. Available in 500ml and 1L.

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Van Dyck Fine Foods pride themselves on delivering the highest quality pancakes, crepes and blinis in the market.

Founded in 1999 by Belgian couple, Inge Vercammen and Marcel Naenan who brought their passion for Belgian bakery and European engineering to New Plymouth, Taranaki. Trusted in food service for almost 20 years, Van Dyck’s keep innovating with value-added products including gluten free crepes, flavour variants, and supply the foodservice sector under their Marcel’s brand. Delight your customers over and over again with our range of ready to eat products. They are the perfect solution to minimise waste, reduce labour time and they deliver a highly 001254 Buyers Guide Half Page Ad Feb

consistent pancake every time. Van Dyck Fine Foods pancakes are light & fluffy, available in a range of sizes, flavours and with inclusions such as blueberry pieces and chocolate chip. They work perfectly on the breakfast buffet, on the breakfast and all day menu or as a base for a variety of desserts. The crepes are made to an authentic Belgian recipe and are lightly golden brown. From canapes and finger food, to plated breakfast and desserts, Van Dyck Fine Foods crepes can be used in most applications throughout 2020foodservice. working 1a copy.pdf 1 3/02/20 12:46 PM

The blinis are a caterers dream with a delicious savoury profile. They won’t crack or crumble and are super quick to prepare as they only take 15 minutes to thaw from frozen. Ideal for corporate functions, weddings, finger food and canapes. Available in all leading foodservice distributors nationwide. Contact us today to discuss your menu requirements or to request a sample. 06 755 0905

FROM OUR KITCHEN TO YOURS We produce an extensive range of great tasting products designed to go from freezer to table in under 10 minutes.

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Venerdi is a New Zealand owned specialty gluten free bread manufacturer. Venerdi has worked with, and supply many international, well-known food service brands, and are proud that the impeccable Venerdi products have earned their trust. Its aim is to provide you with products of the highest standard so you can be confident of an outstanding level of customer satisfaction – without any compromise on taste or texture. Since 2002, Venerdi’s foodservice range has grown to include a variety of quality pizza bases, buns, bread, bagels and bread mixes. It also offers the overwhelmingly popular Gluten Freedom artisan sourdough, vegan range, along with the Venerdi Paleo bread. Paleo Super Seeded is a dense, delicious loaf that is a firm favourite with smashed avocado and perfectly poached eggs for many cafés throughout the country. Venerdi are innovators at heart, so if there is a product that you are after, get in touch as they are always open to new and exciting ideas. For more information call +64 9 813 5481, email or visit

Grown from plants for barista made coffee. The team at Vitasoy, we make our plant milk using only the best ingredients, through a process that has been refined to be as simple as possible. Made exclusively for trade, our Café range has been specifically formulated to froth just like dairy milk, complementing your barista skills to deliver the perfect plant-based coffee every time.

For more information or to place an order please contact your local distributor or our Lion customer service team on 0800 10 72 72.


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Think a walnut is a walnut? Think again. When it comes to nuts, freshness is everything. Once cracked the clock is ticking on flavour, texture and nutritional value. Imported walnuts are cracked many months before they get to New Zealand, meaning that they are well past their prime by the time you use them. Walnuts New Zealand’s walnuts are grown right here in New Zealand, and cracked to order, meaning you get the freshest walnuts around. You can taste the difference – crisp, sweet and flavoursome. Simply delicious and so versatile. Walnuts New Zealand is a co-operative of around 50 passionate growers based in Canterbury, nurturing their orchards over decades and sharing expertise to bring customers the highest quality, freshest walnuts. The orchards limit spray usage, and all nuts are tested to be free of any spray residues. Plus, the trees are great for the environment – they live for hundreds of years absorbing carbon and releasing oxygen every day. As the “king of nuts”, walnuts are renowned for their high omega-3 healthy oils, as well as protein, fibre and minerals. The New Zealand Heart Foundation recommends that everyone

eat 30g of nuts every day. Like most foods, freshness is key to optimal nutrition. Walnuts New Zealand supplies whole walnuts, halves, pieces, meal, oil and dukkha in pack sizes to suit every customer. Choosing Walnuts New Zealand means you’re opting for delicious, superior quality walnuts, reducing food miles and being part of New Zealand’s local food story. Walnuts New Zealand – closer, fresher, tastier. Call today on 03 3478103 or email for the range list.


For more information please contact or call 03 3478 103


Wild Chef is an award-winning New Zealand Gourmet Food Manufacturer, producing chef quality meal and canape components that look and taste like they have come from your own professional kitchen. Our goal is to support chefs by producing the highest quality consistent quality products that save on prep-time. This allows chefs and business owners to maximise kitchen productivity while still bringing exciting new menu ideas to kitchens across New Zealand. We design our products to be enjoyed

by all. Our range offers many delicious Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegetarian, Vegan and Plant-Based options that can all be paired with either meat or vegetarian accompaniments to create a variety of dishes. Our products contain fresh local ingredients with no added additives or preservatives to ensure they are as wholesome as you would make yourself. Wild Chef continually creates innovative market leading products that align with evolving consumer demands. The product range includes variations of Potato, Kumara and Root Veggie Rosti, Potato Gratin, Polenta Chips, Hash Browns, Falafels, and a variety of Veggie Patties which can be added to any meal

of the day. All are sold frozen free flow through trusted Food Service Distributors nationwide. Wild Chef is proud to be 100% NZ owned and operated and prides itself on exceeding customer expectations. From the standard range, through to the contract manufacturing capabilities, Wild Chef aims to exceed all your needs, whilst building trusted ongoing relationships. Check out our NEW website at for lots of product serving suggestions inspiration.

For further enquiries, ideas and emailed pdfs, call us on 04 388-1998 or email to personally chat to one of our dedicated team.

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Confoil offers an extensive range of products to the baking industry including parchment muffin wraps, decorative paper baking moulds, vegetable parchment flan trays and baking paper. Our muffin wraps are perfect for promoting your muffins and cakes. The stock lines include both plain and printed varieties in white or brown and seasonal prints are also available. These muffin wraps can be customised with your logo and corporate colours, but minimum quantities do apply. The exquisite Italian-made Novacart decorated paper-baking moulds can be used in either the microwave or oven and they hold their shape during the cooking process. The perforated bases eliminate excess moisture allowing you to bake and serve in the mould. New to the range is the vegetable parchment flan trays, their rolled edges make them suitable for production lines and ideal for use with metal detection devices. These trays are great for your sweet or savoury products and as you bake in the tray you don’t have to clean tins and pans. Locally manufactured to accredited standards, with all relevant food packaging certifications you can be safe in the knowledge that the packaging is clean and hygienic.

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If you need a dependable partner who you can rely on for kitchen consumables, vacuum packing and sous vide equipment, talk to Contour International on 0800 576 997, visit or e mail

CONTOUR INTERNATIONAL Need to kit out your kitchen with the best sous vide equipment, vacuum chambers and consumables? Contour International helps professional chefs plate up perfection with industry-leading kitchen equipment and consumables, backed up by reliable on-going servicing.


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Our range of vacuum packers deliver efficient and consistent results, no matter the size of your kitchen and budget. From compact external vacuum sealers to high volume vacuum chambers, our expert team work with you to find the right solution. And it doesn’t end there. Contour International will

help you stay stocked up with essential kitchen consumables, like vacuum pouches and piping bags, to keep your prep work clean and your presentation crisp. For over 17 years, Contour International have helped chefs improve the efficiency and quality of their kitchens with sous vide cooking. Whether you use sous vide to prepare your signature steak or seasonal best sellers, Contour International is your home for all things sous vide. From automatic sous vide baths, to standalone sous vide stirrers, you can count on the range, expertise and service to deliver outstanding results every time. Contour International services all of New Zealand from the head office in the Bay of Plenty. We’ll keep you plating up perfection. ADVANCED REFRIGERATION LTD


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Coastal Products has been in business since 1976 providing the New Zealand market with it’s consumable and disposable needs. Coastal Products specialise in importing high quality products into New Zealand across several categories: • Commercial tissue paper including paper hand towels – folded and centre feed plus jumbo and standard rolls of toilet tissues. • Paper coffee cups, including both PE (100% recyclable) and PLA (100% degradable and compostable) lined products. Coastal Products carry an extensive stock range AND we also custom-print if required. • Disposable gloves for the food processing industry. • Disposable clothing for the food processing industry including hats, beard covers and sleeve covers. • Plywood and fibreglass for the marine and construction industry. Over the last 30 years, Coastal Products have developed long lasting, mutually beneficial relationships with distributors throughout the country. With distribution hubs in Auckland and Christchurch, Coastal Products can supply

their customers throughout the North and South Island quickly and efficiently with all product requirements. We are proud to be 100% New Zealand owned and operated.

For more information, please visit or get in touch with the team on 09 274 5317 or

EASI RECYCLING The Easi Recipe for Recycling

For those in the hospitality industry, hygiene and efficiency is always a priority. Not only that, customers are expecting companies to be doing the right thing and sustainability is becoming an everyday word as consumers now expect companies to be environmentally smart. As a result, Longopac, the latest innovation from Sweden, has become very popular with New Zealand businesses. People love the efficiency and time savings, as well as the sustainability of this bagging system that reduces plastic and increases recycling. Longopac waste bags are not only the strongest in the world but also the fastest to change. In fact, the liners take less than 30 seconds with absolutely no contact with waste – saving you time while keeping your kitchen hygienic.

Additional benefits of the Longopac bagging solution include:

• Every bag is always 100 percent full, regardless of how much waste is inside. • Tie off the bag as often as needed, eliminating nasty odours and partially full bags.


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• Three ply liners that are three times stronger, meaning no double bagging and reduced spillage. • Seventy percent saving on plastic as the liners are half as thick and 50 percent lighter than traditional bags. • Biodegradable bag cassettes available for composting food or other organic waste. • Three sizes and six colours to choose from for easy waste segregation to maximise recycling. • Waste stands specifically designed for your business.

To learn how Easi Recycling can help keep your kitchen efficient and clean or for more information call 0800 342 3177 or get started today with your free trial.


Eurotec Ltd, based in Penrose, Auckland, has been supplying and supporting temperature measurement technology to the Food Industry for over 30 years. Eurotec Ltd is proud of its Kiwi ownership and the global technologies it offers to clients in the Instrumentation, Refrigeration, HVAC and Electrical sectors, and of a reputation second to none for quality products and technical competence across the three New Zealand locations, Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Eurotec are the authorized distributor for Testo in New Zealand and have been working with Testo for over 30 years, providing high quality food safety equipment and industrial instrumentation to the New Zealand market. 2017 marked a milestone 60 years in business for Testo, this longevity in the industry is a testament to the success and quality of Testo and their work. In 2016, Eurotec established the Testo NZ online store to allow small to medium food service providers to easily purchase quality food safety equipment from a trusted brand and supplier, to help them adhere to their food safety plan. Testo are market leaders in thermometers, PH testers, data loggers and oil

testers for food safety, that can be used across a variety of applications including; restaurants and catering, food production, beverage industry, bread manufacturing, baking industry, supermarkets, fast food restaurants, confectionery industry, poultry, meat and seafood industry, logistics, warehousing and food auditing. Temperature control in the food industry is as crucial to product quality as it is to the fulfilment of hygiene requirements and the maintenance of defined ambient conditions when shipping or storing foodstuffs. Testo’s range of instruments for the food industry are all HACCP International certified and therefore guarantee the accurate measuring results needed for compliance with the relevant regulations. To find out more you can visit our website and view the range of Testo Food Safety Instrumentation at


Improving profitability and guest satisfaction one order at a time. Do away with printed menus and gain the benefits of allowing guests to order using their own device with those orders sent straight to the kitchen and/or bar or any specified place. Catch those extra orders you know get missed by busy staff and increase revenue with the Extraorder app. Its unique software increases staff efficiency, especially when short staffed, reduces errors and eliminates non-paying guest events. Manage margins better with its easy-touse pricing system. FEATURES INCLUDE: • Flexible menu design system with user defined multi-level categories. • Time link function so only the menu for the current time slot is displayed. • SaaS, so no installation required. • View orders from any device. • Allow guests to split and pay bills on their own device at the table. • Upload pictures so guests can see an image

of the dish. • Order management system allowing updates of what stage an order is at. • Host responsibility features including alcohol tracking. • Angela function. • Display your menus in multiple languages. No term contracts or monthly subscription fees. Use the system as much or little as you need. No setup fees. No outlay, so no risk, you are in control. Need help? Support is available, and if you join through the Restaurant Association you will receive a 25 percent discount on a standard plan. Download the app from Google Play or the Apple App store. Extraorder has offices based in Auckland and Melbourne.

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The world’s market leader in savings in deep frying fats and oils.

A permanent piece of equipment, Frylow comes with a five year warranty.

What to Expect from Frylow? • • • • • • • • • •

Extend oil life by up to 100% or more. Lighter, Crispier, Better Tasting Fried Food. Reduce Carbon Footprint. 5 Year Warrant. NSF Approved. Healthier Fried Foods – lab results available. Reduce Acrylamides. Shorten Cooking Times. Cook with Lower Temps. Reduce Oil Absorption.

Frylow pays for itself within the first year. Many busy sites have saved more than $3,000.00 per annum per fryer. Question: how many serves of food do you need to sell to put more than $3000.00 on your bottom line? Frylow adds immediate profit without the need to increase sales. Easy to use and maintain; Frylow is core equipment in many global operators kitchens. Got to to see recommendations from many trusted NZ businesses; more than 100 units used in NZ today.

HOSHIZAKI The creators of the first automatic ice machine, Hoshizaki offers an extensive range of commercial ice makers and dispensers. With their machines designed and manufactured to offer an outstanding level of reliability and performance, Hoshizaki has earned the position of proven industry leaders. The range offers ice making solutions for all domestic and commercial requirements including restaurants, cafés, bars, hotels, supermarkets, luxury yachts, ice suppliers, medical care facilities and any other industries requiring ice. Hoshizaki machines are designed for commercial use and offer a variety of shapes and sizes, so it is important to consider these factors when looking for the correct ice machine for your business. For instance, a tall ice machine may not suit a café or restaurant with limited space, therefore an under-counter ice machine option could


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be considered. Hoshizaki is the only brand offering the unique crescent style ice cubes – a hard, slow melting ice that keeps drinks cool while melting slowly. Hoshizaki is also the only brand to offer stainless steel evaporator plates in most models. The biggest advantage of a stainless-steel plate is it prevents flaking and evaporator wear and tear, ensuring longer life and consistent performance. In New Zealand, Hoshizaki is distributed by Steelfort a family owned business operating since 1946. With growing demand and a wider range available, Steelfort has made Hoshizaki ice machines price competitive and offers comprehensive after sales parts and service backup, essential for machines working in a commercial environment.

For more information please visit or phone 06 350 1350.

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INSINKERATOR Inefficiencies, down the drain – foodservice disposers from InSinkErator. Over 80 years ago, InSinkErator invented the very first food waste disposer. Today, foodservice facilities world wide rely on InSinkErator food waste disposers to help their kitchens run at peak performance. From restaurants and hotels to healthcare and education institutes, its disposers are proven to divert food from landfills, improve kitchen hygiene and reduce overall operating costs. According to the NZ Ministry for the Environment, 700,000 tonnes of organic waste is trucked to landfills each year in New Zealand. Once there, waste quickly decomposes and produces methane, an environmentally harmful greenhouse gas at least 21 times more potent than CO². In contrast, InSinkErator disposers provide a convenient alternative to transporting food waste to landfills. Plus, capable wastewater treatment plants can even recycle the food waste to produce energy that helps power the facility. It’s no secret: food scraps disposed of in bins create odours, attract pests and serves as

a breeding ground for bacteria. InSinkErator disposers help keep food waste out of rubbish bins improving kitchen sanitation and hygiene. They also cut staff trips to the bin and reduce waste hauling costs, all while increasing kitchen efficiencies and profitability. InSinkErator food waste disposers can play an important role in saving your operation money and minimising your carbon footprint. And with payback of initial investment in as little as one year, it’s just good business.

For more information and to see their range of five commercial models, visit

MENUMASTER - SEARCHFIELD Commercial microwave ovens by design are one of the most efficient and lowest cost appliances found in commercial foodservice kitchens. Commercial microwaves use up to 80 percent less energy than conventional ovens. Microwave ovens cut energy costs by only using energy when cooking – eliminating the need for pre-cooking and holding. During the cooking process, existing water molecules within the food are activated to create steam and shorten cook times even more. Plus there’s no need for costly ventilation.

The next step up is the Xpress range (pictured). These have convection and forced air options that maintain crispness and freshness. The forced air (impinger) also allows us to brown and crisp while at the same time using microwaves to heat. Only the best for your kitchen.

For more information call 09 444 5782, email or visit

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Red Cross is the world’s leading first aid training provider, training over 15 million people each year. Awarded a Double Highly Confident rating by NZQA, its full suite of accredited and Worksafe-compliant first aid courses are provided at over 130 locations around New Zealand. Red Cross offers three options your organisation can choose from when book onto a course: Public Courses, held at one of Red Cross’s first aid training locations; Private Group Courses, held at a first aid training location and attended by your staff only; or Off-Site Courses at your own worksite or other preferred location. With courses ranging from six to twelve hours, there’s an option for everyone when it comes to learning first aid. What’s more, all courses come with the option of ‘blended learning’, allowing participants to complete a portion of the course via the Red Cross First Aid App, or an online module. This can save a participant a significant amount of classroom time. Red Cross stocks the most comprehensive range of first aid products in New Zealand, with multiple options for any workplace. The iconic, fully-stocked New

Zealand Red Cross Workplace Kit is designed an made specifically for New Zealand workplaces, and comes available in small, medium, and large, while the Sofa Wall-Mounted First Aid Cabinet will ensure that you have secure storage for all your supplies. Catering First Aid Kits feature highly visible all-blue and metal-detectable dressings and consumables, while Eyewash Stations and Biohazard Clean-Up kits provide peace of mind that all emergencies have been considered in advance. Meanwhile, Red Cross’ range of Powerheart defibrillators are supported by the most comprehensive AED management

programme in New Zealand. While fully automated and daily self-testing, Powerheart defibrillators also customise the size of the shock to each patient, maximising the potential for a successful rescue.

For more information call 0800 233 243, email or visit

Not all defibrillators

are created equal...

New Zealand Red Cross is 100% committed to ensuring our defibrillators (AEDs) save as many Kiwi lives as possible. That’s why we will never accept anything less than 100% reliability.

Achieving this 100% standard with over 2,000 AEDs nationwide comes down to not one, but TWO key factors: 1

Our Device


When the time comes to save a life, you need to have confidence in your AED. Automated daily self-tests of pads, battery and software, the Red Cross AED ensures you are always Rescue Ready®. We track every Powerheart’s maintenance schedule, stock all our own replacement parts and consumables, and provide full wrap-around support.

At Red Cross, we literally trust these devices with our lives.

We also make working with Red Cross as easy as possible with flexible invoicing options, bulk discounts, and even an AED rental option.

If you want to know more about our AEDs, go to:


Our Support Programme

Having the right equipment is essential when lives depend on it. New Zealand Red Cross has carefully evaluated the equipment needed for a successful AED programme. We have chosen Cardiac Science AED’s because of their ease-ofuse, reliability, and performance.

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Red Cross is the worldwide leader in first aid. We practically invented first aid on a European battlefield in 1859, and we still train over 15 million first aiders every year! NZ Red Cross is a not-forprofit organisation that’s been ‘Here For Good’ since 1911. By partnering with the Red Cross you’re supporting our work in Kiwi communities.



New Zealand’s top kitchens are getting on board disposable grease filter revolution. The game is changing for New Zealand’s restaurant industry. Frustrated by the undesirable cleaning of traditional metal filters; removing, soaking overnight, pressure washing in the morning, sending a river of chemicals and grease down the drain; kitchen staff are demanding an easier process; one with a smaller carbon footprint. Furthermore, metal filters divert only 20-40% of airborne grease, meaning despite all cleaning effort, up to 80% of the grease can escape through filters into the hood, ducting and onto the roof. For kitchen owners, the hefty cost of a duct cleaner scraping this treacle-like enemy from exhaust systems is a painful experience. Meanwhile, working environments become very unattractive for kitchen staff, as grease drips from hoods, coating every available surface in the room. Murray Upton, of Waihi Beach Bakery says working in a bakery is ‘similar to working in a hot oven.’ With an atmosphere like this, kitchen owners are taking every step they can to minimise controllable discomforts; the most disagreeable being grease. Consequently, forward-thinking kitchens

are adopting an exciting new biodegradable disposable grease filter; Shepherd Filters. ‘Shepherd Filters are perfect for maintaining a comfortable working environment,’ Upton says. ‘They are easy to install, fit perfectly and reduce maintenance and cleaning.’ Named the AIRAH ‘2019 Product of the Year,’ Shepherd Filters are compostable grease filters, made of 100% natural NZ wool. The wool captures the grease, eliminating the need for chemicals. These filters can be changed out with a simple clip process, taking under 60 seconds per filter. Staff will notice it easier to clean kitchen surfaces, as Shepherd Filters capture up to 98% of the grease floating in the air, leaving the entire kitchen cleaner and smelling better. Furthermore, natural wool makes Shepherd Filters fire-retardant. It only takes 2mm of grease to fuel a kitchen fire, yet standard filters cause major grease build-up between duct cleans, putting kitchens at risk for a large amount of the year. By never allowing grease to build up inside the duct, Shepherd Filters offer your kitchen protection 24/7, 365 days a year.

SKOPE: FOCUS ON WHAT MATTERS WITH REFLEX FOOD STORAGE Spend more time on what’s on the plate, not what’s in the fridge If you work in food service, you’re short of time - and you can’t afford to spend it managing your cool storage. That’s something SKOPE Refrigeration has recognised with its new ReFlex series of food storage fridges and freezers that

took out the top equipment award at last year’s Fine Food Australia show. Like all SKOPE fridges, they are on the cutting edge of high-performance efficiency and natural refrigerant green thinking. But what really sets ReFlex apart are the food-grade 304 stainless steel builds and the digital innovation of the free SKOPE-connect app. When it comes to food safety and quality, both have your back. Here’s how: While the quality of the build can deliver market-leading reliability, the app provides an extra layer of protection by keeping you in the know and streamlining the actions you need to take to protect your food stocks. If anything affects the internal temperature consistency of the

Industrial hygiene and indoor air quality experts, Presco Environmental, are distributing Shepherd Filters throughout New Zealand.

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fridge or freezer you get an alert on your smartphone so you can take action. If the temperature records are needed for HACCP compliance, you simply export the data from your mobile device at the touch of the screen. No more fiddling about with temperature probes. But ReFlex even has your back when you need to make big changes. In the past, if you changed the food you store to keep up with a menu change, that meant calling in a tech to re-optimise the fridge’s temperature or even buying extra refrigeration. With SKOPE-connect and ReFlex, you can change temperature settings by using the app’s handy pre-sets. You can calibrate your fridge from fresh fish to poultry or your freezer from ice cream to soft serve in moments. ReFlex – Reliable Strength. Incredible Technology.

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SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY Southern Hospitality Ltd is New Zealand’s leading hospitality supply company, providing equipment, design, supplies and related services to the hospitality industry. With over 30 years in the hospitality industry, Southern Hospitality founded in Dunedin in 1989, now has 14 branches on all major cities of New Zealand. Southern Hospitality’s mission is to provide inspiration, innovation and professional service to its customers. The company works with 16 distinct industry segments, providing bespoke solutions including design, equipment supply, consultancy services, stainless steel fabrication and installation services. Clients include retail food services, franchise, healthcare and aged care centres, government agencies, defence industrial canteens, corporate departments, accommodations, education, bakeries, hire companies, stadia and the marae. The company has over 260 people, with more than 100 fully trained chefs, bakers and mostly come from extensive hospitality backgrounds. Its sales consultants offer industry experience to ensure that customers get the best advice and best solutions possible. Stock includes over 13,000 product lines imported from over

280 manufacturers located in 35 countries. With over one million items in stock, Southern Hospitality offer an extensive range of catering and foodservice equipment, laundry equipment, as well as hospitality crockery, cutlery, glassware, kitchen hardware, barware, chemicals, janitorial, buffetware, uniforms and disposables. For more information please vist or call 0800 503 335


Extend your season with German made Schwank Patio heaters, proudly distributed in New Zealand by Superheat Limited (Superheating).

Outdoor patio heaters have already become part of the standard inventory on the terraces of many restaurants, cafés and bars. The trend is continuing since the number of guests who prefer to sit outside even on cold days is increasing. Also, non-smoking laws significantly contribute to this trend. Energy efficient gas-infrared heaters are an ideal solution to cater for this trend. Since in many restaurants and hotels, natural gas or


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LPG is used for heating and cooking already, a connection to the network is easy. Gas-fired infrared heaters, being considered to be very pleasant and comfortable, are ideal to heat outdoor areas. Just like the sun, these heaters generate infrared rays, which in turn is transferred into heat when it strikes solid matters such as human bodies and the floor. Hence, the air is not heated directly. The

reaction time is so quick that guests are feeling the warmth within seconds after the heaters have been switched on. For more information about Schwank outdoor patio heating, contact us on 03 389 9500 or email at or you can visit our website:


Instant boiling water available on demand 24/7 with the simple flick of a tap!

Superheat Limited designs and manufactures wall mounted automatic water boiler units in Christchurch, New Zealand, to provide a reliable and ready supply of boiling water. The automatic boiler units are suitable for restaurants, cafés and commercial kitchens. Anytime where an instant supply of hot water is needed for food preparation or cleaning, our boiler units will deliver on demand. Superheat Limited have carefully designed

oits no worries, no fuss, and fully automatic filling water boiler units complete with a separate element and temperature controller. The New Zealand made automatic water boiler units are energy efficient to provide a reliable source of constant boiling water on tap and on demand 24/7. Superheat automatic water boiler units feature a completely automatic filling and heating system with a built in electronic

controller order to maintain the water temperature within 94-97⁰C. With simplified design and minimum number of working components, the automatic water boiler units have an easy clean powder coated surface. Additionally, being conveniently wall mounted, installation and maintenance is easy. • Optional carbon filter on 5 litre and 10 litre models. • Optional hot out for sink filling (comes as standard on our 25 litre model). • Low pressure models available. • Low temperature models available (i.e. ski resorts). • An optional safety tap is also available if required.

For more information, contact us on 03 389 9500 or visit


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Tevalis deliver award winning Point of Sale solutions to the hospitality industry across the UK with continued growth across Australia and New Zealand. At Tevalis, we understand that no two hospitality businesses operate exactly the same and therefore, neither should their EPOS and Enterprise solutions. Through years of experience, we approach this by providing a tailored technology suite to every client, focusing on a connected EPOS, Enterprise and Integrated platform which has the flexibility and reliability to meet operators’ specific requirements today and in the future. This is what Tevalis call the Technology Ecosystem model. The Tevalis Technology Ecosystem model showcases the suite of software solutions, developed in house, across three key layers. On-Premise: Explore bespoke, hospitality driven software which operates on a range of high performing touchscreen till points, selfservice kiosks, kitchen screens and the latest in handheld ordering. Enterprise Suite: Seamlessly integrating

with the Tevalis On-Premise solutions are the Tevalis suite of industry leading, cloudbased management applications such as Stock Management, Business Analytics and Centralised Management. Integrations: It’s Tevalis’ focus to ensure every operator receives a connected and best of breed technology system. That’s why it integrated with other experts across a range of core areas including Payment Services, Reservation, Finance and Property Management platforms. Alongside this, investing in a new EPOS technology system with Tevalis, is more than just the software and hardware purchased. It’s also an investment and a guaranteed commitment from the Tevalis teams to ensure each operation receives support before, during

and after the deployment of their technology suite. The foundation for this is our range of implementation services that each client experiences as part of their new Tevalis Point of Sale partnership. Discover the Tevalis Technology Ecosystem today.

For more information email: or call 0800 838 254

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Driven by a philosophy of affordable luxury, HOUE Danish Outdoor Furniture is from a proud heritage of Scandinavian design and crafted to the highest standard. The gorgeous outdoor table range highlights intimate two-seater FLOR café settings, the unique LEAF table that can seat up to nine guests, and the FOUR 90x270 ten-seater dining tables. The beautiful table tops are crafted from sustainably sourced bamboo, renowned for its exceptional strength, hardness and resistance to wear. HOUE outdoor dining chairs offer a superior level of comfortable ergonomics and styling coupled with robust, quality manufacturing to provide years of service. The CLICK Dining chair won the 2016 German Design award for its innovative, stylish and practical design. All HOUE chairs are made from weatherproof materials perfect for outdoor use. The CLICK and CLIPS Dining chairs are available with, or without armrests and in a range of great colours. The new PAON range is light Scandinavian in its design, but

with a touch of Classic French Victorian romance. All HOUE dining chairs are stackable. The FOUR 90x90 and 90x160 tables convert to a bar leaner with additional of a leg extension kit. These couple with either the contemporary, maintenance-free CLIPS bar stools, or the classic styling of the new PAON bar stools. Danish Furniture Ltd is the New Zealand distributor of the HOUE brand, with offices in the sunny Bay of Plenty. They are also a proudly New Zealand-owned company who is focused on providing quality products, ethically made, environmentally shipped, at both sensible and reasonable prices. The commercial sales team specialise in supplying outdoor dining furniture to the hospitality industry such as cafés, restaurants, bars, clubs and retirement villages. In addition, the team at Danish Furniture strive

to provide a high level of communication, excellent customer service and premium product support. For more information, call +64 (0) 7 573 8607, email or visit

STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD At Harrows we collaborate with business owners to create spaces that stand out from the crowd through beautifully made, fit-for-purpose furniture. We believe in a more personalised approach, inspiring our customers through possibilities – ultimately giving you a competitive edge. 0800 142 233 Showroom at 3 Dundonald St Eden Terrace Auckland

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With a track record of large-scale commercial projects, demand for the Auckland city-based FF+E procurement company has been soaring. Statement iD is passionate about inspired design, with proven expertise in hotels, resorts, restaurants and bars. Their dedicated team covers all FF&E procurement for the hotel, hospitality and commercial industries. Statement iD has suppliers all over the world to suit all budgets and time frames. Statement iD represents a range of international furniture brands, all of which are suited for commercial use. TON, SP01, Jobs, Torre and Fogia – all coming from Europe have award-winning furniture designed by acclaimed designers. Lebello and Tonik and Janus et cie are outdoor furniture brands built to withstand the harsh New Zealand sun. 2020 is another big year for Statement iD, with a wide range of new products to showcase in New Zealand and working on a range of commercial projects throughout the country. Projects throughout the country and in the Pacific Islands. For more information, visit

Luxury European Designer Furniture New to New Zealand, imported exclusively through Woodwrights, Artisan is a globally renowned award-winning design and innovation furniture manufacturer. Each piece of furniture is crafted to stand the test of time in high use environments. With Artisan, clients can select from six different species of solid timber, followed by their desired colour finish and (where applicable) the upholstery or leather of their choice. Each item is truly handcrafted and expertly finished to match and complement the unique requirements of each client. The international award-winning Neva chair, as seen here, features sensual and fluid form expressed through soft, angular edges and transitions. Its tilted and arched backrest flows down into the armrests, creating one continuous line that descends into the front legs. Besides the ergonomics, its delicate surfaces invite for additional tactile exploration. Supremely thin and light, the line of Neva chairs reflects the technological process that created it, a combination of 5-axis CNC technology, as well as meticulous hand finishing of experienced craftsmen. Exuding luxury, The Neva Chair can be found in some of the most luxurious restaurants and cafes across the World. The Neva chair is available in solid oak, walnut, maple, elm, cherry and pear, with various natural finishes (oils and soaps). The seat can be ordered in solid wood, or upholstered with leather or fabric. Each award-winning collection from Artisan embraces both modern principles and traditional production standards, giving it a durable and modern edge. Contact us to visit our Auckland Showroom or enquire for more information today. For more information call Huxley Trewavas on 021 228 2967 or 0800 53 00 35, email, or visit


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BIDFOOD Bidfood is a national wholesale food distributor made up of four divisions: Foodservice, Fresh, Processing and Logistics. Together, all divisions provide the foodservice and hospitality industry with a complete range of food and non-food products. This links the distribution of 20,000+ products to over 15,000 customers. Bidfood can service commercial food businesses of all sizes, from a small café through to the largest national businesses in New Zealand. The extensive range has been developed to meet customer demand and is being continually adjusted to keep pace with changing trends. Bifood is committed to offering products of the highest quality, delivered on time, in full, at competitive prices. Considered the “one-stop supply solution”, Bidfood provides customers with access to all major local and international brands as well as Bidfood Exclusive Brands - including Smart Choice, Seafrost, Alfina’s and Southern Range. The advantage of working with Bidfood is that they work as a partner to simplify business for customers from ordering to delivery. Ordering via Bidfood’s online shop MyBidfood (online shop) provides easy ordering for the customer by providing a wide range

of functionality including: menus and recipes, standing orders, summarised account activity

For more information about Bidfood visit For online purchasing of products visit to login or sign up.

and reporting. There is even the ability to cost out recipes and plan menus.

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Spend less time shopping around, and more time with your customers Gilmours is your one stop foodservice shop

• Delivering great deals that are relevant to your business when you buy in bulk. • With 11 Wholesale distribution points, and don’t get caught short, top up at one of our Cash ‘n Carry stores. • Convenient 24/7 online shopping where you can set up standing orders and lists for fast re-ordering, with quick and easy online chat. • From food beverages and more at Gilmours with quality fresh meat, produce, chilled and frozen, grocery, general merchandise, consumables, wine, beer & spirits. We are looking forward to working with you. North Shore | Mt Roskill | Manukau | Hamilton | Tauranga | Central | Wellington

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INDUSTRY TRAINING SOLUTIONS Welcome to Industry Training Solutions. We are one of New Zealand’s top training providers with 20 years of experience in hospitality training.

For more information visit our website at where you can arrange bookings direct. Or you can get in touch with our bookings team on 0800 464 487 and we can get you enrolled on a course in your region.

Industry Training Solutions provides training for public & private organisations and schools throughout the country and we’d love to help you and your team upskill so that you can maximise your business potential. There is a great range of courses catering specifically to the hospitality industry. 2020 Courses include: LCQ , Basic & Comprehensive Food Safety, barista and bartending, and Café Counter Service. The Food Safety Training meets the

requirements of the Food Act 2014, and LCQ is the required qualification to apply for a managers certificate to be a certified manager of a licenced premise. In addition, Industry Training Solutions offer other amazing fun-filled workshops such as teambuilding/leadership, customer service and drug and alcohol awareness. You or your staff can also complete self-paced courses in your own time via correspondence – all courses include NZQA


The Chip Group of Potatoes New Zealand is a #nzfries campaign. 2020 will see the push for food service operators to choose New Zealand grown and processed frozen fries. 2020 will also see the annual People’s Choice Award where consumers get to vote for their favourite chip shop and criteria to enter will be based on having a current certificate from The Chip Group to demonstrate Best Frying Practice as well as proven choice of New Zealand grown and processed fries.

Awards will be announced and presented at the biennial New Zealand Chip Fest in mid-August and guarantees to generate a lot of media and public interest. Almost 8,000 votes were cast in the 2019 People’s Choice Awards, an increase in engagement of 150 percent from the 2018 competition. It’s clear that New Zealanders love #bestchips and that operators can grow their business through Chip Group training. To qualify

unit standards Industry Training Solutions is a Category 1 provider. One of the benefits of being a private training provider is courses can be customised according to your business needs, or your regional requirements. Industry Training Solutions work with many Chambers of Commerce and other professional organisations, so are happy to design training specifically to meet what you require.

for entry in competitions shops must have at least one staff member who holds a current Chip Group Best Fry Practice Certificate and buy New Zealand frozen fries. Chip Group offers free online training, it only takes 20 minutes to become a certified Chip Group Trained operator. The training will improve the quality of your product with best frying tips and improve business as well, with handy hints to save you time and money. Go to courses/the-chip-group-online-trainingcourse/ to take the online free training and have your certificates posted to you. Take pride in your industry with this Potatoes New Zealand and Ministry of Health cofunded training. Ask your New Zealand fries sales team about Chip Group training.

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With over 500 businesses now using Safe Food Pro, there is no better time to streamline your food safety compliance with this easy to use app.

Food safety compliance is one area that can really benefit from the introduction of technology. Your Food Control Plan (FCP) is designed to ensure food storage, handling and cooking processes are safe. The way you prove they are safe is through good record keeping and staff training. By using the Safe Food Pro app to manage your FCP your record-keeping is seamless, and you will also be prompted when an issue arises, so the guesswork is gone. But best of all – no more paperwork is required. Safe Food Pro is cost-effective, gives you full visibility over your food safety and is extremely easy to set-up and use. All your data is stored securely in the cloud and is easily accessible come verification time. Contact the team today for a 14-day free trial or online product demo.

For more information call Maddy Caro on 021 586 353, email, or visit


Service Foods is one of the largest independent family owned and operated foodservice companies in New Zealand; expanding to meet the needs of local and nationwide hotels, restaurants, cafes and more. Service Foods grew from humble beginnings in Christchurch as a small grocer in 1983. In 2009, the company was voted as one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in New Zealand and now operates a nationwide distribution network. 2017 saw expansion into the central North Island with branches opening in Napier and Gisborne. In February 2018, the growth continues with a new branch in Rotorua, fresh produce and foodservice in Wellington as well as a new branch in Tauranga. The business now employs close to 600 employees across New Zealand. Service Foods understands success not only comes from hard work and wellplanned strategies, but most importantly is from their loyal customers. The Service Foods team take pride in developing trust, long standing relationships with local businesses in each region. To assist their customers in becoming leaders in their field, Service Foods source over 4,000 imported lines from more than 20 countries,

over 8,000 products locally, direct from farmers and reputable manufacturers. Service Foods has just moved into a state of the art new $60 million distribution centre in Auckland. The 18,000m² custom built facility is multi temperature zoned to accommodate a range of over 12,000 lines

For more information visit or email including fresh produce, seafood, butchery, chilled, dry and frozen products. The facility will be capable of dispatching a fleet of over 100 temperature-controlled trucks daily, providing comprehensive coverage of Auckland and its surrounding regions.

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On-job staff training that works Successful businesses are owned, managed and staffed by skilled and knowledgeable people. Staff costs are a large proportion of your budget. That’s why it’s essential that everyone does their job well. Effective, efficient and customer-focused people are a defining characteristic of a great hospitality business. Everyone benefits from ServiceIQ on-job staff training. It’s ideal for people who are new to the hospo game, as well as experienced staff who need to develop their skills or move up the ranks. Because your people learn as they work, downtime is minimised, taking the pressure off management and colleagues. There’s a great built-in incentive for your team too: successful training completion leads to a nationally recognised qualification.


ServiceIQ works with you to define your business needs and how they can help you meet them. Their simple but powerful business needs analysis considers a wide range of factors, including current staff skill levels and what is needed to help grow your business or improve its success.

ServiceIQ’s expert advisors also take into account business plans, in-house training capability and, of course, your budget. Because of their deep experience in hospitality, they know what works and what doesn’t. ServiceIQ helps its customers succeed by growing their talent. In partnering with you, your people receive the upskilling that’s right for your business, and is beneficial to them too. The right investment in your team is one of the best investments you can make for your business. Talk to the ServiceIQ team now about how they can help.

For more information call 0800 863 693, email or visit


WelTec School of Creative and Hospitality The WelTec School of Creative and Hospitality is located in the heart of the Wellington CBD, close to the cafes, restaurants and hotels that provide a welcome source of full and part-time employment to current students and graduates. The School delivers hospitality and tourism programmes, as well as short courses, to approximately 600 full and part-time students each year including 250 or so students in Cookery, Bakery and Patisserie programmes.

WelTec’s New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) Managed Traineeship WelTec’s new two-year, block release, programme supports trainees to work towards becoming a qualified chef whilst continuing to be employed in the industry. Students will learn through practical tutorials and workshops and be assessed in a purposebuilt environment alongside other trainee chefs. Access to WelTec’s online learning system and regular onsite visits by tutors to the student’s work places will provide additional support to


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both the trainee and the employer throughout the process. Candidates must be employed for a minimum of 24 hours per week in a WelTec approved hospitality business in an appropriate position (e.g.: Kitchen Assistant, Commis Chef, Junior Chef or similar role).

Benefits to the business include:

• Retain your employer at work, with minimum disruption in releasing them for off job training. • Upskill your staff, and increase your service standards and productivity. • Focus only on on-job training, and let WelTec take care of the trainees’ off-job training requirements, e.g: completion of theory components, and assessments.

Benefits to the employee:

• Learn while you earn. • Gain a recognised qualification while working in the industry. • Enjoy the great level of training support which WelTec can offer. • Increase your career prospects by developing your skill level.

For more information, visit

TONI EACOTT, National Sales and Marketing Manager Mobile: +61 437 053 809 Office: +61 7 5573 1599 Email: *Mozzarella is Vegetarian Friendly and Churros are Vegan Friendly.

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