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Fruit and Vegetable News and Views with 5+ A Day

Feed Your Soul and Boost Your Health With Locally Grown Winter Produce

The cold and dark months of winter might seem like a bleak time of year for a na…

May 28, 2021

New Zealand Persimmons Grow 20 Percent In Popularity

One of New Zealand’s most on-trend fruit, locally grown persimmons, are about to…

April 19, 2021

Keep the Doctor Away this Autumn with a Vitamin-infused Workplace Lunch

With the changing of seasons in progress and in light of recent Covid-19 restric…

March 15, 2021

5+ A Day Planting Futures for Tamariki with New Oke Partnership Deal

The 5+ A Day Charitable Trust is proud to announce its sponsorship of Oke, a loc…

March 05, 2021

Record Two Million More Servings of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables to Tamariki in 2021

Fresh fruit and vegetables are on the menu at 561 of New Zealand’s lowest decile…

February 11, 2021

New Zealand Supermarkets Full of Passion(fruit) this Valentine’s Day Due to Global Pandemic

Kiwis are being urged to make the most of an influx of passionfruit that will hi…

February 11, 2021

What is Eco-Friendly, Safe, Affordable, Healthy & Delicious that Fits in a School Lunchbox?

Coming up with appealing lunchbox ideas that will fuel young bodies is a challen…

February 03, 2021

Healthy Christmas Platters a Gift to Kiwi Growers

Enjoy the best of what New Zealand has to offer and support Kiwi growers by serv…

December 01, 2020

Kiwis Urged to Support Local Strawberry Growers this Season

Strawberry growers say Kiwi consumers will “hit the jackpot” this month and are …

November 12, 2020

Te Reo Māori Celebrated in New 5+ A Day Resource

A new story book for young children that showcases kai hauora (healthy food) and…

September 14, 2020

Potato/Kūmara Toast Trend Hits New Zealand

A world-wide gourmet trend has hit our shores and may be the answer to shedding …

August 31, 2020

NZ’s Fruit & Vegetables in Schools Initiative for Vulnerable Children Acknowledged Globally

New Zealand’s most successful and effective school-based nutrition initiative Fr…

August 20, 2020