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Fruit and Vegetable News and Views with 5+ A Day

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

Virtual’ Adventure Takes Borders Away for Kiwi Kids

The 5+ A Day Charitable Trust is encouraging teachers to enrol their primary sch…

July 27, 2020

Seasonal Fresh Fruit! An Ideal Choice For Breakfast On-The-Go

Being organised is crucial to getting out the door on time and it’s more importa…

July 20, 2020

Fruit & Vegetables Still Affordable And More Important To Eat Than Ever!

Kiwis are being urged to continue eating at least five plus servings of fresh fr…

July 14, 2020

5000 5+ A Day Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Boxes Diverted to Families During Covid-19

Fresh produce deemed for the Fruit and Vegetables in Schools (FIS) initiative is…

April 15, 2020

Feast On Feijoas To Keep Your Immunity Levels Up

Feijoas are coming into season at just the right time as Kiwis search for new wa…

April 03, 2020

Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Consumption Expected to Rise during COVID-19

Fresh fruit and vegetable consumption is expected to rise as more people stay at…

March 20, 2020

Almost half of all kiwi breakfasts don’t include fresh fruit or vegetables

Breakfast will be the target of a new 5+ A Day campaign this year to help Kiwis …

March 10, 2020

Child Poverty Stats Reaffirm Importance Of Free Fruit & Vegetables In Schools

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

February 25, 2020