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Fruit and Vegetable News and Views with 5+ A Day

Goodbye Winter - Hello Asparagus!

Every September winter-weary shoppers across the country are thrilled to see one…

September 20, 2019

Kiwis Back A Plant-Based Diet To Improve Our Environment

New Zealanders are acutely aware of the impact food production processes have on…

September 16, 2019

Make your Te Reo Ka Pai with Kai During Māori Language Week

It’s Māori Language Week and the team at 5+ A Day are celebrating by promoting t…

September 09, 2019

Free Fruit & Vegetables In Schools Receives Top Marks From NZ Parents

Kiwi parents and school principals overwhelmingly back the Fruit & Vegetable…

August 06, 2019

5+ Easy & Affordable Hacks for Building Immunity this Winter

It’s that time of year when your whole family can be knocked off its feet by ann…

July 17, 2019

Great News - Government extends Fruit in Schools Initiative

The Ministry of Health has confirmed the extension of Fruit (& Vegetables) i…

June 13, 2019

Feijoa Season is Here!

It’s time to celebrate New Zealand’s feijoa season, adding variety and a nutriti…

April 11, 2019

5+ A Day Sponsored 2018 National Secondary Schools Culinary Championships a Success

The 5+ A Day Charitable Trust are proud sponsors of the 2018 National Secondary …

September 10, 2018

Celebrating Māori Language Week Through a Love of Kai

Nothing tells a story, or brings people and cultures together, quite like food. …

September 04, 2018

Sweet Success: Fruit & Vegetables in Schools Providing Positive Impact

New research into the impact of Fruit & Vegetables in Schools (FIS) has foun…

August 28, 2018

The 5+ A Day Charitable Trust and Simon Gault Create the Best Salad Ever

The 5+ A Day Charitable Trust has enlisted celebrity chef Simon Gault to create …

August 15, 2018

Seasonal Produce Provides Affordable Winter Wellness

Winter feels like it is well and truly here, and seasonal fruit and vegetables p…

May 28, 2018