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  • Auckland’s dining out scene has more than a touch of Asia, to a point that it’s almost impossible to dine at any restaurant without some form of Asian influence on the menu. The popularity of Asian restaurants continues to outstrip all other ethnic eateries, with one on almost every street corner. However those specialising in traditional Asian food are thin on the ground with just a few that come up with the complete package.
    Article - 2010-07-05 16:27
  • New Zealand imports very little food from Japan. These imports are limited to a small range of specialty products, such as small volumes of seaweed and sake as well as other Japanese specialty food products including mirin, soy sauce, dried noodles, pickled ginger, wasabi. The area affected by the earthquake is not a major food production area, and certainly not a major food exporting region. Additionally, Japanese officials have said that food production in the affected area has been halted and therefore food from this area would not be available for export.
    Article - 2011-03-22 07:30
  • The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) is actively monitoring the emergency situation in Japan, and in particular the safety of food imports from Japan to New Zealand. "We have confidence in Japan’s food safety management and systems to manage this issue," MAF Director-General Wayne McNee says. To date, MAF has not identified any food imports from Japan that present a risk to New Zealanders’ health.
    Article - 2011-03-26 08:00
  • Stark décor and cramped surroundings generally don’t draw in the crowds but sometimes restaurants like these dish-up some memorable meals. Formerly a retail shop, its narrow layout must have been a real challenge for its owners. Just limited to 20 diners the seating arrangements don’t allow any form of intimate conversation to flourish. Alternatively you can sit at the bar counter and follow the preparation of your meals in the open kitchen from start to finish.   
    Article - 2011-04-07 12:00
  • If you have a craving for Asian food, then Silk Road is the place to go. Since opening its kitchens late last month, Auckland Airport's newest restaurant has been attracting lots of praise. Customer feedback indicates that people are enjoying finally having some "real Asian food" at the airport.
    Article - 2011-06-08 10:00
  • This Thursday 30 June Wellingtonians will be encouraged to buy sushi for lunch - with half the proceeds from participating sushi stores going towards the Japanese earthquake and tsunami recovery. From 10.00am - 3.00pm on Thursday, people can buy sushi from participating central business district shops or two 'pop up' shops in Midland Park or Civic Square and enjoy Taiko team drumming performances as they eat.
    Article - 2011-06-28 16:00
  • With dedication to technique and classic cooking principles intent on proving that food doesn’t have to be serious to be fun, Industry Zen heralds a return to interesting dishes with a few surprises thrown in along the way.
    Article - 2011-07-05 10:30
  • Effective marketing to Asia requires advertising that is tailored to each individual country rather than a 'one-size-fits-all' approach, according to the research findings of Victoria University's Professor of Marketing Kim Fam. "Asia is a continent of paradoxes," says Professor Fam. "It has some of the fastest growing economies of the world, as well as some of the largest populations—and is made up of a rich web of cultural complexities.
    Article - 2011-09-26 13:00
  • Mt Cook Alpine Salmon’s Saikou Sushi-Grade Salmon was named the supreme award winner at the New Zealand Food Awards hosted by Massey University at the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland tonight. The Twizel-based company's product stood out for its excellent taste and the innovative operations system used to ensure its product reaches customers in the very best condition. "This is a very good quality product that has changed the world of salmon – a farmed salmon with the tastes of free-running river salmon,” chief judge Ray McVinnie said.
    Article - 2011-10-20 15:15
  • South Island Company, Mt Cook Alpine Salmon’s innovative Saikou Sushi-Grade Salmon product has won the company the prestigious, judge nominated New Zealand Food Award 2011 Supreme Award. Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon were awarded a total of four awards for the night including; the Food Safety Award for outstanding achievement and innovation in Food Operations, the MAF Food Operations Innovation Award, the Award for outstanding achievement in product innovation in its category, and the 2011 Supreme Award.
    Article - 2011-11-05 13:00