Taste New Zealand is organized by the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE). It is the much-anticipated Food Fair which brings Malaysians the best of New Zealand products and produce was back with more than 150 quality, honest products comprising a delectable selection of new artisanal treats, guilt-free chocolates, premium New Zealand apples and kiwifruits as well as a range of sustainable, eco-friendly products. Just in time for the festivities around the corner! Hence, I took this opportunity to grab some quality products for gift exchange with friends and family. Plus, not forgetting to reward myself too by trying as many New Zealand products as possible!
Taste New Zealand Food Fair
Some of the items that I discovered at the fair:
New Zealand Meat
Green lea Chilled Beef
Greenlea is one of the biggest meat exporters which started as a family business 80 years ago in Gisborne. Greenlea has grown to be an established, global beef exporter that offers pure NZ Grassfed beef from their farms to your plate.
Top quality biscuits and chocolates
New Zealand’s most famous chocolate brand, Whittaker’s sources for top quality, hand-harvested cocoa from Ghana and
Madagascar, the two homes of the world’s finest beans. These beans are batch roasted and made into fine grade chocolate, differentiating them from producers who uses cocoa liquor.
Griffin’s, New Zealand’s No. 1 and favorite biscuit bakers is finally here in Malaysia! Armed with its 150 years heritage of expertly baking biscuits with top quality ingredients, their delicious biscuits were made with real New Zealand milk and milk chocolate!
Dairy, beverages and ice cream
Anlene, Anmum and Fernleaf from Fonterra Brands Malaysia
Fonterra Brands are well-known for producing some of the best tasting dairy the world has to offer. Look forward to delicious products from them with Anlene Heart Plus, Anmum Essential, Anmum Materna and its range of Fernleaf and Fernleaf Calciyum products. Anlene also provided free bone density checking for the public. Mine was -1.0, which is considered healthy! YAY!
Karihome Goat Milk Formulas are manufactured by the Dairy Goat Co-operative (N.Z.) Ltd., (known as DGC), a farmer-owned co-operative in New Zealand, whose goat milk production reaches 90% of the total output in New Zealand.
Spring Sheep Milk Co. aims to deliver the pure nutritious goodness of New Zealand sheep milk to consumers all over the world. A natural source of protein and essential vitamins and minerals, with the added digestive health benefits of prebiotics. Most importantly, it is also deliciously creamy-tasting and clean.
NZ Natural Zealand Ice-cream
Made in New Zealand with the freshest, finest quality ingredients. With more than 30 unique ice cream flavors to choose from, it will always be a taste adventure.
Kapiti Ice Cream
Kapiti Ice Cream, the delicious creamy premium ice cream that is not to be missed. The award-winning bold flavors promises a sensory experience to remember.
Pure n Ezy Ready To Eat!
Leaderbrand is one of New Zealand’s most recognized and diverse horticultural businesses. They have recently launched Pure n Ezy ready-to-eat beetroot and corn at AEON Taste NZ.
- 100% grown, harvested and cooked in New Zealand
- No refrigeration needed
- 15-month shelf-life
- Available year round
- Convenient and nutritious
- Assure Quality (NZ MAF) certified
Eco store offers plant-based products with no nasty chemicals promising safer products to put on the skin or use around the home.
Other products and brands that joined this round of Taste New Zealand also include Pic’s Peanut Butter, CHIA, Easiyo, and Sweet Meadow.
Taste New Zealand Food Fair was held from 30th November until 10th December at these 7 AEON outlets:
AEON QueensBay, AEON Mid Valley, AEON Bandar Utama, AEON Bukit Tinggi, AEON Bukit Indah, AEON Tebrau City, and AEON Bandar Dato Onn.
I also took the chance to participate in their Snap & Win Contest! *crossing fingers*
For more information on New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, visit https://www.nzte.govt.nz/.