Posts tagged "Air New Zealand"

Companies join forces to create New Zealand forestry portfolio

[15 March/The Country] Air New Zealand, Contact Energy, Genesis Energy and Z Energy have joined forces to create a partnership to establish a forest portfolio to gather carbon.  The collaboration will help participants to meet their annual requirements under the emissions trading scheme. Anthony Beverley, Chief Executive of DrylandCarbon reported that now the partnership has...

Sunfed dings Air NZ for choosing US-made Impossible Burger, pushes its new Bull-Free Beef

[22 November/NZ Herald] Fresh from its $10 million capital raise, Sunfed is calling for Air New Zealand to adopt its soon to be available Bull Free Beef. Air NZ added the Impossible Burger to its LA-Auckland flights in July as one of three main course options for business class passengers. The move attracted criticism from...

Kiwi firm Craft Meat Company launches meat-free mince

[29 October/NZ Herald] The Craft Meat Company has developed a 100 percent plant-based mince which is made from mushrooms, tomato, almonds, coconut oil, and soy protein. It is expected to reach store shelves soon. Co-owner, Grant Howie, said the company decided to launch the meat-free mince after he had taken an ownership interest in the...

Virgin Australia versus Air New Zealand – latest round of the food fight

[7 September/The Country] Virgin Australia announced its final three shortlisted beef suppliers who are in the running to supply their produce to meals on flights from New Zealand to Australia. This was in an effort to compete with Air New Zealand when they become direct competitors in late October. The shortlisted farms were Beaumont Station,...

Got beef? Virgin Australia’s Kiwi response to Air NZ’s ‘impossible burger’

[23 July/NZ Herald] Virgin Australia has responded to Air New Zealand’s no meat burger and pledged to take the best Kiwi beef and serve it on their own flights. The airline wanted the dish to be served on all flights from New Zealand to Australia. Virgin Australia said it was one of New Zealand meat’s...

Farmers puzzled by Air NZ’s vege burger

[5 July/Rural News] Farmers were puzzled by Air New Zealand’s decision to promote an overseas produced plant protein burger. Federated farmers said Air New Zealand prides itself on being innovative, and liked to partner with like-minded businesses. Federated Farmers Meat and Wool Chairperson, Miles Anderson, added that they understood that, however was unsure why our...

Tasting the Impossible Burger with Air New Zealand

[3 July/NZ Herald] Business Premier customers travelling on Air New Zealand’s LA to Auckland haul will be offered the Impossible Burger for the next three months. It is a plant based innovation that is designed to save the planet. It has become a phenomenon in the U.S food tech industry for achieving the impossible, a...

Air New Zealand to take lead in tree planting programme to offset carbon

[26 November/ NZ Herald] Air New Zealand has been scoping the private afforestation fund with the Government, however planting could begin in 2018. Air New Zealand would work with the Ministry for the Environment and the Ministry of Primary Industries to investigate establishing a private afforestation scheme, providing funding to landowners to plant trees in...

Synlait, A2 Milk shares hit record high

[29 September/New Zealand Herald] The S&P/NZX 50 Index dipped 0.16 points, or 0.002 percent, to 7913.62. Within the index, 26 stocks fell, 19 increased, and five were unchanged. Turnover was $204 million. Synlait Milk and A2 Milk broke records on regulatory approval to retain Chinese market access for infant formula next year. Synlait Milk rose...