Posts tagged "New Zealand"

Bunnings to pull Yates pesticide allegedly linked to bee deaths

[14 January/ Stuff Business] Bunnings stores across Australia and New Zealand will cease stocking the Yates Confidor product by the end of this year, given concerns that the pesticide contributes to affecting the navigation and immune systems of bees.  The company acknowledges that decision was based on precaution rather than scientific evidence, with a spokesperson...

US company Smartwool gets quality and back-story from New Zealand merino

[8 December/ Stuff] Leaders from Smartwool have visited the Stonyhurst farm in North Canterbury. Smartwool was a merino apparel company from the United States which sourced 95 percent of its wool from New Zealand. Smartwool Brand President, Travis Campbell said the reason the wool had always been sourced from New Zealand was due to the...

Substance underlies brand and reputation: let’s make sure we deliver on our promises to consumers

Customers at Tesco supermarkets in the UK now have the opportunity to buy Chicken from Willow Farms, beef from Boswell Farms and pork sausages from Woodside Farms, as well as vegetables and fruit from various other British sounding farms; Redmere, Suntrail, Rosedene and Nightingale Farms. It all sounds idyllic and connects the consumer to where...