Posts tagged "Virgin Australia"

Taihape farmers provide beef to Virgin airlines for inflight meals

[15 March/Stuff NZ] A group of Taihape farmers, Hinterland Foods, have been successful in their pitch to supply Virgin Australia with meat. The sheep and beef farmers are now fetching a “significant” premium over the regular market price for their produce, spokeswoman and director Sarah Wells said. Hinterland was told it appealed because it was...

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...