News on Chips and Snacks from New Zealand
Wet weather causes potato shortage in New Zealand
October 15, 2017
Stocks of the potato chips are stretched thin as New Zealand battles a nationwide potato shortage after the wet winter. UPDATE: it turns grocery stores right now have NO shortage in stocks after all...
Heartland Potato Chips (NZ) expands product range with Premium Crafted Crisps
February 28, 2017
New Zealand potato chip manufacturer Heartland Potato Chips just launched a range of premium crafted kettle chips in four flavours.
New Zealand Potato Chips market is growing 15 percent annually, driven by premium segment
October 27, 2016
According to Potatoes New Zealand, domestic sales of potato chips have grown by about 15 percent each year over the past three. New Zealanders spent NZD 157 million (USD 112 million ) on potato chips in 2015
Heartland potato chips a family affair
August 23, 2015
Raymond Bowan's passion for potatoes and chips has seen Heartland Potato Chips take on the big boys at their own game. The company has just launched a new product range - flat cut chips, and has in New Zealand an 8 per cent market share.
Bluebird Foods (New Zealand) is recalling batches of its Original Cut Potato Chips
July 14, 2015
Bluebird Foods (New Zealand) is recalling batches of its bags of potato chips after finding some may contain plastic pieces.
Heartland Potato Chips benefits from potato shortage New Zealand.
January 25, 2015
Timaru's Heartland Potato Chips is benefiting from the nationwide potato shortage in New Zealand.
Potato shortage in New Zealand shuts down chip producers
November 30, 2014
There's a major potato shortage in New Zealand and it's big enough that it's forced chip producers to temporarily stop production in the countdown to Christmas.
New Zealand supplier buys Mr Chips
August 27, 2013
More details have come out in the sale of Mr Chips by Simplot to New Zealand's Balle Bros, first reported by PotatoPro on August 18.
Heartland Potato Chips owners (New Zealand) tour the US
February 17, 2013
A $15,000 travel grant from the Lincoln University Foundation has proved of real benefit to the farming and potato chips business of New Zealand couple Ray and Adrianne Bowan, who won the 2011 Lincoln University Foundation South Island Farmer of the Ye...
New Zealand Food & Grocery Council welcomes acrylamide reduction
May 02, 2012
The Food &Grocery Council is welcoming a significant drop in concentration of acrylamide in potato crisps, and says it will continue to work with industry to find ways of lowering its levels in other foods, CEO Katherine Rich said today. She is re...