All news articles for January 2013

Yasso co-founders Amanda Klane and Drew Harrington identified a gap in the market, and cashed in very, very quickly....

Big interview: Drew Harrington and Amanda Klane, co-founders, Yasso

Get him to the Greek! The meteoric rise of Yasso

By Elaine WATSON

It’s a runaway success story that will either inspire budding entrepreneurs across the nation or have them seething with jealousy... But it’s hard to think of a better example of a product that hit the market just at the right time.

New Zealand reassures Chinese consumers in wake of Fonterra DCD crisis

Chemical contamination

New Zealand reassures Chinese consumers in wake of Fonterra DCD crisis

By RJ Whitehead

New Zealand’s government has started a PR offensive to limit the impact of last week’s revelations that low levels of chemical residue were discovered in dairy products from the country, and Chinese consumers find themselves high on its charm list.

NZ reiterates safety of dairy as DCD concerns spread

NZ reiterates safety of dairy as DCD concerns spread

By Mark Astley

The New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has moved to reiterate the safety of New Zealand dairy products and defuse “concerns” about the use of dicyandiamide (DCD), as reports emerge that some importers have begun screening Kiwi dairy shipments.