Oct 10, 2015

TASTE NEW ZEALAND AT COLD STORAGE



New Zealand is a foodie's dream rich with fresh produce and wonderful products which are not found anywhere else. Where else can you get kiwi fruits,sparkling feijoa drinks, kumaras and the world famous manuka honey? 

After all, everyone knows New Zealand has the most pristine waters, fresh environment , breathtaking sceneries and unspoiled pastures. This fresh, natural environment coupled with advanced technology in farming is one of the reasons why New Zealand is so well known for dairy internationally.


Check out the indulgent, Whittaker's chocolate, born and bred in New Zealand which is one of the top contenders in the chocolate world...

Yours truly was there at the launch of the Taste New Zealand event at the Cold Storage at IPC and was amazed at the amount of New Zealand products to be found there...

Visitors to Taste New Zealand can definitely look forward to getting a taste of quality products made with the highest and choicest ingredients from New Zealand. Do you know you can find over 200 New Zealand products from over 48 brands, some artisanal and some internationally renowned now on special promotions at this fair....

I highly recommend CHIA highly nutritious fruit drinks laced with lots of chia seeds as well.. I absolutely adore it!!

New Zealand is renowned for producing some of the best-tasting dairy the world has to offer. Consumers can look forward to delicious products from New Zealand's leading dairy brand, Fonterra, such as Anchor butter and calcium fortified milk, Anlene and Anlene Gold. Do you know New Zealand - produced Anlene is the only clinically tested hi-cal milk in Malaysia that protects bone strength in four weeks. 



You can also find an assortment of premium cheeses to suit your palate from Mainland, and Tatua's popular mascarpone cheese at the fair...




And oh gosh, if I have to gush about something,  I guess I have to say the Kapiti ice cream is an amazing indulgence with its creamy premium taste and beautiful flavours uniquely New Zealand. You could also try topping your ice cream with a range of syrups and toppings from Urban Appetite...


Consumers can also check out the burst of flavours from Orchard Gold frozen berries, one of New Zealand's leading frozen berries exporters. The frozen raspberries, blueberries and mixed berries in 500g packets are perfect to eat on its own, baked into muffins, sprinkled over your cereal, granola or oats or even pureed  into a nutritious smoothie.....


Fans of healthy living and the health conscious will be thrilled to find check out the Ceres Organic Range of Coconut Oil, Safflower Oil, Sesame Oil and Gluten free Quinoa enriched pasta and pasta 
shells. 

The Ceres Organic Raw Food Bars and Protein Bars , and New Zealand's popular brand Hubbard's Muesli in various combinations with nuts or dried fruits  as well as N&N Supergrains Muesli Bars are all amazingly delicious, guilt-free and filling .... 

There is also Annie's Sweet Apple Rings for the sweet tooth and one must absolutely try the PIC's Peanut Butter!!!!


There is also a range of jams and fruit paste from Ananthoth and Ruth & Meyer . Delicious treats are made possible with Mother Earth cookies and treats using the most natural ingredients and minimum processing. And you should really check out  Abel Bagel Crisps in various flavours.



 Speaking on the quality of New Zealand products, HE Dr John Subritzky said , " New Zealand's international reputation for producing delicious, nutritious food and drink is second to none. With New Zealand's clean environment and world-leading food safety regime means New Zealand products are safe to consume."


 Other brands include CHIA, Watties, Grove Avocado Oil, JEDS Coffee, Nature's Harvest Organic Cookies, Barkers Syrup, NZ Honey and CO Cordials, Urban Appetite dressings, Earthwise cleaning formulas, Aroha cordials and RJS Natural Black Licorice


For the non Muslims who like a good wine to go with their dinner, New Zealand wines has been getting the world's attention lately. You should take this opportunity to indulge in some of the popular delicious wine from different areas in New Zealand, such as Cloudy Bay, Rapaura, Kim Crawford, Fatbird, Kiwi Walk, Marlborough Ridge, Huntaway, Marlborough Mountains, Witherhills, The Crossings and Oyster Bay.


Taste New Zealand will be happening at all Cold Storage outlets. This fair is part of Cold Storage philosophy to inspire customers with the freshest selection of quality products from around the world, while providing the bes service, innovation and great shopping everyday...

Consumers should look forward to participating in the Taste New Zealand Shop & Win contest as well, where with every RM30 spent, you get a chance to win 5 NZ food bags worth RM500!!! Isn't that exciting... Ok.. now let me go of...I need to go buy some New Zealand food stuff to indulge in and try my hand at winning that bag... LOL



Anyway, Marissa Parry, the Health and Wellness Director of Purely B demonstrated some brilliant recipes such as the " Breakfast Jar" using layers of Harraway's Organic Rolled Oats, Orchard Gold Raspberry Puree, strawberries and apples, Country Goodness UHT Milk enjoyed with CHIA drinks..... as well as an unforgettable Avocado Mousse using Avanza's Avocado, Bio-honey Beech Forest Honeydew Honey, Tatua Mascarpone and mint leaves...... 


So head over to the nearest Cold Storage and check out the Taste New Zealand fair now....Bye for now

...and thanks for reading..


25 comments:

  1. thank you for sharing this information. time to shop for food from New Zealand :)

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  2. Imma huge fan of kapiti!! :D love their vanilla bean so much. New zealanders just can't go wrong with their ice creams

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    1. I loved the chocolate ice cream.... it tasted as good as Magnum...

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  3. The ice cream sounds great when you describe it Kak Mira. Although I am most interested with the Elderflower Cordial.Wonder how that taste like. Here if cordial with flower, all I could think of is rose syrup.Hohoho

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    1. hahaha.. I know... I want to try that too... on my shopping list

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  4. yummy ice cream you holding there, can I bite it? hehe .. I went yesterday but arrived 1.3pm already too late so just see whats new in storo hehe.. So I went Ikea for lunch so long queue to buy food and even find seating place alone.

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    1. aiyahhh.. why so late... hahaha... I went to KL Tower after that...

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  5. Alamak... I suka Kapiti sekerim tu.. sedap uuu
    Jus tu perisa manggo and apa miera. Look nice

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    1. juice??? Err Chia juice?? orange, apple and passionfruit....

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  6. Nyumm! Looks like an awesome event. I saw the CHIA at MyEspresso Cafe but did not try it *regrets* And I love Whittakers! The almond choc is the best

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    1. Go get it... it is to die for... and so chockful of nutrients... and thanks for sharing.. now I know where to go find CHIA too.. hehehe

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  7. Wow now we can enjoy more New Zealand products here already.

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  8. LOOKS SO GOOD! Im tempted to try the drink which has chia seeds in it. hehe

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    1. absolutely... one bottle is enough for your daily amount of omega 3 and some vits....

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  9. Whittaker and Kapiti are my favorites, will certainly go check out this New Zealand food fair :)

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    1. Yaaayyy.... I am definitely going for 2nd and 3rd round too... hehehe

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  10. Yummy.... I love NZ's rich dairy products, particularly the ice cream. It's difficult to get this wide range of products in Ipoh, unfortunately.

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    1. If there is a Cold Storage, you might want to check it out...

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  11. This looks really good Miera, thanks for the share <3 Love Whittakers, they are the best!

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  12. I miss this event.. :(( I love new zealand product... They r so good quality!!!

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    1. me too... we all know New Zealand is so fresh, crisp and clean

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  13. Whittakers chocolates is heavenly yummy,
    I bought it last time i was at australia!

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