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Sugar And Spice And All Things Nice


Sugar And Spice And All Things Nice At The Food Show In Auckland

New exhibitors from Waiheke and Matakana join other sweet and savoury favourites at New Zealand’s most edible event, The Food Show, returning to Auckland from 31 July – 3 August.

More than 250 local and international exhibitors will be showcasing food, beverage and entertainment ideas all under one roof, at the ASB Showgrounds in Greenlane.

Aucklanders with a sweet tooth will not want to miss first time exhibitor Kohu Road Ice Cream, with their gold-medal winning dark chocolate ice cream. Also new to the Show is Tulip Pastry with their handmade, ready to bake biscuit logs and pre-cut pastry. Further sugar hits can be found at the Cadbury Green & Black’s, Donovan’s Chocolates, Confectionery House, J.H Whittakers & Sons and Lindt stands, sure to satisfy the sweetest of sweet teeth.

Spicing up the 2008 Show are products such as Merlot Salt from Tellaro Distributors; Aceto Downunder’s Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena which is aged up to 25 years; and Toku Foods who have gourmet abalone sauces, pickles and chutneys. Another exhibitor not to be missed is Just Lemons, joining the Show from Kerikeri with a variety of products including lemon juice cubes with Manuka honey.

New exhibitors bringing all things nice to The Food Show include Nosh Gourmet Food Market, with a range of delights; New Zealand Seafoods will be sampling mussels, prawns, oysters and scallops; and Farro Fresh Food will be showcasing a range of fresh, artisan and gourmet products.

The 2008 Show has products from far and wide this year, with The Food Show hosting local delicacies from around the country. Products and representatives from the Matakana Farmers’ Markets will be joining the Show for the first time, along with Matakana Coast Wine Country and the Matakana Wine Trail. Hawke’s Bay is back on board with 32 companies showcasing the region’s best and new products. The delights of Waiheke will also be on show with wineries such as Goldwater Estate and Cable Bay Vineyards; Rangihoua Olive Estate and Wild on Waiheke.

For dedicated food and wine lovers, the Food Show’s Preview Day offers an exclusive sneak peek at the exhibits on site without the crowds. The Preview Day will be held on Thursday 31 July, with only 3,000 tickets available at $35 each.

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