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Hodgson to host future food show at A & P Show

Hodgson to host future food show at A & P Show

Pete Hodgson, Research, Science and Technology Minister and MP for Dunedin North will host the Future Food Roadshow at the Otago Taieri A & P Show tomorrow, Saturday 26 January 2008.

The travelling exhibition, which provides an insight into the future of food, has attracted over 5400 New Zealanders during the first three weeks of its nationwide tour.

"Some of our parents or grandparents will recall the introduction of iodine to table salt to avoid disorders such as goitre - in a similar way, now that we know the health benefits of, for example, omega-3, it is possible that in the future we will add this to our foods," Pete Hodgson said.

The Roadshow includes a mixture of high-quality video, interactive plasma touch screens and static displays and examples of New Zealand research.

A full itinerary is available at


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