Entries for the Massey University New Zealand Food Awards open on May 1st. As part of this, the Food Awards are putting on a nationwide road show for producers to find out more about the awards, their partners, and the latest happenings in the food and beverage industry. The road show will touch down in Northland on May 3rd before heading south to Manawatu on May 10th and on to Wellington on May 16th. More locations are yet to be announced.

Attendees will gain insight into how the retail-supplier relationship is changing and what it takes to get products on the shelves in 2017, get up to speed on the latest developments from MPI and FOODHQ and learn how local economic development agencies and The Food Innovation Network can support business goals.