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“Vanilla butter poached New Zealand scampi with spring pea three ways” – This innovative dish of prime NZ ingredients was a treat to the taste buds and senses with soft poached scampi served with pea prepared in three distinct ways – a smooth puree, dry flaked peas and crunchy pea tendrils.
Cedenco has been declared a sustainable processor of onions, pumpkin, sweet corn and tomato under the Unilever Sustainable Agriculture Code (SAC).
It’s an exciting time at Cedenco as we are expanding our Gisborne facilities and we need local people to come and join the team.
Cedenco Staff were invited to speak at the New Zealand Association of Resource Management’s 60th annual conference which was recently held in Gisborne.- The theme of the conference was the balance between Resource sustainability, culture and economic prosperity - http://fmms.co.nz/events/conferences/2013-conference/
October is always a busy time at Cedenco as we start the process of planting crops to ensure supply for the busy summer processing season ahead.
Cedenco Foods held our annual growers meeting for 2013 this week, with growers from Gisborne, Wairoa and Tolaga Bay in attendance.
August 8th saw the start of the 47th Annual Poverty Bay Charity Sheep Dog trial. Proceeds from the event were donated to local charities such as IHC, Gisborne Riding for the Disabled and ECT Rescue Helicopter. In spite of the wet weather, the events went well thanks to the Riding Club for the Disabled indoor arena. Cedenco Foods and other local businesses supported the event providing clothing and funds.
We started our 2013/ 2014 pea programme on Wednesday 30 July. The picture shows planting of a local paddock just north of Gisborne. This area is characterised by deep, free draining recent river silt soil which are common on the Poverty Bay Flats. We expect to be harvesting this paddock around the middle of November.