Media releases

GM-free market boost for region

Hawke’s Bay Today, March 23 2016 John Bostock Just last week, two of the US’s best known food companies, General Mills and Mars, announced they will label all products containing genetically modified (GM) ingredients. The companies’ move confirms the huge growth in North American consumer awareness and market demand for GM labeling – a global trend […]

Hastings Residents Get Behind a Campaign to Keep Hawke’s Bay GM Free

More and more Hastings residents are getting behind a campaign to keep Hastings GMO Free as the fundraising drive hits $40,000. Lots of people have donated money and given sites for signage as the campaign picks up momentum. Pure Hawke’s Bay Member and Pastoral Farmer Will MacFarlane says it’s heart warming to see the overwhelming […]

First Stake in the Ground to Keep Hastings GM Free

A group of Hawke’s Bay food producers have launched a campaign to keep Hastings GMO Free as the Hastings Council prepares to go head to head with Federated Farmers and the Government. Pure Hawke’s Bay today put its first stake in the ground, putting up billboards around the region to raise awareness and gain support […]