Source Premium New Zealand F&B Brands in the UAE
We know that customers in the UAE expect the best. They want what they are eating to not only be delicious, but also to be made with nutritious and safe ingredients.
Here in Aotearoa New Zealand, we share a special connection to the land and sea. It’s a relationship founded on care, respect, and an understanding that when nature thrives, we all do. Our lush, green pastures, fertile soil, and cool, clear waters help create exceptional produce, sourced in a way that you can trust.
Explore some of the New Zealand food and beverage available in the UAE below – these are premium brands that you, and therefore your customers, can trust.
To learn how you can source these products from New Zealand, get in touch with our team at New Zealand Trade and Enterprise by submitting your details via the contact us form below.
When it comes to the best-tasting chicken, you won’t find any better than New Zealand chicken from Tegel.
New Zealand chicken is renowned for its natural flavour, juiciness and soft texture. Tegel offers all this and more in a versatile range of products, which include fresh cuts, frozen IQF breast and thigh fillet. It also offers a range of further-processed products, including Louisiana or Nashville style chicken portions and tenders as well as nuggets, bites and burgers.
All products provide convenient and tasty meal options for hospitality and retail consumers.
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Silver Fern Farms
Founded in 1948, Silver Fern Farms are a company of proud, passionate farmers and food people.
Thanks to a diet based on rich grass, their animals grow strong, healthy and lean. The meat that is produced has a consistently delicious, distinctive flavour. It’s leaner, more finely textured and nutritionally rich.
Grass-fed in New Zealand means better flavour, tenderness and quality – that’s better for the environment and better for your customers.
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Sanford are one of New Zealand’s premier seafood providers. Sanford are custodians of some of New Zealand’s greatest natural resources and are committed to protecting them.
They treat seafood with the respect it deserves by adhering to the Quota Management System implemented in 1986 and the Total Allowable Commercial Catch for each species in a given year.
Sanford bring a diverse and beautiful array of seafood and wild-caught fish, including Greenshell Mussels, Scampi, Hoki and Ling, all handled with the care and respect they deserve.
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First Light Foods
First Light Foods is a cooperative of family farmers situated across New Zealand; a group of like-minded people with a shared set of values. The most important of these is their commitment to producing beautiful, grass-fed beef and venison that is raised free-range on lush pastures.
This is their secret to producing tender, juicy, healthy and delicious New Zealand meat.
All First Light farms are certified humane, non-GMO and are antibiotic and hormone-free.
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Fiordland Lobster Company Ltd.
The Fiordland Lobster Company Ltd. was founded by fishers in the 1980s, and to this day remains dedicated to the sustainable fishing and live export of wild-caught southern rock lobsters.
The company has grown to become the largest supplier of the most sought-after lobster in the world.
From the cold, pristine pure waters of the Fiordland coast, the creamy flesh and sweet taste of its lobsters make it remarkably flavourful and one of the most esteemed delicacies in the world.
The Fiordland Lobster Company Ltd. exports live lobsters internationally, as well as wild-caught and live-exported New Zealand Crayfish from the Fiordland National Park.
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Comvita was founded in 1974 and is the pioneer and global market leader of the delectable Mānuka honey category.
Mānuka Honey is one of nature’s powerful wonders. It contains a unique range of beneficial vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and various other plant-derived compounds.
Comvita is committed to the long-term development of Mānuka and Honey Bee products, backed by unrivalled scientific know-how.
Comvita also supplies medical-grade (sterilized, high UMF) Mānuka Honey, which is administered topically for its antibacterial properties to treat wounds and burns in hospitals and wound care clinics.
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Canary was founded in 2001 and launched a range of butters, cheeses, and IQF sauces to create tailored products of specific form, flavour and functionality for global markets.
The Canary butter medallion is a featured staple on airline business class menus globally, as well as in hospitality. These creamy butters boast key sustainability credentials by having zero waste per individual portion.
Other key products include butter sheets, individually wrapped cheese portions, unique butter blocks and a range of value-added IQF portion products, including hi-melt cheese, tomato sauce, garlic butter and infused cream cheeses.
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Bon Accord was founded in 2002 and aims to create memorable moments for its customers by bringing fantastically innovative products to the world.
Their products are characterized by innovative and technically superb formulations, skilled flavour development, as well as operational simplicity with a unique ‘just add water and ice’ methodology.
All products are gluten-free. Non-dairy and vegan certified options are also readily available.
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Pure South TE MANA LAMB (Alliance Group)
Alliance Group NZ is New Zealand’s only meat cooperative that is fully farmer-owned. Never compromising on quality, their farmers are dedicated to quality processing.
The lamb from its Pure South brand is reared without hormones or steroids, creating a high-quality, natural, standout product.
TE MANA LAMB is finely marbled and can be found in some of the world's best restaurants. It is known for its undeniable juicy taste and full flavour, which is the result of the animals’ rearing location, a diet that consists of grazing on chicory herb for the last 30 days, and good farming practices.
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Anchor Food Professionals (Fonterra)
Fonterra is a global dairy nutrition company owned by 10,000 farmers and their families who aim to reflect the legacy of the many local dairy farmers of New Zealand.
With a regional head office in the UAE, Fonterra has operated in the Middle East for more than 40 years. Anchor Food Professionals, the foodservice unit of Fonterra, is dedicated to innovating world-class dairy products.
Anchor products, including its soft cream cheese, butter and extra yield cooking cream, are specially designed to meet customers’ individual needs and to stand out in the world’s busiest foodservice kitchens.
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Antipodes Natural Mineral Water
For over a decade, Antipodes natural mineral water has been consistently rated as one of the finest waters in the world.
The perfect partner for fine foods, Antipodes’ subtle minerality and high silica content cleanses the palate and allows the food to shine as the chef intended.
Presented in a contemporary bottle, in glass only. Antipodes originates from a pressured artesian aquifer that is 327 metres deep, located in the rural Bay of Plenty. Categorized as New Zealand’s deepest, highest quality aquifer the water filters through dense volcanic rock over the course of 50 to 300 years.
Antipodes was the first bottled water in the world to be carbon zero certified and was formally acknowledged by the United Nations for its environmental responsibility.
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New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE) is New Zealand’s international economic development agency. We work with globally ambitious, export-focused New Zealand companies to help them find success on the world stage.
We believe New Zealand is good for the world – and that New Zealand products, services and expertise can help solve problems of all shapes and sizes. Our aim is to connect the right companies with the right international partners to ensure mutual success.