A Kiwifruit a Day…

Eating kiwifruit can help ward off heart disease, according to new research undertaken in Norway. Polyphenolic compounds in the fruit cut the amount of fat platelets being pumped around the body and thin the blood, thus reducing the risk of potentially fatal clots. Zespri NZ supplied the kiwifruit used in the study, and hope their global sales will increase as a result of its findings.


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Biotech Firm Novozymes Appoints Alison Winger

Biotech Firm Novozymes Appoints Alison Winger

Biotechnology company Novozymes Ireland has appointed gut health expert New Zealander Dr Alison Winger as general manager of its growing Irish operation at the Airport Business Park in Cork, Joe Dermody…