Marvellous Marketing

Marvellous Marketing is a boutique marketing communication agency working alongside food, drink and lifestyle businesses building brands. Established by marketers Kathie Bartley and Nicola McConnell, Marvellous Marketing is the driving force behind the Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards, the NZ Chocolate Awards and the NZ Champion of Cheese Awards.


NZ Life & Leisure

NZ Life & Leisure, New Zealand’s leading lifestyle magazine, is a magazine about changing lives. Each issue brims with inspirational stories of stimulating people who have an insatiable desire to make the most of what New Zealand life has to offer and to enjoy every moment of it – the successes and the hard-work. NZ Life & Leisure is published by NZ Lifestyle Magazine Group is New Zealand’s premium producer of lifestyle content. Its magazines NZ Life & Leisure and NZ Lifestyle Block feature stories about living and travelling well in New Zealand


Coast plays the classic hits from the superstars.  Music you know, and love to sing along to! It is the ultimate musical escape from the daily grind.  Coast personalities talk about what’s happening in your life every day, and they are delighted to be sponsoring the People’s Choice Favourite Product, alongside Favourite Food Producer.  Coast’s  day show host Lorna Subritzky is one of the judges at the Outstanding Food Producer Awards this year!

Farro Fresh

Farro is passionate about the quality of ingredients, produced in New Zealand and how local, food loving communities have used them to create unique and exciting products. Since they opened in 2006 they have been champions for small artisan food producers and today they continue to support over 550 small producers. The passion and drive of these producers is the cornerstone of what makes Farro such an exciting place to shop and to work. Farro offers a home for passionate food lovers to come and be inspired, indulge in tastes, talk food, find something new or revisit an old forgotten favourite. Farro is proud to sponsor the Outstanding NZ Food Producer Awards Earth Category and to further support the growth of New Zealand’s artisan food industry.


Fresh celebrates excellence – it’s your essential daily guide to living the good life! Visit and sign up for tasty recipes, the best new products and tried-and-true tips on all things foodie. Fresh is home to Fresh Factory an amazing foodie studio in central Auckland. Fresh Factory has a filming kitchen, green room, client chill room and more. Fresh Factory has everything for the perfect shoot day, filming project or corporate event. 


The Intermedia Group is one of Australasia’s largest publishing and events groups with more than 30 print and digital titles and 20 events annually. In New Zealand, Managing Director Dale Spencer has had a 30 year career heading media planning departments and agencies, now focusing on creating the country’s highest circulating, quality hospitality and FMCG trade titles along with developing new initiatives such as the NZ Chocolate Awards which is a joint venture with Marvellous Marketing. Intermedia’s leading magazine, FMCG Business is proud to sponsor the Outstanding New Product.

Label & Litho

Label & Litho

Label & Litho love labels and know that passion for labels shines through in the quality of the awesome labels that they produce! Label and Litho have world class conventional and digital printing presses and state of the art finishing lines. Finishing lines give them the ability to add the latest and greatest embellishments to the labels they produce – hi build, foils, normal embosses, sculptured embosses, textures and more. Along with their commitment to producing awesome labels they are committed to environmental sustainability and have been Enviro-mark Gold accredited since 2008.

T&G Global

You may know T&G Global by our founding name – Turners and Growers. The seed for our business was planted in 1897 and since then we’ve grown to become New Zealand’s largest grower, marketer, packer and exporter of fresh produce. We market 10 million cartons of apples each year to the world and are New Zealand’s largest greenhouse grower – our tomato farms cover the equivalent of 30 rugby fields. You may know our apples too – Jazz, Envy and Pacific Rose as well as our Beekist range of tomatoes. They’re just a few of the items you’ll find in the T&G Global fresh produce basket. We’re honoured to be a part of the New Zealand produce community and delighted to support the 2018 Outstanding NZ Food Producers Awards and further build New Zealand’s reputation and repertoire of fantastic food and beverage. Good luck to all entrants.