Industry Partners

We're very grateful to the fantastic companies, industry partners and associations - we couldn't create such a successful event without their ongoing support.


New Zealand Chefs Association

NZChefs is the national association representing professional chefs, cooks and trainees, patissiers and confectioners in New Zealand. Through continued education including Judges qualifications, culinary competitions and trade events, opportunities are created that showcase culinary creativity and skills in the public arena.


Restaurant Association Of New Zealand

The Restaurant Association Of New Zealand represents businesses in the food and hospitality industry, and the restaurant food service industry in various training and advisory committees. They have an active role in disseminating information of interest to the industry on central and local government issues including liquor, safety, toxics, environment and labour relations.


Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality New Zealand continues to focus on adding value to members' businesses and to the wider hospitality industry as it is our job is to make sure the hospitality industry has a sustainable future for our members.



Baking Industry Association of New Zealand

The mandate of the Baking Industry Association of New Zealand is to support and promote the baking industry and its products, and take a leadership role in growing the base of bakers and baking apprentices in New Zealand.


The NZ Food & Grocery Council

The New Zealand Food & Grocery Council (FGC) is an industry association which represents the manufacturers and suppliers behind New Zealand's food, beverage, and grocery brands. FGC promotes the role the industry plays in the health and nutrition of New Zealanders in making better diet and lifestyle choices. It advocates on issues of concern and interest to the industry, and acts as a forum to discuss and pursue those issues.


New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is the Government’s international business development agency. Our purpose is to grow companies internationally – bigger, better, faster – for the benefit of New Zealand.

We work to increase New Zealand companies’ international success by helping them boost their global reach and build capability. We use our connections and government influence on behalf of businesses, and apply local knowledge – from the NZTE team and a network of private sector experts – to help them enter and grow in international markets.




NAFES is an organisation that focuses on bringing together Australian manufacturers, importers and wholesalers of foodservice and bakery equipment to enhance the standing of the industry. NAFES promotes ethical business practices and represents the industry to regulatory agencies. NAFES also provides industry recognition to individuals for high achievement and contributions in the food service and bakery industries in Australia.