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Healthy Families Invercargill Supporting Healthier Chips

It’s a Kiwi tradition – the Friday night fish and chips. But now it’s being made healthier and tastier, thanks to chip training organised by Healthy Families Invercargill and run by The Chip Group. Operators from about 10 takeaway businesses

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Otago Polytech Students all the wiser with the fryer.

  In the month of September down in the mighty south an eager group of students from Otago Polytechnic were equipped with the best deep-frying knowledge in the country. A group of twenty Level 2 Bachelor of Culinary Arts students

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Stuff.co.nz interviews So Fine Seafoods

Anthony Cho of So Fine Seafoods in Lower Hutt – Our 2017 Best Chip Shop Competition Grand National Winner – shares what it takes to become an award-winning operator and why following  The Chip Group’s training tips can help produce better

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Taranaki local impressed with Okato Takeaways

Great article in the Taranaki Daily News celebrating Okato Takeaways – 2017 Best Chip Shop Competition – Regional Winner for the Central Region. Click below to read the full article…

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So Fine Seafoods crowned Grand National Winner!

So Fine Seafoods - Grant National Winner son Best Chip Shop Competition 2017

Over 150 conference delegates and all 7 Regional Winners attended the Potatoes New Zealand Awards Dinner, in Pukekohe on 26 July 2017, where the Best Chip Shop Competition awards were presented. After fat sampling and 2 rounds of mystery shopping…

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Mr Chips Masterton showcased for People’s Choice

Steve and Monica Fair from Mr Chips Masterton – Winners of the Bidfood People’s Choice Best Chips Award were interviewed by local reporter to explain what winning this award in the 2017 Best Chip Shop Competition means to them…

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Regional Winners Found – Best Chip Shop Competition

  It is with great excitement that we announce the 7 Regional Winners for the Best Chip Shop Competition 2017… Northland & North Shore: Northcross Takeaways, Browns Bay Auckland: Oceanz Seafood Botany, Auckland Waikato/Bay of Plenty: Welcome Bay Takeaways, Tauranga

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NZ’s Favourite Chips Found!

The Best Chip Shop Competition is back after a 4-year hiatus. 51 stores (see list below) have been awarded Highly Commended Chips for producing hot potato chips with 9% fat or less. These stores are currently being mystery shopped for

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51 Regional Finalists in Best Chip Shop Competition!

The Chip Group is delighted to announce that 51 stores across New Zealand will receive Highly Commended Chips awards, and with it the title of Regional Finalists in the Best Chip Shop Competition. The Highly Commended Chips Award recognises stores whose

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Understanding the Good Oils…

Our aim is to make it easier for operators to cook better chips – and that means giving guidance on the type of oil which will produce healthier chips. The following guidelines were developed by The Chip Group back in

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