Category: General

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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On the road promoting The Chip Group

The Chip Group and Potatoes NZ are on the road throughout May and June for the Bidfood Food Service Trade shows. Thanks to the incredible support of Bidfood we will have the opportunity to attend each of the show’s, promoting

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Ministry of Health training contract renewed

We are delighted to announce that the Ministry of Healthy has renewed our ‘Chip Group Training Contract’ at the same level as previous years. Potatoes New Zealand are very grateful to the Ministry for their continued ongoing support of this

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Give us the inside scoop and vote for your favourite chips!

As we open the door for nominations into the 2017 Bidfood People’s Choice Award, it is time for you, the loyal customer to head online and vote for where your favourite chips are. We are both intrigued and excited about

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UCOL Cookery Students trained for second consecutive year.

A group of Level 3 Cookery Students from Palmerston North were put through their paces last month, learning the art of how to cook ‘healthier’ deep fried chips. For the second year running the Chip Group hosted a training workshop

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The 2017 Best Chip Shop Comp is underway!

It’s official – entries are in and the 2017 Best Chip Shop Competition is well and truly underway! With just under 80 entrants in this year’s competition, after a 4-year hiatus we are thrilled to see such an engaged number

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Largest ever training for Compass Group Staff.

In late February, an eager group of Compass Group employees completed the Chip Group’s largest training session – learning everything there is to know about deep fried chips. A total of 60 kitchen staff from across seven Halls of Residence

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Secrets behind the Best Hot Chips

To produce quality hot chips requires the best potatoes, which is where you the growers come in. By using top quality fresh New Zealand potatoes and following these Chip Group training tips, operators can be produce healthier chips for us

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