Auckland Food Show 2019

This year’s food show is certainly one that would go down in history books, about nine companies from the Pacific attended the fair in Auckland, all coming from Fiji to Solomon’s, Samoa, Tonga, and Niue. Processes leading up to the trade show started way back in May earlier this year. It commenced with the selection of…

The Courtesy Visit – New Assignment to Apia

The courtesy visit. A few weeks ago, the PTI office received a courtesy visit from the New Assignment to Apia Ms. Ella Risati and Second Secretary to the High Commissioner MFAT in Apia. Ms. Risati was also accompanied by Senior Adviser, Pacific Connections of NZ MFAT Joe Fuavao and the visiting team met with Acting Trade & Investment Manuel Valdez and Trade Development Manager Ian…

Solomon’s Gold – Supporting Farmers and the Environment

With beans being sourced from individual farmers based out of the Solomon Islands, Solomons Gold has been a domestic operation based out of New Zealand for the last six years. With locally produced cacao and organic coconut sugar, Solomon’s Gold is 100% natural and is a well-known export of New Zealand, winning many prestigious global…

Peter Lund’s Visit to PTI office in Auckland

After a year of assignments in Japan, Deputy High Commissioner and Counselor Peter Lund paid a visit to the PTI Auckland Office earlier this month, where he was received by a committee headed by Acting Trade & Investment Commissioner Manuel Valdez and Trade Development Manager Ian Furlong. They were joined by Senior Adviser Joe Fuavao…

PTI Australia Annual Report 2018 published

Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) Australia facilitated A$23.5million in exports and A$2.29million in investment working with 981 businesses across the Pacific Island Forum nations. This has been revealed in its annual report for 2018 released recently.

PTI NZ participants over the moon with Food Show response

The Auckland Food Show is an important week in the Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) NZ annual calendar. For the past few years, PTI NZ has hosted several companies that export and distribute food and beverage products from all over the Pacific Islands region.