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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…

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…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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