News & Events

News & Events

  • 01 November 2012

    Happy World Vegan Day!

    This annual event is held on the 1st of November to mark the start of World Vegan Month.  The date celebrates the coining of the term "vegan" and the founding of The Vegan Society in November...

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  • 03 October 2012

    Vegetarian Awareness Month

    Today marks the annual World Vegetarian Day and the kick-off of Vegetarian Awareness Month, an event established by the North American Vegetarian Society and quickly taken up around the world. ...

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  • 20 July 2012

    No BPA in Commonsense receipts

    Commonsense Organics has chosen to go BPA free with our receipts! Marion Wood (our managing director) is concerned, not only for all retail workers in New Zealand, but also for kids playing shops...

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  • 16 July 2012

    New River Green 50 list

    Commonsense Organics is delighted to be included as part of the New River Green 50 list! We are the only food company included in the list and it is great to carry the flag for the food industry....

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  • Matariki

    Happy New Year! The Aotearoa New Zealand New Year is traditionally celebrated in June and July- and begins 'officially' on the 21st of June this year. Matariki reminds us to celebrate with our...

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    08 June 2012
  • Fairtrade Fortnight 2012

    Fair Trade Fortnight 5th - 20th May! During Fair Trade Fortnight our fair trade products are show-cased with educational information about fair trade. You can also win a fair trade hamper! Find...

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    05 May 2012
  • 14 March 2012

    Are oats gluten free?

    We are often asked by our customers if oats can be gluten free. So we did some research and have come up with the following information.   Coeliac society, New Zealand, July 2010 There is...

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  • 24 January 2012

    What to do with surplus fruit and vegetables

    Do you have an awesome fruit tree or an abundant garden summer surplus going on? If your friends are in the same postition and you are all wondering how much more lettuce you can eat.... have a look...

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  • 16 January 2012

    Nanoparticles in sunscreens

    New Zealand and Australia have the highest rates of skin cancer in the world. We need to use sunblock- but recently there have been concerns over the issue of nanoparticles in sunscreens. We have...

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