Yumi Media Wants New Zealand Vegetarians to Get Their ‘Vegetarian Dish’ On!

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In an effort to promote the vegetarian movement in New Zealand, Horticulture New Zealand and national food distributor Bidvest organizes the New Zealand Vegetarian Dish Challenge. Yumi Media encourages all vegetarians of New Zealand to participate.

On March 12, 2013, Yumi Media, a food website devoted to delivering the latest and greatest in food news, recipes, and products to incorporate into your own healthy lifestyle, responds to the New Zealand Vegetarian Dish Challenge and encourages all vegetarians to participate.

According to Scoop Independent News, Horticulture New Zealand and national food distributor Bidvest have teamed up to set the New Zealand Vegetarian Dish Challenge in 2013.

Scoop Independent News reports that the New Zealand Vegetarian Dish Challenge “has kicked off for 2013 and is bigger and better than its extremely successful inaugural year, 2012, where over 200 entries were received.” According to the article, the event offers three categories that chefs can enter dishes in: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch and Dinner/Fine Dining.

Entries are open to any members of the New Zealand public who wish to participate, reports Scoop Independent News.

“Yumi Media looks forward to the plethora of dishes that will be showcased at the event,” commented Justin Maas, Yumi Media spokesperson. “We believe that vegetarian meals like Quorn are what make events like this special. We can’t wait to see New Zealand chefs' best-tasting vegetarian dishes.”

Maas adds that despite harsh Quorn complaints, Quorn has an extensive menu that could serve as inspiration to the event. “We encourage all vegetarian chefs, professional and amateur, to attend and whip out your dish!”

According to Scoop Independent News, the competition will run till the every entry will earn its chef a $50 Bidvest Fresh Produce voucher. Each winner will receive a commemorative New Zealand Vegetarian Dish Challenge 2013 Winner’s Plate, an Air New Zealand Mystery Weekend Travel Voucher worth $1200, and an iPad mini.

Yumi Media is a food website devoted to delivering the latest and greatest in food news, recipes, and products to incorporate into your own healthy lifestyle. Launched in 2012, Yumi Media was founded by a group of friends as a way to explore their mutual love of food while sharing that love with the community at large. Whether you’re looking for something cutting-edge, comfort food like mom used to make or something in between, Yumi Media is your one-stop resource.
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