in association with ANZ
World Class Cups
The coffee’s the thing with Coffee Supreme. Well, there’s also its full service to coffee drinkers, it’s community support and many green initiatives.
But the purpose has always been Better Coffee For All. That’s why Coffee Supreme now also has operations in Australia and Japan.
CE, Jesse Newson (pictured) says it’s a company with some tasty ambitions. “Earlier this year, we acquired a site in Sydney, which we've transformed into a flagship cafe and soon-to-be roastery. We’ve got a few other cities in our sights, one cup at a time."
Less Taxing Taxes
DataTorque’s tax management system is trusted by 16 governments around the world. And they plan to double that number.
Their flagship product Revenue Management System (RMS) is a user-friendly, enterprise solution, which makes collecting taxes more efficient and transparent for their Government clients.
RMS’s popularity drove revenue growth of 26 % last year and saw 50 extra staff join their team.
Managing director Bill Chatwin (pictured) says “Our diverse global client base traverses the Pacific, Europe, Africa and the Americas. “Assisting governments improve their tax collection means they can invest in delivering essential public services and infrastructure for their citizens which is a key pillar of an efficient economy. Our team helps make that happen.”
Goodnature’s traps are helping bring biodiversity back to the world.
The Newtown firm started in 2005, making traps to eradicate pests in a humane way and allowing New Zealand’s wildlife to thrive again.
Last year it sold 100,000 traps, with 80 percent of its revenue coming from overseas.
Bryan Tarlowski, (pictured left) international business development manager, says all this cleverness comes from its Newtown factory using mainly local materials.
“We are proud of our product, but our greatest achievement is we are helping people outsmart pests, allowing spaces to become wild again.”
JH WHITTAKER & SON
Whitttakers sends its chocolatey goodness to anyone, anywhere.
As of last year this included Australia, Canada, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, India, Thailand, the Middle East, Kenya and the Pacific.
The company also won the Exporter of the Year at last year’s ExportNZ ASB Wellington Export Awards.
Co-Chief Operating Officer Matt Whittaker (pictured with co-Chief Operating Officer Holly Whittaker) says it's one thing to be a trusted and loved brand in New Zealand, but it is looking outwards too:
"Our goal is for the world to be loving world-class chocolate, crafted right here in Porirua."
The Hi-Viz Whizzes
Seen Safety makes sensors that keep pedestrians safe when working near forklifts and other heavy mobile machines.
Once fitted to a forklift, SEEN's IRIS-860 sensors detect the retro reflective tape on hi-viz safety vests. If a pedestrian enters the detection zone, they and the driver receive an audible alert.
Chief Executive / Co-Founder Michael Scott (pictured right with Co-Founder / Head of Product Design, David Grove) says the sensor is a simple, effective and affordable safety solution.
“Many internationally recognized businesses already use SEEN and we are expanding in the US.”
TOM AND LUKE
Right on Track Snacks
Tom & Luke’s recent launch continues to be a sweet deal. The Wainuiomata-based maker of healthy snacks is already New Zealand’s #1 selling snack ball brand, and now their Reduced Sugar range is giving consumers the same plant-based, wholefood taste sensation, with 50% less sugar.
Now, says CEO Matt Donn (pictured), with the Reduced Sugar range increasing in popularity across Australasia there are inroads being made into the biggest health & wellness market in the world, the USA.
“Our next big focus is on building on our online success in the US and to work with retailers that share our commitment to offering delicious, nutritious snacks.”