New Image Group has proved to be among New Zealand’s most innovative, successful and exciting companies as a finalist in the 2015 Air NZ Cargo Auckland Export Awards.

The Auckland manufacturer of nutritional products is a finalist in the BDO Food & Beverage Exporter of the Year category, which recognises excellence in building extraordinary and sustainable export growth in the food and beverage sector.

New Image impressed the seasoned judging panel with its outstanding profitable and sustainable foreign exchange growth, quality planning, leadership and direction and excellence in export marketing.

Guy Wills, general manager of New Image Group, says it is pleasing to be ranked with leading exporters considering the tough conditions infant formula manufacturers like New Image have had to deal with in the past couple of years.

“China remains one of our leading markets, despite the fallout from various food scares outside of New Image’s control, and we thank our strong partners in China for helping us through those trying times,” Mr Wills says.

The winners of the Air NZ Cargo Auckland Export Award categories along with the Supreme Award winner, and the 2015 Export Champion will be presented at a gala dinner at the Langham hotel on Thursday June 18.