China dairy market growth great for NZ

Huge growth being experienced in the China consumer dairy market can only be great news for New Zealand exporters, says Katherine Rich. Analysis by global market research company Innova Market Insights shows dairy product growth from 2016 to 2017 was 44%, while the growth in market value was 8%.

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Graphic labels on treat foods a silly idea

Putting graphic labels on so-called unhealthy or treat foods is a silly idea that’s based on no evidence, says FGC Chief Executive Katherine Rich. She is commenting on a university study that theorises a brief exposure to graphic food product health warnings on food such as chips chocolate bars may enhance 'dietary self-control.'

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Walmart boss to speak exclusively to FGC members

The president and CEO of US retail giant Walmart is to speak at a special FGC event in Auckland on November 7. Greg Foran is a Kiwi, and our most successful FMCG leader, and he will speak exclusively to FGC members.

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Supply Chain Forum for 31 August

A Supply Chain Excellence Forum is being hosted by FGC's Industry Relations Working Group and Woolworths NZ on 31 August in Auckland. Woolworths' GM Logistics Liz May, Head of Replenishment Susan D’Lima, and Head of Logistics Support Eric Raulet will provide an update of WWNZ’s logistics strategy, future plans, and focus areas.

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