Chalkboard theory on sugar tax fails real life test

Criticism by Otago University campaigners of analysis by NZIER economists on the effectiveness of a sugar tax is weak, says FGC. “Some theories that work well on a public health chalkboard don't work in real life or survive disciplined economic analysis," says Katherine Rich.

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Food and beverage reports good news for industry

The Food and Grocery Council welcomes the release of the latest growth and investment reports on the food and beverage industry. Chief Executive Katherine Rich says the reports spell good news for the food and beverage industry.

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Half Yearly and AGM on 17 May headed for sellout

FGC's Half Yearly and AGM event at Eden Park on 17 May is heading for another sellout. Since we announced our speaker line-up, registrations have been piling in, and members are urged to register early or risk missing out.

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Women in Retail & FMCG Leadership Summit 28-31 May

A star-studded line-up of speakers will grace the third annual Women in Retail & FMCG Leadership Summit in Auckland on 28-31 May. The conference comprises case studies, expert commentaries, panel discussions and practical workshop sessions, honing in on the critical skillsets required of female leaders.

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