Palm oil most sustainable oil crop

The food industry is not aware of any evidence that palm oil as a source of saturated fat is more detrimental to health than any other source, says Katherine Rich. The NZ Herald asked the following questions: I understand the FGC opposes compulsory palm oil labelling....

Strong presence at World Expo in Dubai is vital

Having a strong presence at World Expo 2020 in Dubai is a vital part of New Zealand’s strategy to diversify and to strengthen other growing markets for food products and services, says NZ Food and Grocery Council Chief Executive Katherine Rich. “Dubai is an important...

FMCG Sector Helping Consumers

We all know that the food and grocery sector is competitive. It’s big company against big company, all striving to improve existing products or develop the next iconic one – the next big ice cream treat, the special chocolate bar, the closer multi-blade shaver, the...

An interview with John Clarke

The untimely death of beloved satirist John Clarke had many people reaching into record collections, scouring bookshelves, and searching YouTube to refresh memories of a fine talent lost. In 2012, the NZ Food and Grocery Council held its annual conference in...

Goodman Fielder NZ boss is FGC Chair

Goodman Fielder NZ Managing Director Tim Deane is the new Chair of the NZ Food and Grocery Council. He replaces Veronique Cremades, the Country Manager of Nestlé NZ, who has completed her term. Goodman Fielder NZ is one of our country’s largest consumer food companies...
FGC boss appointed to further ABAC term

FGC boss appointed to further ABAC term

FGC Chief Executive Katherine Rich has been reappointed to the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) for a further term, till December 2019. She will be joined by former BusinessNZ CEO Phil O’Reilly, and the founder of the NZ SME Business Network and Small Business...
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