More than 4100 products with Health Stars

There are now more than 4100 food products in supermarkets with Health Star Rating labels on them. As at 31 March 2019, there were 2449 products from FGC-member companies, with the remainder being the home brands of Foodstuffs and Countdown, and non-FGC members. The...

The year ahead: working together

I’m picking a very interesting year ahead for the FMCG sector. There’s no doubt from a suppliers’ point of view that profitability will be the main focus, but issues such as labelling, packaging and obesity will continue to loom large, as they have done for quite a...
Sunscreens

Sunscreens

FGC believes a mandatory standard for sunscreens would be a good idea as long as it was overseen by the Environmental Protection Agency, which oversees the Cosmetics Standard. It would a regulatory disaster for either Medsafe or the Ministry of Health to regulate...
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