Sugar tax claim not backed by facts

Sugar tax claim not backed by facts

A claim that a tax of 10% on sugary drinks will reduce long-term consumption by 10% is not backed up by the facts, says the Food & Grocery Council. Otago University researchers say this in a report after looking at places where taxes on sugary drinks have been...

Challenges from industry innovation

The global food and grocery industry demonstrated a positive direction and how it’s working in the interests of consumers at Food Industry Asia’s ‘Food for the Future Summit’ conference in Singapore last month. It attracted leaders from across the food and grocery...
First-of-its-kind online manual handling resource

First-of-its-kind online manual handling resource

A first-of-its-kind online tool to train employees in how to avoid manual handling injuries has been developed and launched by the NZ Food & Grocery Council. The First Move Manual Handling Programme is an easy-to-use and effective course that addresses the risks...
Manual handling online course

Manual handling online course

Manual handling injuries across the food and grocery industry are more common than they should be. In line with NZ Food & Grocery Council’s accent on the many aspects of health & safety, its Health & Safety Working Group, together with injury prevention...
Manual handling online course

Manual handling online course

Manual handling injuries across the food and grocery industry are more common than they should be. In line with NZ Food & Grocery Council’s accent on the many aspects of health & safety, its Health & Safety Working Group, together with injury prevention...
Costco will be good for suppliers, consumers

Costco will be good for suppliers, consumers

Bulk discount retailer Costco will be good for both New Zealand suppliers and consumers. FGC Chief Executive Katherine Rich welcomed the announcement that the world’s second biggest retailer is seeking consents to build a 14,000sqm warehouse in Westgate in Auckland....
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