Big issues galore in early months of year

There has been a lot going on in the grocery sector in the first months of the year, and here are the five big ones. FMCG Internship Programme This helps bring new talent into all parts of our industry, from suppliers to supermarkets. It’s backed by the Food &...

Trade in the Year of the Ox

I’m running a bit late with Chinese New Year good wishes, but 新年快乐 / 新年快樂 (Xīnnián kuàilè) to all members of the New Zealand Food & Grocery Council and readers of FMCG Business of Chinese descent. I hope the Year of the Ox is a fortunate one for all parts of our...
Health Star Rating products now total 5500

Health Star Rating products now total 5500

The number of products displaying the Health Star Rating labels continued to climb in the last quarter of last year, despite the continuing business uncertainty caused by COVID-19. At December 31, there were a total of 5500 products with the labels. Of those, 2894...
Market study supplier survey launched

Market study supplier survey launched

As part of its market study into supermarkets, the Commerce Commission has launched an online survey aimed at suppliers to help it build a detailed picture of how competition is working at the supplier level of the grocery sector, and NZFGC members are encouraged to...