Commission lays out issues it may explore in market study

Commission lays out issues it may explore in market study

The Commerce Commission has released a paper outlining the preliminary issues it may explore and the proposed scope for its market study into the grocery sector. It says it expects the issues it will focus on will evolve as their understanding of the sector develops,...
Rocks under the towel

Rocks under the towel

Wow – what a year that’s coming to an end! Usually at this time we’re saying, ‘let’s put that one behind us, have a decent break and start afresh next year’, and be relatively sure that will happen. But this year I’m afraid it’s not going to be that simple. There are...

Tackling grocery sector competition problems

Before the election, the Labour Party said it would get the Commerce Commission to undertake a market study into grocery pricing. Jacinda Ardern said there is “some evidence to suggest competition problems exist in these markets”. Though the Food & Grocery...

Review of FSANZ Act 1991

Review of the Food Standards Australia New Zealand Act 1991: Scoping prepare for public consultation – to Population Health Division, Australian Government Department of Health...
FGC launches parliamentary petition on Grocery Code of Conduct

FGC launches parliamentary petition on Grocery Code of Conduct

The Food & Grocery Council has launched a petition asking Parliament to support a Grocery Code of Conduct in New Zealand. Chief Executive Katherine Rich says she hopes the Commerce Commission’s market study into supermarkets will help pave the way for the...

Now is the time to create change

With the supply chain challenges of the March and April Covid-19 lockdown and the Auckland Alert Level 3 border problems successfully behind them, suppliers of food and groceries are now able to turn their full attention to another issue – rebuilding their businesses...
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