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...
Commission publishes Market Study submissions

Commission publishes Market Study submissions

The Commerce Commission has published submissions on its outline of the preliminary issues it may explore and the proposed scope for its Market Study into the Grocery Sector. The Government asked it to look at a range of things, including: how retailers deal with...
Supermarket Code of Conduct petition tabled in Parliament

Supermarket Code of Conduct petition tabled in Parliament

FGC’s petition seeking Parliament’s support for the establishment of a mandatory Grocery Code of Conduct for supermarkets, to introduce more transparent supplier/retailer business relationships, has been presented by Katherine Rich to Ohariu MP Greg O’Connor at...

Auckland businesses can register online for travel

Food and grocery businesses inside the Auckland Alert Level Boundary can now register online for travel permits to continue their work in and outside the area. The Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment has developed an online register that allows businesses...
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,...
Health Star Rating products now total 5500

Health Stars now on 5250 products

The number of products displaying the Health Star Rating labels has continued to climb this year despite the Covid-19 lockdown halting non-essential work in many food and beverage companies for many weeks. At June 30, there were a total of 5250 products with the...
CEO leads FGC presence at marketing summit

CEO leads FGC presence at marketing summit

FGC CEO Katherine Rich and members Pic Picot of Pic’s Peanut Butter fame and Samantha Firsow of IRI will be among speakers at the 2020 FMCG Business Marketing Summit in September. Katherine will speak on marketing in New Zealand and around the world, Pic’s topic...
FGC welcomes food & beverage industry investor guide

FGC welcomes food & beverage industry investor guide

FGC welcomes the release of the latest growth and investment guide on the food and beverage industry. The Investor’s Guide to the New Zealand Food and Beverage Industry is part of the government’s Food and Beverage Information Project, whose objective is to...