Changes will deliver a fairer sector

Changes will deliver a fairer sector

Almost everyone shops at a grocery store on a regular basis, so what is happening in the grocery industry in 2023 will be relevant to most Kiwis as consumers, as well as having significant impact on retailers and suppliers. The NZ Food and Grocery Council represents...
Interview: The Platform

Interview: The Platform

Raewyn Bleakley sat down with Sean Plunket of The Platform to discuss current grocery issues. On the agenda: rising prices and consumers shopping around; CO2 supply (NZ being reliant on one supplier and costs up 8x); options for more competition in the market; the...

Grocery Market study ruled a big year

2022 will go down as one of the most eventful in both the history of the Food & Grocery Council and the industry as a whole. And hard on its heels, 2023 is looming as one of the most significant. Long before I took over as chief executive in October, after...

FGC is all about its members

I didn’t go into my first Food & Grocery Council conference this month with any doubts about the passion and knowledge members have for their work and the greater good they are involved in, but if I had any, they would have been well and truly dispelled. Beyond...

For the record …

Shortly after joining FGC in October 2022, Raewyn Bleakley was asked by Supermarket News about herself and her career. Here are their questions and her answers: Some details about yourself, where did you grow up, family, education, previous roles etc I grew up in...