Guideline for shelf-ready packaging

The Trading Partner Forum has endorsed a trans-Tasman guideline for shelf ready packaging that aims to deliver alignment on key issues, providing a consistent approach across the Australian and New Zealand industries. The TPF, a forum of the Australian FGC, says the...
Product Recall & Withdrawal

Product Recall & Withdrawal

Though suppliers have full responsibility for removing a faulty product from the marketplace, the safety of products is a shared responsibility throughout the distribution chain. Recalls that are not handled correctly can place consumers at risk, and impose large and...
Barcodes decoded for new users

Barcodes decoded for new users

The common retail bar code is surrounded by mystery for many new users. They often complain at the difficulty they have finding out who to ask and where to go to get the barcodes they have been told they need. A web search on “barcodes” can throw up thousands of...

FGC Export Initiative

Working together to grow a successful export food and beverage industry in NZ We often hear the phrase “New Zealand is a food bowl for Asia” used in the media, but how do we ensure that New Zealand exporters are ready and able to exploit this opportunity?  There are...

Exporters get access to Aussie Code of Conduct training

New Zealand companies exporting to Australia can access an online course on the Australian Food and Grocery Code of Conduct, under a special arrangement between FGC and Australasian retail marketing and strategy company NextGen. A working knowledge of the Code is...

New organic regulation

Submission on ‘Would New Zealand benefit from new organic regulation?’, Ministry for Primary Industries Discussion Paper No. 1028-09, to Ministry for Primary Industries Submission...

Research & Development Tax Incentive

Submission on ‘Fuelling innovation to transform our economy: a discussion paper on a Research and Development Tax Incentive for New Zealand’, to the R&D Tax Incentive Team, Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment Submission...
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