Legislation addresses wide range of desperately needed changes

Legislation addresses wide range of desperately needed changes

The Grocery Industry Competition Bill will address a wide range of desperately needed changes in the grocery sector, says the New Zealand Food & Grocery Council. “These proposals will be welcomed by suppliers and consumers as further concrete steps towards helping...
Grocery Commissioner will have extraordinary powers, says MBIE

Grocery Commissioner will have extraordinary powers, says MBIE

The powers of the yet-to-be appointed Grocery Commission will be quite extraordinary, the Deputy Secretary, Building, Resources and Markets at MBIE, Paul Stocks told the NZFGC ONE VOICE conference in Queenstown today. He said the ability of the commissioner to review...
Businesses join to reduce food waste

Businesses join to reduce food waste

A voluntary agreement between leading food sector businesses to reduce food waste across NZ’s food supply chain will be launched next month. The Kai Commitment project is an initiative of the New Zealand Food Waste Champions 12.3 Trust. It will help businesses to: set...

Time for reflection over 13 years

By Katherine Rich During 13 years with the New Zealand Food & Grocery Council it has been my privilege to work alongside so many wonderful people who are so passionate about what they’re doing. Our organisation is small in relation to other industry associations,...