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

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...

Review of supermarkets would be ‘positive’ for suppliers

A market review of supermarkets would be positive for the food supplier industry, says FGC Chief Executive Katherine Rich. Labour has pledged to launch a review before the end of this year if it is re-elected, saying it had seen “some evidence to suggest competition...
No evidence virus transmitted on food or food packaging

No evidence virus transmitted on food or food packaging

There is no evidence food, food packaging, or food handling are a source or transmission route for the Covid-19 virus, according to a study by the International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods. It says: “Despite the billions of meals consumed...
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