Commission seeks further feedback on market study

Commission seeks further feedback on market study

The Commerce Commission is seeking feedback on submissions received in response to its Preliminary Issues paper on the grocery sector market study. It says it received “an extremely positive response” to its online surveys, which were designed to help build a detailed...
Big issues galore in early months of year

Big issues galore in early months of year

There has been a lot going on in the grocery sector in the first months of the year, and here are the five big ones. FMCG Internship Programme This helps bring new talent into all parts of our industry, from suppliers to supermarkets. It’s backed by the Food &...
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...
Another year of challenge and change

Another year of challenge and change

Challenge and change defined 2020 like few other years in food & grocery, and they’re set define 2021 too, though (fingers crossed) not in quite the same way. I’m confident the supply chain legends of 2020 will retain their place in industry history. Rather, 2021...

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...
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