Tackling packaging issues

Tackling packaging issues

The management of supermarkets and consumer goods companies has taken on quite a change in recent times – and there’s more to come. After decades of grocers scurrying around filling boxes with shoppers’ orders, and decades more of them carrying plastic bags to the...
Innovations in workplace wellness

Innovations in workplace wellness

Workplace Wellness programmes are often thought to be the domain of only large corporates, and beyond the resources of smaller businesses, but this does not need to be the case. When I look around the members of the New Zealand Food & Grocery Council, I often see...

Kiwis lead APEC achievement on non-tariff measures

The APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) has been congratulated for work that has led to the adoption by APEC Ministers of an important set of principles on non-tariff measures. NZ International Business Forum Executive Director Stephen Jacobi has singled out ABAC...

Half-Yearly Meeting & AGM

Nearly 300 FGC delegates attended the FGC Half-Yearly and AGM at Eden Park in May to hear guest speakers Belinda Tumbers, David Hughes, Lisa King, and Josh Borgia-Frost talk on a wide variety of topics....
Sugary drinks sales drop but no tax in sight

Sugary drinks sales drop but no tax in sight

In the debate around how to tackle the complex issue of obesity, sugar continues to attract the most attention. For the most part, those railing against it believe taxes to be the single best solution. But with the Government saying it prefers to work with the food...
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