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FGC launches manual handling online course

Monday, 17 June 2019, 2:45 pm | Food and Grocery Council

A first-of-its-kind online tool to train employees in how to avoid manual handling injuries has been developed and launched by the NZ Food & Grocery Council. More >>

Costco will be good for suppliers, consumers, says FGC

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 5:02 pm | Food and Grocery Council

Bulk discount retailer Costco will be good for both New Zealand suppliers and consumers, says the NZ Food & Grocery Council. More >>

Heinz Wattie’s boss Mike Pretty to chair FGC

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 4:16 pm | Food and Grocery Council

Heinz Wattie’s Managing Director Mike Pretty is the new Chair of the NZ Food and Grocery Council. He replaces Tim Deane, former Managing Director of Goodman Fielder NZ, who has moved to a position outside the industry, as executive general manager ... More >>

Stronger penalties for food tampering welcome

Monday, 14 January 2019, 9:27 pm | Food and Grocery Council

The New Zealand Food & Grocery Council supports Nathan Guy’s Private Members Bill to increase the penalties for those who intentionally contaminate food. More >>

Document on unfair business conduct, contract terms welcomed

Monday, 10 December 2018, 12:45 pm | Food and Grocery Council

The New Zealand Food & Grocery Council welcomes the launch today of a discussion document outlining proposals to prohibit unfair business conduct and to protect businesses from unfair contract terms. More >>

Food and beverage reports good news for industry

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 8:52 pm | Food and Grocery Council

The NZ Food and Grocery Council welcomes the release of the latest growth and investment reports on the food and beverage industry. More >>

Call to label added sugars overlooks science

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 4:13 pm | Food and Grocery Council

Call to label added sugars overlooks science, says industry Calls for extra sugar labelling to show the amount of ‘added sugars’ in a product rather than just total sugars overlooks the science of food and nutrition, says the NZ Food and Grocery ... More >>

Food suppliers celebrate World Sandwich Day

Friday, 3 November 2017, 3:14 pm | Food and Grocery Council

Members of the NZ Food and Grocery Council celebrated World Sandwich Day at their 2017 annual conference in Wellington today by supporting the Eat my Lunch programme. More >>

FGC will work with Govt on healthier food choices

Monday, 30 October 2017, 10:31 am | Food and Grocery Council

The New Zealand Food & Grocery Council welcomes the Government’s interest in food and beverage manufacturing, and looks forward to sharing the success of our members’ reformulation and innovation work, and working constructively to see what ... More >>

Barker’s, T&G Global win at NZ Food Awards

Monday, 16 October 2017, 2:06 pm | Food and Grocery Council

The NZ Food & Grocery Council congratulates members Barker’s of Geraldine and T&G Global for their success at the Massey University NZ Food Awards. More >>

Food factory flags at half-mast for Sir Pat Goodman

Monday, 11 September 2017, 4:15 pm | Food and Grocery Council

Flags flying at half-mast at Goodman Fielder factories and offices up and down the country is a most fitting tribute to food industry giant Sir Pat Goodman, says the New Zealand Food and Grocery Council. More >>

Grocery exporters get access to Aust code of conduct

Friday, 8 September 2017, 1:35 pm | Food and Grocery Council

New Zealand companies exporting to Australia can now access an online course on the Australian Food and Grocery Code of Conduct, under a special arrangement between the NZ Food and Grocery Council and retail marketing and strategy company NextGen. More >>

Lion’s Alcohol&Me education programme a big hit

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 3:21 pm | Food and Grocery Council

An online programme aimed at educating New Zealanders on safer alcohol consumption is proving to be a fantastic resource everyone should check out, says NZ Food and Grocery Council (FGC) Chief Executive Katherine Rich. More >>

Sanitarium must be allowed to protect its brand

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 6:40 pm | Food and Grocery Council

Sanitarium must be allowed to protect its brand Sanitarium, like any other trademark holder, has little choice but to protect its brand, says NZ Food and Grocery Council Chief Executive Katherine Rich. More >>

Food Act registrations deadline looms

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 12:47 pm | Food and Grocery Council

Companies that make non-shelf stable items and food importers, and which haven’t registered under the new Food Act, have just two weeks to do so before possibly facing fines for non-compliance, says the NZ Food and Grocery Council. More >>

Country of origin bill could affect family food budget

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 5:37 pm | Food and Grocery Council

The Consumers’ Right to Know (Country of Origin of Food) Bill proposes major problems for popular and basic parts of the family food budget, NZ Food and Grocery Council Chief Executive Katherine Rich said today. More >>

‘Don’t flush’ video aimed at saving waterways

Monday, 22 May 2017, 1:09 pm | Food and Grocery Council

A video that promotes a ‘don’t flush’ message about what can’t go down toilets has been launched by the New Zealand Food and Grocery Council (FGC) and Water New Zealand. More >>

Strong presence at World Expo 2020 vital, says FGC

Monday, 24 April 2017, 3:20 pm | Food and Grocery Council

Having a strong presence at World Expo 2020 in Dubai is a vital part of New Zealand’s strategy to diversify and to strengthen other growing markets for food products and services, says NZ Food and Grocery Council Chief Executive Katherine Rich. More >>

Tim Deane new chair of NZ Food and Grocery Council

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 4:17 pm | Food and Grocery Council

Goodman Fielder New Zealand Manager Director, Tim Deane, is the new Chair of the New Zealand Food and Grocery Council. More >>

FGC statement on Cadbury announcement

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 11:57 am | Food and Grocery Council

NZ Food and Grocery Chief Executive Katherine Rich says her thoughts are with affected employees, their families, and the people of Dunedin over today’s announcement by Mondelez regarding their Cadbury factory. More >>

 

 

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