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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 >>

Health star labels help fight obesity

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 1:54 pm | Food and Grocery Council

Helping New Zealanders fight obesity by making it easier to shop healthier is the motivation behind a new video on the Health Star Rating system released today by the NZ Food and Grocery Council. More >>

Food giants sign Healthy Kids Pledge

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 1:19 pm | Food and Grocery Council

New Zealand food companies Fonterra and Nestle are the first fast moving consumer goods companies to sign up to the Ministry of Health’s Healthy Kids Pledge, which was published this week. More >>

Industry, media ‘must ensure consumers get food facts’

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 10:12 am | Food and Grocery Council

The food industry and the media have a responsibility to ensure consumers are receiving information about food based on fact, not fads and hearsay, say two public relations practitioners. More >>

SMAs ‘more cost-effective way of getting products to market’

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 1:54 pm | Food and Grocery Council

Sales and marketing agencies offer manufacturers and distributors a better and more cost-effective way of taking their products to market, says Alliance Marketing Managing Director Paul Kenny. More >>

Innovation critically important, says Mondelez head

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 1:58 pm | Food and Grocery Council

Product innovation is critically important for business because it’s one of the keys to unlocking growth, says Mondelez International’s New Zealand Country Head James Kane. More >>

Food industry welcomes report on advertising to children

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 4:08 pm | Food and Grocery Council

The New Zealand Food and Grocery Council welcomes the report on the review of the Children’s Code for Advertising Food and the Code for Advertising to Children. More >>

 

 

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