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Queensland strawberry issue

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 1:35 pm | Foodstuffs Limited

Ahead of the New Zealand strawberry season kicking off, New World, PAK'nSAVE and Four Square stores are stocking some Australian strawberries. More >>

New World supermarkets set for synchronised sausage sizzle

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 4:35 pm | Foodstuffs Limited

Staff at nearly 140 New World stores are priming their barbecues for one of the largest synchronised cook-ups in the country: New World’s annual Largest Sausage Sizzle for Starship. More >>

Eleventh hour rescue of free lunch scheme for schools

Friday, 10 August 2018, 8:43 am | Foodstuffs Limited

The children who have been supported by Fill Their Lunchbox, which recently had to close its doors, have been thrown a lifeline by Foodstuffs South Island and Eat My Lunch. Eat My Lunch is similar to the Christchurch social enterprise and currently ... More >>

Want to know where the best of the best are found?

Friday, 3 August 2018, 4:07 pm | Foodstuffs Limited

Last night Foodstuffs North Island celebrated the best of the best at the annual Co-Op Awards. The winners show they are stand out leaders in their field – and drive exceptional loyalty from customers and their teams alike. More >>

No more checkout bags

Friday, 3 August 2018, 9:27 am | Foodstuffs Limited

Foodstuffs has announced today that from 1 January 2019, all retail* and wholesale brands in the 100% New Zealand owned and operated Co-operative will no longer offer plastic checkout bags. More >>

Avoiding a stoush in the supermarket over plastic bags

Monday, 2 July 2018, 4:32 pm | Foodstuffs Limited

Antoinette Laird, Foodstuffs NZ. … We’re definitely all on a journey with the shift out of single use plastic bags, however we believe there won’t be the same degree of customer frustration seen in Australia, for a few key reasons. Firstly, ... More >>

Manawatū’s top supermarket checkers

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 10:46 am | Foodstuffs Limited

Last night, 80 checkout operators from New World and PAK’nSAVE stores across the Manawatū region went till-to-till in Foodstuffs North Island’s 70th annual Checker of the Year competition, which has attracted a record number of entries this year. More >>

Wellington’s top supermarket checkers

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 10:48 am | Foodstuffs Limited

Last night, 83 checkout operators from New World and PAK’nSAVE stores across the Wellington region went till-to-till in Foodstuffs North Island’s 70th annual Checker of the Year competition, which has attracted a record number of entries this year. More >>

Competition reveals Taranaki’s top supermarket checkers

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 9:20 am | Foodstuffs Limited

Last night, 38 checkout operators from New World and PAK’nSAVE stores across the Taranaki region went till-to-till in Foodstuffs North Island’s 70th annual Checker of the Year competition, which has attracted a record number of entries this year. More >>

Bay of Plenty’s top supermarket checkers

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 10:13 am | Foodstuffs Limited

Last night, around 100 checkout operators from New World, PAK’nSAVE and Four Square stores across the Bay of Plenty region went till-to-till in Foodstuffs North Island’s 70th annual Checker of the Year competition, which has attracted a record number ... More >>

NZ shoppers welcome the start of summer stonefruit season

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 3:20 pm | Foodstuffs Limited

The summer stonefruit season is only 10 weeks long, from mid-December to March, but New Zealanders certainly make the most of it. Figures from Summerfruit NZ show that in the 2016-17 season, New Zealanders consumed 4,064 tonnes of nectarines; 3,579 ... More >>

Stars Everywhere at Starship Thanks to Little Garden

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 9:32 am | Foodstuffs Limited

Today the team at New World has really kicked things up a notch, aiming to triple the amount raised through Little Garden last year, with this year’s Little Starflower for Starship. The Starflower (also known as Borage) is available today for a limited ... More >>

New World sausage sizzle raises more than $40k for Starship

Friday, 15 September 2017, 2:33 pm | Foodstuffs Limited

New World sausage sizzle raises more than $40,000 for Starship A nationwide sausage sizzle put on by New World supermarkets around the country has raised more than $40,000 for New Zealand’s national children’s hospital, Starship Child Health. On Saturday, ... More >>

New World asks New Zealand to vote on plastic bags

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 2:03 pm | Foodstuffs Limited

New World supermarkets are giving customers the opportunity to vote on whether to keep plastic bags free or bring in a five or 10 cent charge for each plastic bag they use at the checkout - in a concerted effort to reduce pollution. More >>

Waikato’s ‘rock star’ supermarket checkers named

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 10:33 am | Foodstuffs Limited

Last night, more than 100 checkout operators from New World and PAK’nSAVE stores across the Waikato region took to the tills onstage at Claudelands Arena to compete for the chance to be named Checker of the Year in Foodstuffs North Island’s annual ... More >>

Hawke’s Bay’s ‘rock star’ supermarket checkers named

Friday, 23 June 2017, 10:23 am | Foodstuffs Limited

Last night, 30 checkout operators from New World and PAK’nSAVE stores across the Hawke’s Bay region took to the tills onstage at the MTG Theatre to compete for the chance to be named Checker of the Year in Foodstuffs North Island’s annual ... More >>

Taranaki’s ‘rock star’ supermarket checkers named

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 2:15 pm | Foodstuffs Limited

21 June 2017 Taranaki’s ‘rock star’ supermarket checkers named Last night, 31 checkout operators from New World and PAK’nSAVE stores across the Taranaki region took to the tills onstage at the TSB Showplace to compete for the chance to be named ... More >>

Manawatu’s ‘rock star’ supermarket checkers named

Friday, 16 June 2017, 10:49 am | Foodstuffs Limited

16 June 2017 Manawatu’s ‘rock star’ supermarket checkers named Last night, 50 checkout operators from New World stores across the Manawatu region took to the tills onstage at the Palmerston North Convention Centre to compete for the chance ... More >>

Wellington’s ‘rock star’ supermarket checkers named

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 10:35 am | Foodstuffs Limited

Last night, more than 100 checkout operators from New World and PAK’nSAVE stores across the greater Wellington region took to the tills onstage at the St James Theatre to compete for the chance to be named Checker of Year in Foodstuffs North Island’s ... More >>

Foodstuffs announces early ban on plastic microbeads

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 9:13 am | Foodstuffs Limited

7 June 2017: For World Oceans Day Foodstuffs has announced that its supermarkets, which include New World, PAK’nSAVE and Four Square, will be microbead-free nationwide from 1 July 2017 More >>

 

 

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