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Backing for policy on housing’s threat to food

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 1:30 pm | NZ Food and Grocery Council

The NZ Food & Grocery Council backs the call from Horticulture NZ for a national food security policy focused on the threat to food production from urban sprawl. More >>

Innovation challenge is staying true to beliefs

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 2:07 pm | NZ Food and Grocery Council

The biggest challenge around product innovation for small to medium businesses is making sure they stay true to what they believe in, says Sean Armstrong, Director of Loaf Handcrafted Bread. More >>

Industry thanks Pierre van Heerden

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 3:29 pm | NZ Food and Grocery Council

The New Zealand Food and Grocery Council has paid tribute to Pierre van Heerden, who is stepping down as Executive General Manager of Sanitarium Health Food Company. More >>

Spend more time on better, not cheaper, says Sealord

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 11:19 am | NZ Food and Grocery Council

New Zealand FMCG companies need to spend more time doing better, not cheaper, and focusing around innovation and premiumisation, says Sealord Group General Manager NZ Stuart Yorston. More >>

Personalising health and safety strengthened culture

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 3:41 pm | NZ Food and Grocery Council

Personalising health and safety was one way an FMCG leader was able to strengthen the strong people-first culture in two companies he was responsible for. More >>

FMCG industry ‘making significant progress’ eliminating risk

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 5:00 pm | NZ Food and Grocery Council

The food and grocery industry is making significant progress in eliminating safety risks across the supply chain, says Griffins Foods Chief Executive Alison Barrass. She was speaking in the latest FGC Leaders Series video. More >>

Understanding, meeting consumer needs the key

Monday, 30 May 2016, 4:45 pm | NZ Food and Grocery Council

Understanding consumers’ changing needs, offering them choices, and educating them on those choices is what the food and beverage industry is all about, says company director (former CEO of Frucor) Mark Callaghan in the latest FGC Leaders Series video. More >>

Sales data shows Mexico sugar tax a failure

Friday, 18 March 2016, 4:07 pm | NZ Food and Grocery Council

Latest sales data shows Mexico’s tax on sugar-sweetened sodas has made almost no difference to buyer behaviour two years after it was introduced, says the New Zealand Food and Grocery Council. More >>

Eat better to live longer, says nutritionist

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 11:49 am | NZ Food and Grocery Council

New Zealanders are healthier today than they were 50 years ago, and improved diet is one of the main reasons, says Registered Nutritionist Nikki Hart in a newly released video on healthier eating. More >>

Cardinal’s tremendous donation applauded

Monday, 30 November 2015, 2:56 pm | NZ Food and Grocery Council

Cardinal’s tremendous donation applauded The donation by Cardinal Logistics of a brand new, fully fitted-out ambulance to St John in Auckland displays a tremendous community spirit, says the NZ Food & Grocery Council. Cardinal Logistics Managing ... More >>

Foodstuffs NI CEO will be loss to grocery sector

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 10:54 am | NZ Food and Grocery Council

The announcement that Foodstuffs North Island Managing Director Murray Jordan will be standing down next year has caught the grocery sector by surprise, says New Zealand Food & Grocery Council Chief Executive Katherine Rich. “While there will be ... More >>

Tissue products investment vote of confidence for Kiwi-made

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 3:31 pm | NZ Food and Grocery Council

SCA Hygiene Australasia’s $60 million expansion of its toilet and towel tissue manufacturing site in Kawerau is a welcome vote of confidence in the local and national economy, says the Food & Grocery Council. More >>

Don't blow recall out of proportion

Tuesday, 14 January 2014, 3:12 pm | NZ Food and Grocery Council

It’s important that Fonterra’s recall of a batch of cream is not blown out of proportion, says New Zealand Food & Grocery Council CEO Katherine Rich. “We need to ensure that we keep this in perspective. More >>

Reputable grocery stores not involved in sulphite findings

Wednesday, 25 September 2013, 12:53 pm | NZ Food and Grocery Council

Fresh meat sold by the mainstream grocery sector is not involved in positive tests for added sulphites, as indicated in a news report, says Food & Grocery Council Chief Executive Katherine Rich. More >>

Food and Grocery Council welcomes Bell Tea purchase

Friday, 13 September 2013, 2:12 pm | NZ Food and Grocery Council

The NZ Food & Grocery Council welcomes the news of the sale of Bell Tea and Coffee Company and is delighted it will remain in local hands. Founded in 1898, Bell Tea is a New Zealand company that most Kiwis have grown up with. More >>

Changes to Food Bill sensible, timely

Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 11:00 am | NZ Food and Grocery Council

The Government’s proposed changes to the Food Bill are sensible and timely, says Food & Grocery Chief Executive Katherine Rich. More >>

Agreement's huge implications for manufactured food exports

Monday, 17 December 2012, 3:46 pm | NZ Food and Grocery Council

An agreement between the New Zealand Government and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which recognises each other’s food safety systems has huge implications for exporters of manufactured foods, says Food and Grocery CEO Katherine Rich. More >>

New chairman for NZ Food and Grocery Council

Friday, 14 December 2012, 3:28 pm | NZ Food and Grocery Council

Pierre van Heerden, the General Manager of Sanitarium Health & Wellbeing, is the new Chairman of the NZ Food & Grocery Council. He replaces George Adams, CEO of Coca-Cola Amatil (NZ) Ltd, who is stepping down after six years on the board and a four-year ... More >>

New egg code - hello higher prices, goodbye small farmers

Monday, 10 December 2012, 4:21 pm | NZ Food and Grocery Council

The Government’s announced changes to the Code of Welfare for Layer Hens are well-intentioned, but the four-year deadline is impossible to meet, says Katherine Rich, CEO of the Food & Grocery Council. More >>

Tegel's investment a vote of confidence

Wednesday, 3 October 2012, 3:19 pm | NZ Food and Grocery Council

Tegel Food’s new $20 million chicken processing line in Auckland is a vote of confidence in both the New Zealand food industry and the economy, Food & Grocery Council CEO Katherine Rich says. More >>

 

 

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