The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd and Grocery Holdings Pty Ltd (together, Coles) alleging that Coles engaged in unconscionable conduct in contravention of the Australian Consumer Law.
Independent Meat Processors’ Manuka smoked streaky bacon has been named Bacon of Year in the 100% New Zealand Bacon & Ham Competition 2014.
Between looking for a more ethical way of eating, following the advice of health professionals to reduce cholesterol and celebrity endorsements of the lifestyle, vegetarianism is now very much mainstream.
In a landmark step, Woolworths has announced the Canberra region will be the first territory to sell only cage-free eggs as part of the supermarket’s ongoing commitment to remove cage eggs from all outlets by December 2018.
This year, acclaimed Marlborough winemaker Allan Scott celebrates the 25th vintage at his namesake Blenheim-based vineyard. Allan Scott Family Winemakers released its first humble blend in 1990, and today creates multiple varieties with heavy demand for their wines in over ...
Kaipara District Council Commissioner, John Robertson, has recently opened Countdown’s new Dargaville store. Store Manager Craig Unsworth says the new supermarket will offer Dargaville customers a new and improved shopping experience.
Imagine scanning a new product in store with your smartphone and having instant verification from independent industry experts of the product’s country of origin, organic status and nutritional details. Now that would be a useful insight!
Farrah Wraps partner with Twin Agencies
Farrah Breads Ltd (Farrah Wraps) are excited to announce effective of 1st November that Twin Agencies will be representing the Farrah Wraps brand of flat breads within its retail operation in New Zealand. Twin Agencies have a high performing reputation and represent a focused portfolio of leading New Zealand owned…
New Kiwi-Inspired Tea Flavours
More innovation from Healtheries teas, bringing you a delicious twist on your Chamomile and Peppermint herbal teas – relax and enjoy! Healtheries, the #1 herbal and green tea brand in NZ Grocery, has two delicious new kiwi-inspired herbal teas to drive category growth... Chamomile, Lemon & Manuka Honey The delicate,…
Discover the nutritional powerhouse that lies within the tiny chia seed – the ancient superfood that is so good for you and so easy to incorporate in your diet. Healtheries introduce Chia Seeds - nature’s ancient superfood Source of: Omega-3 fatty acids – 1 serve gives you 2900mg of Omega…
Fun New Shape – Potato Curls
This new snack from Healtheries gets the thumbs up from mum for being healthy and from kids for tasting great. Healtheries Kidscare is a key player, worth $3.9m in NZ Grocery annually, with their successful Rice Wheels, Potato Stix and Rice Rounds multipack snacks Now they’re launching a fun new…
Dole reinvigorates Snacking with Crunches launch
Dole has entered the Packaged Nuts category with the launch of Dole Crunches. The range targets adult/family snacking with a re-sealable 120g bag and three flavours: Cashew-Sesame, Almond and Cranberry-Blueberry. Made with premium dry-roasted nuts and pressed into fun, cube-shaped snacks, the products aim to combine flavours in a way…
Monteith’s - you have changed
The Monteith’s range of beers today looks very different to when Neil Miller first encountered them as a lad of pretty close to the drinking age. Their selection was considered huge at a time where a lot of breweries only did three or four very similar beers. Monteith’s had Golden,…
Heinz Wattie’s is expected to make an announcement soon, canning jobs in New Zealand as part of a wider Australasian restructure.
Since 1 September 2014 there have been increased notifications of illness due to Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. Cases have mainly been notified from the Auckland, Canterbury, Wellington, Waikato and Bay of Plenty/Lakes regions.
A New Zealand owned and operated brand is turning the beverage industry on its sugar-laden head. VitalZing is a new to market brand that produces genuinely healthy ‘enhanced waters’.
At $331 million* annually, with growth at 4.1% ($13 million*), Snackfoods is one of the fast growing categories in Grocery, well ahead of the total Grocery growth at 1.6%.
Digital images are increasingly important in the marketing and sale of most products. Food and grocery companies need ready access to high quality “digital assets” for use in printed collateral, websites, point-of-sale displays, planograms, mobile apps and more.
The release this week of the first product using the Health Star Rating labelling system is a further step in helping consumers make informed food choices, says the New Zealand Food & Grocery Council.
For the third year running, Australia’s entrants have enjoyed prestigious wins at the international convenience industry awards, which are part of the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Show in the US.
Brand and packaging design agency Brother Design has scooped another win, adding to a highly successfully year by claiming Gold in the prestigious Pentawards with their packaging design work for the Foodstuffs Group in New Zealand.
Tasty Pot’s three new limited edition summer recipes sport golden yellow lids – a beacon of light for anyone looking for delicious, healthy, convenient and affordable meals this summer.
Iconic New Zealand bread brand, Nature’s Fresh, has re-launched its range of breads, which are made with the goodness of natural ingredients.
The growing popularity of the spice trend is showing no signs of decline, as consumers are continually seeking that next, new fiery flavour, says Canadean’s* analyst Sam Allen.