In a statement issued this week, Griffin’s Foods Limited said it “is pleased to announce the sale of the company from funds advised by Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) to Universal Robina Corporation (URC) for NZ$700 million subject to Overseas Investment Office (OIO) approval.”
A Danone spokesperson said the company regrets the decision of the New Zealand court to delay its legal action challenging Fonterra Co-Operative Group's recall of baby-milk products.
Foodstuffs has been granted resource consent to build a PAK’nSAVE supermarket in Shotover Park, Queenstown. The new store, which will be called PAK’nSAVE Wakatipu, has been many years in the planning.
Sileni Estates owner and CEO, Sir Graeme Avery is to be inducted into the New Zealand Business Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Auckland in August. Avery will be recognised for his contribution to business, food, wine and sport.
Charlotte Stockwell discovered a wide variety of exciting new products at the Gluten Free Food & Allergy Show in Auckland.
The Selaks NZ Roast Day campaign is under way again. Selaks is proud to be bringing Kiwi shoppers the fifth annual celebration of the humble roast on Sunday 3 August 2014.
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!
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Light and crispy, subtly sweet, crunchy texture and full bodied flavours, nothing is more satisfying than the sensation of tasting Sunny Hill Kumara Chips. Only the finest Kumara are used to make great tasting Sunny Hill Kumara Chips. To pick only top quality Kumara, we harvest by hand! Our chips…
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Your hair is one of the first things people notice about you and it can be your greatest asset. Head-turning haircolour gives you the confidence to face each day knowing you look your best. Make a statement and go wild with ombré! Préférence Wild Ombrés from L’Oréal Paris are the…
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Barker’s of Geraldine celebrates its roots with Mountain Moonshine. Packed with packed with red berries and warming spices and can be served hot or cold, with or without red wine/spirits added. To mark 45 years on the family farm, Barker’s has created this unique addition to its range. Unlike traditional…
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Sujon is the oldest and most fully established Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) berry fruit brand in the retail and foodservice markets in New Zealand. Sujon branded berry fruits have been in the market for over twenty years. Sujon traces its origins back to a period of frustration in the mid-1980s…
A Danone spokesperson said the company regrets the decision of the New Zealand court to delay its legal action challenging Fonterra Co-Operative Group’s recall of baby-milk products.
Carrefour is purchasing convenience stores operating in France under the Dia brand, to expand its small-format reach within its home market. The Dia France takeover was agreed at a cost of about NZ$820 million.
The Intermedia Group has acquired a controlling stake in the leading bi-monthly magazine for the Convenience & Impulse Retailing market and its associated bi-annual event, the Australian Convenience & Impulse Convention & Expo, effective 1 July 2014.
Will a South Island company finally take home the Supreme Award at this year’s NZ Food Awards? Or will the North Island continue its domination? Last year, several South Island businesses won key categories, including Healthier Choice, Beverages and the Rabobank Business Innovation Award.
Ansell is axing 100 products as part of a massive restructure of its global operations. The changes will also result in 300 job losses, mostly from the closure of manufacturing sites in Malaysia and the United States.
Frucor has added Lucozade and Ribena to its family of brands, following Frucor’s parent company, the Suntory Group, welcoming the two brands in January this year.
Vittoria Food & Beverage Pty Ltd has appointed Alliance Marketing 2007 Ltd as their New Zealand retail broker, commencing in July 2014.
New Zealanders will have the opportunity to send handwritten messages of support to their favourite athletes as part of Countdown’s sponsorship of the New Zealand Commonwealth Games team.
CHEP offers managed, returnable and reusable packaging solutions to companies across the globe. With a pool of over 300 million pallets and containers worldwide, CHEP has more than 7,500 employees and operates in 49 countries.
Countdown is investigating staff said to have racially profiled a pregnant shopper in Hamilton because she is Maori. Rikki Cooper told the company she was embarrassed after being publicly accused of shoplifting in its Dinsdale supermarket last week.
A Whole Foods Market store in New York has added a large climate-controlled farm on its roof, courtesy of local provider Gotham Greens. The hydroponic greenhouse needs no soil to grow high-quality vegetables year-round.