The I Love Pies brand, which is well established in the North Island, has now launched in the South Island. The handmade pies are baked in Christchurch and are now being stocked in selected South Island Pak’nSave, New World, Countdown, and Raeward Fresh (Christchurch) stores.
Arnott’s Shapes Originals – back by popular demand
Original Shapes are back in New Zealand! Pizza…
Earthwise Nourish Natural Soap
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Countdown has received consent to build a new supermarket in Vogeltown with local developer Brooklands Development Ltd, which will create up to 80 new jobs for the city and engage dozens of local construction workers and building contractors.
The classic Cadbury chocolate bar is now available in a 210g block. A Picnic to share! Cadbury Picnic blocks are filled with peanuts, toffee and rice crisps covered in delicious Cadbury Dairy Milk milk chocolate.
The majority (56%) of New Zealanders feel optimistic about job opportunities and their personal finances, according to consumer confidence findings from Nielsen.
The Baby Show is coming to Auckland again and will be held at the ASB Showgrounds from 22 to 24 August 2014. Organised by North Port Events, the show features the latest baby products to support health and wellbeing.
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.
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.