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Saturday 21 May 2022

Consumer NZ

Countdown rejects Consumer NZ supermarkets’ “super profits” petition claim 10th May 2022 /

Countdown rejects Consumer NZ supermarkets’ “super profits” petition claim

The government should regulate access to the wholesale market or set-up a state-owned wholesaler, says the consumer organisation.


‘The duopoly has had ample time to change’ – Consumer NZ CEO’s open letter on supermarket reform 10th May 2022 /

‘The duopoly has had ample time to change’ – Consumer NZ CEO’s open letter on supermarket reform

The government should regulate access to the wholesale market or set-up a state-owned wholesaler, says the consumer organisation.


Consumer NZ picks best supermarket hot cross buns 8th April 2022 /

Consumer NZ picks best supermarket hot cross buns

Countdown and FreshChoice bake the country’s best supermarket hot cross buns, according to Consumer New Zealand.


Watties, Verkerks among worst packaging offenders – Consumer NZ 10th March 2022 /

Watties, Verkerks among worst packaging offenders – Consumer NZ

Watties and Verkerks are among the top five most complained about companies when it comes to packaging, according to Consumer NZ.


Consumer NZ puts RAT prices under microscope 3rd March 2022 /

Consumer NZ puts RAT prices under microscope

Consumer New Zealand has found massive price differences for Rapid Antigen Tests, ranging from $6.50 to $19 per test.


NZ labelled olive oils not always local – Consumer NZ 11th February 2022 /

NZ labelled olive oils not always local – Consumer NZ

Consumer NZ has found some oils labelled as New Zealand also contain imported oils.


Jaded shoppers take aim at supermarkets – Consumer NZ 9th April 2021

Jaded shoppers take aim at supermarkets – Consumer NZ

The results of survey will feed into ComCom’s probe of the country’s $21bn grocery sector.


Consumer NZ spotlights  misleading claims in ‘bad taste’ awards 30th November 2020

Consumer NZ spotlights misleading claims in ‘bad taste’ awards

Label claims from Nestlé, Edmonds, Lewis Road Creamery and Beehive come under scrutiny.