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Steady increase in beef cattle numbers, dairy flat 9th May 2022 /

Steady increase in beef cattle numbers, dairy flat

Beef cattle numbers increased in 2021, while the number of sheep dipped slightly, according to Stats NZ.


Grocery Market Overview: Dairy drives growth as annual supermarket spend nears $17bn 4th April 2022 /

Grocery Market Overview: Dairy drives growth as annual supermarket spend nears $17bn

But rising costs are forcing consumers to re-think how they spend, says IRI.


Price hikes, Omicron push Feb grocery sales to $1.3bn – IRI 14th March 2022 /

Price hikes, Omicron push Feb grocery sales to $1.3bn – IRI

IRI’s Grocery Market Overview attributes price rises as the major driver behind February’s 5.8% increase in sales value.


Spending dips for hospitality, groceries 11th March 2022 /

Spending dips for hospitality, groceries

Hospitality venues continue to feel the pressure of Omicron with a 10% drop in card spending last month.


Spirits, RTDs, low alcohol enjoy growth, while wine goes flat 25th February 2022 /

Spirits, RTDs, low alcohol enjoy growth, while wine goes flat

Consumers are shifting from the middle ground and becoming more adventurous.


Overall August spend down, grocery up – Stats NZ 13th September 2021 /

Overall August spend down, grocery up – Stats NZ

Retail card spending in New Zealand fell 19.8% in August compared with July reflecting reduced spending as the country went into lockdown mid-month, according to Stats NZ.


June exports beef up to hit record 27th July 2021 /

June exports beef up to hit record

The value of NZ exports continues to climb hitting a new high of $6bn in June this year.


Paymark Q2 retail spend strong 8th July 2021 /

Paymark Q2 retail spend strong

Core retail spend has been consistently above 2019 and 2020 in recent months coming in at $10.9bn in the June quarter, according to Paymark.


Global F&B rankings for 2020 revealed 17th December 2020

Global F&B rankings for 2020 revealed

Did a global pandemic end Nestlé’s reign at the top of the international F&B power list?


Stats NZ: Solid November spend for consumables 11th December 2020 /

Stats NZ: Solid November spend for consumables

Retail card spending was stable in November rising just 1.4% or $85m to $6.25bn.