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Wednesday 27 October 2021

Foodstuffs

‘New generation’ New World for Flaxmere 22nd October 2021

‘New generation’ New World for Flaxmere

A new retail complex including a 1,900 square metre New World supermarket plus retail shops has been approved for Flaxmere, Hastings.


Grocery market review process “incredibly corrosive” – FSSI CEO Steven Anderson 21st October 2021 /

Grocery market review process “incredibly corrosive” – FSSI CEO Steven Anderson

FSSI’s boss blames the grocery market review process for having “significantly damaged a large number” of supplier and retailer relationships.


Foodstuffs hits back at category review criticism 20th October 2021 /

Foodstuffs hits back at category review criticism

FSNI claims it is becoming more customer driven but some suppliers will suffer significant shelf-space reductions.


Foodstuffs responds to Sealord category deletion claims 15th October 2021 /

Foodstuffs responds to Sealord category deletion claims

Foodstuffs North Island has rejected claims that the impact of its frozen fish product review would result in more space in its freezers for overseas products at the expense of New Zealand ones.


FSNI rejects excessive profit; promises grocery code, land covenant removal 15th September 2021 /

FSNI rejects excessive profit; promises grocery code, land covenant removal

CEO Chris Quin says the co-op will make changes but he disputes ComCom’s estimate of the supermarket group’s profitability.


FSNI  in “epic flip flop” – NZFGC’s Katherine Rich 15th September 2021 /

FSNI in “epic flip flop” – NZFGC’s Katherine Rich

NZFGC’s boss says FSNI has thrice refused to sign up to a code of conduct, but Rich welcomed a “first step” towards a more competitive market.


Mary Devine to take reins at Foodstuffs South Island 10th September 2021 /

Mary Devine to take reins at Foodstuffs South Island

The retail veteran and current Foodstuffs director will take over from Steve Anderson to be FSSI’s chief executive.


Chris Quin on Foodstuffs’ category reset and its ‘phygital’ future 10th September 2021

Chris Quin on Foodstuffs’ category reset and its ‘phygital’ future

A three year project to rebuild FSNI’s supply chain was delivered just in time for Delta, and sets the co-op up for an increasingly digital future.


Chris Quin on Foodstuffs and Delta – “You go to clarity very quickly” 9th September 2021 /

Chris Quin on Foodstuffs and Delta – “You go to clarity very quickly”

What Delta has meant for staffing and store challenges, vaccinations and “maskholes”, according to FSNI’s CEO.


Foodstuffs stores outside Auckland move to new level 2 conditions 8th September 2021

Foodstuffs stores outside Auckland move to new level 2 conditions

All Foodstuffs stores outside of the Auckland boundary are operating under new Covid-19 alert level 2 conditions from midnight Tuesday 7 September.


Foodstuffs makes $320k worth of lockdown donations 30th August 2021 /

Foodstuffs makes $320k worth of lockdown donations

Foodstuffs is making a number of product donations.


Shoppers supportive of new Covid-19 safety measures – Foodstuffs 24th August 2021 /

Shoppers supportive of new Covid-19 safety measures – Foodstuffs

A Foodstuffs survey found that New Zealanders are supportive of the Ministry of Health’s requirement that people aged 12 and over must wear a face covering when visiting any essential services and for essential workers to be prioritised for the Covid vaccination.


Four Square opens at Diamond Harbour 16th August 2021

Four Square opens at Diamond Harbour

The store at the Church Bay retail development is owned by Laura Palmer and James Grant, who previously ran the town’s On the Spot store.


Foodstuffs South Island’s new supply chain boss in modernisation drive 6th August 2021 /

Foodstuffs South Island’s new supply chain boss in modernisation drive

Foodstuffs South Island has recruited Nick Barnes as general manager of supply chain, replacing John Mullins who retired after 43 years working for the grocery group.


Foodstuffs’ Covid FY21 results – how much money did it make? 2nd August 2021 /

Foodstuffs’ Covid FY21 results – how much money did it make?

So, how much money did the largest supermarket group in NZ make in the year of Covid?


Foodstuffs gets South Island online 8th July 2021 /

Foodstuffs gets South Island online

After a more than a year in development Foodstuffs South Island is to start rolling out online shopping across its New World and Pak’nSave supermarkets.


PI Summit 2021: “Know what customers want” – Foodstuffs’ Anderson on getting stocked 7th July 2021

PI Summit 2021: “Know what customers want” – Foodstuffs’ Anderson on getting stocked

The golden rule to get your product stocked in Foodstuffs is making sure it is something that customers actually want – but a good story helps too, according to the South Island cooperative’s boss of 20 years, Steven Anderson.


Plastics ban: Supermarket sweep already under way 29th June 2021 /

Plastics ban: Supermarket sweep already under way

New Zealand’s two major supermarket groups say they are already taking steps to transition away from unnecessary and unwanted plastic use ahead of the government’s new measures to clamp down on single-use and difficult-to-recycle plastic by 2025.


Foodstuffs gets MOOTY with it 14th June 2021

Foodstuffs gets MOOTY with it

Foodstuffs North Island has held an inaugural Machine Operator of the Year – or MOOTY – competition last week at its Landing Drive Distribution Centre in South Auckland.


Foodstuffs backs the NZ Food Network 11th June 2021

Foodstuffs backs the NZ Food Network

Foodstuffs North Island has teamed up with the New Zealand Food Network to donate food for distribution to more than 40 food hubs around the country.


After 43 years, Foodstuffs SI supply chain boss calls it a day 20th May 2021 /

After 43 years, Foodstuffs SI supply chain boss calls it a day

Foodstuffs South Island general manager of supply chain, John Mullins, is retiring after 43 years working for the grocery group.


Foodstuffs overcharges some customers due to tech issue 19th May 2021

Foodstuffs overcharges some customers due to tech issue

A technology issue affecting 69 Foodstuffs stores in North Island on Monday 17 May resulted in customers being overcharged at the checkout.


Griffin’s takes two gongs at Foodstuffs Expo 2021 14th May 2021 /

Griffin’s takes two gongs at Foodstuffs Expo 2021

The Griffin’s Food Company took home two awards from the Foodstuffs Expo including the inaugural Foodstuffs National Partnership Award, which was launched this year.


Foodstuffs NI supports new neighbourhood 3rd May 2021

Foodstuffs NI supports new neighbourhood

Foodstuffs North Island says it will make a $50,000 contribution to local South Auckland community organisations Buttabean Motivation and Māngere Budgeting Services.


Foodstuffs rejects exploitation and duopoly claims in grocery probe… 27th April 2021 /

Foodstuffs rejects exploitation and duopoly claims in grocery probe…

The supermarket giant says it is “surprised” at the allegations because it values its suppliers.


New World opens in Ormiston 30th March 2021

New World opens in Ormiston

Foodstuffs has opened a New World supermarket in Ormiston town centre at Flat Bush, South Auckland.


Anderson to exit Foodstuffs South Island after 20 years at the top 15th March 2021 /

Anderson to exit Foodstuffs South Island after 20 years at the top

The long-time CEO will leave the South Island supermarket co-op in February next year.


Which Covid-induced shopping habits does Foodstuffs think are here to stay? 12th March 2021

Which Covid-induced shopping habits does Foodstuffs think are here to stay?

The supermarket giant is already seeing a reversal in some lockdown shopping trends – with others becoming more entrenched.


Foodstuffs recalls bacon over aluminium pieces 18th February 2021 /

Foodstuffs recalls bacon over aluminium pieces

Foodstuffs Own Brands is recalling a specific batch of its Pams brand Bacon Pieces as the product may contain foreign matter in the form aluminium pieces.