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Friday 20 May 2022

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FPI pressure from veg to ease – United Fresh 11th May 2022 /

FPI pressure from veg to ease – United Fresh

Fruit a vegetable prices were up 18% in last month’s FPI, but the pan-produce organisation said this should ease.


Card spending up in April, but down for hospo 11th May 2022 /

Card spending up in April, but down for hospo

Stats NZ said that in actual terms, monthly card spending on hospitality continued to decrease, down $56m or 4.9% compared with April 2021.


Food and beverage sales recover in Q4 – Stats NZ 28th February 2022 /

Food and beverage sales recover in Q4 – Stats NZ

Food and beverage sales volumes rose 12% in the December quarter as businesses came out of lockdown.


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.


Producer prices rise in December quarter 21st February 2022 /

Producer prices rise in December quarter

Producer input prices rose 1.1%, while producer output prices rose 1.4% in the December quarter, led by dairy and construction.


Annual food price rise highest in over a decade 14th February 2022 /

Annual food price rise highest in over a decade

Annual food prices rose in 5.9% with widespread increases seen in January.


Card spend on consumables jumps in January 14th February 2022 /

Card spend on consumables jumps in January

Credit and debit card spending increased a seasonally adjusted 2.1% or $175m in January, compared with December, according to Stats NZ.


FPI: Food prices fall for first time since Feb 11th November 2021 /

FPI: Food prices fall for first time since Feb

Food prices eased marginally in October however the annual growth rate was well-above the long-term average, says Stats NZ.


Lockdown rebound hits F&B spend in October 10th November 2021 /

Lockdown rebound hits F&B spend in October

New Zealanders spent 9.5% more on their credit and debit card in October 2021 than in September as Covid-19 alert levels eased across large parts of the country, however the increase did not benefit the grocery sector, according to Stats NZ.


Primary industries’ greenhouse gas emissions flat 10th November 2021 /

Primary industries’ greenhouse gas emissions flat

Greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture, fishing, and forestry for the June 2021 quarter was flat at 9,069 kilotonnes, just 0.9% up on the same period last year.


Chicken and egg: FPI increases for sixth consecutive month 14th October 2021 /

Chicken and egg: FPI increases for sixth consecutive month

Seasonally adjusted food prices were up 0.9% on the month prior in September as higher priced chicken and eggs came home to roost.


September card spend edges up, grocery falters 13th October 2021 /

September card spend edges up, grocery falters

The easing of Covid-19 alert levels everywhere apart from Auckland saw retail card spending edge up 0.9% or $45m compared with August to hit $5.15bn, according to Stats NZ.


Eating out boosts Q2 retail sales 25th August 2021 /

Eating out boosts Q2 retail sales

Food and beverage services sales topped $3.38bn in June 2021 quarter, according to Stats NZ’s latest retail trade survey.


Produce pushes July food prices up 13th August 2021 /

Produce pushes July food prices up

Food prices rose 1.3% in July compared with the previous month, mainly influenced by fruit and vege price hikes.


Pantry stocking continues in July – Stats NZ 11th August 2021

Pantry stocking continues in July – Stats NZ

New Zealanders spent $77m – or 0.9% – more using their credit and debit cards in July 2021 compared with the previous month, Stats NZ said today, with total card spending hitting $8.53bn.


Vegetable prices jump 15% – the sharpest rise in four years 13th July 2021 /

Vegetable prices jump 15% – the sharpest rise in four years

Capsicum prices jumped 27% to a weighted average price of $24.16 per kilogram, an all-time high.


Wild weather drives supermarket spend to biggest June riser 12th July 2021 /

Wild weather drives supermarket spend to biggest June riser

Supermarkets saw the biggest rise in Kiwi spending in June 2021 as wild weather drove people to stock up and stay indoors, according to Stats NZ.


Dairy drives up May exports 28th June 2021 /

Dairy drives up May exports

Monthly goods exports were up $461m to $5.9bn after a 12% rise in dairy products in the month of May, according to StatsNZ.


Non-alcoholic drinks biggest mover in May food prices 16th June 2021 /

Non-alcoholic drinks biggest mover in May food prices

Food price rose 0.4% in May compared with the month prior when rising prices for tomatoes and cucumbers contributed to a 1.1% jump, according to Stats NZ.


Meat, dairy sales volumes grow in Q1 10th June 2021

Meat, dairy sales volumes grow in Q1

Manufacturing sales volumes reached a record peak of $27bn in the March quarter, up 0.4% or $113m from the December 2020 quarter, according to Stats NZ.


Meat, dairy exports fall in March year 3rd June 2021 /

Meat, dairy exports fall in March year

Total exports of goods and services fell $14.3bn or 16.5%, to $72.6bn in the year ending March 2021, as visibility of the full Covid-19 affected year emerged, according to Stats NZ.


Dairy drags April exports 27th May 2021

Dairy drags April exports

In April 2021, the value of total goods exports rose 1.2% or $65m compared with April 2020, to $5.4bn.


Stats NZ: Q1 retail spend up, food down 26th May 2021 /

Stats NZ: Q1 retail spend up, food down

Higher retail spending on electronic items and outdoor recreational goods this summer helped boost overall spending in the March 2021 quarter, according to Stats NZ.


Sheep meat exports reach $4bn – Stats NZ 10th May 2021 /

Sheep meat exports reach $4bn – Stats NZ

The number of sheep in New Zealand in June 2020 was 26 million, down 3% on the same month in 2019, according to final agricultural production figures from Stats NZ.


Food prices flat in March – Stats NZ 16th April 2021

Food prices flat in March – Stats NZ

Food prices were flat in March 2021, falling 0.4% compared to February 2021, according to Stats NZ.


Grocery and liquor spend falls $74m in March – Stats NZ 14th April 2021 /

Grocery and liquor spend falls $74m in March – Stats NZ

Spending on grocery and liquor in March was down 3.3%, or $74m, from February 2021 levels, according to Stats NZ.


Food sector jobs down in Feb 30th March 2021 /

Food sector jobs down in Feb

Jobs in the accommodation and food services sectors were down 5.4% for February 2021.


Seafood, dairy products see goods export up $233m in Dec quarter 19th March 2021 /

Seafood, dairy products see goods export up $233m in Dec quarter

Goods exports were up $233m in the December quarter, driven by an increase in fish, crustaceans, and molluscs, as well as milk powder, butter and cheese, according to Stats NZ.


Food price inflation slows as value of meat, poultry, fish fall 12th March 2021

Food price inflation slows as value of meat, poultry, fish fall

Restaurant meals and foods such as Thai and Indian helped lift prices in Feb but it was the slowest growth for 18 months.


Supermarket spending falls in Feb – Stats NZ 11th March 2021 /

Supermarket spending falls in Feb – Stats NZ

Spending on food fell in February 2021 due to Covid-19 restrictions, says Stats NZ.


Falling prices suppress dairy, meat manufacturing 10th March 2021 /

Falling prices suppress dairy, meat manufacturing

Dairy and meat product manufacturing fell 3.2% to $288m in the December 2020 quarter, says Stats NZ.


Dairy, meat lead value of Jan exports down 26th February 2021 /

Dairy, meat lead value of Jan exports down

It was the fifth consecutive month where dairy exports were less than the corresponding month a year ago.


Low prices push dairy, meat exports down 18th December 2020

Low prices push dairy, meat exports down

Stats NZ says NZ meat exporters were selling more for less.


Strawberry prices crushed 43% as exports fall 14th December 2020 /

Strawberry prices crushed 43% as exports fall

As air freight costs soared due to Covid-19 border closures, so did the price of exporting.


Stats NZ: September surge boosted by dairy, meat, grocery records 10th December 2020 /

Stats NZ: September surge boosted by dairy, meat, grocery records

Dairy and meat product manufacturing volumes, and wholesale grocery and liquor value saw huge lifts in the Sept quarter.


Dairy exports suffer 16% value hit 3rd December 2020

Dairy exports suffer 16% value hit

Both dairy and meat exports have taken a dive in the September quarter.


Value of food exports drop in Oct – Stats NZ 27th November 2020

Value of food exports drop in Oct – Stats NZ

Some dairy products were down $198m.


Supermarkets strong in record Q3 retail sales results 24th November 2020

Supermarkets strong in record Q3 retail sales results

NZ’s retail sector is on the road to recovery, according to the latest figures from Stats NZ.


Dairy producers pay falls 13% dip in Sept quarter – Stats NZ 19th November 2020

Dairy producers pay falls 13% dip in Sept quarter – Stats NZ

Gains made in the March and June quarters have been impacted by the fall.


Big businesses in NZ grow by almost 1000 30th October 2020

Big businesses in NZ grow by almost 1000

They’ve increased by 58% in over two decades.