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FOODSTUFFS EXPANDS ITS SOUTH ISLAND DISTRIBUTION CENTRE

 

 

Foodstuffs South Island Limited has just begun construction of a new temperature controlled facility at its Hornby distribution Centre in Christchurch adjacent to the recently expanded ambient distribution centre.

Foodstuffs purchased the site in 2010 to allow for future expansion. "We began the planning phase of ‘Project Chilly Bin’ in 2014, as our existing temperature controlled facility was struggling to keep up with demand due to the introduction of fresh produce – particularly in peak trading periods," said Steve Anderson, Managing Director, Foodstuffs (NZ) Ltd.

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PAVÉ BRANDS APPOINTED DISTRIBUTOR FOR REACH

Pavé Brands is excited to announce they have been appointed as the sole distributor for the Reach oral care business in New Zealand. LG Household & Healthcare recently acquired the Reach Brand worldwide from Johnson & Johnson. This change takes effect on October 18. Pavé Brands has worked alongside LG H&H to ensure a smooth transition of supply with no retailer or consumer disruptions, as there will be no barcode or inner changes.

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FOODSTUFFS ANNOUNCES MOVE TO CAGE-FREE EGGS

Foodstuffs announced today that following an extensive review of its egg sourcing and animal welfare policies the business has committed to a goal of being 100% cage-free for eggs within 10 years.

“We are committed to working with our suppliers toward our goal to be 100% cage-free for packaged eggs by the end of 2027,” said Steve Anderson, Managing Director, Foodstuffs (NZ) Ltd.

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EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT FOR JORDANS DORSET RYVITA

DKSH, the leading Market Expansion Services provider with a focus on Asia Pacific, and Jordans Dorset Ryvita, a market leader and supplier of breakfast cereals and biscuits, have signed an exclusive agreement for the New Zealand market.

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12 ITEMS OR LESS: THE SMALL BASKET OPPORTUNITY

On-the- go Kiwi consumers want their meals to be quick and convenient. Over the past year we’ve seen big increases in those who eat on the run (+10%) and buy take-away food to eat at home (+45%). For those with limited time between the end of the work day and dinner time, meal kits, such as My Food Bag, and prepared meals are proving to be invaluable; according to Nielsen Consumer and Media Insights research, over 250,000 New Zealanders had meal kits delivered in the past month.

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