NEW ZEALAND: Synlait Milk to become the exclusive supplier of Foodstuffs’ private label fresh milk and cream

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2017-Dec-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Synlait Milk (NZX: SML; ASX: SM1) is partnering with Foodstuffs South Island Limited to become the Cooperative’s exclusive supplier of its private label fresh milk and cream from early 2019. Synlait intends to invest approximately $125 million in an advanced liquid dairy packaging facility to supply Foodstuffs […]

Foodstuffs North Island: New Zealand summer stonefruit season is here!

The summer stonefruit season is only 10 weeks long, from mid-December to March, but New Zealanders certainly make the most of it. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Figures from Summerfruit NZ show that in the 2016-17 season, New Zealanders consumed 4,064 tonnes of nectarines; 3,579 tonnes of peaches; 2,366 tonnes of […]

NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs to send seven young butchers to Ireland for the World Butchers’ Challenge

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Dec-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs is sending seven young butchers to Ireland for the World Butchers’ Challenge in Belfast, in March 2018. Alana Empson, Amy Jones, Ben Henry, Jeremy Garth, Luka Young, Samantha Weller and Zak Grammer are among the top young butchers in New Zealand, and all of them […]

NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs North Island celebrates the official opening of PAK’nSAVE Clendon

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs North Island officially opened PAK’nSAVE Clendon on November 28 with a public ribbon-cutting ceremony. It represents the conclusion of a significant construction project for Foodstuffs. Clendon had a 30-year-old New World that was in need of replacement, but Foodstuffs North Island could see that a […]

NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs shortlisted in the Efficiency Champion Category for the 2017 Sustainable Business Network Awards

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs has announced today (28 November 2017) that the company is a finalist in the Efficiency Champion Category for the 2017 Sustainable Business Network Awards, thanks to some stunning results in minimising waste. “With 122 sites signed up to the programme we can report the following […]

NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs announces big reduction in sugar and sodium content across Pams and Value products

NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs announces big reduction in sugar and sodium content across Pams and Value products   Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Nov-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs revealed today (24 November 2017) that it has implemented a massive drop in sugar and sodium content across a wide range of Pams and Value products – ranging […]

NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs launches Eat My Lunch meals at New World Victoria Park

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week saw the retail launch in New World Victoria Park of Eat My Lunch.  This means that customers looking for a delicious lunch or dinner can purchase a Michael Meredith designed meal as part of their everyday shop, knowing that a New Zealand child will […]

NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs North Island relocates its Wellington Gilmours store to Bouverie Street, Petone

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Work began on the fit-out of the 4750 sqm building in June and the store was officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony today [October 17]. “Foodstuffs North Island has invested more than $1 million in the development of this leasehold property, which is located in […]

NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs commits to 100% cage free eggs within 10 years

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs announced today (21 September 2017) 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 […]

Foodstuffs and Eat My Lunch partner to ensure no Kiwi kid goes to school hungry

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chris Quin, CEO of Foodstuffs North Island, shares his perspective on a new strategic partnership with Eat My Lunch. In New Zealand today, like many 1st world countries we still have a problem, not every child goes to school with a healthy lunch to power their […]

Foodstuffs opens new Fresh Collective by New World store in Mount Albert, central Auckland

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs North Island has opened its second Fresh Collective by New World store in the central Auckland suburb of Mount Albert. The store at 1 Alberton Ave was formerly a Four Square. It closed on June 20 so that refurbishment work could begin. “We’re very excited […]

Foodstuffs New Zealand launches new fleet of 100 percent electric vans

A new fleet of 100 percent electric vans is cruising around New Zealand, branded with New World, PAK’nSAVE and Four Square logos. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs New Zealand officially launched the fleet at a ceremony attended by Foodstuffs New Zealand Managing Director, Steve Anderson and MP for Selwyn Amy […]

Foodstuffs stops selling microbead products in all stores

It’s July 1 and Foodstuffs New World, PAK’nSAVE and Four Square stores are now microbead free • 12 months ahead of a proposed government ban • Microbead Amnesty in all New World stores starts July 10 Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Jul-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs is doing their bit for the oceans and marine […]

Foodstuffs’ call to save Kiwi favourites Jaffas and Pineapple Lumps

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Jun-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Like most New Zealanders, we are gutted at the prospect that the days are numbered for our iconic Jaffas, Pineapple Lumps, Buzz Bars, and Pinky Bars. Foodstuffs, the owner of PAK’nSAVE, New World, and Four Square, is a proud New Zealand company, and like the rest […]

Foodstuffs opens New World store on Auckland’s North Shore

Foodstuffs has opened a fresh New World store on Auckland’s North Shore. Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers of the former Nosh store in Constellation Drive will soon see a New World logo on the building. With this change comes New World’s excellent standard of service, and an expanded range of […]

Foodstuffs announces car park access changes at New World Porirua

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — For some time now Foodstuffs has had works planned at New World Porirua to rectify ground issues created by last year’s floods. The planned works for the lower car park are scheduled for January 2017 and will be carried out by Hawkins Construction. Following engineering advice […]

Foodstuffs announces post earthquake store updates

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — We would like to advise customers that outside of the affected area’s all New World, PAK’nSAVE and Four Square stores are open and operational as normal. Stores have plenty of product on the shelf and it is business as usual – we encourage customers to shop […]

Foodstuffs announces status of New World, PAK’nSAVE and Four Square stores in Wellington and Canterbury regions post earthquake

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — We would like to advise customers that outside of the affected area’s all New World, PAK’nSAVE and Four Square stores are open and operational as normal. Stores have plenty of product on the shelf and it is business as usual – we encourage customers to shop […]

100,000 children now having taken part in Foodstuffs’ nutrition in schools programme

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — A nationwide education initiative that’s helping Kiwi kids make healthier food choices is celebrating a major milestone, with over 100,000 children now having taken part. Since 2007, the Food for Thought programme has taught senior primary school students about the importance of nutrition and healthy eating, […]

Foodstuffs environmental sustainability efforts recognised by WasteMINZ Awards for Excellence

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kiwi-owned supermarket operator Foodstuffs has again had its environmental sustainability efforts recognised, this time by the waste management industry’s WasteMINZ Awards for Excellence. Foodstuffs, in partnership with its waste services provider EnviroNZ, won the award for “Best project or initiative in the commercial or public sectors”, […]

New Zealand: Foodstuffs supports the Government in its fight against Childhood Obesity

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — In January this year the United Nations released the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity (ECHO) report stating that the world was facing a global epidemic in childhood obesity with the number of overweight children under the age of five predicted to jump to as high as […]

New Zealand: Foodstuffs’ supplier Coastal Spring Lamb named finalist in four categories of the 2016 NZ Food Awards

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meat-lovers have long known that the choicest cuts are served at New World and PAK’nSAVE – and now there’s proof their spring lamb is a cut above the rest. Coastal Spring Lamb, which is sold exclusively in supermarkets by Foodstuffs, has just been named a finalist in […]

Foodstuffs hosts Foodstuffs North Island Checker of the Year competition

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last night, more than 90 checkout operators from Manawatu New World, PAK’nSAVE and Write Price stores tested their skills against each other onstage at the Massey University Auditorium with the hope of ultimately taking out the title of Foodstuffs North Island Checker of Year. The checkers were […]

Foodstuffs’ kerbside-recyclable trays named the New Zealand’s top waste minimisation initiative for 2016

Foodstuffs New Zealand’s world-first recyclable butchery trays have been named the country’s top waste minimisation initiative for 2016, at the Green Ribbon Awards in Wellington. Wellington, New Zealand, 2016-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — The kerbside-recyclable trays, which are being rolled out nationwide and will be in use at all New World and PAK’nSAVE stores by […]

Foodstuffs wins gold once again at the Reader’s Digest Quality Service Awards

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs’ has triumphed at the Reader’s Digest Quality Service Awards winning gold once again for New World and silver for PAK’nSAVE in the Supermarket category. The independent survey asked more than 1,500 New Zealanders to vote in an online questionnaire to decide the winners. Companies were rated […]

Foodstuffs won gold for New World at the Reader’s Digest Quality Service Awards

Auckland,New Zealand, 2016-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs’ has triumphed at the Reader’s Digest Quality Service Awards winning gold once again for New World and silver for PAK’nSAVE in the Supermarket category. The independent survey asked more than 1,500 New Zealanders to vote in an online questionnaire to decide the winners. Companies were rated on […]

Foodstuffs hosted successful Annual Trade Expo at ASB Showgrounds

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Apr-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds was filled with the glorious aromas and mouth-watering sights of the annual Foodstuffs New Zealand Trade Expo. From Wednesday 6 – Thursday 7 April, ASB Showgrounds was home to hundreds of supermarket suppliers showing everything from the latest supermarket equipment through to delicious deli […]

Foodstuffs to open new Four Square at West Melton in the third quarter of this year

Foodstuffs is thrilled to announce to the West Melton community that construction of the new Four Square is well on track with the store planning to open in the third quarter of this year. Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Feb-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — The prominently positioned store, which is part of the new shopping centre on […]

Foodstuffs ensures its berries are sourced from reputable suppliers following MPI directive regarding imported frozen berries

Auckland, New Zealand, 2015-12-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs is aware of the directive issued by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) Director General regarding a potential risk associated with packaged imported frozen berries – strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, and boysenberries. It is our understanding that MPI has increased surveillance of imported frozen berries, and […]

Foodstuffs’ liquor retail brand, Liquorland acquires 20 stores across the country from The Mill Retail Holdings

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 2015-11-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Foodstuffs has today announced that its traditional liquor retail brand, Liquorland, has successfully completed the purchase of 20 liquor stores across the country from The Mill Retail Holdings (TMRH). Following the initial announcement of intent to purchase in September, the deal was completed today, Tuesday 17 […]