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FMCG visited a popular aisle: Tea, coffee and hot beverages.Dilmah is relaunching its ‘Gourmet range’ of teas in New Zealand with new contemporary packaging to celebrate its 25th anniversary.
New hair care products offer nourishment and a range of styling options. To find out what’s trending, FMCG talked to some of the key suppliers in New Zealand.
Breakfast spreads, jams and honey remain popular with New Zealand consumers. FMCG investigated new developments and family favourites in the spreads aisle.New Zealand-based Barker’s produces both the Anathoth and Barker’s of Geraldine range of jams, marmalades and curds.THE BREAKDOWN Current MAT to 24 March 2013 Total Spreads: $131.626mValue % Chg vs YA 1.9T. Honey: $35.715mValue % Chg vs YA 4.0T. Jam: $29.410mValue % Chg vs YA -1.4T. Peanut Butter: $28.060mValue % Chg vs YA 11.6T. Vegetable
FMCG finds a few tasty new product launches on the horizon.There is no doubt that rice, noodles and pasta are very popular staple foods, not only in New Zealand, but in many countries all over the world.THE BREAKDOWN Current MAT to 24 March 2013 Total Rice: $50.562mValue % Chg vs YA -2.1T. Instant: $14.829mValue % Chg vs YA -5.4T. Basmati: $8.791mValue % Chg vs YA 2.4T. Medium/Short: $8.211mValue % Chg vs YA -2.1T. Long Grain: $7.505mValue % Chg vs YA -12.4T. Jasmine: $4.909mValue % Chg vs
FMCG talked to suppliers in New Zealand about new product launches and the latest consumer trends.Oils and spreads are essential items for New Zealand shoppers. Many prefer to have a variety of oils for different recipes and cooking occasions on hand, with olive oils and rice bran oils increasing in popularity.THE BREAKDOWN Current MAT to 24 March 2013 Total Butter and Margarine: $198.188mValue % Chg vs YA -12.0T. Butter: $92.232mValue % Chg vs YA -14.6T. Margarine (Excl Olive): $68.473mValue
Refreshment, innovation and premiumisation are among the key drivers in a category that continues to grow.
THE BREAKDOWN Current MAT to 24 February 2013Total Shelf Stable Soup: $61.876mValue % Chg vs YA -1.5T. Canned Soup: $25.505mValue % Chg vs YA -2.6T. Instant Soup: $19.486mValue % Chg vs YA 3.3T. Packet Soup: $10.478mValue % Chg vs YA -8.6T. Cereal Soup: $4.083mValue % Chg vs YA -2.1T. Soup Mix & Pulses: $2.325mValue % Chg vs YA 6.9T. Fresh Soup: $14.345mValue % Chg vs YA 6.5 *Nielsen New Zealand ScanTrack (Databank Key suppliers in the soup category share their product news
FMCG visited a highly promoted, popular aisle and talked to NZ suppliers about the latest consumer trends.
“Consumers are still willing to spend more on their pets in this tough market, if suppliers are willing to invest in their brands.”Oliver Downs, Petcare marketing manager, Mars NZ
FMCG looks at new developments in the packaged snack food industry, from salty to sweet.
FMCG tracked down a few interesting innovations and family favourites.
The family planning category is worth more than $12 million in New Zealand supermarkets with healthy growth evident across all segments. Suppliers explain what’s new and in demand.
Early predictions of an outstanding vintage have proven true for Brancott Estate, the pioneer of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, which has successfully completed harvest ahead of autumn rain, and with fruit that bears all the characteristics of the region.
The Mountain Goat story started in the early 1990s when two regular Aussie blokes, Cam Hines and Dave Bonighton, shared a passion for craft beer.
The truth of regional wine is in the drinking, finds Keith Stewart.
It is a sad fact of life that shoplifting costs stores millions of dollars every year. Reports suggest that stealing is becoming more common as the economy remains tight. One of the key defences against theft and a critical aid in prosecuting thieves is a security camera system. However, it is important that the security camera system is well thought out and correctly set up.
Jeff Rogut, executive director AACS reports his findings from an overseas study tour.
Recent attacks miss the mark.Opposition politicians used a recent Parliamentary debate to label the Minimum Wage (Starting Out Wage) Amendment Bill “shocking”, “nasty”, “evil”, “tawdry”, “shameful”, “retrograde”, “embarrassing”, “unfair”, “discriminatory”, “Dickensian” and “abominable”.