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Food and Grocery Code of Conduct

On Monday 18 November 2013 AFGC and Australia’s two major supermarket retailers, Coles and Woolworths, announced agreement on a Food and Grocery Industry Code of Conduct (the Code). Read more



What's in Store for 2014: Engaging the elusive consumer

Join us for an executive lunch with Nielsen’s Executive Director, Retail Industry Group, Kosta Conomos on What's In Store 2014: Engaging the Elusive Consumer. Nielsen will unwrap new opportunities for the year ahead and provide a deeper understanding of today's Australian consumer. This event is free of charge, however you will need to register. Read more

fishingAFGC Sustainability Committment Update 2011- 2012

AFGC’s Sustainability Commitment is a ten year strategy that sets clear objectives, targets, metrics and case studies that will shape the future direction of the food and grocery manufacturing industry’s performance across water, energy and emissions, packaging and social and sourcing indicators. Read more


Media Releases

Japanese Free Trade Agreement to Boost Food and Grocery Exports

The announcement by the Prime Minister that Australia has reached agreement with Japan on a Free Trade Agreement is a boost for Australia's food and grocery exports.

National Container Deposit Scheme set to fail

Taxpayers will be forced to foot the bill if a $1.4 billion Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) is introduced in Australia, the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) warned today.

AFGC welcomes competition review panel announcement

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) welcomes today’s announcement from Minister for Small Business Bruce Billson on the Government’s ‘root and branch’ review of competition law and the appointment of the review panel members.