Events & Education

Events & Education



The AFGC has identified core issues that members need to be aware of, and up skilled in, to improve business competencies and outcomes.


Participate in the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct training sessions to help your business understand Code obligations, legal requirements and how to get maximum benefit. If you are involved in retailer and supplier trading relationships, this training will help improve your business outcomes. These sessions are delivered in public forums and in-house with our partner NextGen. Find out more.


Knowing Competition and Consumer Law (CCL) is a critical to FMCG businesses.

Learn why it is important to your business, how to avoid compliance issues, and how it intersects with the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct. The training is delivered in public forums by NextGen for our members and wider industry. In house sessions can be organised for larger businesses. Find out more.


The Product Information Form (PIF) is an industry-agreed questionnaire designed to help you provide a wide variety of information about food products and ingredients in a consistent and standardised format, creating a single document that meets information needs for legal and regulatory compliance. PIF training helps you understand PIF V6 functionality, the online portal, how to exchange PIFs between system users, and how to tailor information and data to your needs. Email us to find out more.

The Australian Grocery Academy

A program consisting of four, three-day interactive modules to accelerate the development and performance of Sales and Category teams and future commercial leaders. Developed by the Australian Food and Grocery Council and Real World Marketing, in consultation with industry, feedback on the program has been outstanding. Sessions include:

  • Insight Led Selling & Category Management
  • Commercial Management
  • Advanced Customer Management & Negotiation
  • Highly Effective Personal Performance

More information.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Australian Food and Grocery Council considers that diverse and inclusive workplaces and organisations will help foster a successful, sustainable and profitable industry. Companies and individuals wishing to understand more about establishing a diverse and inclusive workplace should consider the information contained within this factsheet.