Field Notes, powered by KPMG, is a weekly news update on news nationally and globally from the agri-food sector.
The shopping habits Kiwis adopted during lockdown - such as baking at home, shopping online, and increasing sustainability awareness - have continued, Countdown’s general manager for merchandise Steve Mills shares. Along with increased sales of frozen food and coffee, an emphasis on wellness has boosted sales of products with low-sugar and low-carb, products that foster gut health, and gluten-free products. Demand for meat has not slowed despite the growth in plant-based food and vegan products.
© 2021 KPMG, a New Zealand Partnership and a member firm of the KPMG global organisation of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG International Limited, a private English company limited by guarantee. All rights reserved.
For more detail about the structure of the KPMG global organization please visit https://home.kpmg/governance.