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Commerce Commission

Commerce Commission Archives

Foodstuffs cites major progress on grocery inquiry recommendations

Grocery giant says it is implementing unit pricing and has removed as many land covenants as it could.

Aldi dashes hopes of imminent New Zealand launch

But the NZ acting PM was right: Aldi has been eyeing the market for more than two decades.

Why there’s no magic way to make NZ supermarkets more competitive

A review of the big players was certainly due. New Zealand has one of the most concentrated grocery retailing sectors in...

Global probe launched into supply-chain cartel conduct

Cartel conduct harms consumers by preventing businesses from providing quality services at better prices.

New country of origin rules loom in New Zealand for fresh and thawed foods

Under the Consumer Information Standards (Origin of Food) Regulations, businesses must state the country of origin from ...

Royal jelly supplements misled public on origin of product, fined $377,000

Claims of "100% New Zealand" shot down as ComCom finds ingredients sourced from China.

Grocery retailing duopoly “not serving” New Zealanders

Rivals "unable to compete with the major grocery retailers on price and product range" says Commerce Commission.

NZ ComCom seeking supplier, consumer input to help guide grocery probe

The surveys are due to be completed by 25 March, 2021.

Farmer faces charges over falsely labelled eggs

An Auckland farmer is facing eight charges for falsely labeling eggs as "free range".

Commerce Commission allows Yoplait acquisition

Watchdog notes “Foodstuffs and Woolworths hold significant buyer power”.

Regulator begins dairy industry review

NZ Commerce Commission begins review into Fonterra's milk market dominance.

NZ watchdog rejects lubricants merger

Commerce Commission rules out Reckitt Benckiser's proposal to purchase Johnson & Johnson’s K-Y brand.