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Food sales improved during the first quarter despite a highly competitive market.
Metcash-owned supermarket chain IGA honours independent retail owners at Awards of Excellence.
Metcash is bringing on experienced consumer goods experts Peter Birtles and Wai Tang as non-executive directors of the company.
The supermarket supplier saw growth in liquor and hardware, but food earnings took a hit.
Last year Drakes refused a deal that would see its supermarkets in South Australia supplied by Metcash’s new purpose-built distribution centre.
The group is looking to capitalise on global trends in the grocery industry.
The centre will offer increased operational efficiencies and a wider range of product to retailers.
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The grocery wholesaler recorded a net profit of $95.8 million despite challenging market conditions.
Crispy slightly sweet waffle chips that can be made at home in under 30 minutes.