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Food and liquor drive first quarter sales: Metcash

Food sales improved during the first quarter despite a highly competitive market.

Focus on fresh, local produce the winning formula for IGA retailers

Metcash-owned supermarket chain IGA honours independent retail owners at Awards of Excellence.

Metcash adds two retail veterans to board

Metcash is bringing on experienced consumer goods experts Peter Birtles and Wai Tang as non-executive directors of the company.

Metcash reports 3 per cent drop in underlying profit

The supermarket supplier saw growth in liquor and hardware, but food earnings took a hit.

Metcash secures new deal with Drakes Supermarkets

Last year Drakes refused a deal that would see its supermarkets in South Australia supplied by Metcash’s new purpose-built distribution centre.

Metcash trialling smaller formats, corporate stores as part of five-year plan

The group is looking to capitalise on global trends in the grocery industry.

Works begin on ‘best in class’ Metcash distribution centre

The centre will offer increased operational efficiencies and a wider range of product to retailers.

This week in FMCG

Take a look back at the big stories this week.

Metcash reports 3 per cent rise in net profit

The grocery wholesaler recorded a net profit of $95.8 million despite challenging market conditions.

McCain Foods unveils Sweet Potato Cross Trax

Crispy slightly sweet waffle chips that can be made at home in under 30 minutes.

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