Govt plans for grocery commissioner well received

Govt plans for grocery commissioner well received
David Clark, minister of commerce and consumer affairs, announced plans for a grocery commissioner. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Rebecca Howard
The overall response to the government's plans to have a grocery commissioner for New Zealand by mid-2023 and give the position some teeth has been well received.The minister of commerce and consumer affairs, David Clark, announced on Wednesday that the government will establish a grocery commissioner to hold the sector to account and ramp up the competition.The NZ Food and Grocery Council welcomed the announcement and said “a hard-nosed approach is exactly what is needed"."This is the right way to go to ensure that happens,...

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