Foodstuffs

Environment

Foodstuffs continues to make great progress across a range of environmental related areas from waste reduction through to packaging design.

  • Climate change and carbon emissions

    Climate change and carbon emissions

    • Foodstuffs is transitioning to a low carbon operational model, in line with the New Zealand Government’s wider efforts to meet its international obligations and drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Foodstuffs Environmental Principles

    Foodstuffs Environmental Principles

    “Foodstuffs is working with our suppliers, customers and community organisations to help deliver practical solutions to the environmental challenges.” – Steve Anderson, Managing Director Foodstuffs New Zealand Ltd

  • Store design

    Store design

    The best way to reduce a store’s environmental impact throughout its life is to get the design right at the beginning.

  • Water conservation

    Water conservation

    All new stores are designed to minimise water use and wastage in accordance with the NZ Building Code and any applicable Council bylaws.

  • Waste Minimisation and Recycling

    Waste Minimisation and Recycling

    The Waste Minimisation Programme for supermarkets encourages stores to focus on recycling and reusing waste at back of store, with landfill being a last resort. 

  • Certification

    Certification

    Third party independent certification aims to give customers peace of mind when it comes to the sustainability of specific products; from seafood, eggs and meat to palm oil and paper products.

  • Genetically modified foods

    Genetically modified foods

    We operate by strict guidelines when it comes to any genetically modified foods offered for sale in Foodstuffs member stores.  

  • The first to be microbead free

    The first to be microbead free

    Foodstuffs supermarkets, which include New World, PAK’nSAVE and Four Square, have been microbead-free since 1st July 2017; a year ahead of the Government’s proposed date for banning microbeads from New Zealand stores. 

Our Brands

PAK'n'SAVE MINI

PAK'n'SAVE MINI

The mini format of our much loved PAK’nSAVE. PAK’nSAVE MINI uses its size to get into places where our larger format can’t, making New Zealand’s lowest prices more accessible than ever.

News

14.08.2020

Foodstuffs responds to Government announcement to keep Auckland at Level 3 and rest of country to remain at Level 2

Following the Government's announcement for Auckland to remain at Alert Level 3 and the rest of the country to remain at Alert Level 2 until at the very earliest, 11:59pm Wednesday 26 August, Foodstuffs stores around the country are well-prepared to continue to look after Aucklanders, and all New Zealanders, and ensure they have access to the grocery essentials they need.

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