We have experience, local knowledge and an exceptional business model to supply New Zealand food retail.

We have a long-standing track record of growth in distribution and supporting our Brand Partners. At Hutchinsons we provide business growth opportunities because of our customer relationships and ability to access the fast moving consumer goods markets with full national distribution, superior customer service and business development capabilities . If you think your brand has untapped potential in New Zealand, or you have experienced success in other markets, we look forward to discussing how we can fully maximise your potential sales opportunities. We offer a full service model – from compliance, purchasing, logistics, warehousing, ordering, account management, field sales and merchandising support and marketing.

We have experience, local knowledge and an exceptional business model to supply supermarkets.

Demonstrating longevity and a proven track record, we have an extensive distribution network throughout New Zealand with national coverage that spans all regions. There are around 440 retail outlets which are serviced across all channels including major grocery stores, distributors, and independent retail outlets. Our goal is to ensure our products deliver for our retail partners, maximising return on the valuable real estate they provide us.

Our customers are supported by national sales and merchandising coverage with a dedicated and scalable sales force who assist in all aspects of category management and product merchandising

– including the development and implementation of strategic customer accounts and joint business planning. We support customers with price and promotional analysis, as well as range and grading recommendations to maximise the availability and visibility of products.  We also have experienced product managers and marketers who provide local expertise, insight and direction.

Our strategic category and brand planning process has been proven to generate outstanding returns and we have a track record of delivering on financial and market-share targets.

Diversified experience in the consumer goods markets in New Zealand gives us a thorough understanding of consumer trends and insights in the retailer landscape. Through a close trans-Tasman partnership with our sister company Manassen Foods, we are experienced in leveraging Australasian product strategies which further strengthen our relationships with key New Zealand retailers.

We have efficient and scalable contract warehousing and distribution across dry and chilled goods.

Our integrated supply chain network, which includes both dry and chilled warehouses, supports outstanding customer service, growth and innovation. Through our flexible direct-to-store capability or direct to warehouse, we service supermarkets and retail outlets with chilled and ambient storage ensuring safe and timely delivery.

Compliance matters - The Hutchinsons Technical Team has you covered.

Our technical team has expertise in a range of compliance matters including biosecurity, quality assurance, product withdrawal & recall, and quarantine. This allows us to manage our own compliance and offer expertise to our supplier base.