About Foodstuffs

About Foodstuffs

We are proudly 100% Kiwi owned and operated, and have grown from humble beginnings to become New Zealand's biggest grocery distributor, and one of the country's largest organisations. We are active members of the community, and strive to provide the best shopping experience possible for our customers.

Who We Are

We are a proud, 100% Kiwi owned and operated organisation.

Our History

Our history dates back to 1922 when the first Foodstuffs’ co-operative was formed. Find out more about how we’ve developed over the decades, and some milestones we’ve achieved.

Our People

As one of New Zealand’s largest and most successful businesses, our people are what set us apart. Find out more about the people that make Foodstuffs tick.

Company Information

We are comprised of two co-operatives, and a Federation body based in Wellington. Find out more about our co-operatives here.


If you are interested in being a part of the Foodstuffs group, click here to find out more information on becoming a Foodstuffs retail member and franchise owner.

Our Operations

We have more than 680 stores and wholesale outlets throughout the country. Find out more on our operations in both the retail and wholesale sectors here.

Annual Reports

Annual Reports for each region are available for download here.

Contact Us

If you have feedback or a question regarding Foodstuffs, use our contact form to get in touch.


Looking for answers? Read our Frequently Asked Questions.

Infant formula security

Foodstuffs is committed to ensuring Kiwi families can have confidence in the infant formula purchased from our stores. While the Police assess the risk of the contamination threat being carried out as low we are still taking the threat very seriously and are putting in place all possible precautions to protect customers.