Metcash Limited is an Australia-based marketing and wholesale distribution company specializing in grocery, fresh produce, liquor, hardware and automotive parts and accessories. The Company business spans across the food and grocery, liquor, hardware and automotive sectors across Australia and a smaller liquor business in New Zealand. Its operating divisions include Metcash Food & Grocery; Australian Liquor Marketers and Hardware & Automotive. Food and Grocery activities consisted of the distribution of dry grocery, perishable and general merchandise supplies to retail outlets. Liquor activities consisted of the distribution of liquor products to retail outlets and hotels. Hardware and Automotive consisted of distribution of hardware supplies and automotive parts and accessories to retail outlets.