The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
Lowering farmer costs and reducing duplication are key aspects of a new farm audit system being introduced this month.
Research shows 89% of supermarket consumers in international markets consider the country of origin when deciding which beef to purchase.
It's important to have at least one cooperative in the meat industry, says a senior lecturer in agribusiness management at Lincoln University.
Change in ownership at Anzco Meats is a vote of confidence in the meat industry, claims company chairman Sir Graeme Harrison.
Founder and chairman of ANZCO Foods, Sir Graeme Harrison is personally funding a professorial chair in Global Value Chains and Trade at Lincoln University.
THE RED MEAT Profit Partnership (RMPP) has reached its first milestone of being fully established as a limited partnership and has appointed a board of directors.
REMOVAL OF excess capacity is a key to breaking the impasse in the meat industry, says Anzco Foods chairman Sir Graeme Harrison.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand chairman Mike Petersen challenged meat companies at its annual meeting in Wanaka this month. “Farmers want to hear for themselves the gains made by companies in the procurement and market areas; not in PR speak, but real numbers of real gains making a dollar difference to returns to farmers.” Rural News put this to the four big meat companies and a couple of others. Here are their responses.