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A UK-based company, believed to be the single biggest exporter of New Zealand blackcurrant product, has seen “very strong” sales as consumers in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic seek healthy dietary supplements.
Silver Fern Farms says it is helping sponsor new charity – Meat the Need – so its farmer suppliers can donate meat to those New Zealanders who need it most.
Rising protectionism is one of the major concerns of New Zealand exporters in the light of COVID-19.
Water storage is one of the keys to helping rebuild NZ's economy in the wake of COVID-19, says Ian Proudfoot, KPMG’s Global Head of Agribusiness.
Taupo-based dairy processor Miraka says it used Government funding to pay workers forced to stay home during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Rural General Practice Network chair Dr Fiona Bolden is disappointed that the Government is treating rural general practices the same as any other business in the community.
DairyNZ is calling on the Government to work with the dairy sector to address a looming staff shortage — exacerbated by COVID-19.
The saying goes ‘when things get tough, the tough get going’ and this is happening here in New Zealand and further afield.
Ag minister Damien O’Connor is hailing “great cooperation” right across the agriculture sector that led to a successful outcome for Gypsy Day or Moving Day on June 1.