Displaying items by tag: Keith Cooper

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 00:00

Stalemate still hard to beat

NEW FACES leading the two main meat processing cooperatives will prove the acid test of what’s really prevented industry reform to date, says one of the departing chief executives.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 November 2014 00:00

Two into one?

SITUATIONS VACANT at the top of both big meat processing cooperatives presents a “huge opportunity” to advance industry reform, claims the Meat Industry Excellence (MIE) group.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 13:06

Silver Fern Farms CEO steps down

After eight years in the role, Silver Fern Farms chief executive Keith Cooper is stepping down.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 July 2013 08:34

New take on pasture and plate

The phrase "from the farm to the customer" is often heard in agricultural circles, but Silver Fern Farms is turning that philosophy on its head.

Published in General News
Monday, 17 December 2012 12:01

Meat plant rises from ashes

TWO YEARS ago the Te Aroha, Waikato, meat processing plant burned down, a major tragedy for a small town in a productive farming area.

Published in General News
Thursday, 02 August 2012 16:25

Conference covers all the bases

PRACTICAL, POLITICAL, inspirational, controversial: the recent Red Meat Sector conference in Queenstown covered all the bases.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 08:50

Clarkson joins BLNZ board

ANZCO Foods managing director Mark Clarkson has been appointed to the Beef + Lamb New Zealand board.

Published in General News

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