The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
It sounds like the death rattle is signalled for the former Fairton meat processing plant near Ashburton.
The recent announcement by Silver Fern Farms that Richard Young is the new chairman of the meat co-operative got this old mutt thinking this is a true case of ‘poacher turned gamekeeper’.
Silver Fern Farms Cooperative has reported a net profit before tax of $2.4m for the 2018 financial year.
New Zealand’s meat sector is launching a charitable trust to benefit those affected by the mosque attacks in Christchurch.
Your old mate reckons former Silver Fern Farms sales manager Grant Howie has done a poacher-turned-gamekeeper conversion since he left the meat company to do business on his own account.
Matt Luxton, Silver Fern Farms’ sales executive in the US, discusses the opportunities for New Zealand to exploit the growing consumer trend towards grass-fed red meat.
Six inspirational young people from around New Zealand have been named as the Silver Fern Farms Plate to Pasture Youth Scholarships recipients for 2018.
Farming cooperatives have dominated the awards made this year by Cooperative Business New Zealand (CBNZ).