UK activists have resumed their attack on the dairy industry.
Westland Milk Products' board is working to convince farmers to vote in favour of its sale to Chinese dairy giant Yili.
OPINION: With most of New Zealand gripped by recent events in Christchurch, a huge week in our dairy industry passed with little media coverage.
Selling Westland Milk Products to the Chinese dairy giant Yili may be the right thing but will be the sad end of the cooperative, says Barrytown farmer Richard Reynolds.
African swine fever’s huge impact on China’s pork production this year will be a huge opportunity for New Zealand’s meat industry.
Chinese dairy giant Yili will pay $588 million for dairy co-op Westland Milk, it was announced overnight.
The EU’s proposed restrictions on the use of geographical names in products could have implications for NZ exports to other regions – including China, a trade expert says.
There are 48 million wine drinkers in China, making it one of the world’s largest markets. They are also large producers, and Lee Suckling asks the question, will China ever be realistic competitors in the market?