OPINION: Credit where due, NZ Herald at least reported that agricultural leadership had pitched in to do its bit.
Westland Milk Products’ sale to Chinese interests is an ironic end to the co-op, which last August was named New Zealand’s 2018 Cooperative Business of the Year.
Westland Milk Products shareholders voted overwhelmingly last Thursday to sell their co-op to Chinese dairy giant Yili.
Waikato Milking Systems product and project manager Andy Geissmann believes there’s plenty of scope for Kiwis working in the emerging sheep and goat dairy sectors to export.
Softer whole milk powder (WMP) prices are not surprising given China’s strong import activity recently and the steadily increasing WMP pricing, says Rabobank dairy analyst Emma Higgins.