The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
Pure South lamb from Alliance Group is now on the menu of a growing number of five-star hotels and in high-end retail stores in India as marketing in the world’s second most populous nation gathers pace.
The Government is now backing a Green Party bill requiring country of origin labelling (CoOL) on single ingredient food such as fruit and meat.
Dairy products led a rise in total exports in October, but meat and offal exports were down from the same month last year, Statistics New Zealand says.
The US sharemarket has “largely priced in a Clinton victory”, says the NZIER, but what impact would an upset win to Donald Trump have on our economy?
While demand from China and ASEAN countries for New Zealand milk continues to grow, export margins have been squeezed and could potentially tighten further, according to a recently-released industry report.
The Zespri board has approved the October 2016 forecast, which shows returns holding steady for Green and Gold, compared with the August forecast, and increases for both Organic Green and Green14.
Meat and edible offal exports fell 15% ($235 million) in the September quarter, Statistics New Zealand says.
Fonterra is number-one in China in business and in reputation, claims Fonterra chief executive Theo Spierings.
Milk powder exports falling in August have contributed to a 8.7% fall in the monthly value of exports when compared with August 2015, Statistics NZ says.