Wednesday, 03 February 2016 15:55

China... the future is still bright

Recently there has been a lot of negative news and comment about economic conditions in China – the slowing growth, a volatile stock market and the decrease in dairy imports.

Published in Opinion

Rural News asked the country's second biggest meat processor and exporter – Alliance Group – about the current woes in the red meat sector.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 15:55

Keep calm and carry on – BLNZ

Beef + Lamb NZ remains confident about the future of the NZ sheep farming sector, but admits there is good reason for current negativity.

Published in General News

The international head of agribusiness at KPMG Ian Proudfoot has a sombre message for dairy farmers.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 12:55

Liquid milk opportunity missed

The New Zealand dairy industry is not latching on to increased demand in Asia for liquid milk.

Published in General News

While Fonterra seems to be putting a brave and optimistic face on the economic headwinds facing the dairy industry, the cooperative's optimism and the bare facts don't seem to align.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 25 January 2016 08:54

Fonterra expects Iran growth

Fonterra is welcoming the Government's move to lift restrictions on trade with Iran, a key butter partner.

Published in World News
Friday, 22 January 2016 11:12

NZ vs Australia - Bob Campbell

We know how our two countries compare on the rugby field but how do they compare in the competitive business of international wine marketing?

Published in Opinion
Monday, 11 January 2016 12:13

Fonterra exports record volumes in December

Fonterra exported record volumes for the month of December 2015.

Published in General News
Monday, 28 December 2015 09:55

German accolade for kiwifruit

Zespri's SunGold or G3, has been named as fruit and vegetable product of the year by Lebensmittel Praxis, one of Germany's most important grocery trade publications.

Published in World News
 

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