Local consumers in Malaysia are enjoying the equivalent of 1.9 million glasses of Fonterra branded dairy products every day — and that number is growing.

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Sunday, 06 December 2015 08:55

Ship sailed for Chinese heifer demand?

The recent slowdown in Chinese demand for live dairy heifers has many NZ exporters and traders questioning if the boom period is over.

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Thursday, 03 December 2015 12:09

Adjectives help market NZ meat as premium

We need to start assigning qualities to meat we sell overseas – particularly to the wealthier countries within the Trans Pacific Partnership, says food marketing expert Alister King.

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September was the highest export revenue month on record for dairy technology company, Waikato Milking Systems.

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Tuesday, 24 November 2015 14:05

Branding crucial in China

Several years ago New Zealand had a 20% market share of infant formula in China and now that has dropped to under 10%, says Keith Woodford, agri-food systems, Lincoln University.

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Fonterra will focus on 'tier three' and 'four' cities in its bid to double sales in China in the next five years to $10 billion per annum, chief executive says.

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Friday, 20 November 2015 11:50

Fonterra cream best in world

A one litre cream product sold to kitchens, restaurants and bakeries all through Asia and China is a real growth market, says Fonterra's operations manager Canpac, Russell Muir.

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Wednesday, 18 November 2015 13:00

Ag exports to hit $100B

New Zealand's agricultural exports are predicted to grow to $100 billion a year in the next 20 years and will be much more diversified than the current mix.

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A Lincoln University expert says NZ exporters will have to be on their game to reap the benefits of a huge trade access deal that has gone under the radar.

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Tuesday, 17 November 2015 08:39

High prices in China not good for NZ

On-shelf dairy prices for consumers in China are too high so demand is not growing, says Fonterra's chief executive Theo Spierings.

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