Agri Politics

Fonterra will offer compensation

Fonterra will offer compensation

World News: Fonterra will offer compensation to companies supplied with potentially contaminated whey protein concentrate. This has been reported in Fairfax...

August 16, 2013

Pressure still on for Fonterra

Pressure still on for Fonterra

World View: New Zealand dairy company Fonterra has confirmed the resignation of its milk executive in the wake of a botulism scare....

August 15, 2013

Deere profits surge with demand

Deere profits surge with demand

WORLD NEWS: Farming equipment maker John Deere has today reported a stronger than expected 26 per cent increase in third-quarter earnings...

August 14, 2013

The organic flavour of France

The organic flavour of France

The View from France: Stéphane Le Foll, the French Minister for Agriculture, Food and Forestry, recently outlined the framework for the...

August 14, 2013

The dairy sector in Croatia

The dairy sector in Croatia

Croatia has been a member of the EU since 1 July 2013, making it the 28th EU member state. In its...

August 13, 2013

Operational review at Fonterra

Operational review at Fonterra

World News: Fonterra this morning announced that Maury Leyland, Group Director of Strategy, will lead its recovery management team responsible...

August 12, 2013

Tesco merges 131 stores with Chinese hypermarket

Tesco merges 131 stores with Chinese hypermarket

Tesco, one of the biggest retailers in the UK and Ireland, is set to merge its 131 stores in China with the...

August 9, 2013

China fines Dairy companies US$110m

China fines Dairy companies US$110m

China has fined several diary companies including New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra, Mead Johnson Nutrition Co and Danone and  a total...

August 7, 2013

China puts Fonterra on notice

China puts Fonterra on notice

China will not tolerate another slip-up from Fonterra, with the dairy giant caught up in its third contamination scare there since...

August 6, 2013

NZ botulism scare triggers recall of up to 1,000 tonnes of dairy items

NZ botulism scare triggers recall of up to 1,000 tonnes of dairy items

New Zealand authorities have sought a global recall of up to 1,000 tonnes of dairy products across seven countries after...

August 3, 2013

Agri-sector plays crucial role in economy

Agri-sector plays crucial role in economy

Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) President Harry Sinclair has welcomed the Department of Agriculture’s (DARD) annual report on Northern Ireland’s Agri-Food...

August 3, 2013

Analysts upgrade Fonterra recommendation to ‘outperform’

Analysts upgrade Fonterra recommendation to ‘outperform’

The View from New Zealand: First NZ Capital upgraded its advice for Fonterra Co-operative Group’s shareholders fund to ‘outperform’ from...

August 2, 2013

370 Arla workers face the axe

370 Arla workers face the axe

World News: More than 400 jobs are at risk at an Arla site in Leicestershire in the UK as the...

August 1, 2013